Most Innovative Companies

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


11.07.2024 | 07:44 AM

Samsung unveils AI features for new foldables, smart ring and smart watch

11.07.2024 | 07:42 AM

The TE Group: Your Partner in Navigating Complex Business Landscapes with Expert Financial and Operational Insights

09.07.2024 | 10:59 AM

There’s more than Zoom and Meet for virtual meetings

08.07.2024 | 12:29 PM

SA Health Tech needs to be overhauled

04.07.2024 | 03:17 PM

Google adds more African languages online

04.07.2024 | 06:26 AM

It’s been a year for Threads – the X competitor

03.07.2024 | 01:56 PM

Change is coming for Meta product users (Facebook, Instagram…) when using AI generated content

03.07.2024 | 04:50 AM

It’s the end of the road for this iPhone

02.07.2024 | 07:44 AM

The Minister of Communications will need Tech and Innovation to save National Dinosaurs

01.07.2024 | 05:05 AM

Here’s how Tech is taking over Soccer at Euro2024

28.06.2024 | 07:43 AM

Driver’s Ed Taken to New Heights With CyberActive’s Interactive Platform

27.06.2024 | 02:13 PM

The AI effect on Freelance Jobs

27.06.2024 | 07:38 AM

The Promise of AI and Data-Driven Decision-Making in Africa’s Healthcare Future

26.06.2024 | 09:28 AM

Notion will now enable website building

25.06.2024 | 10:19 AM

Could Siri emerge as a winner in AI Wars?

24.06.2024 | 11:37 AM

Inside the Design of a Warning Label for Social Media

20.06.2024 | 12:39 PM

Meet The Records Company: Record Retrieval, Consulting, Legal Service, and More

20.06.2024 | 07:40 AM

The Future Miss SA could be AI generated, Are you ready for Miss AI?

19.06.2024 | 01:51 PM

This company invented the first smartphone – Simon

19.06.2024 | 01:30 PM

Work From Anywhere: Unleash Your Freedom with Top Portable Laptops for Sale

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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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