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Shilpa Mehta of EO talks Covid-19, women entrepreneurship and GBV
Shilpa Mehta of EO talks Covid-19, women entrepreneurship and GBVArticle

"Women shouldn't shy away from leadership, especially during tough economic times such as these," says Shilpa Mehta, the newly elected first female president of The Entrepreneurs' Organisation Durban Chapter (EO)...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 hours ago

Leaders of entrepreneurial networks programme
Leaders of entrepreneurial networks programmeArticle

The Embassy of France in South Africa is working with the Entrepreneurship Development Academy (EDA) at the Gordon Institute of Business School (GIBS) to develop a tailor-made programme to support entrepreneurial networks in South Africa...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 2 days ago

Ivan Botha and Donnalee Roberts on starting Mind Your Own Biz
Ivan Botha and Donnalee Roberts on starting Mind Your Own BizArticle

Ivan Botha and Donnalee Roberts chat to us about their new venture, Mind Your Own Biz, a live chat, showcasing local entrepreneurs on Instagram/IGTV...

Juanita Pienaar 3 Jul 2020

Setting the stage for female-led startups
Setting the stage for female-led startupsArticle

According to Crunchbase, female-led startups are an overlooked asset class which is overperforming...

2 Jul 2020

Volkswagen introduces 'The Lionesses Den'
Volkswagen introduces 'The Lionesses Den'Article

As part of its partnership with Lionesses of Africa, the all-female business network in Africa, Volkswagen has introduced 'The Lionesses Den' and is calling on female-owned businesses in South Africa to share a two-minute pitch...

1 Jul 2020

Youth Month highlights entrepreneurial and leadership skills
Youth Month highlights entrepreneurial and leadership skillsArticle

June paid tribute to the youth of South Africa and is considered a time that we focus on the importance of empowering our youth to develop the leaders of tomorrow...

1 Jul 2020

SAIBPP provides stepping stones for next generation of black property professionals
SAIBPP provides stepping stones for next generation of black property professionalsArticle

Through its initiatives, such as its bursary fund and Young Professionals Forum, the South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) aims to nurture the next generation of black property leaders and professionals...

1 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: How Simulpass app is resetting expectations for digital privacy
#StartupStory: How Simulpass app is resetting expectations for digital privacyArticle

CEO of Simulpass, Michael Kramer explains how he's working on resetting expectations for digital privacy through this new app...

Juanita Pienaar 1 Jul 2020

Commercial success and empathy can work together
Commercial success and empathy can work togetherArticle

Design that incorporates empathy and compassion has been gaining momentum for a number of years, with the focus of design increasingly shifting towards solving social issues...

30 Jun 2020

#BizUnity: Small businesses doing big things during lockdown
#BizUnity: Small businesses doing big things during lockdownArticle

South Africa is into the third month of lockdown and many entrepreneurs still don't know if they will be able to reopen their businesses when the lockdown is over. However, this hasn't stopped them from opening their hearts and wallets to those in need.

Terrena Rathanlall 29 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Flip Phone is the new marketplace for mobile phones
#StartupStory: Flip Phone is the new marketplace for mobile phonesArticle

Looking for the easiest way to get fast cash for your old phone or looking for a deal on a new phone, but not pay exorbitant prices? Flip Phone could be the answer...

Evan-Lee Courie 29 Jun 2020

Covid-19 increases demand for healthcare industry professionals
Covid-19 increases demand for healthcare industry professionalsArticle

An MBA in Healthcare Management from Regent Business School empowers healthcare executives with the latest knowledge and skills in business and hospital management to overcome the extraordinary challenges facing today's healthcare industry...

Issued by Regent Business School 29 Jun 2020

Spottmedia puts the spotlight on youth entrepreneurs
Spottmedia puts the spotlight on youth entrepreneursArticle

The month of June is recognised on a national scale as Youth Month, and Spottmedia decided that it is an opportune time to allow youth entrepreneurs to speak about their businesses...

26 Jun 2020

Nedbank teams up with Primedia's 702 and CapeTalk to ignite small-business ideas
Nedbank teams up with Primedia's 702 and CapeTalk to ignite small-business ideasArticle

As Covid-19 regulations begin to ease, Nedbank and talk radio stations 702 and CapeTalk are ready to support small businesses and entrepreneurs through the return of the Nedbank Business Ignite campaign, with prizes worth over R1m...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 25 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Young entrepreneur aims to help SMEs
#StartupStory: Young entrepreneur aims to help SMEsArticle

Founded on the belief that South Africa is the gateway to Africa, Jean-Luc Pugin decided to launch Eikon-Design during the nationwide lockdown...

Evan-Lee Courie 24 Jun 2020

NJ Ayuk
Don't dismiss Africa's voice in the energy debateArticle

As African oil and gas countries struggle with Covid-19's devastating impact on demand, two international groups seem to be celebrating it...

NJ Ayuk 24 Jun 2020

Focus areas for small businesses to achieve success post-lockdown
Focus areas for small businesses to achieve success post-lockdownArticle

As South Africa gradually opens the economy, it may be a little too late for many business owners...

Issued by Entrepreneurship School 24 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Encouraging our youth to stand up and shine
#YouthMonth: Encouraging our youth to stand up and shineArticle

2020 has proven to be a game-changing year, where the voices of our youth globally and locally have become louder. The status quo is being challenged and we, Trace, a youth-focused brand are all for it...

Valentine Gaudin-Muteba 24 Jun 2020

New initiative to focus on youth and women-owned SMEs
New initiative to focus on youth and women-owned SMEsArticle

The Jobs Fund together with Black Umbrellas has shifted its focus to deliver inclusive support for SA startups through virtual and in-house support...

23 Jun 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

YFM creates new opportunities for entrepreneurs
YFM creates new opportunities for entrepreneursArticle

The significant month of June, which commemorates the Soweto Uprisings, has seen YFM launch The Put On, aimed at helping young entrepreneurs...

Issued by YFM 99.2 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

The Nigerian Naira has been under a lot pressure lately
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Nigeria's post-Covid-19 recovery plan has some merit. But it misses the markArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic will have economic consequences for many countries. In Nigeria, the country's lockdowns froze economic activities, causing job losses and supply chain disruptions.

Tolu Olarewaju 22 Jun 2020

AGOF Scholarship programme open for applications
AGOF Scholarship programme open for applicationsArticle

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation is calling on young learners to apply for its scholarship programme that focuses on developing the next generation of entrepreneurs...

22 Jun 2020

Raising the tech ceiling
Raising the tech ceilingArticle

The recent sale of 51% of Dynamic Talent to Dynamic Technologies has placed a spotlight on the importance of nurturing young and diverse female leaders and entrepreneurs in South Africa's promising and burgeoning technology industry...

22 Jun 2020

Sappi wins top International Gold Quill Award for innovative video #IABC2020GQwinner
Sappi wins top International Gold Quill Award for innovative video #IABC2020GQwinnerArticle

Sappi Southern Africa's Forests division received top international recognition for its innovative video on their Sappi Khulisa programme at the virtual Excellence Gala held on Tuesday, 16 June 2020 at #IABC20. The video won the coveted 'Best of the Best' Award in the Audio/Visual Category...

Issued by Sappi 22 Jun 2020

Local youth leads Paxful's Peer Program
Local youth leads Paxful's Peer ProgramArticle

With the African continent already becoming one of the world's leading markets for the crypto-economy, Paxful is shining the spotlight on the opportunities the fast-growing bitcoin economy has to offer the youth...

18 Jun 2020

Harambeans Prosperity Fund launched
Harambeans Prosperity Fund launchedArticle

Africa holds the potential to generate great wealth with its growing population and innovative entrepreneurs. However, having faced the challenge of increasing poverty among its people, the continent now faces a new challenge...

18 Jun 2020

Lize Lubbe
#YouthMonth: Impact investing - unlocking a multi-billion-dollar industryArticle

Lize Lubbe's pioneering spirit has led her to deliberately choose the road less travelled at every pivotal moment. Investing and entrepreneurship have been the golden thread that runs throughout her career, and the results of her leading huge impact investment projects across the African continent have been extraordinary...

17 Jun 2020

Running a business and studying, Zanele Zulu's inspiring story
Running a business and studying, Zanele Zulu's inspiring storyArticle

Zanele Zulu (24), is an IIE Higher Certificate in Business Principles and Practices and an IIE Bachelor of Business Administration graduate. Zulu is a passionate entrepreneur who is determined to make it against all the odds...

Issued by Rosebank College 17 Jun 2020

Entertainment that matters
Entertainment that mattersArticle

As Covid-19 continues to create anxiety and uncertainty not only in the world but in mzansi, it is refreshing to see that young people are not sitting idly by waiting for the worst to come...

Issued by Kwambele Social Marketing 17 Jun 2020

Sappi empowers youth by providing access to Covid-19 information during Youth Month
Sappi empowers youth by providing access to Covid-19 information during Youth MonthArticle

Thanks to a useful set of illustrated messages created by Sappi Southern Africa about how to combat the disease, the team of Abashintshi are actively aligning their activities with the theme for South Africa's 2020 Youth Month...

Issued by Sappi 15 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

#YouthMonth: Sthembiso Mcira talks entrepreneurship
#YouthMonth: Sthembiso Mcira talks entrepreneurshipArticle

This Youth Month, the youth are sharing what they think the business community can do better to address the needs of the youth through a series of videos...

13 Jun 2020

How socially-led innovation can bring positive change in unchartered times
How socially-led innovation can bring positive change in unchartered timesArticle

There's an old and somewhat overused saying attributed to Winston Churchill that is nevertheless appropriate in these uncertain times: never let a good crisis go to waste...

Muhammad Nabil 11 Jun 2020

Ubuntu must shine in the crisis of Covid-19
Ubuntu must shine in the crisis of Covid-19Article

Trudie Matthysen, a financial controller at Sandton Sun, talks us through her journey to reaching diamond membership of SAICA's Accounting Technicians South Africa designation or AT(SA)...

Issued by SAICA 10 Jun 2020

The official era of the entrepreneur
The official era of the entrepreneurArticle

Throughout human history, crises have been pivotal in developing our societies. Pandemics have helped advance healthcare systems, wars have fuelled technological innovations and the global financial crisis helped advance tech companies...

10 Jun 2020

The chaos of care
The chaos of careArticle

This is not the time of Charles Dickens. It is not the best of times; it is only the worst of times...

Daniel Human 9 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Putting a Sparkle in Nigeria's digital ecosystem
#StartupStory: Putting a Sparkle in Nigeria's digital ecosystemArticle

Sparkle, a digital ecosystem providing financial, lifestyle and business support services to Nigerians across the globe, has officially launched by Uzoma Dozie, the former chief executive officer of Diamond Bank...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Jun 2020

[REPORT]: Startups can drive growth in a disrupted world
[REPORT]: Startups can drive growth in a disrupted worldArticle

The economic and social upheaval caused by the Covid-19 pandemic underlines the need for a collective, and robust national strategy to unlock entrepreneurship in South Africa...

8 Jun 2020

Community and collaboration: How Regent Business School ensures uninterrupted learning during the lockdown
Community and collaboration: How Regent Business School ensures uninterrupted learning during the lockdownArticle

As a result of strategic collaborations, digital innovation and a community-focused ethos, Regent Business School offers students a comprehensive digitally-supported online learning platform, with data-free access to key learning portals for students using MTN and Cell C simcards...

Issued by Regent Business School 8 Jun 2020

YID-Tech program connects youth to entrepreneurship and job opportunities
YID-Tech program connects youth to entrepreneurship and job opportunitiesArticle

A partnership between Citi Foundation and TechnoServe aims to grow entrepreneurship and upskill the youth in South Africa...

5 Jun 2020

Bokang Mokoena, executive director of Phakamani Young Minds Academy
#YouthMonth: Youth must prepare, start strategising for the new normalArticle

We chatted to Bokang Mokoena, executive director of youth-led NPO Phakamani Young Minds Academy, to find out more about the origins of the organisation, some of its most significant achievements...

Sindy Peters 5 Jun 2020

Equipping Africa's fashion entrepreneurs to conquer Covid-19
Equipping Africa's fashion entrepreneurs to conquer Covid-19Article

Fashion entrepreneurs, creatives and digital innovators joined in on Fashionomics Africa's new webinar series to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

4 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Kasi Mobile - SA's first township-based mobile network provider
#StartupStory: Kasi Mobile - SA's first township-based mobile network providerArticle

On 1 June, Lemok Group launched South Africa's first township-based mobile network provider, Kasi Mobile...

Johannes Masiteng 3 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Youth belong at the forefront of imagining, creating a future for SA
#YouthMonth: Youth belong at the forefront of imagining, creating a future for SAArticle

This #YouthMonth, we chat to professional architect Sphephelo Mhlongo to find out more about his journey as an architect, what some of the challenges are that young people face in the industry...

Sindy Peters 3 Jun 2020

R100m in capital for SMEs to Get South Africa Working
R100m in capital for SMEs to Get South Africa WorkingArticle

ProfitShare Partners, in partnership with award-winning local community radio station Hot 91.9FM, and the all-new 'getlion' mobile app launches an exciting year-long initiative designed to get small businesses working and creating jobs...

Issued by Hot 91.9FM 1 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Shameeg Brenner believes in investing in entrepreneurs
#YouthMonth: Shameeg Brenner believes in investing in entrepreneursArticle

This Youth Month, young and confident 'thought leaders' share what they think the business community can do better to address the needs of the youth...

1 Jun 2020

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