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Small Business Survival Toolkit: A series of free videos
Small Business Survival Toolkit: A series of free videosArticle

The need for South African entrepreneurs to reassess, rethink and reinvent their approach has never been as prominent as it is now during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 3 days ago

South African entrepreneurs making lemonade from lemons
South African entrepreneurs making lemonade from lemonsArticle

Covid-19 struck without notice. Some have found a way to harness their cookie jar. Here are their stories. We hope you find them inspiring, practical, and encouraging...

Issued by Doughgetters 22 May 2020

French Tech offers virtual mentorship programme
French Tech offers virtual mentorship programmeArticle

French Tech Cape Town & Johannesburg has announced a series of initiatives to support South African tech entrepreneurs to help mitigate the effect of Covid-19...

21 May 2020

#AfricaMonth: 4 trends impacting African entrepreneurship in 2020
#AfricaMonth: 4 trends impacting African entrepreneurship in 2020Article

Africa's entrepreneurship rate is the highest in the world. According to the African Development Bank (AfDB), 22 % of Africa's working age population segment are starting their own businesses...

Melissa Mbazo 12 May 2020

#StartupStory: Haute Afrika embodies sophistication and elegance
#StartupStory: Haute Afrika embodies sophistication and eleganceArticle

Ten-year-old Gracia spent hours watching her seamstress grandmother make clothes. As she grew older, she became concerned about how people didn't like to wear African print designs...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 May 2020

#AfricaMonth: 3 young entrepreneurs committed to social transformation
#AfricaMonth: 3 young entrepreneurs committed to social transformationArticle

While skills development and policymaking play a vital role in long term transformation efforts, youth entrepreneurship serves as a viable way to achieve tangible impact on a local, national and even continental scale...

Melissa Mbazo 30 Apr 2020

'Save Your Local' platform launched
'Save Your Local' platform launchedArticle

According to Statistics South Africa, 30% of all businesses say they do not have enough revenue to last more than one month of lockdown...

24 Apr 2020

Applications open for Africa's Business Heroes prize
Applications open for Africa's Business Heroes prizeArticle

The Jack Ma Foundation has officially launched the second edition of the "Africa's Business Heroes" (ABH) prize competition...

8 Apr 2020

Your entrepreneurial "CAB" to success
Your entrepreneurial "CAB" to successArticle

John Lombela, managing director of Cryptovecs Capital, unpacks how the technology behind bitcoin is changing money, business, and the world...

John Lombela 13 Mar 2020

The African Innovation Report unlocks opportunity
The African Innovation Report unlocks opportunityArticle

A newly launched report identifies African companies as market creating innovators...

6 Mar 2020

MultiChoice establishes Innovation Fund
MultiChoice establishes Innovation FundArticle

MultiChoice Group announced the establishment of the MultiChoice Innovation Fund...

21 Feb 2020

2020 Anzisha Prize open for entries
2020 Anzisha Prize open for entriesArticle

The Anzisha Prize announced that the 2020 call for applications is now open...

18 Feb 2020

5 tips for business success
5 tips for business successArticle

Serial entrepreneur, Ian Fuhr shares five tips for business success...

7 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Disrupting short-term insurance in SA
#StartupStory: Disrupting short-term insurance in SAArticle

Solvency, a black-owned insurance solution, launched in January 2020 and is set to disrupt the short-term insurance industry in South Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 Feb 2020

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

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

29 Jan 2020

An African thunderstorm¹
An African thunderstorm¹Article

'Africa is changing fast' is a euphemism. The nature of the continent's change is not just fast, it has been deep, at times totally unforeseen and always multi-dimensional...

Issued by Kantar 8 Jan 2020

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#EvolutionOfWork: Why African investors need to venture into the fast-growing flexible workspace industryArticle

There is a growing need for entrepreneurs to have flexible, affordable, readily available and convenient workspaces...

Gidgette Osborne 24 Dec 2019

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 industryArticle

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

Startups represent Africa at Global Startup Awards 2019
Startups represent Africa at Global Startup Awards 2019Article

Six startups represented the African continent at the Global Startup Awards 2019, which took place in Changsha, China from 11-14 December 2019...

17 Dec 2019

Fashionomics Africa launches "game-changer for Africa's fashion entrepreneurs"
Fashionomics Africa launches "game-changer for Africa's fashion entrepreneurs"Article

Fashionomics Africa's pilot phase of a digital marketplace is set to connect African creators with the world...

11 Dec 2019

Seedstars Summit Africa reaches its peak
Seedstars Summit Africa reaches its peakArticle

Seedstars World, a seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, has come to its peak during the latest edition Seedstars Summit Africa in South Africa...

9 Dec 2019

Youth must have a seat at the table to unlock jobs and economic growth
Youth must have a seat at the table to unlock jobs and economic growthArticle

Bring us to the table to unlock youth jobs and power growth, say young African entrepreneurs...

9 Dec 2019

Lulalend, your friends in business funding, supporting South African entrepreneurs
Lulalend, your friends in business funding, supporting South African entrepreneursArticle

Lulalend, South Africa's first online provider of short-term funding, is partnering with small businesses to help them achieve business growth...

Issued by Tag 8 4 Dec 2019

No financials, no finance
No financials, no financeArticle

South African entrepreneurs looking to access finance to grow their business, won't make much progress if their financials are not in order...

25 Nov 2019

Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative winners announced
Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative winners announcedArticle

The Jack Ma Foundation hosted its first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) grand finale awarding $1 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across Africa...

18 Nov 2019

#BizTrends2020: Tough must get going in 2020
#BizTrends2020: Tough must get going in 2020Article

Entrepreneurs are going to be challenged like never before in 2020 as business confidence is at its lowest since 1985...

Jason Stewart 15 Nov 2019

Beauty Revolution Festival returns to Jozi in 2020
Beauty Revolution Festival returns to Jozi in 2020Article

The Beauty Revolution Festival will return to Johannesburg in 2020, with the two-day event set to take place on 13 and 14 March at Sandton Convention Centre.

7 Nov 2019

A call for all to support small businesses
A call for all to support small businessesArticle

Annie McWalter, CEO of SAICA enterprise development, recently shared a TEX Talk-style presentation on the macro-environment of entrepreneurship in South Africa, addressing our performance by positing potential solutions...

Leigh Andrews, Issued by SAICA 5 Nov 2019

The future of African innovation
The future of African innovationArticle

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

21 Oct 2019

ANPI announces top 10 finalists
ANPI announces top 10 finalistsArticle

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

15 Oct 2019

#StartupStory: YouFarm - helping you to invest in agriculture
#StartupStory: YouFarm - helping you to invest in agricultureArticle

YouFarm is a Zimbabwean startup that has been chosen by Startupbootcamp AfriTech to attend a three-month accelerator in Cape Town, South Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 Oct 2019

UCT GSB teaching case study on alcohol-free G&T, The Duchess, wins top international award
UCT GSB teaching case study on alcohol-free G&T, The Duchess, wins top international awardArticle

The 25th CEEMAN & Emerald Case Writing Competition has been won by a team from the University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB)...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 1 Oct 2019

United Nations SDG publication released this week.
United Nations sounds warning on achieving SDGsArticle

Young Africans will "produce the magic" says AU chief, as the UN sounds warning on Sustainable Development Goals...

27 Sep 2019

#StartupStory: Meet Riaz Moola, the 'Steve Jobs of SA'
#StartupStory: Meet Riaz Moola, the 'Steve Jobs of SA'Article

Dubbed the 'Steve Jobs of South Africa' by the Sunday Times in 2017, as well as being listed in Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans in 2016, Riaz Moola has a spectrum of accomplishments that speaks for itself...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 Sep 2019

Advertising Week Africa postpones mega-event
Advertising Week Africa postpones mega-eventArticle

Advertising Week Africa will now take place in the first half of 2020, with a new date to be confirmed...

16 Sep 2019

Partnership to empower 1,000 entrepreneurs across Africa by 2022
Partnership to empower 1,000 entrepreneurs across Africa by 2022Article

Partnership aimed at empowering 1000 entrepreneurs across Africa by 2022...

16 Sep 2019

6 tech startups to watch out for in SA
6 tech startups to watch out for in SAArticle

The South African venture capital sector is gradually maturing and through tax incentives like Section12J, a significant amount of money is now available for investment in promising young technology businesses...

13 Sep 2019

#StartupStory: Closing the gap between SMEs and corporates
#StartupStory: Closing the gap between SMEs and corporatesArticle

Finvex is a cloud-based platform that connects corporate clients, their growing SME suppliers and financial agents...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 Sep 2019

AfricArena scours the continent for the best innovative startups
AfricArena scours the continent for the best innovative startupsArticle

AfricArena is a conference that showcases Africa's best startups and innovators in front of an audience of local and international investors looking for world-class talent...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Sep 2019

Online training for entrepreneurs in Africa
Online training for entrepreneurs in AfricaArticle

Supporting entrepreneurship is the task of our time as we look to tech innovation to unlock solutions in healthcare, energy, education, agriculture, financial inclusion, the green economy and others...

5 Sep 2019

World Entrepreneurs' Day: Tackling late payments together
World Entrepreneurs' Day: Tackling late payments togetherArticle

21 August is World Entrepreneurs' Day (WED). Designed to celebrate entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders around the world...

Colin Timmis 21 Aug 2019

Look to overseas markets to grow your business
Look to overseas markets to grow your businessArticle

André de Beer, began his entrepreneurial career in 2005 when his family bought Megamaster, then a regional supplier of grills and fireplaces in the northern part of South Africa...

20 Aug 2019

ANPI announces semi-finalist judging panel
ANPI announces semi-finalist judging panelArticle

The semi-finalist judging panel for this year's Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) have been announced...

15 Aug 2019

Building Africa's budding tech ecosystem
Building Africa's budding tech ecosystemArticle

Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) has designed and co-developed incubator programmes with Innovator Trust to support, grow and inspire emerging tech entrepreneurs in Cape Town...

14 Aug 2019

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