As part of our contribution to the South African SME / entrepreneurship ecosystem, we regularly try and identify IP rich businesses that should be on the radars of South African investors and industry participants.
Originally came onto the radar in 2014 when it was selected as one of the finalists in the Grindstone Accelerator program, Iono.fm is one of the most interesting players in the South African media sector. The company has developed proprietary technology and players for podcast downloads and is broadly positioned as the home of podcasting in South Africa.
The company has developed technology which includes:
- Podcast Publishing
- Radio Streaming
- Audio Advertising
The company was founded in 2008 and has attracted the attention of local and international investors.