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Funding the rise of the female-led digital economy in Africa

When it comes to making good business decisions, representation matters. Always...

By Janade du Plessis and Kashira Naidoo 6 Aug 2020

Big boost for chemical services company

Edge Growth has announced a partnership with entrepreneurial company Massive Quantum, which procures and supplies raw chemical materials and engineering products to South Africa and its neighbouring states...

Issued by Edge Growth 29 Jul 2020

Tavern Relief Programme aims to raise R100m support package

The Tavern Relief Programme seeks to raise R100m to support 34,500 taverns over a two to three-month period by providing food parcels and other necessary supplies...

27 Jul 2020

Facebook publishes the Global State of Small Business Report

Facebook has published the Global State of Small Business Report. Compiled in partnership with the World Bank and the OECD. It surveyed over 30,000 small business owners and employees from around the world in over 50 countries...

20 Jul 2020

Sea Monster makes a huge splash

Animation and gaming company partners with Edge Growth and FirstRand's Vumela Fund to unlock digital solutions...

Issued by Edge Growth 15 Jul 2020

Fintechs could be the lifeline to SA's SMMEs

South Africa's rapidly-growing fintech sector could play a key role in helping the country's SMMEs recover from the impact of Covid-19, while bringing millions of 'credit invisible' consumers into the formal economy at the same time.

By Dalene Deale 15 Jul 2020

Leaders of entrepreneurial networks programme

The Embassy of France in South Africa is working with the Entrepreneurship Development Academy (EDA) at the Gordon Institute of Business School (GIBS) to develop a tailor-made programme to support entrepreneurial networks in South Africa...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 8 Jul 2020

Get media exposure for your small business with Ad Crashers

The Ad Crashers initiative is focused on giving much-needed marketing support to the small businesses that need it most...

7 Jul 2020

7 essential tips for startups

Covid-19 has kick-started many of us into thinking about setting up our own businesses. Whether you've been retrenched, taken a salary cut, or have simply realised that life's short and it's time to reach for that long-postponed dream...

2 Jul 2020

Volkswagen introduces 'The Lionesses Den'

As part of its partnership with Lionesses of Africa, the all-female business network in Africa, Volkswagen has introduced 'The Lionesses Den' and is calling on female-owned businesses in South Africa to share a two-minute pitch...

1 Jul 2020

R2m investment helps Yebo Fresh expand township food distribution

The Scheinberg Relief Fund has contributed R2m to the online grocery delivery startup to help it expand its distribution capacity and food relief efforts...

30 Jun 2020

[REPORT]: The impact of the Section 12J incentive on SA's economy

The Section 12J Association of South Africa has released a report outlining the details the impact which the Section 12J incentive has had on the SA economy...

29 Jun 2020

SmartWage bags R6m to expand its payday solution

SmartWage, a South African startup, recently raised R6m to power the growth and expansion of its novel payday solution across South Africa...

26 Jun 2020

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