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Entrepreneurs gather at Indaba in Cape Town
Entrepreneurs gather at Indaba in Cape Town

Business owners and entrepreneurs will gather at the Entrepreneurs Indaba in Cape Town on Saturday, 25 May, to grow their businesses and network with fellow entrepreneurs...

Issued by Event Partners 1 day ago

When times are tough, start a side hustle
When times are tough, start a side hustle

According to the 2019 Global Digital Report, 54% of the South African population are internet users - that's 31 million people all searching for products and services online every day...

1 day ago

Yoco encourages entrepreneurs to #JustStart
Yoco encourages entrepreneurs to #JustStart

Yoco is pioneering a new way to engage with entrepreneurs in its #JustStart campaign...

2 days ago

Call for applications: Impact Fund for African Creatives' accelerator programme
Call for applications: Impact Fund for African Creatives' accelerator programme

The Impact Fund for African Creatives (IFFAC) is calling on designers to apply for its accelerator programme. The programme is focused on supporting and strengthening emerging African brands...

3 days ago

Stuck and grasping: The 10% hack that will get your business game back on
Stuck and grasping: The 10% hack that will get your business game back on

Business leaders, entrepreneurs, startups, and fintech gurus are all facing the reality that their enterprises need to understand and effectively respond to disruption, uncertainty, and rapid technological advancement if they are to avoid obsolescence...

By Debbie Goodman-Bhyat 3 days ago

#AfricaMonth: Helping entrepreneurs to innovate and grow
#AfricaMonth: Helping entrepreneurs to innovate and grow

Innocircle, a South African innovation consultancy, helps entrepreneurs innovate and grow...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

Calling all creative entrepreneurs - accelerator programme open for entry
Calling all creative entrepreneurs - accelerator programme open for entry

Applications are open for startups interested in participating in a four-month high-impact business accelerator programme, run by the British Council in partnership with Seed Academy and the Social Enterprise Academy...

15 May 2019

Why entrepreneurs are the key to unlocking SA's growth potential
Why entrepreneurs are the key to unlocking SA's growth potential

With an overall unemployment rate of 27.2% and over half of all eligible youth struggling to find work, there is certainly cause for alarm and a need for sustainable solutions...

Issued by Vega School 15 May 2019

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All the winners from Digital Lab Africa Pitch

The winners of the Digital Lab Africa Pitch competition have been announced and the 10 winners each receive R42,000 in cash and residence period in France...

6 May 2019

2019 Business Innovation Awards entries open with two new categories
2019 Business Innovation Awards entries open with two new categories

Following overwhelming responses from entrepreneurs, the FNB Business Innovation Awards (FNB BIA) have been extended to include two more categories, and now represent the entire business landscape in South Africa...

29 Apr 2019

SA needs job creators, not job seekers
SA needs job creators, not job seekers

SA's education system should be reconfigured so it can produce job creators, instead of job seekers, Wits chancellor and entrepreneur Dr Judy Dlamini tells Cape Town audiences...

26 Apr 2019

Women's entrepreneurial roadshow provides platform for small businesses
Women's entrepreneurial roadshow provides platform for small businesses

The Standard Bank Top Women Entrepreneurial Conference taking place in the Free State, North West, Northern Cape and Mpumalanga throughout May 2019, gives local entrepreneurs the opportunity to expand their business reach...

Issued by Topco Media 23 Apr 2019

2019 #YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge begins
2019 #YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge begins

The fourth instalment of the City of Cape Town's annual youth entrepreneurial challenge, aimed at giving budding entrepreneurs a hand up, has kicked off...

18 Apr 2019

#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factor
#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factor

The industry's lack of diversity and inclusion was made notably clear by last year's #TimesUp movement, largely focused on equality in race and gender. Now, with a rise of 'diversity and inclusion' focused roles popping in advertising, here's why it's important to focus on a range of ages and experience levels for true business transformation...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Apr 2019

#InspiringFiftySA 2019 opens for nominations
#InspiringFiftySA 2019 opens for nominations

This year marks the third edition of Inspiring Fifty South Africa, a non-profit initiative that benchmarks and awards the 50 most inspiring women in STEM...

11 Apr 2019

President appoints commission on fourth industrial revolution
President appoints commission on fourth industrial revolution

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed members of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)...

10 Apr 2019

Necessity and passion driving a generation of entrepreneurs
Necessity and passion driving a generation of entrepreneurs

With the youth unemployment rate sitting at above 50%, growing numbers of young South Africans are considering entrepreneurship as a career option rather than competing for a limited pool of jobs in the formal sector or for a place at tertiary institution...

8 Apr 2019

SAFREA releases 2018/2019 SA freelance trends report
SAFREA releases 2018/2019 SA freelance trends report

The Southern African Freelancers' Association (SAFREA) has released new insights into the South African freelance landscape...

4 Apr 2019

Never too small to become a top employer...
Never too small to become a top employer...

Becoming an employer of choice is not only for large companies and corporations, nor is it as unattainable as you might think. It does matter! Let's start with why...

By Alex Hadfield 19 Mar 2019

Getting Intuit: Why AI is an opportunity, not a threat
Getting Intuit: Why AI is an opportunity, not a threat

As technology rapidly evolves to make our lives simpler through ease of communication and automation, so comes the fear of redundancy as more people wonder if they will be replaced by "robots"...

By Shan Radcliffe 28 Feb 2019

The Annual Employment Conference 2019
The Annual Employment Conference 2019

In future when we want to drive business performance, decide on appropriate workplace strategies and get greater returns on resources, the traditional 80/20 principle will be replaced by more detailed data...

Issued by Global Business Solutions 26 Feb 2019

Tips on entering the entrepreneurial world
Tips on entering the entrepreneurial world

After engrossing myself in the entrepreneurial world for so long, I know exactly what it takes to succeed...

By Charles Richards 21 Feb 2019

Amy Kleinhans-Curd on her entrepreneurial gifts from Madiba and other 'giants'
Amy Kleinhans-Curd on her entrepreneurial gifts from Madiba and other 'giants'

On Wednesday, 20 February, Miss SA 1992 and philanthropic businesswoman Amy Kleinhans-Curd was the Red & Yellow School's lunchtime lecturer. She shared her personal journey and three insights from Madiba and other 'giants' at her table that this country - particularly local businesses and entrepreneurs - can't do without...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Feb 2019

5 businesses you'd be smart to start in 2019
5 businesses you'd be smart to start in 2019

These are the business opportunities set to grow exponentially in 2019, according to SA investor Manuel Koser...

12 Feb 2019

The Black Lion movement announces winners
The Black Lion movement announces winners

Entrepreneurship promoter The Lions Den announced the winner and runners-up of their entrepreneurship movement, The Black Lion...

5 Feb 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: New web tool for small businesses, entrepreneurs
#RecruitmentFocus: New web tool for small businesses, entrepreneurs

A free-to-use web tool, which helps smaller businesses with labour relations processes and matters, has gone live...

31 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: More small businesses - because it will be better, easier...
#BizTrends2019: More small businesses - because it will be better, easier...

Entrepreneurship across the world is on the rise as many factors are playing along, leaving both millennials and the older generation, with new opportunities or with no other option...

By Marnus Broodryk 9 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Evolution of business coaching
#BizTrends2019: Evolution of business coaching

Back in the early 90's, the concept of business coaching was born and because many people struggled to grasp what it actually was, it was pitched as 'something like consulting'. Today, business coaching is widely understood, well established, and a highly competitive industry that is growing globally...

By Pieter Scholtz 7 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: HR & Recruitment
#BestofBiz 2018: HR & Recruitment

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Human Resources & Recruitment site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

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