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EasyEquities Youser Jessica Gets Frank About Spending

Posted by Standwa Nongauza

Feb 26, 2018 10:40:31 AM

We had the most fun interacting with our EasyCommunity during the app testing phase of release campaign. One such reason was that we got to reward some of our most loyal application testers and the wider community for creatively engaging with us. Enter Jessica Franks, a telecommunications engineer with a knack for Christmas-related wordplay, which saw her win shares in Netflix during our December giveaways. 

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Topics: social, People, You-sers


Tarique: the #EasyApp Champ

Posted by Standwa Nongauza

Feb 13, 2018 11:31:30 AM

After much demand and numerous requests to get started on an app, we finally got underway with developing and testing a mobile app. The test group consisted of roughly 600 EE fans, with the top 100 winning themselves a cool EasyEquities t-shirt over the Festive season. We challenged the group to detect any bugs we may encounter from the Beta test version of the App we gave people access to. The feedback we received was incredible.

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Topics: social, People, You-sers


#PlayintheUSA Winner Hangs Out with Fintech Heavyweights

Posted by Standwa Nongauza

Feb 9, 2018 10:30:02 AM

Not too long ago we unlocked the U.S markets to South Africans hoping to invest in some of the biggest listed companies. As part of the campaign, we gave away prizes to active participants who completed the online challenges we set before them. One such winner was James Gous, who won the lunch for having made the most referrals. As a reward for staying engaged with our community, James got to have lunch with some of the decision makers and heavyweights from Purple Group, and partnering companies CN&CO, Advicement and InvestSure. 

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Topics: social, People, You-sers


Gifting Shares Isn't Only for Kardashians

Posted by Standwa Nongauza

Feb 7, 2018 12:58:05 PM

Love is in the air!
Grand gestures of love and romance are rarely directly associated with the financial sector, despite February being among the top 3 expensive months in the year. Recently, however, many of us ‘Aaaw-ed’ when news and social outlets revealed that Kanye West (Yeezy), the pop icon, bought wife and mother of his children, Kim Kardashian, shares in multiple companies as a Christmas gift.
I thought it was not only adorable, but incredibly considerate for multiple reasons.

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Topics: valentines campaign, love, romance


Lessons from a Matric maverick

Posted by Standwa Nongauza

Jan 10, 2018 3:40:10 PM

Getting a distinction is no easy feat. 
Working hard to achieve seven is another level of difficulty that we can only admire. 

TeamEasy and all of us at Purple Group are proud of the St. Stithians matriculant, and future University of Pennsylvania scholar. With his future in business set to begin through the Ivy League university's Wharton Business School, we’re giving props to Easy youser Thulo Serobe for excelling through one of the hardest challenges in his young life. To all of our other young yousers who smashed this epic challenge in 2017, we're proud of you.
An Easy youser and future world-beater entrepreneur, he has set himself up for success by investing in himself and sticking to a long-term strategy no matter what obstacles he faced.

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Topics: social, People, You-sers


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