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Johannesburg, Thursday 6 February 2014 - Brand South Africa, will in partnership with Business Sweden, hold a networking session during which the development of...
Absa, a subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group, launched its eighth South African entrepreneurship centre last week. The bank is seeking to move beyond merely financing start-ups to helping entrepreneurs gain access to markets and business management skills.
Global communications and IT services group BT is expanding its infrastructure investment in South Africa with the opening of an international network traffic routing facility at Melkbosstrand in the Western Cape.
BuzzCity, a developer of global mobile communities and consumer services, has secured US$10-million (about R78-million) in growth capital to help extend the market share of its core property, myGamma.com, from South African media giant Naspers.
South African mobile operator Vodacom has diversified into multimedia with the acquisition of a 40% stake in Zoopy.com, a local social networking website that allows its users to upload and share photos, videos, podcasts and blogs.
Brand South Africa has country offices in the UK (London) and the US (Washington).
South African social networking site MyVideo is venturing into citizen journalism, with the website offering users R1 000 for submitting "compelling, relevant and exclusive video news content".