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...

Best crime fighting weapon is predictability Predictability fuelled by artificial intelligence (AI) and big data has the ability to reduce violent crimes by 25% by 2023 according to Aura, a local B2B technology platform.

Best crime fighting weapon is predictability

Predictability fuelled by artificial intelligence (AI) and big data has the ability to reduce violent crimes by 25% by 2023 according to Aura, a local B2B technology platform.

Aura CEO and co-founder Warren Myers says technology has a vital role to play in establishing a predictability, data-driven approach to improving security measures and curbing crime. South Africa’s crime statistics continue to rise, and Myers says that it is becoming...

AI And Big Data Can Reduce Violent Crimes By 25% By 2023 – Aura Predictability fueled by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and big data has the ability to reduce violent crimes by 25% by 2023 according to Aura, a local B2B technology platform. Aura CEO and co-founder, Warren Myers, says that technology has a vital role to play in establishing a predictability, data-driven approach to improving security measures and curbing crime.

AI And Big Data Can Reduce Violent Crimes By 25% By 2023 – Aura

Predictability fueled by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and big data has the ability to reduce violent crimes by 25% by 2023 according to Aura, a local B2B technology platform. Aura CEO and co-founder, Warren Myers, says that technology has a vital role to play in establishing a predictability, data-driven approach to improving security measures and curbing crime.

Aura CEO and co-founder, Warren Myers South Africa’s crime statistics continue to rise, and Myers says that it is becoming increasingly critical to find an effective solution to counter this spiked increase. As a locally developed technology platform, Aura has the...

Machine Learning technology garners enterprise thrust Machine Learning is a type of AI that allows software applications to become more accurate at predicting outcomes without being explicitly programmed to do so.

Machine Learning technology garners enterprise thrust

Machine Learning is a type of AI that allows software applications to become more accurate at predicting outcomes without being explicitly programmed to do so.

Machine Learning algorithms use historical data as input to predict new output values. In addition, Machine Learning systems apply algorithms to data to glean insights into that data without explicit programming: It’s about using data to answer questions. As such,...

Meet AURA, the platform that can dispatch private security to anywhere in SA There are an estimated 7 000 private security response vehicles in South Africa that only service two percent of the population. Worse still, these vehicles are only in service five percent of the time.

Meet AURA, the platform that can dispatch private security to anywhere in SA

There are an estimated 7 000 private security response vehicles in South Africa that only service two percent of the population. Worse still, these vehicles are only in service five percent of the time.

This is according to AURA, an on-demand emergency services platform that draws on the widespread power of private security companies. While this might sound like services such as Namola, AURA is different. How is it different? Well that’s why we spoke to co-founder...

Blue Label startup provides device rentals to reduce costs by 25% for SA businesses With reduced company revenues on account of SA’s extended lockdown, businesses are focusing on saving costs and rethinking the relationship with their equipment. Leasing, rather than buying, essential hardware offers a quick solution for cash-strapped companies.

Blue Label startup provides device rentals to reduce costs by 25% for SA businesses

With reduced company revenues on account of SA’s extended lockdown, businesses are focusing on saving costs and rethinking the relationship with their equipment. Leasing, rather than buying, essential hardware offers a quick solution for cash-strapped companies.

YBuy, a startup owned by JSE-listed Blue Label Telecoms Group, provides corporate South Africa with delivered-to-the-door mobile and hardware rentals, such as cell phones, laptops, tablets and routers, with cost savings averaging 25% compared with purchasing. In...