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BASA expands Creative Futures Business Engagement into Ethiopia
BASA expands Creative Futures Business Engagement into Ethiopia

Business and Arts South Africa is significantly expanding its African partnership initiative with the implementation of Creative Futures programme's Business Engagement in Ethiopia...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 13 Dec 2017

Galina Peshkova - .
SME Survey 2018 focus on digital transformation

SME Survey 2018 will highlight the levels of digital transformation in the small business sector...

11 Dec 2017

Startupbootcamp Cape Town's top 10 startups sign 32 deals
Startupbootcamp Cape Town's top 10 startups sign 32 deals

The Startupbootcamp cohort showcased its top 10 startups, selected from a pool of 514 applicants, to global investors, sponsors, and partners at its first Africa-based demo day...

6 Dec 2017

Be disrupted
Be disrupted

The phrase disruptive innovation is being used by entrepreneurs worldwide at the moment. However, the term is widely misunderstood. What classifies a company as genuinely disruptive?..

Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 4 Dec 2017

Retail Capital is awarding a brand makeover to one lucky SME
Retail Capital is awarding a brand makeover to one lucky SME

Retail Capital is giving SMEs an opportunity to win a makeover to build their brand with an investment of R250,000...

30 Nov 2017

Global event presents Creative Business Cup SA with Special Recognition Award
Global event presents Creative Business Cup SA with Special Recognition Award

The organisers of Creative Business Cup South Africa were recognised for their outstanding achievement in putting the local event together at short notice and without any financial backing...

30 Nov 2017

Success league: Here's who won at the 2017 National Business Awards
Success league: Here's who won at the 2017 National Business Awards

Where are you most likely to find the winners of this year's National Business Awards - known as the 'Oscars of South African business' - a year from now? Well, dominating the 2% of South Africa's economy that is forecast to grow in 2018...

Issued by Topco Media 22 Nov 2017

Suzane Stevens, executive director of marketing at BrightRock.
Lessons for SA's 650,000 entrepreneurial businesses from BrightRock

Entrepreneurial inspiration from Suzanne Stevens, one of four founders and currently executive director of marketing at BrightRock since 2011, chosen for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Winning Women programme in 2013...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Nov 2017

Image credit: Marek Uliasz - .
Eight tips for building your personal brand

Building up your personal brand is the most difficult and yet the most rewarding process for an entrepreneur...

By Stephen Marshal 20 Nov 2017

Farzeen Bhana travels a far road to success
Farzeen Bhana travels a far road to success

She's a project leader at Tushiyah Advisory Services. And at 31, Illovo resident, Farzeen Bhana, is building business blocks one cupcake at a time...

Issued by At Vogue Communications Agency 17 Nov 2017

Tara and Tiffany Turkington, CEO and managing director at Flow Communications.
Flow Communications receives international business award

Tara and Tiffany Turkington, CEO and managing director at Flow Communications will receive the 2017 IWEC Award during the organisation's 10th annual conference, held in Redmond, Washington...

16 Nov 2017

The biggest South African disrupting summit of all time
The biggest South African disrupting summit of all time

Be prepared to roll up your sleeves and address disruption head on at the BCX Summit from 16-17 November, at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre...

Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 15 Nov 2017

Rapelang Rabana, founder and CEO of Rekindle Learning and BCX Disrupt Summit speaker.
#BCXDisrupt: "Tech is no longer a sideshow, it's the main show"

Rapelang Rabana, one of the highly anticipated speakers at last week's BCX Disrupt Summit, shares the crux of her talk on moving from innovative ideas to profitable solution and why sitting back is simply not an option for any competitive industry...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Nov 2017

John Sanei
#Newsmaker: Singularity University invites John Sanei to panel

John Sanei, business innovation strategist, trend specialist, futurist and author of South African bestseller What's your moonshot?, has been invited to join Singularity University's panel of global speakers...

By Jessica Tennant 15 Nov 2017

Richard Branson helps open #GEW2017, first GEN startup campus in Africa
Richard Branson helps open #GEW2017, first GEN startup campus in Africa

Global Entrepreneurship Week jumped off to an early start this year as Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, helped launch the first-ever GEN startup campus in Johannesburg, South Africa...

Issued by Mark Marich, Vice President GEN 15 Nov 2017

Founder and CEO of Colourworks, Lesley Waterkeyn.
Local entrepreneur wins IWEC award!

Lesley Waterkeyn is one of five South African entrepreneurs who received an award from the International Women's Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) Foundation at a ceremony in Seattle, last night...

15 Nov 2017

#Newsmaker: Amanda Dambuza named Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss 2017
#Newsmaker: Amanda Dambuza named Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss 2017

This year's deserving recipient of the Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Award is Amanda Dambuza, founder and director of consulting company Uyandiswa, currently in its fourth year and already employing more than 70 people...

By Jessica Tennant 14 Nov 2017

Trevor Stuurman was a speaker at WGSN's Futures Cape Town.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Talking African inspiration with Trevor Stuurman

One of the highlights of WGSN's Futures Cape Town was an inspirational talk by 24-year-old Trevor Stuurman - in effortless digitally savvy youth fashion, this Christmas Day baby is an entrepreneur, photographer and multimedia visual artist with a verified Instagram account and over 156,000 Twitter followers - here's why his fresh ideas resonate so deeply....

By Leigh Andrews 10 Nov 2017

2017 NSBC South African Small Business Award winners
2017 NSBC South African Small Business Award winners

South Africa's 9th annual Top 20 Small Business and Entrepreneurship Award winners have been announced by the NSBC, in association with World Famous Events...

9 Nov 2017

Winners of AfricArena startup pitch battles
Winners of AfricArena startup pitch battles

The first AfricArena took place this week and welcomed over 450 delegates, 100 entrepreneurs, 80 startups, 22 exhibitors, 42 speakers, 67 investors It also witnessed more than 40 live startup pitch battles.

9 Nov 2017

Carel van Heerden (Finbond); Sbu Shabalala (AdaptIT); Mark Stevens (Fortress Income Fund); Lesetja Kganyago (Business Leader of the Year); Patrice Motsepe (Lifetime Achievement Award) - image credit: Sunday Times.
Sunday Times Top 100 Companies 2017 winners announced

Reserve Bank governor, Lesetja Kganyago, Dr Patrice Motsepe, and Finbond Group take the accolades at 2017 Sunday Times Top 100 Company Awards...

8 Nov 2017

#AfricaCom: How innovation is better in Africa
#AfricaCom: How innovation is better in Africa

Toby Shapshak, editor-in-chief of Stuff Magazine, shared some thoughts on how innovation is better in Africa at AfricaCom 2017. He highlighted some specific innovations to illustrate how the continent is leapfrogging into the future... (video)

By Ilse van den Berg 8 Nov 2017

Startups winners at AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards
Startups winners at AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards

African startups Flare, Snapplify and Flutterwave were among the winners at the AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards, which took place in Cape Town last night...

By Tom Jackson 8 Nov 2017

Richard Branson to open Global Entrepreneurship Week at the launch of New Gen startup campus in Johannesburg
Richard Branson to open Global Entrepreneurship Week at the launch of New Gen startup campus in Johannesburg

Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, will officially open the 10th anniversary celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) by participating in the launch of a new startup campus in Johannesburg, South Africa...

Issued by Global Entrepreneurship Network 6 Nov 2017

Digital marketing tips for SA's small businesses
Digital marketing tips for SA's small businesses

Digital marketing can save the day for small businesses with relatively small marketing budgets - from my experience.

By Stephen Sandmann 2 Nov 2017

Play naked!
Play naked!

If one is going to be a dick, then one should be the Best Dick. At least that's what Mike Sharman believes and to prove his point he put pen to paper and wrote the book, The Best Dick...

By Danette Breitenbach 1 Nov 2017

Annette Muller
Liberty Vuka Knowledge Summit speaker Q&A: Annette Muller

Top African female tech founder Annette Muller, who will share a stage with Russell Simmons at the Liberty Vuka Knowledge Summit this week, shares some thoughts on entrepreneurship...

31 Oct 2017

Marisa Truter, director at Tushiyah Advisory Business
Marisa Truter, director at Tushiyah Advisory Business

Impacting economic growth in a man's world by pairing SMMEs and big business. She's Marisa Truter, one half of Tushiyah Consulting, Johannesburg-born and -raised...

Issued by Tushiyah Consulting 30 Oct 2017

Facebook Africa launches SME Council for Nigeria
Facebook Africa launches SME Council for Nigeria

Facebook has launched its Nigerian SME Council, the first to launch on the continent, as part of Facebook's commitment to help support small and medium sized businesses throughout Africa...

30 Oct 2017

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