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    Applications open for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program

    Facebook is inviting community leaders from South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria to apply for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program...

    1 day ago

    What does it take for African women to be successful entrepreneurs?

    According to the World Bank, Africa is the only region in the world with more female than male entrepreneurs. One in four African women start or manage a business, many of them in the informal sector...

    By Melissa Mbazo-Ekpenyong 1 day ago

    Afrikrea launches SaaS platform to simplify global selling for African merchants

    Afrikrea has partnered with DHL and Visa to launch Anka, a platform that provides African micro retailers and small businesses with e-commerce, payments and global shipping services...

    30 Apr 2021

    The Village Market Africa triumphs in Food Lover's Seeds of Change initiative

    The Village Market Africa is the winner of Food Lover's Market's Seeds of Change Supplier Development Partnership, launched to create an opportunity for social enterprises to join the retailer's supplier network...

    28 Apr 2021

    #StartupFunding101: Raising capital to grow in the African payment space

    Dare Okoudjou, CEO and founder of MFS Africa and Endeavor Entrepreneur, unpacks the payment space in Africa...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Apr 2021

    Coca-Cola women empowerment programme benefits millions in Africa

    Coca-Cola system's 5by20 women empowerment programme has equipped 2 million women entrepreneurs in Africa...

    15 Apr 2021

    #StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry

    South African startup BlueAvo has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 13 Apr 2021

    Kenyan startup Tanda set for regional expansion after funding boost

    Tanda enables shops in Kenya to be access points for financial services including banking, insurance, and utility payments...

    12 Apr 2021

    How online markets are helping local stores survive Covid-19

    Thanks to platforms that link online consumption to local interests, the desire to buy local, a trend fuelled by the Covid-19 pandemic, is giving rise to a new phenomenon known as digital localism...

    By Myriam Ertz, Damien Hallegatte, Imen Latrous and Julien Bousquet 19 Mar 2021

    New collective of thought leaders create pan-African agency

    A collective of thought leaders in the marketing and communications sector have joined forces to support organisations who want to support organisations who want to reach a pan-African audience as well as those organisations promoting African innovation and excellence to the world...

    16 Mar 2021

    Nestlé Hatcher platform invites collaboration with African innovators

    Best-in-class innovators are presented with an opportunity to be future Nestlé suppliers...

    15 Mar 2021

    Diversity matters because diversity wins

    Africa, like everywhere in the world, has been coping with Covid-19, which has disproportionately impacted women. The pandemic is a watershed moment for gender equality...

    By Ann Cairns 11 Mar 2021

    SA venture to benefit from new Mondelez impact investing platform

    Inmed Aquaponics Social Enterprise is among the first to receive capital through Mondelez International's new impact investing platform Sustainable Futures...

    25 Feb 2021

    Winners of Space-Tech Earth Observation Innovation Challenge announced

    Launched in September 2020, the winners in the Space-Tech Earth Observation Innovation Challenge have been announced...

    15 Feb 2021

    Zuri Health launched to help provide affordable, accessible healthcare solutions

    Launched in February 2020, Play Zuri Health Limited is a mobile health service that delivers first level medical services to its users through their mobile devices via apps, WAP, and SMS...

    By Papama Nyati 19 Jan 2021

    Jua Kickstarter Fund for African entrepreneurs doubles to R30m

    The Jua Kickstarter Fund has doubled to $2m (R30m). The fund was launched by African industrialist Adam Molai in November 2020 with $1m available for African entrepreneurs...

    15 Jan 2021

    West African solar startup secures $8.5m

    Senegal-based startup, Oolu has secured $8.5m in a Series B round of investment led by RP Global, an independent renewable energy developer, and several additional investors...

    By Ishani Chetty 24 Dec 2020

    Enygma Ventures invests $650,000 in PremierCredit

    Enygma Ventures has announced its final investment of 2020 into PremierCredit, an online microlending platform operating in Zambia and Zimbabwe...

    22 Dec 2020

    Bizcommunity's festive thank you to the SA business community

    Since March 2020 when Covid-19 first turned business on its head, Bizcommunity has been the place where virtual business gets done, fully set up to seamlessly steer your business communications through the challenges of lockdowns, meltdowns and new remote working norms...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Dec 2020

    African entrepreneurs called to enter sustainable fashion competition

    The African Development Bank's Fashionomics Africa initiative has launched an online competition to support designers of sustainable and circular fashion...

    15 Dec 2020

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