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SweepSouth joins Silicon Valley's 500 Startups accelerator

500 Startups, the Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund and startup accelerator, has announced it's 14th batch of startups...

4 Aug 2015 08:02

Commercial enterprises need to embrace PPPs for long-term benefits

It is becoming increasingly clear that public-private partnerships not only benefit commercial enterprises, but also boost the economies in which they operate...

By Craig Polkinghorne 29 Jul 2015 08:07



Seed Academy launches e-book on fund-raising for start-ups

Seed Academy's free e-book, The Essential Guide to Funding in South Africa, was developed in response to a survey of almost 1,000 South African start-up entrepreneurs earlier this year...

28 Jul 2015 14:54

Standard Bank Rising Star finalists announced

The 60 finalists for the annual Standard Bank Rising Star Awards have been announced...

29 Jun 2015 16:15

10 tips to attract investors and secure funding

Many excellent business ideas never get past the spreadsheet stage and into the real world simply because entrepreneurs fail to connect with individuals or investors with enough capital and risk appetite to help implement them...

By Gerrie van Biljon 26 Jun 2015 14:11

Ventureburn survey sheds light on SA's tough, but pioneering startup industry

South Africa's Startup industry isn't always as glamorous as it's sometimes made out to be, according to a new survey by Ventureburn...

By Jacques Coetzee 24 Jun 2015 09:10

Does co-creation provide the best blueprint for long-term venture success?

Venture capital is the buzzword on every entrepreneur's lips, especially in South Africa where initiatives such as Silicon Cape aim to replicate the success of technology startup environments elsewhere in the world...

By Eugene Jansen 24 Jun 2015 07:51

MMI Holdings supports international Startupbootcamp

MMI Holdings has announced its support for the first ever insurance incubator programme managed by Startupbootcamp...

22 Jun 2015 14:10

Turning trends into sustainable opportunities

"Entrepreneurs who can identify trends, assess their duration and viability, and swiftly turn them into sustainable opportunities, are entrepreneurs who are geared for success..."

19 Jun 2015 07:31

Importance of financial support for small businesses

Most banks feel it is important to find ways to give small and medium enterprises (SMEs) access to finance to increase the positive effect they have on the national economy...

22 May 2015 11:20

Crowdfunding a new way to finance small businesses

It is common for employees today to propose projects, close to their aspirations, that could be harmonised into their day-to-day job activities. Employees have become entrepreneurial...

22 May 2015 07:59

Competitive strategy - Building and sustaining global competitive advantage

In South Africa, Regenesys Business School has brought together individuals who not only have vast experience in strategy crafting, but also in successful execution of strategy and this international seminar will unpack strategy and give case studies and practical knowledge that participants can apply in their own organisation...

Issued by Regenesys Business School 8 May 2015 14:01

Uni-based pitching den open to all entrepreneurs

The LaunchLab Idea's Pitching Den, an innocuous platform for aspiring and emerging entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas and stand a chance of winning their share of R50,000, is held bi-annually at participating campuses in the Western Cape, namely SU, UWC and UCT...

14 Apr 2015 15:30

SA, Zim talk trade

The South Africa-Zimbabwe Business Forum has emphasised the importance of intra-Africa trade to drive stronger economies that benefit the citizens of the continent...

10 Apr 2015 10:26

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