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Call to enter new IoT entrepreneurship programme

(IoT)E - IoT to the power E - is a new entrepreneurship programme launched by SqwidNet, the licensed Sigfox IoT network operator in South Africa...

7 hours ago

Uber's productive four years of economic transformation

Uber has in the last four years of its operation in Africa, changed perspectives in the transportation system while using technology to drive economic transformation in the sector.

By Emma Okonji 13 Oct 2017

Ventureburn 2017 Startup Survey kicks off

Following the success of the 2015 Ventureburn Startup Survey, the second survey of its kind is looking again to uncover the nuts and bolts of the startup sector...

3 Oct 2017

High-level leaders to meet at the South Africa-Italy Summit

Up to 250 high-powered delegates will attend the fourth edition of the South Africa-Italy Summit/Indaba, which will be held from 24 to 25 October at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg...

Issued by Optimize Enhancing Effectiveness 2 Oct 2017

Improving the entrepreneurship ecosystem in SA: Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year finalists

It is within the unfolding entrepreneurial ecosystem of South Africa that the Tsogo Sun Entrepreneurs programme was established, to contribute to employment creation, and towards the growth of the South African economy...

2 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Here's to the African entrepreneurs

Join us in celebrating the courageous innovators, in small businesses and large, in South Africa and the rest of Africa, who take the risks that create new revenues, models and livelihoods, as we designate October and November as Entrepreneur Month across 18 industries on Biz...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2017

South Africa must create an environment conducive to entrepreneurship

According to Nhlanlha Nene, jobs are not created through government announcements, but by people using their resources to start and build businesses...

28 Sep 2017

Persevering to become Selfmade

After struggling to find his way on the path well-traveled, Ntlahla Nkukwana, a 23-year-old CPUT graduate and author of author of How to take less money and make more with it, took a step off the beaten track to become self-made...

By Shan Radcliffe 27 Sep 2017

Ambition and partnership key to driving smart city adoption

AI and other technologies, in conjunction with the innovative implementation of ICT, can improve the quality of life across a broad range of factors, improve workforce efficiency, and create new jobs...

By Edwin Diender 27 Sep 2017

Seedstars announces Senegal finalists, heads to Cameroon

Today, Friday, 22 September, nine of Senegal's most promising seed-stage startups will compete to represent the country at the regional and global Seedstars Summits...

22 Sep 2017

Dangote emphasises diversification of African economies, importance of agriculture

Nigerian entrepreneur and business leader, Aliko Dangote told investors: "Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world."

21 Sep 2017

Sixth Franchise Leadership Summit takes place in November

The sixth annual FNB Franchise Leadership Summit takes place at Indaba Hotel Fourways on Thursday 16 November 2017, under the theme, “Exponential growth through entrepreneurship.”

19 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Hit the 'sweet spot' and you'll get your investors

The SA Innovation Summit was an explosion of, well, ideas and innovation. One talk that particularly intrigued me was one by Tmara (Target Market Adoption Risk Assessment)...

By Ilse van den Berg 14 Sep 2017

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International

How to run a business while pursuing a personal injury claim

So, you're used to taking the bull by the horns, taking charge, and getting things done your way. Becoming injured and being in the middle of a personal injury claim can change a business owner who's used to running his company like a roaring lion into a timid kitten. For once, you won't be able to get up and run your own errands and the idea of holding an emergency meeting in the middle of the day has to fall by the wayside while you're busy giving a deposition. Getting involved in a civil personal injury action is a slow and arduous process. You may think your case is about to be settled only to hear from your attorney a few days later and be right back to square one. So, if you own a business, approach your pending personal injury claim in the same way that you'd run your company.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

Five nifty products that will help you increase your workplace safety

Creating a safe working environment should be the topmost priority of every organisation. This way, the safety of the employees, visitors, clients, consultants, inspectors and the likes can be guaranteed.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 9 Oct 2017

What businesses can do to stamp out slavery in their supply chains

Until quite recently, businesses didn't have a reason to dig deeper than assessing the price and appearance of the products shipped to their warehouses. But the reality of buyer-driven global supply chains means their decisions on price and the suppliers they select dictate conditions for workers across their entire supply chain.

5 Oct 2017

Karl-Ludwig Kley appointed Lufthansa supervisory board chairman

Wolfgang Mayrhuber has resigned as the chairman of Lufthansa's supervisory board. Consequently, Karl-Ludwig Kley has been selected as the new chairman.

27 Sep 2017

Dealing with death: How companies can handle the aftermath of a crime

While you never want to have to think about a violent crime occurring at your place of business, it can be a harsh fact of life. If your company has been affected by a violent crime that has resulted in a loss of life, things can be extremely difficult for all involved. But as a business owner, there are some things that you will have to deal with even in this hard time. Today, we are going to learn some tips that just might make things a little easier on everyone.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 20 Sep 2017

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