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Jua Kickstarter Fund for African entrepreneurs doubles to R30m
Jua Kickstarter Fund for African entrepreneurs doubles to R30mArticle

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

African entrepreneurs called to enter sustainable fashion competition
African entrepreneurs called to enter sustainable fashion competitionArticle

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

15 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Entrepreneurship
#BestofBiz 2020: EntrepreneurshipArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2020

5 lessons in adaptability entrepreneurs learned in 2020
5 lessons in adaptability entrepreneurs learned in 2020Article

While 2020 has been a tumultuous year for businesses around the world, those who have adopted swiftly agile business strategies to meet the changing economic landscape, have seen their businesses soar...

11 Dec 2020

Global Young Innovators Programme calls for applications
Global Young Innovators Programme calls for applicationsArticle

Applications are now open for The Global Young Innovators Programme - an exciting opportunity for young South African entrepreneurs and innovators to gain support for their business idea while tackling global issues...

7 Dec 2020

Open call for African startups addressing access to energy, agriculture, mobility issues
Open call for African startups addressing access to energy, agriculture, mobility issuesArticle

The search is on for sub-Saharan African startups with tech solutions aimed at addressing access to energy, agriculture and mobility issues...

2 Dec 2020

Henley Business School will be conferring degrees and diplomas on a record number of graduates
Henley Business School will be conferring degrees and diplomas on a record number of graduatesArticle

Henley Business School Africa will be conferring degrees and diplomas on a record number of graduates later this month - in a virtual ceremonies that will run over two and half weeks...

Issued by Henley Business School 26 Nov 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Why innovation is less about tech and more about thinking smarter
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Why innovation is less about tech and more about thinking smarterArticle

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Vusi Mthimunye at the Alinea Marketing Master Class to find out about future retail trends...

24 Nov 2020

Call for greater collaboration of SA's entrepreneurship ecosystem
Call for greater collaboration of SA's entrepreneurship ecosystemArticle

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation has called for greater collaboration between stakeholders in the South African entrepreneurship development ecosystem...

24 Nov 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Moving to a cashless economy could be good for the economy and entrepreneurs
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Moving to a cashless economy could be good for the economy and entrepreneursArticle

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Carl Wazen at the Alinea Retail Master Class to find out about future retail trends...

13 Nov 2020

GAP Innovation competition aims to provide seed funding, support to entrepreneurs
GAP Innovation competition aims to provide seed funding, support to entrepreneursArticle

The Gauteng Accelerator Programme (GAP) Innovation competition aims to 'bridge this gap' by providing seed funding and development support to entrepreneurs working on novel technologies which positively impact society and improve the efficiency of government service...

11 Nov 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Brands and businesses can keep evolving in a changing world
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Brands and businesses can keep evolving in a changing worldArticle

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Bradley Kirshenbaum at the Alinea Retail Master Class to find out about future retail trends...

9 Nov 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Why the future of malls could be good for smaller retailers
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Why the future of malls could be good for smaller retailersArticle

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Preston Gaddy at the Alinea Marketing Master Class to find out about future retail trends...

4 Nov 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Lee Naik, CEO of TransUnion Africa, talks innovation in a crisis
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Lee Naik, CEO of TransUnion Africa, talks innovation in a crisisArticle

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Lee Naik at the Alinea Innovation Master Class to find out South African businesses can use innovation to become more resilient and sustainable...

2 Nov 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: 'Sustainable innovation can build a better South Africa' - Lesley Williams
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: 'Sustainable innovation can build a better South Africa' - Lesley WilliamsArticle

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Lesley Williams at the Alinea Innovation Master Class to find out South African businesses can use innovation to become more resilient and sustainable...

30 Oct 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Sylvester Chauke shares how businesses should innovate
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Sylvester Chauke shares how businesses should innovateArticle

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Sylvester Chauke at the Alinea Innovation Master Class to find out South African businesses can use innovation to become more resilient and sustainable...

28 Oct 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: By solving real problems, entrepreneurs can drive real change
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: By solving real problems, entrepreneurs can drive real changeArticle

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Tshidi Morabi at the Alinea Innovation Master Class to find out how South African businesses can use innovation to become more resilient and sustainable...

26 Oct 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: How brands can connect with Generation Z
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: How brands can connect with Generation ZArticle

Dion Chang, founder of Flux Trends, interviewed Praise Majwafi a young marketing consultant and creative at the Alinea Marketing Master Class to find out South African businesses can connect with the next consumer...

22 Oct 2020

Be creative in your approach to funding
Be creative in your approach to fundingArticle

Conventional wisdom holds that you should never do business with family and friends...

20 Oct 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Navigating between cynicism and social consciousness in a post-Covid world
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Navigating between cynicism and social consciousness in a post-Covid worldArticle

Dion Chang, founder of Flux Trends, interviewed Mike Stopforth, founder of Beyond Binary at the Alinea Marketing Master Class to find out South African businesses can navigate the social and economy uncertainty they are faced with today...

19 Oct 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Businesses must find a balance between high tech and high touch
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Businesses must find a balance between high tech and high touchArticle

Dion Chang, founder of Flux Trends, interviewed Lindile (Li) Ndube of Digital Fanta at the Alinea Marketing Master Class to find out how brands can connect with customers in a world where trust is a scarce commodity...

19 Oct 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Navigating marketing solutions for SMEs post lockdown
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Navigating marketing solutions for SMEs post lockdownArticle

Dion Chang, founder of Flux Trends, interviewed Kirsty Bisset, founder and CEO of STIR and SwiftX, to find out how cash-strapped businesses can get a greater ROI on their marketing spend...

14 Oct 2020

Investing in entrepreneurs is key to the future of South Africa
Investing in entrepreneurs is key to the future of South AfricaArticle

South Africa's always talked a big game when it comes to entrepreneurship. In fact, encouraging entrepreneurship, especially among young people, is one of the pillars of the National Development Plan...

Philani Sangweni 13 Oct 2020

Africa's young entrepreneurs can help in post-Covid recovery
Africa's young entrepreneurs can help in post-Covid recoveryArticle

Africa's young entrepreneurs can play a significant role helping the continent recover from Covid-19...

Kingsley Ighobora 12 Oct 2020

Entrepreneurs graduate from incubation programme
Entrepreneurs graduate from incubation programmeArticle

Eighteen South African entrepreneurs recently graduated from The Innovation Hub's (TIH) flagship Business Incubation Programmes...

12 Oct 2020

A new narrative around African entrepreneurism
A new narrative around African entrepreneurismArticle

"We need more African unicorns. We need thousands of African entrepreneurs. We need another Silicon Valley in Africa." Have you ever heard these statements?

Joshua Romisher 9 Oct 2020

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The rise of the digital planet tells a new storyArticle

Yaw Dwomoh, CEO of Idea Hive, writes businesses are now preparing to navigate a period of prolonged uncertainty for their brand, the global economy, and the consumers they serve...

Yaw Dwomoh 7 Oct 2020

#StartupStory: Process your payroll anytime, anywhere with KarbonPay
#StartupStory: Process your payroll anytime, anywhere with KarbonPayArticle

With KarbonPay, you can easily process your payroll any time, anywhere...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 Oct 2020

New trends drive positive change across Africa's distilling sector
New trends drive positive change across Africa's distilling sectorArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted organisations across Africa to invest in distilling facilities for the first time, and prompted existing distillers and brewers to innovate and diversify...

30 Sep 2020

The role of policy and regulatory frameworks in driving youth entrepreneurship
The role of policy and regulatory frameworks in driving youth entrepreneurshipArticle

It is widely accepted that increased youth entrepreneurship is imperative when it comes to alleviating Africa's unemployment challenges, as well as driving the continent's over-arching socio-economic goals.

28 Sep 2020

Hola Business launches business plan training
Hola Business launches business plan trainingArticle

Hola Business is now offering online business plan training for South African entrepreneurs.

17 Sep 2020

Anzisha Prize 2020 reveals finalists
Anzisha Prize 2020 reveals finalistsArticle

The Anzisha Prize has revealed its top 20 finalists for 2020. Winners will be announced at this year's Anzisha Prize Conference on the 27 October 2020...

17 Sep 2020

SA Innovation Summit to host Swiss-South African Pitch Battle
SA Innovation Summit to host Swiss-South African Pitch BattleArticle

The first digital version of the SA Innovation Summit will host the Swiss-South African Pitch Battle on the SAIS2020 Virtual365 Edition stage...

16 Sep 2020

TikTok calls entrepreneurs to join #PitchUpInTheSky
TikTok calls entrepreneurs to join #PitchUpInTheSkyArticle

The sky is indeed the limit for South Africa's bold and innovative entrepreneurs, as TikTok in partnership with The Gritti Fund launch the innovative and daring Pitch Up in The Sky...

10 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: 'South Africa has enormous opportunity' - Alison Collier, MD of Endeavor SA
#WomensMonth: 'South Africa has enormous opportunity' - Alison Collier, MD of Endeavor SAArticle

With extensive global experience, Alison Collier, a definite role model for future businesswomen, shares her journey with us this Women's Month...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Aug 2020

Exxaro's EARN Agripreneurs graduate from 12-month programme
Exxaro's EARN Agripreneurs graduate from 12-month programmeArticle

Ten Exxaro EARN Lephalale Cluster Agripreneurs recently graduated from the 12-month EARN Agripreneur Development Programme...

4 Aug 2020

Adopt-An-SME initiative launched
Adopt-An-SME initiative launchedArticle

Why waste a good crisis? This is a question being asked of six high-potential South African entrepreneurs who have recently been selected as part of a new SME support initiative...

27 Jul 2020

Richard Neal, MD, Sovereign Trust
SA businesses look offshore to ease Covid-19 painArticle

The Covid-19 lockdown left a trail of devastation across entire industries - but it has also forced many South African businesses to look for new approaches and markets...

Richard Neal 21 Jul 2020

Mentors support African online accelerator and startup school
Mentors support African online accelerator and startup schoolArticle

Startup Circles, an African online accelerator and startup school is geared towards helping entrepreneurs across the continent build and grow successful, commercially viable businesses...

9 Jul 2020

Kudoti wins AIM Virtual Startup Pitch
Kudoti wins AIM Virtual Startup PitchArticle

Kudoti has been named as South Africa's winner of the AIM Virtual Startup Pitch Competition...

3 Jul 2020

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

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

Evan-Lee Courie 23 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Jozi lovebirds blossom into business owners
#YouthMonth: Jozi lovebirds blossom into business ownersArticle

Thula Ndema and Thato Masondo are partners in life and in work. Operating from their shop in Victoria Yards, they make artisanal sorbet in a range of seasonal combinations...

Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Jun 2020

What's going to change in finances after the pandemic?
What's going to change in finances after the pandemic?Article

Despite the given current uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it is possible to foresee some changes that are already taking place in the South African economy...

22 Jun 2020

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

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...

Evan-Lee Courie 15 Jun 2020

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 29 May 2020

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

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