10 fintech innovators conclude first Africa Barclays Accelerator
10 fintech innovators conclude first Africa Barclays Accelerator

After 13 weeks of intensive networking, mentoring and development, 10 companies have showcased their innovative fintech businesses at a demo day in Cape Town, as the first cohort of the Barclays Accelerator in Africa concluded. The three month fintech accelerator programme was hosted by Barclays Africa's open innovation hub Rise in Cape Town.

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Creating connected ecosystems
Creating connected ecosystems

Connectivity is the single biggest feature of our lives today and for the next few years it will define our world. But while the world is continuously coming together, has the creative/advertising industry followed suit, or has it evolved separately?

By Danette Breitenbach 1 hour ago

De Kock the new The Herald and Weekend Post politics editor
De Kock the new The Herald and Weekend Post politics editor

Seasoned journalist Rochelle de Kock has been appointed politics editor for both The Herald and Weekend Post newspapers.

By Zandile Mbabela 1 hour ago

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 179: Marketing Mix Conferences managing director Terry Murphy
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 179: Marketing Mix Conferences managing director Terry Murphy

On Thursday, 30 June 2016, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizwazza) looked at the upcoming Marketing Mix, Shopper Path to Purchase 2016 event happening on 20 and 21 July at the Bryanston Country Club in Johannesburg.

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Zinto and the Sandton SPCA promote the humane treatment of animals
Zinto and the Sandton SPCA promote the humane treatment of animals

The Zinto Marketing Group (Zinto) together with the Sandton SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) will embark on an edutainment roadshow from 4-7 July 2016. Taking place at the animal rescue centre in Marlboro, it will introduce children from Alexandra Township to its educational initiative.

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 3 hours ago

Business coach presents IAS masterclass
Business coach presents IAS masterclass

Elaine Seale-McKend, business executive and business coach, will present 'Future proofing your career, as an Independent Agency Search & Selection Company (IAS) Masterclass' on Tuesday 26 July 2016 from 2-5pm at the Institute of Directors in Sandton.

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FCB Cape Town and Hellocomputer fly two Lions down to the Mother City
FCB Cape Town and Hellocomputer fly two Lions down to the Mother City

A ballsy integrated effort between FCB Cape Town and digital agency, Hellocomputer, was recently recognised by the Cannes Festival of Creativity with two Silver Lions in the Health and Wellness Category for online video.

Issued by Hellocomputer 3 hours ago

Eleni Giokos, business correspondent at CNN International.
#MandelaMonth: 'Doing good' should be an everyday mantra

With a decade's experience working across TV, radio, print and online media, Eleni Giokos was appointed last year as a business correspondent at CNN International. Here, she shares insights into the breaking news process and the importance of mentoring and motivating others in achieving personal business success.

By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

Bokone Bophirima youth benefit from local Isidingo shoot
Bokone Bophirima youth benefit from local Isidingo shoot

There will be more than lights, camera and action when the production crew of popular SABC 3 soapie, Isidingo, descend on the Bokone Bophirima Province (North West) during June and July 2016.

Issued by Seven Colors Communications 3 hours ago

Who's making a big impression on Biz?
Who's making a big impression on Biz?

As Bizcommunity's reputation as a premier global resource for industry news from the African continent increases, so our 600+ Press Office holders and company listings are reaping the benefits, often seeing more dramatically increased engagement for their corporate content than they might be be able to generate from their own networks.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 hours ago

Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery announces launch of new, dedicated, marketing event for 2017
Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery announces launch of new, dedicated, marketing event for 2017

Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery has announced the addition of an all-new, dedicated marketing event: Madex 2017 (Marketing, Advertising and Design Exhibition), to the list of its portfolio of innovative trade shows.

Issued by Markex 4 hours ago

Chris Moerdyk
Yes, you can cut your advertising budget in tough times

When times are tough, marketers and ad agencies encourage their clients not to cut back on advertising or marketing spend. But actually, you can.

By Chris Moerdyk, Issued by Chris Moerdyk 3 days ago

Responsible Drinking Media Awards continue in 2016
Responsible Drinking Media Awards continue in 2016

The annual Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMAs), one of brandhouse Beverages long-standing initiatives in the drive to combat alcohol abuse, will be continued this year by Diageo, which bought out brandhouse last year.

24 Jun 2016