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New mapping tool like Strava for public transport planners says GoMetro founder

Cape Town mobility startup GoMetro yesterday launched a new self-service application for transport planners to better map and plan transport routes. The startup will partner with Italian company GMG Technology to help distribute the app in foreign markets. Speaking at a launch at the MEST Incubator in Cape Town, the startup’s CEO and founder Justin Coetzee called the new business intelligence and planning platform that his...
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ProximityID listed as part of top 10 startup companies of South Africa

ProximityID is a Johannesburg startup founded in 2015 by Wayne Gluckmann and Dov Halpern, in partnership with Synthesis Software Technologies and Tritech Media. Gluckmann told Ventureburn that the company’s core business is micro-location services that enable users to precisely locate people, objects or to navigate in an indoor environment. Some of the company’s latest projects includes data...
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Cape tech firm GoMetro joins UK transport accelerator

South African smart tech company GoMetro has been chosen as one of a handful of transport start-ups to join the UK's Intelligent Mobility accelerator programme, which seeks to "radically overhaul" the world's transport systems. Intelligent Mobility (IM), based in the town of Milton Keynes north of London, is a business accelerator which supports start-ups and...
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All the Accenture Innovation Awards winners!

Accenture and partners - Transunion and The Da Vinci Institute - have announced winners of the Innovation Index 2017. The awards ceremony honoured businesses of all sizes for championing innovation in their own industries. COLONYLive was voted the winner at yesterday’s Accenture Innovation Awards, in the Emerging Enterprises Concept category. Read more...
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GoMetro secures R100m export deals in UK

GoMetro, a Cape Town-based business has secured export deals worth more than R100m over the next five years following a Western Cape Government trade mission earlier this year. GoMetro focuses on technology solutions to the public transport sector and has secured export deals with a range of firms in the UK. Read more...
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ProximityID Wins Top Award

The winners of the second annual Internet of Things (IOT) Awards were announced yesterday at MTN Business Machine2Machine Conference at the Sandton Convention Centre. The awards "celebrate the best of SA's market-ready IOT solutions, applications and developers," according to MTN Business group executive, Oliver Fortuin. "This year we were looking for ground-breaking solutions that use IOT applications...
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SA’s Spatialedge leveraging connections for growth in big data

South African startup Spatialedge is looking to take advantage of its high level investor and inclusion in the latest Barclays Accelerator to drive growth in big data analytics. Launched in 2015 with a focus on high precision spatial and consumer analytics, Spatialedge is a technology and data enabler that creates one-on-one marketing opportunities through a 360-degree...
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