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27 May 2019
Think about a workplace where one is able to write on walls, partition a room to how you would like for it to be configured depending on the type of session you would like to have. A place where cycling into work and taking a shower afterwards isn’t taboo. Having a chef prepare every meal...
6 March 2019
The South African Intergovernmental FinTech Working Group (IFWG) released its consultation paper on policy proposals for crypto assets and requested members of the public and any impacted stakeholders to provide comments on the document. I prepared and submitted the following response. I am pleased to provide my comments on the IFWG’s Consultation Paper. I do...
11 February 2019
There can be no doubt that over the past decade, technology and digital innovation has had a transformative impact across sectors and industries. Corporate juggernauts such as Kodak have been toppled, whilst small and nimble innovators have changed the face of entire sectors. The local financial services sphere is currently undergoing its own moment of...
31 January 2019
This is the third and final in a series of articles. In part 1 I wrote that bitcoin will only be used as a medium of exchange when it can function as a store of value and that bitcoin will only be able to function as a store of value if there is increased and...
24 January 2019
This is the second in a series of articles. In Part 1, I wrote that bitcoin will only be used as a medium of exchange when it can function as a store of value and that bitcoin will only be able to function as a store of value if there is increased and constant demand...
17 January 2019
At the time of writing, you can buy a bitcoin for about 3600 United States Dollars (USD). Since it reached its all-time high of 19380 USD on 11 December 2017, bitcoin has lost more than 80% of its value (data taken from Coinbase). This notwithstanding, bitcoin is making progress… Even after a significant decrease in...
10 January 2019
As people, we often want to succeed through taking the shortest possible route, we don’t like to take the scenic route when we’ve got our eyes set on a specific goal. How does one then guarantee success for themselves? I think about this particular subject matter like baking a soufflé. How do you ensure you...
3 January 2019
Success is important and in order to succeed you need to not fail… right? We are raised from a young age to be the best, which is often associated with the absence of failure. The word “failure” itself is synonymous with disappointment, disaster and tragedy. There’s nothing positive about any of those associations. Yet we...
13 December 2018
Disruption has become a buzzword, we hear it every second day! Everyone in digital technology wants to be the Uber of their respected industry. Thinking back in history, disruption has continued through the years. The car has replaced the horse, passenger ships replaced by airplanes, you don’t have to look hard to find an example....
6 November 2018
Mobile apps as we know them today had a good run since 2007 with the release of the first iPhone. The mobile app ecosystem, one of the biggest industries on this planet, turns 11 this year. What does the data say about the Mobile App? Current Estimated Mobile App Statistics: The total number of mobile app...

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