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IXO: FIXING NGOS WITH BLOCKCHAIN

As philanthropists and impact investors pour money into social and environmentally focused businesses and projects, a nagging question often hovers over their efforts: Is the capital actually ending up where it is intended, and is it delivering impact in a measurable, tangible manner? The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), an industry group, says that investors […]
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2018 HOSPITALITY TECH TRENDS

Destinations often focus on where travellers are choosing to go, since places can become trendy – one year it may be Bali, the next, Dubai. These kinds of consumer trends have featured heavily on lists for many years. Increasingly, however, it’s not where travellers are going, but how they’re being reached by marketers, how they’re […]
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LAST-MINUTE GIFT IDEAS FOR PEOPLE WHO SEEM TO HAVE EVERYTHING

Everyone knows someone who is notoriously difficult to shop for. If there’s something they really want, they already own it. Like the Little Mermaid, they have gadgets and gizmos a-plenty, and whozits and whatzits galore. For every birthday or celebration, you’re left scratching your head. But at Christmas, you’re expected to come up with something, […]
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WHICH CITY FARES BEST IN TERMS OF INVESTMENT?

When it comes to a choice between purchasing property in Johannesburg or Cape Town, which city fares best from an investment perspective? Both are major growth hubs in the country for property investment. While the Mother City has traditionally been a more attractive option for investors, not everyone is drawn to coastal living. Some investors, […]
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LEADHOME CEO MARCEL DU TOIT ON WHY TRADITIONAL PROPERTY IS BROKEN

u|Chief asked Marcel du Toit, the cheeky young disruptor of the property industry (and CEO of Leadhome), about the shape of the local industry… and what gave Leadhome their edge to enter an already crowded market.         What do you see as the shape of the local property space and why do you […]