HR Trends 2018

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Announcing the 2018 FNB Business Innovation Awards' judges

The five judges presiding over the selection process to determine the 2018 winner of FNB Business Innovation Awards (BIA) have been named. The awards are supported by Endeavor South Africa (EndeavorSA)...

20 Feb 2018

Why 2018 could be brighter for SA startups

The South African economy is showing early signs of turning the corner after a couple of years of disappointing growth and high volatility, meaning 2018 holds promise of increased opportunities for local SMEs...

By Tom Jackson 16 Feb 2018

Brent Spilkin and Vega introduce WTF, new course for freelancers

South Africans are three times more likely to freelance than their global counterparts, but the freelance movement is not a millennial movement, says Brent Spilkin, also known as 'Spillly', author of What the Freelance...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Feb 2018

Opportunities for Africa in the gig economy

Not only has freelancing found a new name in the digital era, the trend towards freelancing has grown so significantly that a new economy has been born: the 'gig economy'...

9 Feb 2018

2018 JA South Africa Youth Enterprise Development Programme open for entries

Mastercard is inviting all ambitious young female entrepreneurs to turn their aspirations into a reality by applying to take part in the JA South Africa Youth Enterprise Development Programme...

9 Feb 2018

Applications to open for second Startupbootcamp Cape Town programme

Startupbootcamp Cape Town is set to open applications for the second edition of its accelerator programme, which will see it embark upon a FastTrack in order to source top-tier tech startups from across the world...

By Tom Jackson 9 Feb 2018

Why my startup scene is better than yours: Nigeria

Which African country is the best place to launch, or invest in, a tech startup?

By Tom Jackson 9 Feb 2018

Drip coffee maker; one of the best business ideas for Africa

Many people feel like it's difficult to thrive if you live in Africa. If you ever thought of starting a business in Africa, then here are a few suggestions for you to try out...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 8 Feb 2018

#StartupStory: Playbook

Playbook is a web-based platform that simplifies the creative procurement process by making sure SA creatives and artists 'play by the book' in terms of bookings, performances or commissions...

By Jessica Tennant 8 Feb 2018

iRise opens applications for Somali incubator

The recently-launched iRise hub has opened applications for its first incubation programme, which aims to mentor and support local entrepreneurs to help create sustainable and scalable businesses in Somalia...

By Tom Jackson 8 Feb 2018

New accelerator programme for environmental warriors

Environmental entrepreneurs and businesses are invited to apply for Groundswell - Fetola's new initiative to accelerate the success of products and services in the water, sustainability and resource efficiency sectors...

7 Feb 2018

Golden opportunity for SA startups

Entrepreneurs seeking to launch digital solutions on the African continent are invited to apply for the Venture Incubation Programme - a partnership between telecommunications giant, MTN and the Solution Space based at the UCT Graduate School of Business...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 1 Feb 2018

Why my startup scene is better than yours: Kenya

Last week, Disrupt Africa kicked off a new series, in which we have spoken to the great and the good from various African tech scenes to find out what it is that makes them tick...

By Tom Jackson 1 Feb 2018

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International

Concerted campaign helps women in Kenya's flower industry get a better deal

This Valentine's Day florists are predicting sales of $95m in the UK alone. But where do they all come from?

By Lara Bianchi 16 Feb 2018

How to select the best business structure for your startup

Registering your business is one of the most important things you can do at the early stages of your startup. It helps you to solidify your business legally and prevents the business being exploited when it comes to trademark and patent matters or contracts.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 24 Jan 2018

#FairnessFirst: H&M's diversity manager, #MLKDay and the #pinkify debate

This week, diversity was a strong focus on social media as H&M announced the appointment of a diversity manager following the 'racist hoodie' outrage, social citizens stood up for civil rights on #MLKDay, and the #pinkifying hashtag spawned lovers and haters alike.

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2018

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