Why your next recruit should be a data specialist

Gone are the days when businesses could get away with gut instinct à la Mad Men and a one-size-fits-all approach, says Shaune Jordaan, Hoorah Digital's CEO. Jordaan says that, going into ...
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Why your next recruit should be a data specialist

10/19/2020

Gone are the days when businesses could get away with gut instinct à la Mad Men and a one-size-fits-all approach, says Shaune Jordaan, Hoorah Digital’s CEO. Jordaan says that, going into 2021, implementing marketing and advertising campaigns without drawing on data is akin to entering a war without a weapon. These days, data isn’t just a…

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SMEs should research their options for funding

09/29/2020

While the economy has taken a severe knock on all fronts both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still companies looking to expand and for which they will require a capital injection. For an SME looking to do this, particularly in Africa, a private equity (PE) fund may…

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Data company progresses public transport mapping project in developing world

09/25/2020

  WhereIsMyTransport is aiming to map the formal and informal public transport networks of the 30 major cities of the Majority World by 2023 and update the information as they expand. Little data is available on informal public transport networks in the developing world Mobility data specialist WhereIsMyTransport has announced…

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World Rhino Day – How you can help save the rhino from extinction!

09/22/2020

The 22nd of September is World Rhino Day and this is how you can lend a helping hand; saving them from future extinction. South Africa (21 September 2020) – September 22 marks World Rhino Day, and there’s no better time to commit to doing our part to help save the rhino from…

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“I do” in a pandemic: How to plan your wedding on Level 1

09/22/2020

The coronavirus has turned 2020 on its head. Even the best-laid out plans have had to be altered, and many happy couples from all over the country have been forced to either cancel or postpone their weddings… But with the country moving to Level 1 restrictions, many South Africans are slowly…

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Investing in Zimbabwe? Private equity investor shares his perspective

09/18/2020

Spear Capital has invested in Metro Wholesalers, a groceries and hardware wholesaler in Zimbabwe. In 2017 there was new hope for the economy of Zimbabwe with a change in leadership. Last year, the Zimbabwe dollar was once again introduced as the official currency, but according to some reports has already lost…

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Online grocery shopping skyrockets amid Covid-19 pandemic

09/18/2020

  Cape Town – More and more locals are turning to online shopping in hopes to protect their families from the Covid-19 pandemic and local e-retailers are laughing all the way to the bank. In a bid to cater to a previously overlooked target market local online retailers have become…

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