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Minister Zulu to launch 22 On Sloane startup campus

The highly anticipated launch of 22 On Sloane, Africa's newest and biggest entrepreneurial campus, in Bryanston, Johannesburg, is music to the ears of many startups, entrepreneurs and inventors alike, not only in South Africa, but on the continent at large...

Issued by Global Entrepreneurship Network 1 day ago

Dion Chang on doing business in a hyper-visual era

BSH Home Appliances Group invited trends-expert, Dion Chang from Flux Trends to host an event where he shed light on the art of communicating and doing business in a hyper-visual era...

By Juanita Pienaar 4 hours ago

#BODJHB: A disconnect between business and purpose

Trevyn McGowan, co-founder of Business of Design and the Guild Group, opened day one of Business of Design in Johannesburg this morning, reflecting on the past year, which has been an extraordinary year for them with new ventures and a massive amount of hiring in a short space of time...

By Jessica Tennant 4 hours ago

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Guerrilla IMC celebrates its 10th birthday with a new corporate identity

Out-of-home media owner Guerrilla-IMC is celebrating its 10th birthday this year. Founded in 2007 by media entrepreneurs Neil Clarence and Daryl van Arkel, the company has grown into one of the most inventive and resilient players in the OOH space...

Issued by Guerrilla IMC 3 days ago

Harnessing design thinking to drive entrepreneurial impact, innovation

The lifespans of companies are fast becoming shorter. Uncertainty reigns. The only way to change and to shift into new spaces, is to develop strong cultures of innovation...

By Gilbert Saggia 6 hours ago

Experiential retail - a new way to shop

With the rise of e-commerce and demise of physical brick-and-mortar retail, consumers are continually hungry for experiences that engage and excite them...

By Jordan Major 1 hour ago

Buy a Bag of Hope - one way business can help SA's children succeed

Uzwelo Bags was launched with the goal of making a meaningful difference in terms of the challenges South Africa's disadvantaged communities face...

By Sindy Peters 4 hours ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: A cat, a tailor and an entrepreneur walk into a bar exam...

What do 18th century tailors, cats and the 21st century legal industry have to do with local entrepreneurship? Graeme Wilson, CEO of Whipping the Cat, makes the connection for us...

By Shan Radcliffe 4 hours ago

10 days left to complete Ventureburn Startup Survey and win!

The second annual Ventureburn Startup Survey is drawing to a close. Startups have until 31 October 2017 to participate and stand a chance of winning an iPhone 8 among other great prizes...

6 hours ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: Chris Weylandt on the business of contemporary home decor design

Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of furniture and decor retailer Weylandts, forms part of the impressive line-up at this year's Business of Design conference...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 hours ago

Brand SA, FCB Africa finalists in 2017 City Nation Place Awards

Brand South Africa and its marketing partner, FCB Africa, have achieved finalist status in an international competition benchmarking and celebrating best practice in place branding vision...

Issued by FCB Africa 13 minutes ago

Frank talk: Rethinking value in agency-client relationships

Frankly, the current way of working between marketing agencies and clients is in a state of flux and we are not sure what's coming next. We have seen this before, but this time it's different...

By Lynn Madeley, Issued by Havas Johannesburg 2 hours ago

Playmakers win the Sponsorship Gold Award at the AMASA Awards

Playmakers walked away with the coveted Gold Award in the Sponsorship category for its Coca-Cola campaign, #ThatsGold @SuperSportTV, at the AMASA Awards that were held in Sandton...

Issued by Playmakers 35 minutes ago

Bird watching in Soweto with birdman Raymond Rampolokeng

Rampolokeng was unemployed when he came into contact with the Wits Bird Club and Birdlife SA. The former groups gave him the chance to take part in a bird guide course that changed everything...

59 minutes ago

Boomtown promotes Gerard Addison to Art Director

Beginning in 2013 as an intern as part of the Boomtown Bayeza programme, Gerard Addison has quickly proven his creative prowess as he has risen up the agency ranks...

Issued by Boomtown 24 minutes ago

International film craft festival appoints local industry leaders to its Grand and Executive Jury

Ciclope, a leading international festival recognising exceptional craft in moving image, has invited four prominent figures in the SA film industry to sit on the jury of its upcoming awards show...

Issued by Ninety9cents 55 minutes ago

The Riverbed Agency adds storytellers to its fold

The Riverbed Agency has announced an addition of leadership resources to its PR portfolio with the appointment of Raphala Mogase as PR director, and Tonie Jere as PR account director...

Issued by Riverbed 1 hour ago

Dove: It shouldn't have happened

Who first raised the outcry when Dove's by now notorious campaign, featuring a black woman who removes her T-shirt to reveal a more ‘clean' white woman, broke?...

By Monalisa Zwambila, Issued by Riverbed 23 hours ago

Uber Kenya pitch picked up by Hellocomputer, FCB Cape Town, FCB East Africa

Hellocomputer Cape Town along with FCB Cape Town and FCB East Africa, all three agencies within the FCB Africa fold, have successfully landed an Uber Kenya project after a swift yet effective pitch process...

Issued by Hellocomputer 23 hours ago

R-Squared Digital partnering with Sugarbird Gin in influencer marketing crowdfunding campaign

In the current difficult economic climate, it's courageous for an entrepreneur to launch a new business. R-Squared Digital supports South African entrepreneurs and producers, and has assisted one such startup in its crowdfunding initiative to finance its launch...

Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 23 hours ago

Two new members for Business and Arts South Africa board

Business and Arts South Africa is pleased to announce that it has appointed Charmaine Soobramoney and Yacoob Abba Omar to its board...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 21 hours ago

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Africa news

Africa Week: Unleashing the continent's potential

Kicking off Africa Week, UN chief says women and youth can unleash continent's potential...

6 hours ago

Airtel Sierra Leone rebranded Orange

Orange has launched its brand in Sierra Leone, building on its strong presence in Sub Saharan Africa with 50 million customers in 16 countries...

6 hours ago

Three Cameroonian journalists charged with criminal defamation

Cameroon is continuing its oppression of press freedom by charging three Cameroonian journalists with criminal defamation...

21 hours ago

Nigeria's ‘brand agency of decade' announced

Centrespread Grey has been awarded as Nigeria's iconic brand agency of the decade...

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What the 'Fearless Girl' statue and Harvey Weinstein have in common

In March of this year, State Street Global Advisors unveiled the “Fearless Girl,” a statue of a little girl installed to face Wall Street's famous “Charging Bull” statue. Her defiance was aimed at financial culture's historical exclusion of women in the financial industry, especially in leadership positions.

By Sarah Banet-Weiser 1 day ago

The ADC 97th Annual Awards open for entries

The ADC 97th Annual Awards with the theme “Where craft will take us”, continues the organisation's historic focus of honouring global work that exemplifies the very best in craft, design and innovation. This year's jury, to be announced soon, includes top advertising creatives and designers from around the world. Deadline for entry is Wednesday, 31 January 2018.

1 day ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal

Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing. Thus, Mami Wata was born, a premium African brand of surf apparel and accessories with an undeniable global appeal.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

Finalists for 2017 Global Awards announced

The Global Awards grand jury shortlisted 154 entries this year submitted from 22 countries worldwide. Entries achieving shortlist status will be judged by the 2017 Pharma (Rx) and Health and Wellness executive juries in a live session in New York City to determine trophy winners. The 2017 award-winning entries will be announced at the Global Awards ceremonies on Thursday, 16 November in New York City and Sydney, Australia.

2 days ago

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