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20
May

Aerobotics Wins Africa’s Most Innovative African Startup Award at #VivaTech 2019

PRESS RELEASE – 17 May 2019, Paris Aerobotics Wins President Macron ‘Africa Most Innovative African Startup Award’ at AfricArena challenge at VivaTech 2019 Recognising that technology is revolutionising Africa, VivaTech featured, for the second time, a dedicated Afric@Tech section – showcasing 50 African startups from four key sectors, among them the ten startups making up the AfricArena delegation. This year proved another success for tech innovation from the continent of Africa. ...

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17
May

AfricArena Expands Partnership with #VivaTech and Establishes Corporate Framework with Digital Africa

PRESS RELEASE – May 17, 2019, Paris It was announced today that VivaTech, The World’s Biggest Rendezvous for Startups and Leaders, will expand its partnership with AfricArena, Africa’s largest tech ecosystem accelerator. AfricArena is also teaming up with Digital Africa, a French platform impacting the African startup ecosystem by catalysing different digital initiatives and connecting key innovators in Africa and Europe. The partnerships between these leading tech startup ...

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15
Apr

AfricArena launches into 2019 Tour and Summit as the stage for Africa’s tech future

AfricArena, known as the stage for Africa’s tech future, launched into its third consecutive year after the high-impact raise of $2 million+ for startups during its 2018 campaign. During the 2018 AfricArena launch event, the AfricArena team predicted that the total investment in the African tech ecosystem would crack the $1 billion dollar mark. By the close of 2018, this prediction was realised with the total investment in African tech startups doubling and breaking through the billion-dollar ...

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19
Jun

Methys Labs’ PayGenius startup winner of the French Grand Prix for Overseas French Entrepreneurs

Awesome news from France! For its 4th edition, more than 400 passionate entrepreneurs, members of the jury and representatives of the partners gathered at the Pavillon d’Armenonville in Paris to celebrate the Grand Prix of French fast growing companies. 14 sectors of activities were honoured, rewarding not only French companies selected for their remarkable growth but also French entrepreneurs operating overseas. Pre-selected among more than 230 French companies that experienced high ...

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15
May

We are nothing if we are not a team

Methys South Africa is growing so we place emphasis on bringing our various teams together on a regular basis for some fun. Teams include our digital team, our FSATLabs startups, our BI unit and all the people that make the Methys magic happen. Last week we had a braai Olympic games session over lunch, organised by the startups this time. We are a multicultural, multinational team, so this was an awesome theme to bring us together, underpinned by our South African heritage, the boerewors braai! ...

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31
Mar

Will the ‘Internet of Things’ reshape the security industry?

Everyday objects that can send and receive data have started to enter our homes. This new development of the Internet is what we call the ‘Internet of Things’. This new megatrend has already started to attract leading digital players such as Google, Amazon and Samsung as well as a vast ecosystem of start-ups. This burgeoning industry is expected to know a tremendous growth in the coming years, from 2 billion connected objects in 2006 to a projected 200 billion by 2020 (1). This ...

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31
Mar

Methys leads the launch of Cape Town French Tech Hub

On Wednesday, March 16, the Cape Town French Tech Hub was officially launched at a cocktail dinner organized by the French Tech team, gathering both South African and French tech entrepreneurs and institutions.  On this occasion, key South African and French personalities expressed their welcoming of the initiative: Patricia de Lille, Executive Mayor of Cape Town Elisabeth Barbier, Ambassador of France in South Africa Tim Harris, CEO Wesgro Daniel Guasco, Chairman of Silicon Cape Camille ...

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15
Mar

How to get feedback on your prototypes

Whether you’re building an application or a website, it is critical to incorporate user feedback as early as possible in your prototyping journey. Getting relevant user feedback in the early stages of your project will allow you to maximize your design and development resources by limiting the number of iterations required to produce a compelling digital product. Prototype iteratively The basic rule to follow when building a basic prototype is, get feedback and iterate with a more detailed ...

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2
Mar

Mobile World Congress: our perspective

The Mobile World Congress that was held end of February in Barcelona, is the largest mobile trade show of the year. Traditionally, it is where phone constructors, with the exception of Apple, launch their flagship handsets. Here are the main event highlights from our perspective as mobile developers: Less wearables and tablets:  The MWC2016 didn’t see a huge number of wearables and tablets launched compared to the previous editions. This shows a slow down for these two product ...

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29
Feb

Methys has announced today its membership of the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA)

Cape Town, Johannesburg, Tunis, Paris – February 18th, 2016. During the SAVCA conference held in Stellenbosh on 17 – 18 February, Methys announced it is joining as a member of the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA).  Methys delivers business analysis, implementation, training, application management and cloud services to Private Equity Funds and Alternative Investment Managers. The company works in partnership with eFront on numerous software ...

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