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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 19 hours ago

Prime time: are you using yours effectively?
Prime time: are you using yours effectively?

Take a moment and write down the top three things that you should be doing in your position to bring value to your business...

By Jane Stevenson 21 hours 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

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Closing date for AWIEF Awards nominations extended

The closing date for the 2019 Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards nominations has been extended to 10 June 2019...

2 days ago

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 as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 2 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 2 days ago

#AfricaMonth: Grey Jabesi on nurturing creativity and innovation in Africa
#AfricaMonth: Grey Jabesi on nurturing creativity and innovation in Africa

We chat with Grey Jabesi, an entrepreneur, Blockchain enthusiast, cryptocurrency evangelist, analyst, and investor based in Africa....

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2019

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

Credit: Just Imagine.
#AfricaMonth: Africa's revival - foretelling or fairy tale?

Welcome to the future, where a continent once cast in darkness has come into the light...

By Salona Naidoo and Gabi Wojtowitz 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

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

Ubuntu Baba founder on navigating family life and a growing business
Ubuntu Baba founder on navigating family life and a growing business

A mother and entrepreneur, Shannon McLaughlin is the founder of South African babywear brand Ubuntu Baba. If the company name rings a bell, it's because it made headlines for its battle with Woolworths...

18 Apr 2019

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Google launches news innovation challenge for African media

Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge expands to Africa...

17 Apr 2019

Digital trends that can help change the game for small South African businesses
Digital trends that can help change the game for small South African businesses

Since optimising their websites for mobile devices a few years back, many South African companies have mostly made small and superficial changes to their digital presence...

By Stefano Maruzzi 16 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

#StartupStory: iHappify, the new business on the block
#StartupStory: iHappify, the new business on the block

The first quarter of 2019 has seen new business development in an uncategorised industry of making people happy...

By Evan-Lee Courie 12 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

Why social entrepreneurship in South Africa?
Why social entrepreneurship in South Africa?

As the financial pressure for those working for non-profit organisations continues, the debate for and against social entrepreneurship is intensifying in South Africa...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 10 Apr 2019

Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business
Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business

The adoption continues for the .africa (dotAfrica) geographic Top Level Domain (gLTD) as Africa's biggest multi-industry website, Bizcommunity, announced the launch of its dotAfrica website...

Issued by dotAfrica 9 Apr 2019

Calling entrepreneurs ready to grow!
Calling entrepreneurs ready to grow!

Are you a small business owner based in Cape Town? Are you involved in the operations side but you are struggling to think strategically about your business growth? Is your annual turnover less than R2m?...

Issued by TSIBA 9 Apr 2019

(L-R): Zanele Mbeki, former First Lady of South Africa and Irene Ochem, AWIEF founder and CEO. Credit: AWIEF.
Bookings open for 5th annual Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum 2019

The 5th annual AWIEF conference, exhibition and awards are now open for registration. The event aims to promote and accelerate the growth of women-owned and women-led businesses for Africa's inclusive economic growth...

8 Apr 2019

Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines
Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines

Bizcommunity is proud to announce the launch of BIZ | Daily - a daily top story round-up, curated from across 18 industry sectors by most impressions and social media shares...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 8 Apr 2019

Digital Kungfu launches Dreamers Dojo to support entrepreneurial mindsets at schools
Digital Kungfu launches Dreamers Dojo to support entrepreneurial mindsets at schools

With the ever-increasing unemployment statistics in South Africa, entrepreneurship is an essential alternative for school-leavers to consider...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 4 Apr 2019

CellCgirl wins Silver at 2019 Bookmarks Awards
CellCgirl wins Silver at 2019 Bookmarks Awards

CellCgirl walked away with a Silver Pixel at the prestigious IAB Bookmarks Awards last Thursday night...

Issued by Arc Interactive 4 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

The real reason millennials venture into freelancing
The real reason millennials venture into freelancing

If you ever wondered when the right time to promote yourself as a freelancer would be... the time is now!

By Ra-ees Moerat 3 Apr 2019

Khumo Theko, trend spotter at Flux Trends.
Brands, pay attention to these new urban tribes

Khumo Theko, trend spotter at Flux Trends highlights and identifies new urban tribes that brands should be aware of when communicating to their consumers...

By Juanita Pienaar 3 Apr 2019

Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domain
Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domain

Bizcommunity, the wholly independently owned media brand made in Africa for Africa, is proud to announce the launch of the Bizcommunity.africa domain...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Apr 2019

Enterprises UP teams up with SACII for entrepreneurship development in the Gauteng creative sector
Enterprises UP teams up with SACII for entrepreneurship development in the Gauteng creative sector

The aim of this short course is to equip individuals working in the creative sector or creative industries with the necessary entrepreneurship skills and knowledge to develop their respective entrepreneurial ventures...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 1 Apr 2019

How to grow your startup one step at a time: Step 1
How to grow your startup one step at a time: Step 1

Market research and competitor analysis as part of the Ideation phase...

By Natasha Fourie 29 Mar 2019

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