CN&CO’s fin-blog picks for week ending 27 May 2016

Our Fin-blog picks for the week ending 27 May 2016 are ready…


It’s time to celebrate Tax Freedom Day

This is South Africa’s Tax Freedom Day (TFD). From this day until the end of 2016, we start working for ourselves. TFD has never arrived so late – five days after last year and a staggering five weeks post TFD of 1994.

Nicolaas Kruger, Group Chief Executive Officer of MMI, spoke at the recent FIA Cover magazine Short-term Insurance Broking Summit on values-based organisational culture. “It’s easy to replicate a product or a service, but very, very difficult to replicate a culture,” he said.


An interesting read about drones from the experts Bryan Verpoort (ITOO) and Ian Melamed (Prowings).


Uber & Toyota join forces!

We all know about Uber, the good, the bad and the shootouts too! The recent partnership is a biggy with Toyota (as they are both major brands)! But it doesn’t end there, Google, VW and Apple have also invested a lot of dollars in other ride sharing fintech companies! Take a look below!


Tag Heuer is launching an Android smartwatch

This one is more tech than fin focused, but a pretty cool story that needs to be featured. Luxury Swiss watchmaker, Tag Heuer, has set a date for the launch of its Android Wear smartwatch, the Tag Heuer Connected.
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