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Africa Innovation Prize 2018 call to entry
Africa Innovation Prize 2018 call to entry

African Innovation Foundation calls for applications for the Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 Awards...

3 days ago

National Business Awards finalists uploaded
National Business Awards finalists uploaded

For a decade and a half, South Africa's National Business Awards has recognised outstanding achievements by companies in a host of focus areas: sustainability, customer focus, tech innovation, fast growth and more...

Issued by Topco Media 12 Oct 2017

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What does it take to be a digital marketing entrepreneur?

Part of this process of figuring what it takes to be an entrepreneur is personal reflection, data gathering, analysis, chatting to the pros and learning from it all, writes Stephen Sandmann...

By Stephen Sandmann 10 Oct 2017

Kempe on stage.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Next-generation entrepreneurship tips

Serial entrepreneur Linnéa Kempe shares the importance of multitasking, building the right team and putting your brand out there...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Oct 2017

Facebook sponsors TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield Africa
Facebook sponsors TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield Africa

Facebook gets behind African entrepreneurs in a 'celebration of tech' week as part of its sponsorship of TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield Africa...

9 Oct 2017

A big boost for African entrepreneurship
A big boost for African entrepreneurship

Empowering an entrepreneurial spirit is undeniably a key driver to contribute towards job creation and to help secure Africa's economic future. 22 On Sloane is the ideal all-in-one space for entrepreneurs, startups and inventors to initiate, create and innovate...

Issued by Global Entrepreneurship Network 9 Oct 2017

Starting a business? Which startup hat should you wear? Here are eight...
Starting a business? Which startup hat should you wear? Here are eight...

Starting a business? Be prepared to wear different hats and play various roles in the beginning of this beautiful journey, called entrepreneurship...

By Kirsten Kairuz, Issued by The Graft Yard 6 Oct 2017

Business of Design speaker Q&A: Yehuda Raff
Business of Design speaker Q&A: Yehuda Raff

Business of Design (BoD) is back with a speaker lineup of note. The two-day seminar is held annually in Cape Town and Johannesburg during October and doesn't just focus on design in itself but has a much broader vision for the field in all areas of business...

By Jessica Tennant 6 Oct 2017

Ochis in action.
#EntrepreneurMonth: The three main mistakes female entrepreneurs make and more

Serial entrepreneur Karina Ochis is a next-generation leader. She shares tips on honing your entrepreneurial skills to build your own empire of successful ventures in the digital era...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Oct 2017

Shawn Shewchuk
#EntrepreneurMonth: Replace 'work-life balance' with the ideal of harmony

Shawn Shewchuk, founder and publisher of Results Press in the US, shares why entrepreneurs need to rethink the elusive ideal of work-life balance and rather strive for harmony...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Oct 2017

Ventureburn 2017 Startup Survey kicks off
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
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

Saunders on The Five Year Mark.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Be a change agent, help others grow their own businesses

Mike Saunders, founder of Durban-based digital agency DigitLab and entrepreneur of note, shares what it takes to launch a startup agency in particular and how retrenchment helped him hit the road to business success...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Here's to the African entrepreneurs
#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

#InnovationMonth: Meet the small business turning the biltong industry on its head
#InnovationMonth: Meet the small business turning the biltong industry on its head

Maxime Eon created BiltongBoard to link local lovers of biltong with the small producers whose quality products were going unnoticed...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Sep 2017

Partnering with a black-owned agency could change your mind about BEE
Partnering with a black-owned agency could change your mind about BEE

Marketers and procurement have an important role to play in helping transformation to happen in the marketing communications industry and in agencies...

By Johanna McDowell 27 Sep 2017

QNET Board Adviser, David Sharma; Deputy Minister for Health, Community Development, Children and Elderly, Hamisi Kigwangalla; Permanent Secretary for Trade, Industry and Investment Adelhelm Meru and QNet Country Representative for Tanzania Benjamin Mariki cut the ribbon during the opening of QNet agent office in Tanzania.
QNet boosts direct selling operations in Tanzania

Asian direct selling company, QNet, is expanding its operations into East Africa. The company forms part of the $200 billion global direct selling industry...

22 Sep 2017

iRise, Somalia.
Somalia is getting its first tech incubator

The doors are set to open at iRise, the first ever tech incubator and co-working space to be established in the Somali capital of Mogadishu...

22 Sep 2017

Digital Africa innovation programme launches
Digital Africa innovation programme launches

A new edition of Digital Africa, an innovation competition to take up the challenge of digital transition in Africa, has launched...

22 Sep 2017

Seedstars announces Senegal finalists, heads to Cameroon
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

Business accelerator for fashion entrepreneurs launched
Business accelerator for fashion entrepreneurs launched

Marketing agency Nonzero is collaborating with Standard Bank to create the Business of Fashion accelerator programme...

15 Sep 2017

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

The finalists and judges at the inaugural Creative Business Cup South Africa.
Denmark beckons Smir Design after winning local Creative Business Cup competition

The inaugural South African leg of the international Creative Business Cup competition has been won by Smir Deigns, which produces pet-friendly soft furnishings, scatter cushions and synthetic rugs...

12 Sep 2017

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Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Awards open for entries

For the third year, Veuve Clicquot, Elle magazine and Old Mutual are celebrating successful women in the 2017 Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Awards...

1 Sep 2017

Entrepreneurs can win $100,000 with Kwesé quiz competition
Entrepreneurs can win $100,000 with Kwesé quiz competition

Econet Group chairman, Strive Masiyiwa, has unveiled a $100,000 competition for entrepreneurs across the world...

29 Aug 2017

Leadership for turbulent times
Leadership for turbulent times

It's tough out there. Leaders are facing an unpredictable economy, aggressive competitors and complex work dynamics. This reality requires creative solutions and high-performing teams for businesses to succeed...

Issued by Red & Yellow 29 Aug 2017

She Leads Africa launches accelerator for beauty startups
She Leads Africa launches accelerator for beauty startups

She Leads Africa has opened applications for its Dark and Lovely x SLA Beauty Accelerator, a 10-week entrepreneurship development programme...

By Tom Jackson 23 Aug 2017

Engen Pitch & Polish programme back in cities, towns across SA
Engen Pitch & Polish programme back in cities, towns across SA

Engen Pitch & Polish is in pursuit of South African entrepreneurs, brave enough to pitch, fail, take feedback, and stand up again...

22 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor keeps on climbing
#WomensMonth: SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor keeps on climbing

SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor has been named one of the top 50 most inspiring women in tech...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Aug 2017

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