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Red Bull Amaphiko Academy heads to Mamelodi in May

Red Bull Amaphiko, a programme that supports social entrepreneurs using their creativity and entrepreneurial spirit to make a difference in their communities, will run the Red Bull Amaphiko Academy at the Mamelodi West Community Centre from 19-28 May 2017....

2 days ago

North-West Uni, Standard Bank partner to grow inventors

The North-West University (NWU) and Standard Bank SA with its virtual commercialisation platform, the Innovation Highway, will be hosting an intellectual property project showcase...

3 days ago

One stop shop to make doing business easier

Investors have lauded the launch of the Invest South Africa One Stop Shop (InvestSA OSS), saying it will go a long way in easing the way business is done in South Africa...

20 Mar 2017

Five lessons in strategy from the non-profit world

During a recent trip to Innsbruck to work with SOS, I learned a lot about the parallel workings of the for-profit and not-for-profit worlds...

By Nicola Tyler 20 Mar 2017

Three ways to action BEE and boost your business performance

This year, the need for radical transformation has been highlighted by government, in order to address the country's vision for an inclusive economy and non-racial, non-sexist society...

Issued by Topco Media 17 Mar 2017

SME summit unpacks business challenges

The inaugural Business Day TV SME Summit, held in partnership with Credit Guarantee and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in Sandton last week, exposed the myriad challenges facing South Africa's SMEs...

17 Mar 2017

DHL Express launches entrepreneurial training program

DHL Express recently launched its ‘Growing Beyond Borders' entrepreneurial training programme in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)...

17 Mar 2017

SA doing well on the entrepreneurship front, report says

South African entrepreneurs have overcome slow GDP growth rate and Big Business competition to produce some of the most successful enterprises on the continent...

16 Mar 2017

Who do you need to be to run a business 10 times the size of yours?

From the get-go, many entrepreneurs dream of growing their businesses and building larger, more successful ones that generate substantial profits and are household names...

By Allon Raiz 16 Mar 2017

Setting growth projections from your marketing plan

Setting realistic growth projections is one of the most important and challenging aspects of running a business. One of the issues is that future growth rates will be profoundly impacted by your marketing plan. Unfortunately, too many businesses fail to make realistic projections...

By Ryan Kh 16 Mar 2017

#IABDigitalSummit2017: Digital debrief with John Sanei

IAB Digital Summit speaker and trend specialist or ‘trenovator' John Sanei shares a peek into the world of gamification…

By Leigh Andrews 15 Mar 2017

How young upstarts are merging education and safety

As we move into the 21st century, accessibility to e-learning is becoming more of a necessity than a luxury. Yet South Africa's disadvantaged youth face more problems than merely inadequate educational facilities...

By Shan Radcliffe 14 Mar 2017

First Johnson & Johnson Africa Innovation Challenge winners

Johnson & Johnson has announced the winners of the first Africa Innovation Challenge at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress today, 14 March 2017...

14 Mar 2017

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