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South Africa’s Cryo-Save Laboratory earns AABB Accreditation

Johannesburg, 18 April 2017 – Cryo-Save South Africa, a leading private stem cell bank, has been granted AABB accreditation for its South African laboratory, based in Pretoria. With no public stem cell bank in Africa, the Cryo-Save laboratory provides access to private stem cell processing and storage services in Southern Africa. Cryo-Save South Africa, which…

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Ecsponent Development Fund takes control of BEE procurement for real empowerment

JSE-listed African financial services company, Ecsponent Limited, says that its unique Ecsponent Development Fund (EDF) provides large corporate business with an effective way of managing preferential procurement, improving reliable delivery whilst ensuring true social upliftment and skills transfer for local enterprises.   This is according to Ecsponent CEO, Terence Gregory, who notes that South Africa’s…

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B-BBEE must look beyond regulation to be effective

Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) is one of the most highly regulated South African business landscape today. The most recent changes to the regulations have both large corporate businesses and smaller businesses going back to the scorecard drawing board. Terence Gregory, CEO of JSE-listed African financial services company Ecsponent Limited, believes this has contributed to inhibiting…

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Ecsponent appoints George Manyere and Willem Oberholzer to the board

SIGNIFICANT NEW APPOINTMENTS FOR ECSPONENT LIMITED 22 March 2017 JSE-listed African Financial Services firm, Ecsponent Limited, today announced new appointments to its board. The company says these appointments will strengthen the company’s leadership and enable further growth in line with its strategic objectives. Ecsponent CEO, Terence Gregory says, “These appointments are significant as the appointed…

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Lifesaving treatments for expecting parents

6 February 2017 February is Pregnancy Awareness Month and there are important actions and decisions that expecting parents should take into consideration at the beginning of this incredible parenting journey. For instance, have you considered storing your baby’s umbilical cord stem cells?  Have you given thought to what babies are dependent on for growth and…

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Ecsponent drives towards continued African growth

20 December 2016 – JSE-listed African financial services company, Ecsponent Limited, has announced a series of transactions designed to ensure continued focus on the Group’s profit strategy and to further streamline operations. Read the full SENS announcement.   Through these transactions, Ecsponent commits its resources to the core business of small to medium enterprise (SME)…

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