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  • is Cape Town's online magazine. Many of our readers see us as "that trusted friend that enables you to make exciting discoveries around the corner".


    THE MOST progressive business media brand in the world, Fast Company inspires a new breed  of innovative and creative  thought leaders who are actively  inventing the future of business. With engaging narratives as informative as they are entertaining, Fast Company  motivates fans to think beyond  traditional boundaries, lead  proactively, and most importantly, embrace change. We live in a global village and Fast Company SA's editorial is a direct reflection of this.


    How we made it in Africa, established by Jaco Maritz in April 2010, is aimed at African business people as well as foreign investors with an interest in the continent. How we made it in Africa is published by Maritz Publishing CC (Trading as Maritz Africa) (Reg: 1986/ 016729/23), a Cape Town-based information and business intelligence company.

    Since its launch, How we made it in Africa has grown into one of the world’s top African-focused online business publications. During the past 12 months, over 1,000,000 individuals visited the website, viewing in excess of 2,400,000 pages.


    The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) is the industry body and public policy advocate for private equity and venture capital in Southern Africa, representing about R170 billion in assets under management, through 160 members. SAVCA promotes the Southern Africa venture capital and private equity asset classes by engaging with regulators and legislators on a range of matters affecting the industry, providing relevant and insightful research on aspects of the industry, offering training on private equity and creating meaningful networking opportunities for industry players.


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    Develop new relationships with African SME’s, local Factories, local Chamber of Commerce, major international companies already in Africa, national oil companies, infrastructure companies, mining companies, engineering procurement and construction firms, import & export, service providers, consultants, law firms, agribusinesses, african private equity firms, institutional investors and investment banks. Align your brand to the “African Growth Story’’ and position your commitment to the region


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    Homecoming Revolution is the “brain gain” Global Headhunting Firm for Africa. Established in South Africa in 2003.

    They specialize in headhunting and placing globally experienced African talent on the continent, with a focus on middle management up to C-suite.

    They primarily recruit across sub-Saharan Africa with a strong focus on South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania and other Anglophone countries in sub-Saharan Africa.


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    Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency is a site that covers the latest news, discussions and information. Keep up to date with Bitcoin Hub, South Africa's best cryptocurrency resource.


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    PaymentsJournal is a free, comprehensive online information portal designed to keep payments and banking industry professionals informed through the daily delivery of the latest news, industry blogs, research, case studies, executive interviews and analyst insights.


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    Business Insider is a fast-growing business site with deep financial, media, tech, and other industry verticals. Launched in 2007 by former top-ranked Wall Street analyst Henry Blodget and DoubleClick executives Dwight Merriman and Kevin Ryan, the site is now the largest business news site on the web. Business Insider was acquired by German media company Axel Springer SE in September, 2015.


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    This annual publication offers objective and insightful coverage of social, political and economic trends in Africa from government to business as well as identifying and promoting trade and investment opportunities on the continent. We offer coverage by Africans from every country on the continent.

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    Businesses are always looking at platforms that promote their brands as well as access to markets for their products and services. The Southern Africa Top Companies Review publication is a platform that goes beyond just company profiles but offers “corporates” coverage promoting brands from the region. In each of our quarterly coverage, the content identifies and covers different sectors from Banking & Finance, Mining, Information, Communication and Technology to Agriculture, Energy and Manufacturing.

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    Let’s Talk Payments (LTP) was launched in August 2013, reports on industry news daily, and continues to be the fastest growing payments and digital commerce news destination globally.  LTP brings deep research expertise to news reporting and analysis. With subscribers spread across the world in various segments of payments, financial services, banking and FinTech, LTP has grown in scope and depth to cater to the needs of its readers. 



    Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd (GAN) is a publishing company based in Cape Town, producing print and electronic business-to-business publications. GAN publishes a series of 10 annual print publications profiling each of South Africa’s nine provinces as business and investment destinations, including a national title. These include Western Cape Business, Eastern Cape Business, KwaZulu-Natal Business, North West Business, Limpopo Business, Mpumalanga Business, Northern Cape Business, Gauteng Business and Free State Business. In 2011, GAN launched the South African Business journal, an annual business and investment guide to the country, to complement the nine regional journals


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    The Africa Report has established itself as the international publication of reference dedicated to African affairs. It is the guide used by decision makers to anticipate economic and political changes in Africa and relied upon for the expertise of an independent editorial team in its surveys, sector reports and country focus published in each issue. Its recognised high-quality coverage of the African business environment is combined with the widest pan-African and international circulation.


  • AfricaBusiness.png is an award-winning digital magazine which focuses on providing information in the sector of businesses, ICT, environment, and green energy. The platform offer services ranging from interviews with VIPs, event announcements, business advertisement, and press releases on pertinent information for CEOs, businesses, traders, and general readers to fully understand the trend of businesses in Africa while identifying opportunities that accompanies it.


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    Bizcommunity is the leading South African source of the who, what, where and why of what's happening in the advertising, marketing, media and retail sectors


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    SME South Africa is a daily online news portal that provides strategic business content to enable SMMEs to unlock their growth potential. We are a one-stop shop for SMME-related issues in Africa, providing business owners with practical insights, advice and tools that are essential to running a profitable business. Our editorial content focuses on key aspects of running a business, such as Business Finance, SMME Laws & Regulations, Marketing, Technology, Leadership and Human Capital. We have an online audience reach in South Africa, Kenya, United States, India and United Kingdom. WE INSPIRE STRIVING ENTREPRENEURS & RECOGNIZE SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS LEADERS



    The Paypers is the Netherlands-based leading independent source of news and intelligence for professionals in the global payment community.



    Footprint to Africa is a media and investment company, aimed at facilitating and promoting investments in Africa. Footprint to Africa Media is home to the news platform, Africa in 10 Minutes and Popular in Africa. Footprint to Africa Investor Service acts as a bridge between investors and viable investment opportunities in Africa



    E-Commerce Nation is the first International Cross-Border E-commerce community and Solution Marketplace, where E-commerce professionals can find the solutions, tools, and advice they need for their development. We offer e-tailers from all over the world collaboration on our platform to exchange, learn, and grow together. We also offer the Business Place: a centralized e-commerce solution marketplace destined to help e-tailers find the perfect solution or tool to help with their development.



    (“ABC”) is a leading online media company showcasing curated and original news on African Business, primarily, and all things Africa, in general. ABC’s rapidly-growing site attracts tens of thousands of visitors every month that read and watch news, analyses, and opinions of business, economic, political, and cultural events in and about Africa. ABC is making its mark around the world telling Africa’s success stories and highlighting the continent’s swift socio- economic ascent to a rapidly-growing global audience. ABC’s core values are based on the notion that business, in general, and entrepreneurship, in particular, is the surest path to Africa’s socio-economic progress.



    Africa investor (Ai) is a specialist investment communications firm advising governments, international organisations and businesses on investment strategies for capital market and foreign direct investments in Africa. Ai provides transaction advisory services, strategic research and investment indices to support its clients’ investment programmes in Africa.



    The BayPay Forum, a Silicon Valley-based international network composed of over 11,000 payment and commerce executives, entrepreneurs and investors from thousands of different companies, serves as a forum to connect members in identifying and understanding the emerging trends and innovations in the industry.



    Euromonitor International is the world's leading independent provider of strategic market research. We create data and analysis on thousands of products and services around the world.



    The Payments & Cards Network is a talent provider consultancy purely dedicated to the fintech, payments, & commerce domains. With the biggest global network of over 36.000 fintech professionals and our experienced consultants we connect you to highly skilled people to boost your business performance.We’d like get to know your specific needs today and help you find the right person to grow your business. Call us on +31 20 3030 257 and let’s start connecting.



    Payments Afrika focuses on the continuing evolution and innovation of payments in Africa and abroad. We bring you the latest news around a wide range of electronic payments including card payments, ATMs, online payments, ecommerce, mobile payments, online banking, alternative payments, security and point of sale technology. Payments Afrika delivers up to date developments in payments, banking and technology that enable cutting-edge decision making for new opportunities, partnerships, market trends, sales leads and growth strategies.



    FASTMOVING (a division of Silo) is a business-to-business news site that showcases the latest trends in the retail and consumer brands in South Africa and Africa.
    We reach both local and international Retail Buyers, Store Managers, Liquor Outlets, Manufacturers, Distributors, Brand and Marketing Managers with news and information about Products and Services available to the South African Retail Industry.

    Fastmoving media offering
    -          Press Offices & Content Hubs
    -          Newsletters to the industry
    -          Advertising & Direct Mail
    -          Social media integration
    -          Search engine optimisation
    -          Editorial services
    -          Event coverage
    -          Media partnerships

    Silo is South Africa’s leading source of rich brand content and retail promotional intelligence.
    Combining product image, product meta data and retail analytics with a web-based software platform that incorporates retail best practice and brand management solutions into a seamless, single service solution.

    The Silo image library is the only comprehensive offering in the country to provide Omni-channel solutions through managing rich, accurate, and validated brand content in the form of product imagery and meta data that is available for output to all media channels, e.g. print promotion, e-commerce, TV and Social media.

    • Photography (styled and pack shots) & data capturing
    • FMCG image library & product metadata
    • Retail promotional analytics
    • Brand asset management



    InfoCom is a research and consultancy company with over 25 years experience in providing expert strategic planning assistance to stakeholders in the telecommunications, IT and multimedia industries across the globe.
    Our group is one of the few whose activities encompass engineering, strategic studies and IT development.
    Our team is multinational. The diversity in inter-cultural skills improves effectiveness and enriched the output of our analysis