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Why global investors should invest in Africa's tech startups
Why global investors should invest in Africa's tech startups

It's a well-known fact that the youth are the primary consumers of technology. A fact that puts Africa, with its literally hundreds of millions of young people, firmly on the map as a significant global launchpad for technology startups.

By Kashira Naidoo & Zach George 26 Jun 2020

The scenario of young entrepreneurs in Africa
The scenario of young entrepreneurs in Africa

A look at the future of young entrepreneurs in Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 24 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Influencing young African entrepreneurs
#YouthMonth: Influencing young African entrepreneurs

Pamela Nga, a full-time HR student and part-time network marketer studying in Cameroon, has started the Mindful Entrepreneur (M.E) podcast that aims to empower and educate young Africans to become entrepreneurs...

By Evan-Lee Courie 15 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: 5 minutes with Sandras Phiri, founder of StartupCircles
#LockdownLessons: 5 minutes with Sandras Phiri, founder of StartupCircles

As a business strategist and startup coach, Sandras Phiri is well-known in the startup community. He shares some insight into how his latest project has had to adjust to lockdown life...

By Evan-Lee Courie 6 May 2020

2020 MEST Africa Challenge expands target, extends deadline
2020 MEST Africa Challenge expands target, extends deadline

MEST is expanding the 2020 MEST Africa Challenge to target a larger number of tech startups in need of funding. This means the application deadline for the 2020 MEST Africa Challenge has been extended to 13 May 2020...

3 May 2020

Google Developers Space opens in Lagos
Google Developers Space opens in Lagos

Google launched its first Google Developers Space in Lagos, Nigeria...

30 Jan 2020

Global initiative aims to support female entrepreneurs
Global initiative aims to support female entrepreneurs

Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) recently announced its collaboration with Global Sustainable Partnerships to spearhead the inaugural Women's Program Engagement Council (WPEC)...

16 Jan 2020

Why African investors need to venture into the fast-growing flexible workspace industry
Why African investors need to venture into the fast-growing flexible workspace industry

Francis Kariuki, recently a former head of operations at a flexible workspace (also known as a coworking space) in Kenya sits across from me as we have a chat on the immediate future of the flexible working industry...

Issued by GO Content Lab 20 Dec 2019

How to wrap up the year if you are an entrepreneur
How to wrap up the year if you are an entrepreneur

Many entrepreneurs find it difficult to take their foot off the gas at the end of the year, so to speak...

5 Dec 2019

It's time to implement 2020 strategies now
It's time to implement 2020 strategies now

As the year winds down, it is normal to want to celebrate and reflect. While it is important to do so, it is even more important for small businesses to be proactive...

4 Dec 2019

3 Tips for branding your business
3 Tips for branding your business

Empower yourself as a business owner with the minimum know-how of what the current design trends are...

28 Nov 2019

8 Steps to setting personal goals for 2020
8 Steps to setting personal goals for 2020

Have you thought about where you will be or what you would likely be doing in five years time?

By Jane Njoku 27 Nov 2019

5 Reasons to register your small business
5 Reasons to register your small business

Registering your small business can seem like a big step, but for new entrepreneurs, it's a smart choice...

21 Nov 2019

#GEW2019: 5 Traits of leading innovators
#GEW2019: 5 Traits of leading innovators

Has anyone ever really stopped to think about what innovation is and how it can drive a business?

18 Nov 2019

Best cities for entrepreneurs 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 tips for running a virtual office
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
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

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

3 Ways to approach entrepreneurial change
3 Ways to approach entrepreneurial change

When we consider that everything under the sun is affected by the different seasons we realise how integral change is to life...

By Nokwazi Mzobe 26 Sep 2019

How to create SEO friendly content for your new website
How to create SEO friendly content for your new website

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) isn't easy, but it's crucial for company growth...

By Katie Chodosh 16 Sep 2019

How innovation labs can drive digital business
How innovation labs can drive digital business

Nearly every tech giant today boasts an innovation lab of their own, where ideas blossom and new products are born...

13 Sep 2019

Is affiliate marketing entrepreneurship's dark horse? Pro performance marketer David Hart shares his journey
Is affiliate marketing entrepreneurship's dark horse? Pro performance marketer David Hart shares his journey

From Zando in fashion to Faithful to Nature in natural foods, there are a bunch of local affiliate programmes with appealing prospects for budding entrepreneurs. Low start-up costs and an increasingly connected world are as good reasons as any to investigate the potential of affiliate marketing to build a viable income...

By Russell Jarvis 13 Sep 2019

Why tough times call for technology-led innovation
Why tough times call for technology-led innovation

With so much economic doom and gloom dominating local news headlines, business owners can be forgiven for feeling just a tad discouraged...

By Aaron Thornton 10 Sep 2019

Customer-led digital innovation strategies for sustainable growth
Customer-led digital innovation strategies for sustainable growth

Global economies are under pressure and leaders are constantly on the search for ways to improve customer experience, innovation and growth...

By Gareth Hawkey 29 Aug 2019

Productivity 101 for entrepreneurs
Productivity 101 for entrepreneurs

Here is some useful productivity advice for business people who have recently decided to start their own businesses...

28 Aug 2019

Keeping your story real will benefit your business
Keeping your story real will benefit your business

Marketing thought leader, John Grant once said, "Authenticity is the benchmark against which all brands are now judged", and no more valid words could be spoken...

By Chani Macauley 28 Aug 2019

Prepare your business to benefit from AI
Prepare your business to benefit from AI

If data is the new oil, artificial intelligence (AI) can arguably be its best drill, able to uncover insights and mine real business value from the huge and complex data sets that typify modern organisations...

By Rudeon Snell 21 Aug 2019

Unlocking the entrepreneurial mindset for exponential success
Unlocking the entrepreneurial mindset for exponential success

Mushambi's talks are for entrepreneurs, businesses and leaders who want to level up, achieve positive growth on the African continent and unlock a sustainable future...

By Mushambi Mutuma, Issued by African Entrepreneurs Conference 16 Aug 2019

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