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Challenger Type - The Next Generation
Challenger Type - The Next Generation

Naked is a new generation of car and home insurance that challenges the fundamental model and accepted convention in short-term insurance that expounds 'company profit is dependent on claims'...

Issued by eatbigfish 25 Mar 2020

The Target Group Index (TGI) data set - Empowering students and business leaders of tomorrow alongside the University of Pretoria
The Target Group Index (TGI) data set - Empowering students and business leaders of tomorrow alongside the University of Pretoria

Ask Afrika is rolling out the Target Group Index initiative to more tertiary institutions. In partnership with the University of Pretoria's Department of Marketing Management and Enterprises University of Pretoria, a new course on 'Utilising the Target Group Index for Practical Market(ing) Insights' is available...

Issued by Ask Afrika 16 Mar 2020

GIBS Entrepreneurship Development Academy taking township entrepreneurs to the next level
GIBS Entrepreneurship Development Academy taking township entrepreneurs to the next level

The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) Entrepreneurship Development Academy (EDA) has pledged its continued support to capacitating township entrepreneurs...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 11 Mar 2020

Clickety-click with Clickatell's CEO, Pieter de Villiers
Clickety-click with Clickatell's CEO, Pieter de Villiers

Rewind back to the late '90s when all of mankind anxiously anticipated the "Y2K bug"...

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Kru & Co on 'going viral', why TikTok is the future of social media
#StartupStory: Kru & Co on 'going viral', why TikTok is the future of social media

Lanie Krugel has just launched Kru & Co, a South African social media agency. We discussed the agency's startup story and social media trends for South Africa to wake up to...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Feb 2020

Future Females launches five-day challenge
Future Females launches five-day challenge

Future Females has launched an activation in support of 5,000 female entrepreneurs to help in executing their business goals...

10 Feb 2020

8 small business trends for 2020
8 small business trends for 2020

What trends can you implement into your business to be the leader of the pack?

3 Feb 2020

How to win on social media in 2020
How to win on social media in 2020

Most businesses understand the impact that social media can have on their business and are keen to increase engagement, generate leads and increase brand awareness. But, are they winning?...

By Jacqueline Raw 29 Jan 2020

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Growth is not a hack job

"10x the business. Enable compound customer growth. Drive exponential growth returns."...

By Nicola van Ast 24 Jan 2020

Before you buy a franchise, consider the brand
Before you buy a franchise, consider the brand

You can't run a successful franchise without a strong brand. Yet many franchisees don't know this and struggle to make sales because of this very problem...

22 Jan 2020

Global initiative aims to support female entrepreneurs
Global initiative aims to support female entrepreneurs

Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) recently announced its collaboration with Global Sustainable Partnerships to spearhead the inaugural Women's Program Engagement Council (WPEC)...

16 Jan 2020

#StartupStory: The Yellow Room
#StartupStory: The Yellow Room

Hamiltons in Creative Company recently launched a digital content creation division, The Yellow Room, to include the conceptualisation, scripting, photography, filming and editing of digital content for brands...

By Jessica Tennant 15 Jan 2020

Adebola Williams, the CEO of StateCraft in Nigeria. Image supplied.
The business of political PR: Advising heads of states in Africa

Maryanne Maina interviews Adebola Williams, CEO of StateCraft in Nigeria, a political communications company, on their mission to galvanise a generation to make informed choices...

By Maryanne Maina 14 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: How diminishing trust is changing the PR and comms game
#BizTrends2020: How diminishing trust is changing the PR and comms game

There are three main forces that will fundamentally shape the world of PR and business communications in 2020 and beyond...

By Kevin Welman 13 Jan 2020

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3 tips for business owners on how they can make a difference in their enterprise immediately

Rudolph Pieterse, chief executive officer of Multidimentions, provides three tips for business owners on how they can make a difference in their enterprise immediately...

By Rudolph Pieterse 27 Dec 2019

AFDA launches a collaboration-driven Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation for 2020
AFDA launches a collaboration-driven Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation for 2020

AFDA's launched a one-year, full-time Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation for 2020 on their Johannesburg and Cape Town campuses...

By Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 13 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Insights into the SA female entrepreneur's journey in 2019
#EntrepreneurMonth: Insights into the SA female entrepreneur's journey in 2019

Attendees of the final Future Females founders' breakfast for the year were in for a treat, as the Cape Town Startup Week edition's speakers included serial entrepreneur Catherine Luckhoff, SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor, and Pichulik founder Katherine-Mary Pichulik. Here's what they shared about their entrepreneurial journeys thus far...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Dec 2019

Lulalend, your friends in business funding, supporting South African entrepreneurs
Lulalend, your friends in business funding, supporting South African entrepreneurs

Lulalend, South Africa's first online provider of short-term funding, is partnering with small businesses to help them achieve business growth...

Issued by Tag 8 6 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Food For Mzansi, saluting the unsung heroes of SA agriculture
#EntrepreneurMonth: Food For Mzansi, saluting the unsung heroes of SA agriculture

Launched as a digital platform in November 2018, Food for Mzansi is on a mission to change the narrative of South Africa's agriculture industry...

By Robin Fredericks 3 Dec 2019

Simon Dingle, in action at Catalyst Africa.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Simon Dingle on how media is being reimagined in the 21st century

With his characteristic dry, wry wit in full force, I sat down with entrepreneur-at-heart Simon Dingle for an exclusive interview after his Catalyst Africa presentation, on why an open internet that connects people is a winner for every industry...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Nov 2019

2019 South African Small Business Awards finalists
2019 South African Small Business Awards finalists

The NSBC in association with World Famous Events has announced South Africa's 'Top 20' for the 2019 South African Small Business Awards...

12 Nov 2019

Murendeni Mafumo speaking at the SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019. Image supplied.
#SingularityUSouthAfrica2019: The future of water collection, purification and distribution

What is the future of cities? And what is the future of water collection, purification and distribution?...

21 Oct 2019

Tanja Lategan has launched Enlight Strategic. Image supplied.
#StartupStory: Tanja Lategan launches digital transformation consultancy

Tanja Lategan, the former CEO of Primedia Online and MD of full-service digital agency Creative Spark, has launched Enlight Strategic...

By Juanita Pienaar 16 Oct 2019

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Brand recognition is vital to success: SMS can help small businesses build it

Smaller businesses face numerous obstacles when it comes to surviving. One of the biggest of those obstacles is brand recognition...

By Greg Chen 10 Oct 2019

Bridging the gender gap in tech
Bridging the gender gap in tech

Koo Govender, CEO for Dentsu Aegis Network SA, explains how the local launch of the Female Foundry will help bridge the gap in gender parity...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 8 Oct 2019

Guesthouse or hotel: What is the best choice for your next business travels?
Guesthouse or hotel: What is the best choice for your next business travels?

Have you ever stood on tiptoes in the corner of your hotel room desperately trying to catch a signal to download your mails?..

Issued by FIGHT CENTRE BUSINESS TRAVEL 7 Oct 2019

Mo Flava up on stage at Heavy Chef and Discovery Business Insurance's Inspire Sessions event. ©
The Inspire Sessions: How to attain influence, wield it and use it to grow your business

This Discovery Business Insurance and Heavy Chef's 'Inspire' Sessions event centred around influence - how to attain it, how to wield it and how to grow your business through using influencer marketing...

By Juanita Pienaar 4 Oct 2019

Primedia Outdoor and Menlyn Park Shopping Centre create new possibilities for local entrepreneurs in Tshwane
Primedia Outdoor and Menlyn Park Shopping Centre create new possibilities for local entrepreneurs in Tshwane

To celebrate local tourism attractions offered by the City of Tshwane, Primedia Outdoor and Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, in partnership with Tshwane Tourism Association, joined forces to host a four-day in-mall exhibition for the first time ever, running from 26-29 September 2019...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 3 Oct 2019

NSBC releases 2018 National Small Business Survey
NSBC releases 2018 National Small Business Survey

The National Small Business Chamber (NSBC) has released the finding of the 2018 National Small Business Survey...

3 Oct 2019

How to keep your business travel budget down and grow your business
How to keep your business travel budget down and grow your business

If you're the business owner of a small or medium enterprise, keeping a handle on your company's budget is most likely a top priority...

Issued by FIGHT CENTRE BUSINESS TRAVEL 2 Oct 2019

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