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MultiChoice establishes Innovation Fund
MultiChoice establishes Innovation FundArticle

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

1 day ago

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

First-world problems: South African talent building a business that gobbles up foreign currency 'leftovers'
First-world problems: South African talent building a business that gobbles up foreign currency 'leftovers'Article

Are you among the thousands of world travellers wondering what to do with your foreign currency 'leftovers' following an international holiday or business trip? You are not alone...

Issued by Luxury Brands 6 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

Explore Rwanda with Kaya Business Travel
Explore Rwanda with Kaya Business TravelArticle

Kaya Business Travel and MaZo Connect are inviting all SMEs, entrepreneurs, executives and government leaders to join them as they head to Kigali, Rwanda to attend the Golden Business Forum - an opportunity to network, find opportunities and to explore intra-Africa trade...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 1 Aug 2019

EurAfrican Forum 2019.
Creating a prosperous, sustainable future for AfricaArticle

EurAfrican Forum 2019: With the contribution of 40 international speakers, the Forum had the participation of 450 participants, from 17 European countries and 24 African countries...

23 Jul 2019

Your Inner Game: 12 Principles for High-Impact Entrepreneurs
Your Inner Game: 12 Principles for High-Impact EntrepreneursArticle

Entrepreneurs with a strong inner game live, breathe and work according to a set of principles that define everything they do...

Matt Brown, Issued by Digital Kungfu 18 Jul 2019

SA Startup Nation Challenge launched
SA Startup Nation Challenge launchedArticle

AfricArena has teamed up with the SA SME Fund to launch the SA Startup Nation Challenge...

8 Jul 2019

Africa Netpreneur Prize deadline nears
Africa Netpreneur Prize deadline nearsArticle

The call for entries for the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) will be closing on 30 June 2019...

20 Jun 2019

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First edition of Digital Women's Day in AfricaArticle

Following the success of its 7th edition in Paris, Digital Woman's Day, is launching its first event in Africa, with the theme of 'Women: World Changers'...

7 Jun 2019

Econet, Yara launch Generation Africa, brings youth entrepreneurship to Africa
Econet, Yara launch Generation Africa, brings youth entrepreneurship to AfricaArticle

The partnership initiative will support a cohort of 12 budding young agri-food entrepreneurs to scale and prosper their ventures...

30 May 2019

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