AURA, Vumacam, Uber and TEARS Foundation to host GBV webinar Ahead of the annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, four local organisations will be addressing the scourge of gender based violence in South Africa.

AURA, Vumacam, Uber and TEARS Foundation to host GBV webinar

Ahead of the annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, four local organisations will be addressing the scourge of gender based violence in South Africa.

The four organisations here are AURA, Vumacam, Uber and the TEARS Foundation. Together, the four organisations will host a live webinar on 24th November where they will explore the role technology plays in addressing gender-based violence in South Africa. “It’s dire,”...
Ex-Uber GM Alon Lits joins on-demand armed response platform Aura Alon Lits, until recently GM of Uber in sub-Saharan Africa, has joined another technology-driven, on-demand platform, Aura, which specialises in security and armed response in South Africa.

Ex-Uber GM Alon Lits joins on-demand armed response platform Aura

Alon Lits, until recently GM of Uber in sub-Saharan Africa, has joined another technology-driven, on-demand platform, Aura, which specialises in security and armed response in South Africa.

Lits, who has joined Aura as chairman, will assist the company’s CEO, Warren Myers, to “maximise the opportunities that exist for the growing platform business”, according to a statement from Aura. “In my seven-year tenure at Uber, I have learnt some valuable lessons...
AURA selected to participate in Africa Early Stage Investor Summit Earlier this year we had a chat with AURA, a firm which is looking to democratise private security through putting vehicles and staff to work more often.

AURA selected to participate in Africa Early Stage Investor Summit

Earlier this year we had a chat with AURA, a firm which is looking to democratise private security through putting vehicles and staff to work more often.

It’s a fantastic platform that we’ve been following closely since we spoke and this afternoon we received word of an exciting development. AURA has been selected to participate in the virtual edition of the African Early Stage Investment Summit and Venture...
Data drives app that helps to save South African lives Topping the data agenda in 2020 is customer experience, making it a key part of most digital transformation strategies. Adam Pantanowitz, Co-founder and Chief of Innovation at Aura, an On-Demand Emergency Response Platform, says that data plays a key role in achieving improved customer experiences.

Data drives app that helps to save South African lives

Topping the data agenda in 2020 is customer experience, making it a key part of most digital transformation strategies. Adam Pantanowitz, Co-founder and Chief of Innovation at Aura, an On-Demand Emergency Response Platform, says that data plays a key role in achieving improved customer experiences.

For Aura, Pantanowitz says, it’s sometimes a fight between life or death: “Using geo-locating technology, we launched Aura to provide security services to anyone feeling unsafe. With an inclusive play in mind, Aura has collaborated with security companies to provide...