Melody Xaba and Dr Judey Pretorius were announced as winners. © .
Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss 2018 Awards: Winners announced!

The 2018 Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Awards saw some of the most inspiring businesswomen in South Africa gathering to celebrate and honour this year's winners...

2 days ago

Arthur in his happy place: Midtown Comics in New York City.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Arthur Goldstuck

This week, we got behind the selfie with Arthur Goldstuck. He is MD of World Wide Worx, editor-in-chief of Gadget, and is sharing his annual research announcements at this week's Social Media Landscape Briefings 2019 in Sandton and Cape Town...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Oct 2018

Minister Zulu to launch Global Entrepreneurship Week South Africa 2018
Minister Zulu to launch Global Entrepreneurship Week South Africa 2018

The Minister of Small Business Development, Lindiwe Zulu, will officially open South Africa's Global Entrepreneurship Week on 12 November 2018...

Issued by 22 ON SLOANE 15 Oct 2018

Empowering women in Africa as entrepreneurs, innovators
Empowering women in Africa as entrepreneurs, innovators

Growing women's economic empowerment in Africa and creating the number one globally recognised platform for female entrepreneurship in Africa, is what AWIEF is about...

By Louise Marsland 15 Oct 2018

AI Summit launches at AfricaCom 2018
AI Summit launches at AfricaCom 2018

Artificial intelligence is already apparent in most industries and has the potential to reach more and do more...

10 Oct 2018

This Mozambican startup is plotting an African data revolution
This Mozambican startup is plotting an African data revolution

Seedstars Maputo winner WenaData may only be active in Mozambique for now, but the startup has big plans for taking its innovative research techniques across the continent...

By Tom Jackson 9 Oct 2018

The art of the hustle
The art of the hustle

Traditionally, being viewed as a "hustler" was perceived as a negative connotation - recently, however, to survive as an entrepreneur it is seen as necessary to succeed - everyday I'm hustling...!

By Mike Vacy-Lyle 3 Oct 2018

Cassandra Twala on this year's Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair
Cassandra Twala on this year's Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair

Jessica Tennant interviews fair curator Cassandra Twala to find out more about her involvement in the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair over the years and what she's most excited about this year...

By Jessica Tennant 21 Sep 2018

Jade Wyngaardt, founder of Click Africa Digital.
Building a business while fighting breast cancer

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, George Wyngaardt shares how his wife, Jade Wyngaardt started a digital marketing agency while fighting stage 3 breast cancer...

By George Wyngaardt 18 Sep 2018

Finalists announced for Africa women entrepreneurs awards
Finalists announced for Africa women entrepreneurs awards

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum has officially announced the finalists for AWIEF Awards 2018...

18 Sep 2018

AfricaCom 2018 takes place in Cape Town, 13-15 November 2018.
Celebrating Africa's digital heroes in 2018

AfricaCom will once again reward the success and innovation of those companies and individuals in Africa that are leading Africa through the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

14 Sep 2018

Joe Public founders named 2018 Medium Business Entrepreneur of the Year
Joe Public founders named 2018 Medium Business Entrepreneur of the Year

Joe Public founders Pepe Marais and Gareth Leck were announced as 2018 Medium Business Entrepreneur of the Year at this year's Entrepreneur of the Year competition sponsored by Sanlam and Business/Partners. This just off the back of being announced Loeries 2018 Agency of the Year...

By Jessica Tennant 14 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

5 ways good content marketing can help your business grow
5 ways good content marketing can help your business grow

Start-up businesses are normally more apprehensive about marketing, in terms of what they will try and what they will spend. Although this restraint is often in their best interest seeing as they have limited budgets and staff, it can also end up hurting them...

By Candace Bosch 12 Sep 2018

Final call for entry to the Stevie Awards for Women in Business
Final call for entry to the Stevie Awards for Women in Business

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is still open for nominations to all female entrepreneurs, executives and employees worldwide until Friday, 28 September 2018...

12 Sep 2018

Calling SA tech and digital startups - ready, set, pitch
Calling SA tech and digital startups - ready, set, pitch

A new startup accelerator is being launched by IBM SA, in partnership with the Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, and is designed to enable the development of Growth Stage Tech and digital startups...

12 Sep 2018

Empowering Africa's women-led entrepreneurial business ecosystem
Empowering Africa's women-led entrepreneurial business ecosystem

The 4th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) announces opening keynote speakers...

11 Sep 2018

Slide 202 of Youth Report (2018). UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing & Instant Grass International.
#YouthReport2018: Smarter-than-you-think millennial coping strategies and life hacks

Not familiar with brand polygamy, Finstagram and Twitter suicides? You're not alone. In the final session at the launch of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018, Dali Tembo, MD of Instant Grass International, explained how marketers can tap into the coping strategies of today's youth...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Sep 2018

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#YouthReport2018: Being a teenager in 2018, more pressure than peer pressure

The fourth session of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018 release, also presented by Martin Neethling, director of groceries at Pioneer Foods, shared insight into the pressures SA's youth are really under - there's more to it than just 'being a teenager'...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Sep 2018

Management systems in creative agencies
Management systems in creative agencies

When you're busy with pitches, egos and the relentless 24-7 of the creative industry, it is easy to side-eye this vital, yet often overlooked business management tool. A management system can be the difference between success and failure in a business...

By Jenni Lawrence 10 Sep 2018

Final call for entries to AppsAfrica Innovation Awards
Final call for entries to AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

Startups have one week left to apply to the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, celebrating the best in mobile and tech from across Africa...

By Gabriella Mulligan 10 Sep 2018

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#YouthReport2018: Generation jobless and the high inequality economy

Explaining concepts like the 'missing middle' and various African economic myths and misconceptions, Professor Haroon Bhorat shared the harsh economic realities of growing up in South Africa today, at the launch of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Sep 2018

Samuel and Motlapele Molefi, founders and owners of Modi Mining CC. Image supplied.
Winners of the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year competition announced

The winners of the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year competition have been announced with Samuel and Motlapele Molefi, founders and owners of Modi Mining CC, named as the overall winners...

5 Sep 2018

Women who work it: Celebrating Durban's women in business
Women who work it: Celebrating Durban's women in business

This past month (Women's Month) we celebrated those women who are making their mark in the Durban business world. Women who have stepped up and gone against the grain. Women who have achieved in their fields. Women we can learn from...

Issued by Pistol + Honey 5 Sep 2018

The Mann brothers - Mic, Shayne and Kevin.
How to leapfrog your industry's disruption and future-proof Africa

Mann Made recently disrupted themselves before anyone else could with a rebrand. Here's how what started out as a wedding video company by three brothers in 2000 has transformed into a storytelling, forward-thinking, 65-employee strong experiential brand agency that hosts the SingularityU SA Summit...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Sep 2018

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#FairnessFirst: Be your own biggest cheerleader

The second SheSays Cape Town event was held at GetSmarter's offices on Thursday, 23 August 2018 with the title 'What's your slash?' It was filled with advice for bringing that side-hustle to the spotlight - you don't have to run your own business or be an entrepreneur to think like one, nor do you need to go it alone...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Sep 2018

Igniting advice makes for stimulating economic growth
Igniting advice makes for stimulating economic growth

In honour of Women's Month, female entrepreneurs and corporate representatives were treated to a Business Breakfast hosted by Tushiyah Advisory Services at Killarney Country club, recently...

Issued by AT VOGUE COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY 31 Aug 2018

Small business ownership: Harsh realities and innovative solutions in the spotlight at Small Business Expo
Small business ownership: Harsh realities and innovative solutions in the spotlight at Small Business Expo

For South African entrepreneurs, the road to business success is paved with unexpected pitfalls and new pressures. The top challenges and solutions will be outlined at the Small Business Expo next week...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 31 Aug 2018

Dr Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary-General.
Africa has phenomenal potential for intra-continental trade

When at least 22 countries ratify it, AfCFTA will officially come into force, potentially making the African continent the largest trading bloc in the world...

By Zipporah Musau 30 Aug 2018

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