Posts Tagged ‘Payments’

Capital Eye Executive Chairs the ‘Next Generation Payments Southern African Conference & Exhibition’

March 17th, 2014 | Messages | 0 Comments

Capital Eye Investments Limited (“CEI”) Executive, Anton Gaylard, was asked to both chair and present at the ‘Next Generation Payments Southern African Conference & Exhibition’. Anton is responsible for looking after the Mobile.Social.Payments.VAS related investments (click here to see snapshot).

Anton was joined as a presenter at the conference by wiGroup CEO, Bevan Ducasse, presenting on ‘Enabling an open future for mobile transactions’, touching on, inter alia: retail interoperability, driving revenue and measurable ROI, NFC platforms, and some of the future applications that will soon enhance and stimulate the mobile transactional ecosystem.

wiGroup – Mobile Transacting Simplified

February 25th, 2014 | Messages | 0 Comments

wiGroup is a platform provider specialising in point-of-sale integrated mobile transacting, allowing consumers and businesses to transact and interact in a swift, secure and convenient manner, using their mobile devices. The wiPlatform is used by retailers, brands, agencies, banks, mobile communities and a host of other businesses looking to deliver value through mobile connectivity; including mobile coupons and vouchers, mobile money transfers, mobile rewards, and mobile payments.

Capital Eye Investments Limited (“CEI”), as a venture capital company focusing purely on technology and associated assets with a particular focus on emerging markets, invested behind wiGroup in 2008 when founder and CEO Bevan Ducasse approached CEI with an ambition to build a mobile wallet. The business soon pivoted, developing a mobile agnostic platform behind the likes of MTN’s Mobile Money and Shoprite’s EeziCoupons. In August 2013, wiGroup processed its billionth rand in transactions, and is currently rapidly approaching its second billionth.

Click here to watch wiGroup’s latest video demonstrating ‘Mobile Transacting Simplified’.

Capital Eye Executive presents at the Annual Cards and Payments Africa Conference

March 2nd, 2013 | Messages | 0 Comments

Capital Eye Executive, Anton Gaylard, presented at the 2013 Annual Cards and Payments Africa conference held in Sandton, Johannesburg, unpacking the trends and developments within mobile payment technology and its link to the retail world. This is the 3rd time that Anton has been invited to talk at the conference, his presentation titled “The Facilitation of Mobile Transacting in Retail and the Advent of Social Commerce”.

Mobile continues to drive innovation as the focal touch-point in commercial, consumer and private interactions, spawning a plethora of startup businesses and technologies geared at enhancing and commercializing this evolving human experience. The continued evolution of money dating back to the 6th century BC, has seen the concept of legal tender progress from rare metals, to paper & ink, to plastic magnetic strips, to mobile technology and perhaps even ultimately to biometrical solutions, muddying the water between traditional and future custodians of such wallet.

CEI is a private equity / venture capital company focusing purely on technology and associated assets, with a particular focus on emerging markets and the opportunities present in many African regions, investing behind both start-up and mature cash generating technology companies.

Capital Eye Investments Associate explores “The Emerging Heartbeat of Retail’s New World”

March 1st, 2013 | Messages | 0 Comments

Capital Eye Investments Associate, Ravindra Mistri, explores the trends and developments within mobile and retail technologies from the perspective of a 21st century consumer; a Digital Citizen with an ever-expanding world of knowledge, productivity, creativity and innovation, right at their fingertips.

CEI is a private equity / venture capital company focusing purely on technology and associated assets, with a particular focus on emerging markets and the opportunities present in many African regions, investing behind both start-up and mature cash generating technology companies.

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Capital Eye CTO presents at the Retail Solutions Africa Conference

November 1st, 2012 | Messages | 0 Comments

Capital Eye Chief Technology Officer, Neels van Tonder, presented at the 2012 Retail Solutions Africa Conference in Johannesburg, unpacking the technological and behavioural change-drivers within the retail industry from a South African and African context, and its implications with regard to an ‘untethered customer’, IT solutions, and the future of brick-and-mortar stores. This is the 2nd time that Neels has been invited to talk at the Retail Solutions Africa Conference, previously also speaking at the Retail Technology Forum in September 2011; his current presentation titled “How the Digital Revolution is Changing the South African Retail Industry”.

The ‘dawn of the untethered customer’ has announced the arrival of the 21st century consumer; always on the move, willing and able to utilise mobile technology to interact with each other as well as the retailer. Channels, models, and touch-points all constantly evolving as the consumer begins to access brands on their own terms, while brands begin to utilise in-depth consumer knowledge to focus market penetration. The result being an evolution to customer-centric IT solutions capable of delivering timely, efficient, and relevant information to consumers and retailers alike.

CEI is a private equity / venture capital company focusing purely on technology and associated assets, with a particular focus on emerging markets and the opportunities present in many African regions, investing behind both start-up and mature cash generating technology companies.