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ECDC explores trade opportunities in Nigeria and China

The Eastern Cape Development Corporation recently concluded a two-week long trade promotion tour of Nigeria and China aimed at improving trade between the Eastern Cape and these two fast-growing economies...

3 days ago

5 steps to set yourself up for a VC investment

Most investment proposals sent to VC don't even break through to the decision-making stage...

By Sean Sanders 3 days ago

#StartupStory: Closing the gap between SMEs and corporates

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

By Evan-Lee Courie 11 Sep 2019

Why tough times call for technology-led innovation

With so much economic doom and gloom dominating local news headlines, business owners can be forgiven for feeling just a tad discouraged...

By Aaron Thornton 10 Sep 2019

Global Change Award 2020: Submit your sustainable fashion innovation

H&M Foundation has opened entries for its annual innovation challenge, the Global Change Award. Dubbed the 'Nobel Prize of fashion', it aims to reduce fashion's impact on the planet...

9 Sep 2019

OurCrowd Global Investor Summit returns to Israel in 2020

OurCrowd, the global venture investing platform and Israel's leading venture investor, has announced that it will host its sixth annual OurCrowd Global Investor Summit on 13 February 2020...

9 Sep 2019

Online training for entrepreneurs in Africa

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...

6 Sep 2019

Gender diversity, female entrepreneurship highlighted at WEF in Africa

Mastercard's 'Together We Lead' event focused on challenges faced by women entrepreneurs in Africa, and the role of technology in helping drive inclusive growth...

5 Sep 2019

Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge announced

Johnson & Johnson announced the winners of the Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0...

5 Sep 2019

Nestlé announces winners of sub-Saharan Africa innovation challenge

African startups Shopit, Exportunity and Wakulima from South Africa, Benin and Tanzania respectively, emerged the winners of the Nestlé Research and Development sub-Saharan innovation challenge...

4 Sep 2019

Developing entrepreneurs for inclusive economic growth

Africa is a continent of extraordinary prospects, from its wealth of natural resources to the untapped talents of its youthful population...

By Jacques Vermeulen 3 Sep 2019

Keep calm and invest in South Africa

High unemployment, pedestrian growth, bailouts of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and the slow implementation of President Cyril Ramaphosa's 'New Dawn' do not paint a very cheery picture...

By Jeff Miller 3 Sep 2019

Sun Exchange announces equity crowdfunding campaign with Uprise.Africa

Sun Exchange has announced that it will be launching a R7 million Uprise.Africa equity crowdfunding campaign...

3 Sep 2019

The startups changing healthcare through innovation

A change in the way we see, and deliver, healthcare has been a burgeoning investment in startups in the sector...

3 Sep 2019

Supply chain mistakes SMEs should avoid

Considering the tough economic environment, it has never been more important for small businesses in the logistics sector to keep their supply chains healthy and eliminate costly mistakes...

29 Aug 2019

Customer-led digital innovation strategies for sustainable growth

Global economies are under pressure and leaders are constantly on the search for ways to improve customer experience, innovation and growth...

By Gareth Hawkey 29 Aug 2019

Productivity 101 for entrepreneurs

Here is some useful productivity advice for business people who have recently decided to start their own businesses...

28 Aug 2019

Keeping your story real will benefit your business

Marketing thought leader, John Grant once said, "Authenticity is the benchmark against which all brands are now judged", and no more valid words could be spoken...

By Chani Macauley 28 Aug 2019

Strategy lessons from my 30km Desert Bush Walk

In the hope of helping me heal, one of my friends invited me to participate in the 30km Desert Bush Walk. Using my business strategy lenses, here are my reflections of the trip...

By Dr Rufaro Mucheka, Issued by African Entrepreneurs Conference 28 Aug 2019

2019 Southern Africa Startup Awards finalists - Zimbabwe

The national finalists for the 2019 edition of the Southern Africa Startup Awards (SASAwards) have been announced...

23 Aug 2019

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