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Barclays Africa launches third accelerator programme

Barclays Africa has launched Rise, a global start-up community pioneering financial services and unlocking Africa's potential. It allows Africa's innovators and start-ups the ability to scale their ideas in new markets following the launch...

6 Oct 2015 14:14

Online recruitment transformed in sub-Saharan Africa

The launch of WorkinAfrica is set to transform how online recruitment is done in sub-Saharan Africa...

2 Oct 2015 08:18

Vimal Shah: Entrepreneurship is everything

Entrepreneurship will always be the best thing to do in life because you learn to exist in a common market place where competition is rife, renowned mogul Vimal Shah has advised...

By Ngugi Mungai 14 Sep 2015 06:15

[Relentlessly Relevant] 1. Lessons on innovation from a Soweto street vendor

Take the off-ramp near Soweto, stop at just the right place, and you will meet a man who runs an unusual food stall. It isn't part of any retail chain you've ever heard of...

By Douglas Kruger 4 Sep 2015 12:00

MasterCard's Start Path Global opens to South African entrepreneurs

MasterCard's Start Path Global is a one-of-a kind six-month partnership programme for startups and entrepreneurs that are developing the next generation of breakthrough commerce solutions...

4 Sep 2015 09:21

Top apps to help your business

There is a mobile application for everything nowadays, from monitoring the amount of steps you take and perfecting your photos to tracking loadshedding and getting the latest news...

By Roane Swindon 27 Aug 2015 13:09

Safaricom Foundation launches a start-up fund

Safaricom Foundation has launched a start-up fund to raise seed capital for young entrepreneurs, the chairman Joseph Ogutu said yesterday.

By Richard Mungai 14 Aug 2015 08:48

[TrendTalk] Will this be your future job title?

Are you one of those people who has already created new job titles for yourself, delighting in the opportunity to use the word "Ninja" on your QR-coded/augmented reality, digital pop-up business card?...

By Louise Marsland 7 Aug 2015 09:25

[CEM Africa Summit] CEM for the tech-enabled African future

You need to keep an eye on future trends from the rest of the world to better manage your business' current customer experience. Some of these trends were shared in the Customer Experience Management Africa plenary session...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jul 2015 06:00

Mobile survey informs Global Entrepreneurship Summit

GeoPoll the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the U.S. State Department released a survey of 1,000 business owners...

24 Jul 2015 14:42

Training is the key to aligning your new African businesses with your strategy

South African companies that want to succeed as they expand into other African countries, must be willing to make real investments in training staff in their processes and systems...

23 Jul 2015 16:05

Unsuccessful business venture abroad? Chances are, you didn't do your homework

We all remember our parents telling us this a million times, "finish your homework, then you can go and play". Yet we forget to do this later in life...

By Rolf Akermann 14 Jul 2015 14:54

Orange launches its largest Developer Challenge and SMS API

Coinciding with the release of its SMS APIs in Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Niger and Senegal, Orange is launching its largest international developer challenge to date - across 13 countries - aiming to spur and nurture the creation of unique and local services for Africa and the Middle East from the growing entrepreneurial base developing in these countries.

3 Jul 2015 10:52

Nestlé layoffs in Africa 'won't affect SA'

Plans by the world's biggest food and drinks company, Nestlé, to reduce staff across the continent will not affect SA, its Bryanston-based unit said on Wednesday...

By Fifi Peters 18 Jun 2015 10:20

Unpacking Africa and entrepreneurship at WEF

From the talks in the World Economic Forum (WEF) Africa, it is clear that external investors are attracted to the African continent and it is indeed open for business...

18 Jun 2015 09:15

Top 30 Under 30 African entrepreneurs includes SA design and digital agency founder

Kgomotso Mautloa, founder and creative director of the design and digital agency Green Robot Design, has been named as one of Forbes Africa Top 30 Under 30 entrepreneurs across the African continent.

12 Jun 2015 09:09

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