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


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


EasyEquities youser Palesa on why she loves Stokvels

Posted by Standwa Nongauza

Dec 20, 2017 10:07:43 AM

In the third and final entry of our Stokvel series We interviewed EasyEquities Youser, businesswoman and Stokvel advocate, Palesa Lengolo, about Stokvels in the investment space. The founder of Palengo Holdings: an investment and small business venture capitalist group, sat down with us to discuss the relatively untouched potential in this type of collective investment organisations.

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Topics: Investing, social, People, You-sers, stokvels


EasyEquities Stokvel group PH Umcebo

Posted by Standwa Nongauza

Dec 12, 2017 4:01:14 PM

Given the tendency for Stokvels to be medium to long-term organisations, maybe an ETF centered portfolio would be best, with some value equities thrown in the periphery (in what is termed a Core-Satellite strategy by asset managers). In the second installment of our Stokvel series, we chatted to investment Stokvel group, PH Umcebo, on their investment journey and how they have organised and structured their apporach to the markets. Check out just what they had to say.

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Topics: Investing, Staff, social, People, You-sers


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