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Dr. Iqbal Surve On Sagarmatha Technologies’ JSE Listing



Sekunjalo Group, Independent Media And Dr Iqbal Survé Set The Record Straight, Once Again


Last week, Independent Media journalists reported on an apartheid-era style dirty tricks operation aimed at Independent Media, Sekunjalo Investment Holdings, Sagarmatha Technologies, AYO Technology Solutions (AYO) and Dr Iqbal Survé.


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Independent Media Sets The Record Straight On JSE Listing


Independent Media is one of the most influential media companies on the African continent, with a stable of well-known credible brands supported by thousands of South Africans and commercial partners.


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Stifling Sagamartha A Travesty For Transformation In SA’s Media Industry


The blocking of Sagamartha Technologies from listing on the JSE as a result of nefarious reporting tactics by the usual suspects of anti-transformation in the South African media landscape is indicative of how white-owned entities operating in this space are still committed to maintaining the status quo where black operators are continuously side-lined.


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Digital Economy Needs Exchange In Africa


This week will go down in the economic history of South Africa as the darkest period for digital companies and transformation in the country.


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Stifling Sagarmatha Technologies A Travesty For Transformation In SA’s Media Industry


The blocking of Sagarmatha Technologies from listing on the JSE as a result of nefarious reporting tactics by the usual suspects of anti-transformation in the South African media landscape is indicative of how white owned entities operating in this space are still committed to maintaining the status quo where black operators are continuously side lined.


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Sagarmatha Exceeded R3bn Target


Sagarmatha Technologies, which was scheduled to list on the JSE, is still of the opinion that it is important for Africa to have its own multi-sided-platform company so that Africans are able to take control of their own technology and data and eCommerce destiny.


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Black Day For Business


R4 billion but JSE says no to Listing, effectively excluding South Africa’s masses from owning a voice.


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Sagarmatha Technologies Will Not List On JSE


ON March 28, Sagarmatha Technologies was given approval by the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) to list.


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Content + Community = Currency


Africans are traditionally hospitable people, community-driven social beings who love to tell and share stories.


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Black Business Council: Sagarmatha A Boost For Black Business


The Black Business Council (BBC) has congratulated Sagarmatha Technologies on its anticipated listing on the JSE this Friday.


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Busting The Debt Myth


Independent Media has said that it was well ahead of schedule with the repayment of its debt to the Public Investment Corporation (PIC).


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Tiso Blackstar Debt Rescue Plan Bombs


Has Andrew Bonamour, CEO of Tiso Blackstar (Sunday Times, Business Day, Financial Mail, The Sowetan, and BDLive), been trying to use Independent Media’s transparency in a prelisting statement as a smokescreen, to deflect his Group’s significant debt and working capital woes?


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Sactwu Calls Sagarmatha Listing. A Game Changer For Workers


The South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (Sactwu) on Monday, came out in strong support of Sagarmatha Technologies (ST), saying its investment in the media and e-commerce venture would benefit workers greatly as SA fashion would be showcased locally and beyond the country’s borders.


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Clearing Up Some Myths Of Sagarmatha Technologies


Africa’s first multi-sided platform company, Sagarmatha Technologies, is set to announce its private placement subscriptions on Wednesday, two days before it’s planned JSE listing on Friday.


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Sagarmatha Technologies Leads The Charge For Change


The Black Business Council salutes the JSE and Sagarmatha Technologies in being the first to tame an African Unicorn.


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JSE, Sagarmatha First To Tame African Unicorn


We salute the JSE and Sagarmatha Technologies for being the first to tame an “African Unicorn”


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Independent Media Response To AmaBhungane/Daily Maverick


South Africa, we have a problem. There is a move afoot in the country that is potentially far more dangerous than the Gupta’s attempted takeover of the country, and that is media manipulation and unethical reporting designed to prevent broader economic participation.


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OPINION: Stop Thinking In A Silo, Embrace Technology


Some ‘interesting’ comments have been levelled at Sagarmatha Technologies, post our announcement that we plan to list the company on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


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Sagarmatha Technologies Pushes Back Date Of JSE Listing


South Africa’s Sagarmatha Technologies Ltd pushed back the announcement of its private placement results.


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Using Platforms To Build Wealth Over Time


Naspers last month completed its accelerated offering of Tencent shares, reducing its stake in Tencent by 2percent from 33.2percent to 31.2percent and the sale yielded $9.8billion (R116.25bn).


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Why You Should Be Paying Attention To Sagarmatha


Sagamartha Technologies, an integrated multisided platform (MSP) technology group, is set to list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange next week Wednesday.


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Valuing Multi-Sided Platform Companies


The top five listed companies in the world –have a combined market cap of more than $3 trillion (R36trln) – are all multi-sided-platforms (MSPs). Apple, Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Microsoft, Amazon, and Tencent are leading the way in how businesses are evolving.


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Sagarmatha Sets Its Sights On R50bn JSE Listing


Businessman and media mogul, Dr. Iqbal Survé is set to list Sagarmatha, an integrated multisided platform (MSP) technology group, on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange next week Wednesday.


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Jim Rogers Punts SA As A Bankable Investment Destination


Singapore-based veteran investor, Jim Rogers, said on Tuesday that South Africa was highly bankable investment destination for Africans and for international investors alike, adding that the country’s recent ascendancy to the chairmanship of BRICS also puts it in the highly enviable position as a leader of the developing world.


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Sagarmatha Eyes $4bn Valuation In South Africa’s First E-Commerce IPO


Sagarmatha Technologies, a South African company that owns newspapers, online shopping and classified platforms, is targeting a valuation of more than $4-billion in Johannesburg’s first initial public offering of an e-commerce company.


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A Unicorn That’s About Changing The Future Of Africa


Tiso Blackstar published an article in Business Day yesterday on the front page that can – charitably – be described as disingenuous, or purposely deceiving.


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Sagarmatha Eyes Almost R50bn Market Cap For New Media Listing


A company that will include many of the media assets in businessman and press baron Iqbal Survé’s empire expects to list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange next week Wednesday.


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OPINION: Bears, Bulls And A Black Panther Ravenous For Technology


I am not an expert at actually creating technology, but I know it’s great and has the power to re-shape Africa, providing countless opportunities for new businesses and profits,” …


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Jim Rogers Leads Global Investments In Sagarmatha


James Beeland Rogers Jr, known globally as Jim Rogers, an American billionaire businessman, investor, traveller, financial commentator, author and co-founder of the Quantum Fund and creator of the Rogers International Commodities Index (RICI), has announced his investment in Sagarmatha Technologies.


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Sagarmatha Tech Goes Big In CT


Cape Town will be the seat of Africa’s first 4th Industrial Revolution Innovation Centre, thanks to the vision of Sagarmatha Technologies.


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Sagarmatha Broadens Group’s Leadership


Sagarmatha Technologies has appointed Grant Fredericks and Gary Hadfield as co-chief executives of the integrated technology platform company to drive the company’s growth in the rest of Africa.


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Sagarmatha To Invest R100m To Train 5000 Computer Programmers


Sagarmatha Technologies intends to invest R100m to help grow the programming skills base for Africa’s rapidly expanding digital economy.


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Tech Firm Launches $1m Artificial Intelligence Challenge



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Sagarmatha … Sparkling African Unicorns


The Fourth Industrial Revolution was shifting value massively towards tech companies, said Paul LaMontagne, the chairman of Sagarmatha Technologies.


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ANA Pulls Off R1 Billion In Finance



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Sagarmatha Introduces Us To Silicon Africa


Sagarmatha Technologies, under the leadership of investor guru Paul Lamontagne, is the first company to present a sharp vision of world-class technology platforms for Africans.

Lamontagne has recently been appointed as the chairman of Sagarmatha Technologies, an integrated multinational technology platform group, with ambitions to open offices on the continent in three other regions over the next twelve to twenty months….


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OPINION: Jim Rogers Notices What No-One Else Is Noticing


Step away from the crowd, look, see what no-one else is noticing – and that is where you can find what everyone is searching for.


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Africa’s Gigantic Growth Prospects To Benefit Entrepreneurs, Investors



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Africa’s Greatest Resource Is Its People, Says US Businessman


Ambassador Harold E Doley jr was 26 when he bought a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, becoming the first African-American individual to do so.


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Business Consortium To Invest $1bn In Africa


A consortium of international business leaders is investing $1 billion in the South African and larger African economies, the lead investor ambassador Harold Doley jr announced on Thursday.


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Sagarmatha or virtual colonisation: It is time to set the record straight


Independent Media chairperson Dr Iqbal Survé says Sagarmatha’s aborted listing on the JSE has damaged the South African investor environment irreparably. Photo: Tracey Adams/African News Agency (ANA)


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