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All those times you pay your monthly rent online or buy those must-have blue jeans through Superbalist, you’re probably doing so without worrying about your identity or money getting stolen. Little do you know, however, you most likely have South African fintech company Entersekt to thank for that peace of mind. Over the past few years, the fast-growing company has been operating behind the scenes to safeguard millions of people around the globe against fraudulent attacks online.
On the day we met up with Entersekt CEO Schalk Nolte, a sweltering heatwave hit the Cape and the company’s air-conditioning units were offline, so its Techno Park offices were nearly empty. It made the interview, which consisted of the two of us gulping down cold water and sodas in between our discussions, a little unnerving. We talked about banking security (he did most of the talking here), Techno Park as a hub for innovation, and making it as a successful company in South Africa.
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