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#WomensMonth: Taryn Gill's vision to build a household name in African haircare

Taryn Gill left behind an established career in marketing to launch a haircare brand with products formulated for curly and coily hair textures...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Aug 2020

#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Roque Online is connecting informal traders to larger markets in Angola

World Entrepreneurs' Day serves the purpose of creating awareness of entrepreneurs and innovation throughout the world...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Teheca is connecting expectant mothers to nurses in Uganda

This year, Bizcommunity, in partnership with Seedstars, is acknowledging African startups on World Entrepreneurs' Day 2020...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Spottem app - Using tech to fight crime

As the country moves to alert Level 2 of the national lockdown, more people will be out and about, meaning opportunities for criminals to strike are going to increase

By Johannes Masiteng 21 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Michanic, the on-demand car repair service

Michanic is an innovative "Uber-like" technology platform that brings qualified and trustworthy car mechanics right to your doorstep...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Pezesha, Kenya's digital financial enabler platform and marketplace

Every year, 21 August marks World Entrepreneurs' Day. The purpose of this day is to create awareness of entrepreneurs and innovation throughout the world...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Women's sports, how this sets Sports Mvt apart

Bhekani Bright Ndebele, founder of Sports Mvt, a digital sports media and entertainment agency, talks to us about their exclusive focus on women's sports and how it sets them apart from other digital agencies...

By Juanita Pienaar 5 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Moms breathe life into Babalust

As first time moms, co-founders Kim Grant and Nikki Banner experienced first-hand the overwhelming task of preparing their lives, and homes for the welcoming of a new-born baby...

By Evan-Lee Courie 4 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Get rewarded for daily Covid-19 symptom checks

Vollar, an online platform that allows organisations to incentivise and reward members of a community for doing volunteer work to help others in their area. But when the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the team then had to go back to the drawing board...

By Evan-Lee Courie 30 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Burying social ills to create a brighter future

Melun Jeptha noticed two empty plots of land that were being used as dumping grounds and decided to do something about it...

By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Break a sweat with these fitness influencers on Sudor

With gyms being forced to close due to the coronavirus, fitness trainers are battling. Until gyms are allowed to operate under strict measures to curb the spread of Covid-19, there are alternatives for digital-savvy fitness entrepreneurs...

By Evan-Lee Courie 23 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Local entrepreneur dances to the beat of urban culture in SA

South African entrepreneur Andile Mathobela has launched TheJournalistDJ.com, a digital video magazine documenting the dance culture in South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: BTS with CineMagic, SA's newest streaming service

CineMagic, SA's newest Video-on-Demand (VOD) streaming service, is now available to millions of cellular users via the Vodacom Video Play and MTN Play mobile content platforms...

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Jul 2020

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