Jozi-based self-closing platform The Franc group was selected as the winner of the past Friday's Seedstars Johannesburg pitch event.
The launch of fintech was founded in May by Managing Director Thomas Brennan and aims to allow people access to passive, low-cost investments. Through Franc, available both in Google Playstore and the Apple App Store, customers can either invest in the money market or in the stock market only for the R5 month without requiring a minimum post
The Uthini Language Learning Platform ranked second, while Maxicash's finesse took third place for its financial support ecosystem based on remittances and payments.
Franc Group, Uthini and Maxicash will take part in the Seedstars South Africa final on November 14 in Cape Town
By winning the Seedstars of Johannesburg, Franc, together with Uthini and Maxicash, won a seat in the Seedstars South Africa final, which will be held on Sept. 14 in Cape Town.
At the SA final they will compete with HouseMe, Slide Financial and Cuba and other competitors to become the winner of the country.
Continuing the world tour of the start-up scene, Seedstars World's next stop is the Botswana Innovation Center in Gaborone this Friday (November 9th).
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Recommended image: Winners of Seedstars Johannesburg in the Digital Innovation Division Tshimologong last Friday, November 2 (delivered)