#StartupStory: Ubuntu - a crowdfunding app for startups in SA
#StartupStory: Ubuntu - a crowdfunding app for startups in SA

Ubuntu startup fund is a crowd funding mobile app developed to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit in South Africans...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

#PraisethePR: Adam Hunter, 'Head Honcho' at Hook, Line & Sinker
#PraisethePR: Adam Hunter, 'Head Honcho' at Hook, Line & Sinker

Over the last few years, Adam Hunter has managed to set up and successfully grow an integrated communications agency that comprises a bunch of young digital natives...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 11 Oct 2021

Peggy-Sue Khumalo joins BlueAlpha as non-executive director
Peggy-Sue Khumalo joins BlueAlpha as non-executive director

BlueAlpha Investment Management has appointed industry heavyweight, Peggy-Sue Khumalo, as a non-executive director on its board...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 6 Oct 2021

#StartupStory: Correlate Digital, the business-centric problem solver
#StartupStory: Correlate Digital, the business-centric problem solver

Founded in 2017 by Alex Wright and Jake Rubinstein, Correlate Digital makes digital marketing a business-centric problem solver...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 4 Oct 2021

Digital adopters are economy-agnostic and growing at 80% annually
Digital adopters are economy-agnostic and growing at 80% annually

Changing consumer needs are driving strong tech demand and business needs to respond and quickly...

By Vukani Mngxati 22 Sep 2021

Mental hurdles entrepreneurs face when starting up
Mental hurdles entrepreneurs face when starting up

Going into business is not as simple as identifying a need, devising a way to service that need, charge for supplying it and then boom! bags of money...

Banele RewoBy Banele Rewo 9 Sep 2021

#StartupStory: PropDD focuses on due diligence when purchasing a home
#StartupStory: PropDD focuses on due diligence when purchasing a home

PropDD Toolkit was designed with two key goals in mind - simplicity and functionality - and their focus is on due diligence when purchasing a home...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 6 Sep 2021

The ingredients needed to start a restaurant as a new entrepreneur
The ingredients needed to start a restaurant as a new entrepreneur

Young people across the country, especially in the townships, are going into the food sector at the end of the value chain en masse...

Banele RewoBy Banele Rewo 3 Sep 2021

#WomensMonth: Verashni Pillay on making a comeback
#WomensMonth: Verashni Pillay on making a comeback

In 2017, Verashni Pillay resigned as HuffPost SA editor over the publication of a fake blog. It caused a huge uproar at the time. Pillay spent the next few years doing the work to figure out how things went so wrong...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 30 Aug 2021

Why data management is a necessity - Even for SMEs
Why data management is a necessity - Even for SMEs

There is a perception amongst SMEs that data, while important, is not as critical as it is for a larger business. However, this could not be further from the truth...

Hemant HarieBy Hemant Harie 13 Aug 2021

Alexandra Miszewski
#WomensMonth: Alexandra Miszewski's bold vision for business

At just 22-years-old, Alexandra Miszewski, a student at UCT Graduate School of Business, runs three businesses with the goal to make the world a better place for pets, people and animals as well as affordable health care...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 9 Aug 2021

#StartupStory: Neighbourgood, the coliving and coworking community
#StartupStory: Neighbourgood, the coliving and coworking community

Born out of the pandemic, in July 2020, Neighbourgood was created with the intention to change the landscape of property in South Africa....

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 4 Aug 2021

#WomensMonth: Zumurrud Rinquest hopes to see more women of colour in adland
#WomensMonth: Zumurrud Rinquest hopes to see more women of colour in adland

Zumurrud Rinquest has spoken out about her experiences as a woman of colour in the industry and her plans to pave the way for the next generations of female creatives of colour...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 2 Aug 2021

#StartupStory: Digital Africa Ventures aims to support early-stage, digital tech startups
#StartupStory: Digital Africa Ventures aims to support early-stage, digital tech startups

We find out more about Digital Africa Ventures - a venture capital fund that aims to bridge the funding and support gap for early-stage tech entrepreneurs across South Africa...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 21 Jul 2021

#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 9: The simpler, the better
#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 9: The simpler, the better

In the last of this series of articles, Allon Raiz shares his tips to help any entrepreneur to navigate their way around pitching to investors to scale their business...

Allon RaizBy Allon Raiz 20 Jul 2021

#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 8: Be specific
#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 8: Be specific

Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz has identified a number of pitching techniques critical to attracting investors and funders looking to back small businesses...

Allon RaizBy Allon Raiz 13 Jul 2021

Facebook Wi-Fi now in South Africa
Facebook Wi-Fi now in South Africa

Facebook Wi-Fi has landed on South African shores and allows you to reach more people and grow your business in a few simple steps...

Lesley-Ann RozanskiBy Lesley-Ann Rozanski 6 Jul 2021

The impact of PoPIA on advertising and communications
The impact of PoPIA on advertising and communications

The day has come when we must comply or face the consequences. The additions to the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) came into effect on 1 July 2021 and aim to protect companies against data breach and the misuse of personal...

Musa KalengaBy Musa Kalenga 5 Jul 2021

#StartupStory: Cafe JCM is a blend of cars, coffee and culture
#StartupStory: Cafe JCM is a blend of cars, coffee and culture

Thabo Nale is making waves in the Mzansi automotive sector with the launch of a new experience that mixes the best of several previously very different worlds. Introdusing Cafe JCM...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 1 Jul 2021

#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 7: Certainty in language
#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 7: Certainty in language

In this series of articles, Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz shares important tips to help any entrepreneur to navigate their way around pitching to investors to scale their business...

Allon RaizBy Allon Raiz 1 Jul 2021

Bongumusa Makhathini to lead Empowerment Capital as CEO
Bongumusa Makhathini to lead Empowerment Capital as CEO

Empowerment Capital Investment Partners has appointed Bongumusa Makhathini as its first chief executive officer. We find out more about the appointment...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 1 Jul 2021

#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 6: Research the 'flavour' and stage of investors
#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 6: Research the 'flavour' and stage of investors

Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz provides a number of pitching techniques critical to attracting investors and funders looking to back small businesses...

Allon RaizBy Allon Raiz 29 Jun 2021

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