Most Innovative Companies

Most Innovative Companies recognizes innovative ideas from startups to the largest companies in South Africa. Transforming industries and shaping society.


28.02.2024 | 10:12 AM

How to network effectively on LinkedIn according to a Superuser

27.02.2024 | 08:19 AM

Microsoft adds another AI company beyond OpenAI

26.02.2024 | 12:57 PM

SOVEREIGN AI: An opportunity for uniquely South African powered Artificial Intelligence

23.02.2024 | 07:47 AM

Nvidia Stock Effect: The CEO (Jensen Huang) could join the World’s Richest People

22.02.2024 | 02:10 PM

How Became the Gold Standard for Unbiased News Coverage

22.02.2024 | 06:33 AM

Unpacking Gemma: The new Google open source AI model

21.02.2024 | 07:01 AM

Why you should not put your iPhone in rice if it gets wet

21.02.2024 | 06:30 AM

The 2x Unicorn Founder Who Values Contrarian Ideas: The Andrew Masanto Story

20.02.2024 | 07:40 AM

The meaning of “Please Call Me” victory by Makate

16.02.2024 | 06:56 AM

OpenAI just released a text to video tool, called Sora

15.02.2024 | 04:43 PM

These contact lenses could give you perfectly clear vision

14.02.2024 | 05:38 AM

Valentines Day message issues? There’s e-cards for that

13.02.2024 | 12:23 PM

Tinder is trying to get new love and improve your love life

12.02.2024 | 01:11 PM

Tech Giants are getting serious about Fake Content generated by AI

08.02.2024 | 02:03 PM

Uber is finally profitable

07.02.2024 | 03:25 AM

WeBack: The WeWork founder wants to buy back the troubled company

06.02.2024 | 07:32 AM

Empowering Transformation: The Journey of Higher Self by Marley Harris

05.02.2024 | 07:45 PM

Tech on Human beings needs Authentic Intelligentia

02.02.2024 | 06:32 AM

Editorial: Inside the latest issue of FastCompany (SA)

01.02.2024 | 03:47 AM

Lanny Smoot – the Designer behind the coolest tech from Disney unveils the HoloTile

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Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies nominations list 2021

Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies event is around the corner! You’ve met the panel of judges for this year’s awards, now here is the list of nominated companies. The MIC event not only honours innovation […]

Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies event nominated for global award

The International News Media Association (INMA), which runs the annual Global Media Awards, has nominated Fast Company SA’s Most Innovative Companies Conference and Awards. Fast Company SA is nominated in the category ‘Best Use of […]

Q&A: PiLog Group focus on innovation amid coronavirus pandemic

PiLog Group, honoured as one of Fast Company SA’s Most Innovative Companies 2020, brings ‘data doctors’ to your fingertips by turning unstructured Big Data into quality master data through a specialised hub of artificial intelligence […]

Vectra Business Technologies is helping SMEs drive sales through digital innovation

Vectra’s mission is to propel Africa forward through digitally transforming the retail sector. The company takes the friction out of trading goods and services to help small and medium businesses compete not only locally but internationally. Vectra believes their […]

SqwidNet is driving strategic IoT direction in Africa

Sigfox today has a presence in 70 countries and covers more than 1 billion people with its global network, allowing Sigfox Ready devices to roam at no extra cost. SqwidNet, headed up by managing director […]

WATCH: Fast Company SA’s #MostInnovativeCompanies event

On the 5th March 2020, Fast Company SA took the annual Most Innovative Companies issue to the next level with the inaugural Most Innovative Companies Conference and Awards Ceremony, not only spotlighting prolific organisations and […]

1dentity is making personal security an integrated, digital experience

Aimed at digitising and securing the personal identification of people, 1dentity is using sustainable technology to enable businesses to accurately identify customers. 1dentity executive Nic Meyer said this will make it easier for people to […]

Kudoti promotes a zero-waste agenda through cutting-edge data science and digital tools

With existing landfills almost at capacity and space for refuse disposal running short, South Africa’s waste crisis is a growing epidemic. This is where digital solutions company Kudoti steps in. The niche start up uses cutting-edge data science […]

3X4 Genetics makes deeply personalised, data-informed healthcare possible

The company 3X4 Genetics uses a patented approach to help health-care practitioners offer their patients deeply- personalised insights based on their genetics. The blueprint uses leading-edge design and behavior-change techniques to elevate the conversation between […]

This proptech company is opening up the housing rental market to a whole new sector of society

HouseME makes renting fair, easy and affordable for all. It’s a PropTech company that has scaled to beyond 100,000 users. In disrupting the archaic, traditional managing agencies, HouseME has created a platform that allows for […]

PiLog Group brings ‘data doctors’ to your fingertips

The PiLog Group brings data doctors to your fingertips to turn unstructured and big data into quality master data and information through a data quality hub which is backed by machine learning and artificial intelligence […]

Valenture Institute’s private online high school is changing the face of education

Valenture Institute is an exciting new global private online school that aims to change the face of education by arming its students with the skills necessary to make a real-world impact. Its mission is to […]

Financial services company JUMO is empowering new businesses

JUMO is a full technology stack for building and running financial services which their partners use to offer savings, lending and insurance products to entrepreneurs in emerging markets. This gives anyone with a cell phone […]

Nominees for Fast Company SA’s Most Innovative Companies Awards announced

The applications are in and preparation for Fast Company SA’s inaugural Most Innovative Companies event is in full swing. The process of sorting through and selecting entrants and nominees has highlighted the incredible entrepreneurial spirit […]

YALU: For shaking up the insurance game

In our busy world, Yalu has created the only self-service credit life insurance policy in the market. Underwritten by a business division of Old Mutual, namely Alternative Risk Transfer (or OMART), Yalu makes it as […]

ABSA: For innovating mobile banking apps

What makes Absa an innovative leader in Industry 4.0? Within a year, Absa was able to set up ChatBanking for significant value and retail returns through a bank-integrated multiplatform system. For example, by activating an […]

Stafford Masie announced as keynote speaker at Fast Company SA’s inaugural Most Innovative Companies Awards

Celebrity innovator and head of WeWork in South Africa, Stafford Masie, will be the keynote speaker of Fast Company’s inaugural event, the Most Innovative Companies conference and awards ceremony taking place on 5 March 2020 […]

ACCENTURE: For accelerating app development

With an MBA from UCT under his belt, Accenture’s Liquid Studio Director and Innovation Lead Rory Moore is a master in advising on innovation, forward-thinking and entrepreneurship strategies. Rory is heavily involved in expanding the […]

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