RWANDA

Zipline drone distribution centre, Rwanda.
#DesignIndaba2019: Bringing 'Wakanda' to life with life-saving drones

How an American and Rwandan partnership brought the mythical 'Wakanda' to life by harnessing drone technology to deliver life-saving medical supplies...

Louise BurgersBy Louise Marsland 1 Mar 2019

GLOBAL

2021 Innovation Award for Sustainable Food Systems winners announced
2021 Innovation Award for Sustainable Food Systems winners announced

The winners of the 2021 edition of the annual International Innovation Award for Sustainable Food Systems have been announced...

4 Oct 2021

GLOBAL

Nestlé opens its largest R+D Accelerator
Nestlé opens its largest R+D Accelerator

Nestlé's global R+D Accelerator network was launched in 2019 to provide a platform for startups, students and Nestlé intrapreneurs to bring highly differentiated innovations to the market at speed...

2 Sep 2021

SOUTH AFRICA

SA surf brand Mami Wata crowdfunds for international expansion
SA surf brand Mami Wata crowdfunds for international expansion

South African surf brand, Mami Wata, is raising growth capital through European equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to scale the business abroad...

29 Apr 2021

GLOBAL

How online markets are helping local stores survive Covid-19
How online markets are helping local stores survive Covid-19

Thanks to platforms that link online consumption to local interests, the desire to buy local, a trend fuelled by the Covid-19 pandemic, is giving rise to a new phenomenon known as digital localism...

By Myriam Ertz, Damien Hallegatte, Imen Latrous and Julien Bousquet 19 Mar 2021

SOUTH AFRICA

SA venture to benefit from new Mondelez impact investing platform
SA venture to benefit from new Mondelez impact investing platform

Inmed Aquaponics Social Enterprise is among the first to receive capital through Mondelez International's new impact investing platform Sustainable Futures...

25 Feb 2021

SOUTH AFRICA

New subscription snack box for South Africans and Zimbabweans abroad
New subscription snack box for South Africans and Zimbabweans abroad

YeboBox is a new subscription service that delivers a monthly box of different homegrown snacks to nostalgic South Africans and Zimbabweans living in the UK...

12 Nov 2020

GLOBAL

L'Oréal announces winners of Beauty Tech for Good Challenge
L'Oréal announces winners of Beauty Tech for Good Challenge

The international competition recognises the most innovative startups supporting responsible, sustainable and inclusive beauty...

14 Oct 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

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

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

Juanita PienaarBy Juanita Pienaar 3 Jul 2020

GLOBAL

4 African finalists make the shortlist for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020

All 16 finalists will each receive a trophy, a certificate and £1,000 to expand the scope of their projects...

19 Feb 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Meet the Kru & Co crew, from L to R: Lanie Krugel, Johan Krugel, Stephen Minnaar, Mike Joubert, Roy Ingle.
#StartupStory: Kru & Co on 'going viral', why TikTok is the future of social media

Lanie Krugel has just launched Kru & Co, a South African social media agency. We discussed the agency's startup story and social media trends for South Africa to wake up to...

Leigh AndrewsBy Leigh Andrews 14 Feb 2020

GLOBAL

Shaun Vorster is the vice president of business programming at World Expo 2020. Image supplied.
#WorldExpo2020: How local businesses can unlock B2B and B2G value

We speak to VP of business programming for World Expo 2020 (one of the biggest event on the planet), South African, Shaun Vorster about the opportunities that this event will afford businesses in South Africa and across the rest of Africa...

Juanita PienaarBy Juanita Pienaar 19 Aug 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Xolisa Dyeshana at the One Club for Creativity boot camps in SA. All images provided. © Kontent Park.
#CSIMonth: How creative boot camps add a fresh dynamic to the SA advertising landscape

It's no secret that it's hard to make your break in advertising, especially in SA, where a large part of the population was formerly excluded from participating in the industry altogether. That's where the One Club for Creativity's diversity boot...

Leigh AndrewsBy Leigh Andrews 30 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Multilingual broadcast journalist-turned-real estate entrepreneur, Rokelle Sun.
#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the world

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well...

Leigh AndrewsBy Leigh Andrews 21 May 2019

UNITED STATES

David Schmidt's example showcases traits of effective leaders
David Schmidt's example showcases traits of effective leaders

One of the most sought-after skills in business is the ability to be an effective leader. When a company is helmed by someone who can take on that role in a meaningful way, it can often accomplish great things and grow to exceptional heights...

Boris DzhingarovBy Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 28 May 2021

UNITED STATES

The do's and don'ts of starting a business
The do's and don'ts of starting a business

While ironing out the big picture strategy, it can be easy to neglect the day-to-day things that have the power to make or break the brand at large...

Issued by Monetary Library 24 Mar 2021

UNITED STATES

Web accessibility in a post-Covid world: More important than ever for small businesses
Web accessibility in a post-Covid world: More important than ever for small businesses

Learn about the importance of web accessibility in a post-Covid world and how you can make your site accessible...

Issued by Monetary Library 30 Oct 2020

UNITED STATES

Business data: What do US business owners search for the most?
Business data: What do US business owners search for the most?

The following are some of the most searched items by business owners that you will not want to skip when setting up your own business...

Issued by Monetary Library 16 Oct 2020

UNITED STATES

This is how to form a corporation in California
This is how to form a corporation in California

California the innovation capital of the nation has the highest rate of startup companies in the United States. They also hold the highest percentage of the best one year survival rate of new businesses...

Boris DzhingarovBy Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 16 Oct 2020

UNITED STATES

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Beginner's guide: How to start a successful Shopify business

Starting a Shopify business is almost too easy. There are fewer steps involved in setting up a Shopify business than in baking a rudimentary cake...

Issued by Monetary Library 30 Aug 2019



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