Too much innovation could cost your business. Here's why
Too much innovation could cost your business. Here's why

As the saying goes, too much of a good thing could be bad, particularly when it comes to innovation...

1 day ago

When working from home is not all it's cut out to be
When working from home is not all it's cut out to be

A decent work address is priceless. Women are already at enough of a disadvantage in the workplace, so to be seen as a working mom, working from home, is going to make things tough...

Issued by GO Content Lab 16 Aug 2018

Applications opened for SA female entrepreneur challenge
Applications opened for SA female entrepreneur challenge

Applications have opened for South African female entrepreneur challenge #0to6matters, a collaboration between Innovation Edge and The Startup Hatchery...

By Tom Jackson 16 Aug 2018

University of Pretoria launches new tech business incubator
University of Pretoria launches new tech business incubator

The University of Pretoria has announced the launch of TuksNovation, a new high-tech business incubator to support postgraduate students in creating startups and employment opportunities...

By Tom Jackson 16 Aug 2018

Female entrepreneurs graduate from Mastercard SA programme
Female entrepreneurs graduate from Mastercard SA programme

More than 120 young South African women have graduated from a Mastercard-funded initiative that empowers women to pursue entrepreneurial ventures of their own...

By Tom Jackson 14 Aug 2018

Dancing to victory in Impact Inspired Launchpad
Dancing to victory in Impact Inspired Launchpad

Geluksdal Dance Academy has been named the winner of Impact Hub Joburg's 2nd annual Impact Inspired Launchpad...

13 Aug 2018

Inaugural SAVCA Industry Awards announces shortlist
Inaugural SAVCA Industry Awards announces shortlist

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association have released the shortlist of nominees for the inaugural SAVCA Industry Awards...

10 Aug 2018

UCT's Bertha Centre dishes out $50k startup grant funding
UCT's Bertha Centre dishes out $50k startup grant funding

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UCT GSB has awarded a total of R660,000 ($50,000) to 10 startups via two different grant funding mechanisms...

By Tom Jackson 10 Aug 2018

Jack Ma Foundation launches Netpreneur Prize
Jack Ma Foundation launches Netpreneur Prize

Jack Ma, Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman, launched the Netpreneurs: The Rise of Africa's Digital Lions Netpreneur Prize...

10 Aug 2018

5 businesswomen share the secrets to their success
5 businesswomen share the secrets to their success

There has never been a better time to be a woman in business. Not only are role models aplenty, but there is also ample support available to give entrepreneurial women the boost needed to get out there...

By Morné Stoltz 7 Aug 2018

SqwidNet set to drive IoT entrepreneurship
SqwidNet set to drive IoT entrepreneurship

Bringing small businesses' and entrepreneurs' ideas to life is the objective of SqwidNet's IoT Entrepreneurship Programme called (IoT)E - IoT to the power of E...

7 Aug 2018

Servant leadership key for healthy and growing businesses
Servant leadership key for healthy and growing businesses

The success of beauty brand Sorbet hinges on its people and their passion, argues its founder and CEO, Ian Fuhr, speaking at a UCT Graduate School of Business event in July...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 6 Aug 2018

How to develop your negotiation skills to be a better entrepreneur
How to develop your negotiation skills to be a better entrepreneur

Not every aspiring entrepreneur is a natural deal-maker. Serial entrepreneur, Maushami Chetty, has a unique perspective on the power of negotiation for small and growing businesses...

1 Aug 2018

#FairnessFirst: Golden 'Fearless Girl' says yes, she McCann!
#FairnessFirst: Golden 'Fearless Girl' says yes, she McCann!

There's much to be said for dressing up as your role models and picturing yourself in their shoes. Here's why you can officially call British advertising graduate Jade Delaney 'Fearless Girl' after she painted herself gold, planted herself in front of the agency responsible for the Wall Street statue and went on to work there...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Jul 2018

New startup accelerator launches in Malawi
New startup accelerator launches in Malawi

Malawian hub mHub has partnered GrowthAfrica, Dutch investment firm Accesserator, UNDP Malawi and the Norwegian Embassy to launch the country's first startup accelerator programme...

By Tom Jackson 26 Jul 2018

How to become finance-ready for investors
How to become finance-ready for investors

Introducing capital into a company can play a huge role in the execution of its growth strategy, but businesses need to be funding-ready before approaching investors for capital...

23 Jul 2018

UJ's Enactus project uses co-op system to empower women in the textile sector
UJ's Enactus project uses co-op system to empower women in the textile sector

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) recently presented its African Stitch Secondary Co-operative Enactus project at the Enactus South Africa National Competition...

20 Jul 2018

Seedstars picks 9 startups for Rwanda competition
Seedstars picks 9 startups for Rwanda competition

Nine startups have been selected to compete at the Kigali-leg of world-touring startup pitching competition Seedstars World this week, with Rwanda's top startup to progress to represent the country...

18 Jul 2018

Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards
Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

Startups have been invited to apply for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa...

By Tom Jackson 16 Jul 2018

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These are the Top 10 African Innovators selected for SBC AfriTech

Startupbootcamp AfriTech has revealed the Top 10 African Innovators who will participate in its accelerator programme for 2018...

13 Jul 2018

Apply to pitch your startup at Ghana Tech Summit!
Apply to pitch your startup at Ghana Tech Summit!

Entrepreneurs from across Africa have been invited to apply to attend the Ghana Tech Summit next week, which will offer 100 free startup passes and offer the top 10 the chance to pitch at its startup showcase...

By Tom Jackson 12 Jul 2018

UNDP launches pan-African entrepreneurship portal
UNDP launches pan-African entrepreneurship portal

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a pan-African entrepreneurship portal, aimed at cultivating an ecosystem that will promote mentorship, funding, information-sharing and networking...

By Tom Jackson 10 Jul 2018

Tackling youth unemployment at 2018 University Business Challenge
Tackling youth unemployment at 2018 University Business Challenge

This year's University Business Challenge (UBC), the annual business simulation competition designed to develop their entrepreneurship skills, has started...

9 Jul 2018

"Never been a better time to launch a startup as a female founder"
"Never been a better time to launch a startup as a female founder"

"There's never been a better time than now to start a business as a female founder, there is a lot of support there and a lot of women that serve as good examples."

By Tom Jackson 2 Jul 2018

Applications now open for Seedstars Ghana
Applications now open for Seedstars Ghana

Seedstars has opened applications for its event in Accra, Ghana, where startups will pitch for the chance to take part in the global final and secure up to $1m in equity investment...

29 Jun 2018

African startups invited to apply for $50k impact investing challenge
African startups invited to apply for $50k impact investing challenge

African startups have been invited to apply for the $50,000 MBA Impact Investing Network and Training (MIINT) challenge...

By Tom Jackson 28 Jun 2018

This is why Silicon Valley is decamping to Algiers
This is why Silicon Valley is decamping to Algiers

According to Silicon Valley venture capitalists, the Algerian tech sector has untapped potential and the digital revolution is poised to have positive knock-on effects on the Algerian ecosystem...

27 Jun 2018

Winners of the #YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge
Winners of the #YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge

The City of Cape Town announced the top 13 finalists and overall winner of 2018 #YouthStartCT entrepreneurial challenge awards ceremony at the Civic Centre on Wednesday, 20 June 2018...

21 Jun 2018

Calling SA SMEs: apply now for the Growth Fund
Calling SA SMEs: apply now for the Growth Fund

SMEs looking to boost their business and create jobs are invited to apply for the R12.8-million Growth Fund...

20 Jun 2018

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