By Anton Grützmacher Business to business partnerships involve partnering with other brands and companies to achieve various objectives. It ranges from growth through co-selling and promoting to creating entire new revenue streams like data monetization or product innovation.  In South Africa, Discovery Health has to be lauded as one of the local pioneers to first…

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The artificial intelligence (AI) market is predicted to reach revenues of $156 billion by the end of 2020, according to IDC, with the largest segments being application and enterprise relationship management (ERM) at 20% and 17% respectively. The scale of AI growth alongside developments in automation, machine learning, deep learning, and the Internet of Things is…

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By leveraging tokenization-as-a-service, the threat of internal and malicious actors is essentially removed.  With organisations now moving more aggressively into the digital sphere, data is becoming one of the most highly prized assets in the business equation. In its 2019 Pulse Survey, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) found that consumer data is the most valuable for companies to…

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How Privacy by Design technology enables data collaboration to flourish in the ‘new normal’. Before lockdown was even a thing and businesses were forced into working remotely, many leaders (across sectors) were starting to invest in Privacy by Design technology: primarily with the aim of driving innovation whilst remaining compliant with data privacy laws. This…

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Privacy-By-Design data sharing models are set to transform Partnership Marketing. In South Africa, direct marketing has traditionally played a dominant role in the business ecosystem – creating significant value for businesses across sectors. Indeed, direct marketing through electronic channels has proven to be both affordable and highly effective for businesses needing to reach new and…

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Omnisient, a Cape Town-based start-up that specialises in secure data-sharing for businesses, has landed pre-Series A funding from Nedbank Corporate Investment Banking (CIB), Investec and Compass Venture Capital. With the vision of democratising data, Omnisient’s intersect.ai platform enables businesses to unlock the benefits of data collaboration – while protecting customers’ data privacy and intellectual property. Since launch, the intersect.ai…

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South African secure data-sharing startup Omnisient has raised an undisclosed amount of pre-Series A funding to help it serve a rapidly growing market. A Cape Town-based Privacy-by-Design startup, Omnisient specialises in secure data-sharing for businesses. The startup’s intersect.ai platform enables businesses to unlock the benefits of data collaboration while protecting customers’ data privacy and intellectual property.  Since launch, the…

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Wednesday, 4 March 2020 –  Omnisient, a Cape Town-based Privacy-by-Design startup that specialises in secure data sharing for businesses, has landed pre-Series A funding from Nedbank CIB, Investec and Compass Venture Capital. With the vision of democratising data, Omnisient’s intersect.ai platform enables businesses to unlock the transformative benefits of data collaboration – while protecting customers’ data…

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