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Driving the fintech and regulation success story

Tell me if you've heard this one before. Somewhere in Africa, some savvy entrepreneurs come up with a potentially disruptive solution to a longstanding infrastructural challenge...

By Lee Naik 8 Nov 2019

Advice for budding entrepreneurs

Every business has its own story to tell and each has faced a different set of hurdles along the way to success...

7 Nov 2019

Best cities for entrepreneurs 2019

Based on three types of businesses most commonly launched by expats, data reveals the top global locations with the best conditions for opening a restaurant, a tech startup or an import/export business...

6 Nov 2019

5 trends opening doors for African tech entrepreneurs

Travelcheck CEO, Odette Faling unpacks the trends that underpin Africa's bold digital future and are creating opportunities for entrepreneurs...

By Odette Faling 5 Nov 2019

Nestlé launches Regional Alliance for Youth in sub-Saharan Africa

Nestlé and its regional partners have joined forces to launch the Regional Alliance for Youth in sub-Saharan Africa to promote employability for young people...

4 Nov 2019

Warehousing: A foundation for economic growth

Warehouses tend to be one of the most ignored elements of infrastructure and logistics, but are a fundamental part of the supply chain...

By Geoffrey White 1 Nov 2019

The solopreneur has entered the mainstream

It was predicted that by 2019, there would be 40 million independent workers in the US...

By Colleen Mansour 1 Nov 2019

Regional finalists announced for 2019 Southern Africa Startup Awards

The regional finalists in the second edition of the Southern Africa Startup Awards (SASAWARDS) have been selected...

30 Oct 2019

2019 Anzisha Prize winner announced

Yannick Kimanuka from the Democratic Republic of Congo was crowned her the winner of the 2019 Anzisha Prize...

29 Oct 2019

Kenya's Twiga Foods raises $30m in Series B round

Kenyan B2B food distribution company, Twiga Foods, has raised $23.75 million in a Series B equity round led by Goldman Sachs...

28 Oct 2019

Women find it hard to sustain tourism businesses in Ghana and Nigeria. Here's why

The governments of the two West African countries could do more to enhance women's participation in tourism...

By Albert N. Kimbu, Ewoenam A. Afenyo-Agbe, Issahaku Adam 25 Oct 2019

Financial services platform launched for businesses in Nigeria

Carbon for Business is a digital financial services platform that provides startups, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and fintechs with the services and technology they need...

25 Oct 2019

Advice for SME owners ahead of festive season

With the 2019 festive season approaching, many small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are gearing up for their busiest business period...

24 Oct 2019

CQ is the new EQ for executives

Second only to emotional intelligence (EQ), cultural intelligence (CQ) is fast becoming one of the most in demand skills for executives in today's culturally diverse world of business...

By Michelle Moss 23 Oct 2019

The future of African innovation

Innovation is vital to our development as a country...

21 Oct 2019

#SingularityUSouthAfrica2019: The future of water collection, purification and distribution

What is the future of cities? And what is the future of water collection, purification and distribution?...

21 Oct 2019

5 tips for running a virtual office

Industry 4.0 is changing the way we do business, particularly the traditional concept of workspace. Reputation Matters, a proudly African research agency, has been successfully working from a virtual office space since 2008 and shares five tips for acing it...

17 Oct 2019

The 3 Ps of entrepreneurship

Bongi Silubane, founder and MD, says entrepreneurs need perseverance, partnership and perspective when it comes to starting a new venture...

17 Oct 2019

ANPI announces top 10 finalists

The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) has identified the top 10 finalists for its grand finale event...

15 Oct 2019

Brand recognition is vital to success: SMS can help small businesses build it

Smaller businesses face numerous obstacles when it comes to surviving. One of the biggest of those obstacles is brand recognition...

By Greg Chen 10 Oct 2019

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