The Venture gives a boost to South African entrepreneurs

Chivas Regal's The Venture, which gave South African entrepreneurs the opportunity to ‘Win The Right Way', has concluded its campaign with the winner walking away with a staggering R350,000 investment in their business and the opportunity to travel to the UK in March 2017 for Acceleration...

7 Feb 2017

Fairlady finalists ready for next stage

The Fairlady Women of the Future Awards 2016, in partnership with Santam, has announced its finalists for 2016, in the categories of Woman of the Future and Rising Star. Winners will be announced in August. Woman of the Future finalistsJessica Bonin (Lady Bonin`s Tea) - owner of an all female-run...

29 Jul 2016

Cartier Women's Initiative Awards open for entries

The tenth Cartier Women's Initiative Awards is open for entries from entrepreneurs until 10am (CET) 31 August 2016. This is an entrepreneurship competition for start-ups led by women and organised by Cartier, in partnership with McKinsey and INSEAD business school. It aims to support creative,...

12 Jul 2016

Still time to enter Fairlady Women of the Future Awards

The closing date for entries into the Fairlady Women of the Future Awards has been extended to 24 June 2016. There are two categories - the Fairlady Woman of the Future 2016 and the Fairlady Rising Star 2016. Entry forms and terms and conditions are available here....

20 Jun 2016

Entries to 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year competition close next week

Entries to the Entrepreneur of the Year competition, sponsored by Sanlam and Business/Partners, close on 16 June 2016. Now in its 28th year, the competition seeks to elevate the level of entrepreneurship in the country by recognising and honouring courageous entrepreneurs. Not only will...

8 Jun 2016

Cherryserve.com selected for Ignitor and Standard  Bank Accelerator Programme

Cherryserve.com, South Africa's service marketplace, has been selected for the Ignitor Accelerator Programme for startup businesses. The programme, sponsored by Standard Bank, is designed to help startup businesses access mentors and networks, learn from the world's top companies and rapidly grow...

20 May 2016

IAS adds to A-List of black owned businesses

The Independent Agency Search & Selection Company (IAS) A-list of black owned and black women owned companies and suppliers in the marketing and communication industry has now grown to over 50 agencies, since inception. The A-list is part of a solution for marketers operating in South Africa...

18 May 2016

Grow your business in CT's new co-working space

Fittingly titled 'Work & Co.', a new co-working office space has opened in Touchstone House on Bree Street, Cape Town. Intended to host a community of entrepreneurs, creatives, small- and medium-sized enterprises, remote teams and freelancers, it aims to enable business growth through connecting...

16 Mar 2016

Leaders on the Move first tour

The first tour of the 2016 Sunday Times Top 100 Companies Leaders on the Move series starts on Friday 4 March. Alan Pullinger, Deputy CEO of First Rand Limited; Herman Mashaba, Executive Chairman of Lephatsi Investments; Yusuf Randera Rees, CEO of Awethu Projects; and Mark Stewart, CEO of BDO are...

16 Feb 2016

New agency for SMES

A new agency, Nelon, offers SMEs a collaborative approach to marketing through a team of experts in above the line, below the line, digital, PR and organisational development. Based in Cape Town, entrepreneur, founder and strategic business consultant Chris Nel says, "As a serial entrepreneur, I...

26 Nov 2015

Making entrepreneurial dreams come true

In a collaboration with CliffCentral, Virgin Atlantic and the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship initiative: Dreamtrepreneur; Just Perfect is part of a competition which will forever change the lives of two fortunate and ambitious South African business entrepreneurs. The most impressive...

18 Sep 2015

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