Category: start ups


WPP snaps up Quirk

WPP, an international advertising holding company has just acquired South African marketing agency, Quirk. The value of WPP’s acquisition of Quirk has not been disclosed. Reports puts WPP’s digital revenues in 2013 at more than US$6bn. On the decision to acquire Quirk, WPP says the decision is in line with their development strategy of improving services in fast-growing and important markets and sectors and strengthening their capabilities in digital media. Quirk, a digital marketing agency, was...


Technology accessories we recommended

Technological advancements have touched every sphere of life. Almost all economic and social trends and standards have come about as a result of technology. It is not surprising then that numerous technology inspired accessories have emerged. Some of them include: Pebble Watch – This item links into your phone via Bluetooth enabling the user to be alerted if there is a call including caller ID and receive and read emails and messages.It can also link you...


Byte Money, specialising in receipting and allocating funeral insurance policies

Byte Money – The profitability of a business entity is quite often determined by volume of goods and services traded and by extension of how well the money is receipted and saved. Recent research and statistics have indicated that about R2.5 billion is collected and receipted in cash for the funeral industry in South Africa using handwritten receipts and receipt books. Of the collected amounts, between 30% to 35% is lost due to fraud, theft or...