Category: Methys Group


AfricArena announces 2018 World Tour to Introduce Top Startup Talent to Global Investors

 Today AfricArena, in partnership with Wesgro & Silicon Cape, revealed they will be hosting the AfricArena 2018 International Africa Tech Conference for a 2nd consecutive year with their first ever “World Tour” scheduled for May. The announcement came at an official Press Conference hosted at the InvestSA One-Stop Shop in Cape Town hosted by Wesgro. Proceedings included a panel discussion on how to successfully do business in Africa. Panellists included: Christophe Viarnaud, founder of ...

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Air France strengthens support of tech innovation in Africa

French airline launches Joon, and confirms commitment to AfricArena 2018. Coinciding with the launch of their new, innovative airline, Joon, today Air France-KLM paid a visit to the French Tech South African Tech Labs in Century City, Cape Town where the leading French airline confirmed their commitment to African tech innovation by increasing its partnership in the AfricArena 2018 conference. The French South African Tech Labs is an incubator and accelerator for French and South African ...

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Media announcement: Highly acclaimed Cape Town development studio, 4i, merges with Methys

Cape Town, March 20th, 2018. Earlier today, representatives from Methys Group and 4i announced that 4i has merged with Methys Digital, a Methys Group Company, with immediate effect, and appointed Renier Kriel as the Managing Director of Digital for Methys Group.  Methys Digital’s impressive portfolio of startups, SMEs and large listed companies grew a little bigger today, as highly acclaimed digital development studio, 4i joined its ranks. Methys’ footprint reaches across the globe with an ...

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How much does app development cost? Infographic

Methys Digital has been designing and developing mobile apps for a while now, and from our wealth of experience working with a range of different clients, we’ve learned a thing or two about what goes into creating a mobile app. Here’s a guideline on how much your app idea is going to cost. 1. Very Low Complexity If you are testing an idea or concept, the stakes are high. Our advice is to spend as little as possible by working with a team that’s fast, efficient ...

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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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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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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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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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Methys’ tech predictions for 2016

What can we expect from the tech sector in 2016? Our staff got tempted to play the game of identifying the top tech trends for the coming years. Here are Methys’ obvious or wildly speculative predictions for 2016. 1. The Internet of things will become a vending channel. E-commerce as we know it is about to be fundamentally reshaped, as every connected object in the future becomes a potential commerce channel. The launch of the Amazon Echo and the Dash button in the USA is a first attempt in ...

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2015 – One year of tech in review.

2015 was an eventful year for the tech industry. If you’ve been living in a cave, here is our quick recap of the main tech trends and events that have affected the industry this year.   We will remember that in 2015… … Google’s material design has taken over the world; … While the smart watch revolution didn’t happen despite what Tim Cook told us; … Privacy has never been more at risk with the surge of governmental mass surveillance that happened in response to terrorism ...

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