#StartupStory: Innovative solutions for people with disabilities
#StartupStory: Innovative solutions for people with disabilities

Portia Mavhungo understands the loss of independence and dignity people face when they are permanently wheelchair-bound...

By Evan-Lee Courie 9 Dec 2019

14 Behavioural competencies of a successful entrepreneur
14 Behavioural competencies of a successful entrepreneur

Research has demonstrated what the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation has always known: Entrepreneurship can be taught, selected for and measured...

4 Dec 2019

#StartupStory: Rent toys for your kids from Smart Toy Club
#StartupStory: Rent toys for your kids from Smart Toy Club

Imagine that you needn't have to buy new toys for your kids as they grow up. Imagine the idea of keeping your house less cluttered by toys...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 Dec 2019

#StartupStory: Taking the stress out of funeral catering
#StartupStory: Taking the stress out of funeral catering

We all know that the loss of a family member or friend isn't always easy. It is also a time to support your loved ones and we know that planning the catering for a funeral can be stressful activity...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Kicking and pushing with Galen McGee of Saucy Woodz
#EntrepreneurMonth: Kicking and pushing with Galen McGee of Saucy Woodz

Budding photographer, Skateboard P and lover of all things Africa, Galen McGee, founder and creator of Saucy Woodz, uses his love of skateboards to create unique, handmade jewellery pieces...

By Robin Fredericks 2 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: How Yococo's Sine Ndlela started serving scoops of love
#EntrepreneurMonth: How Yococo's Sine Ndlela started serving scoops of love

Sine Ndlela is not yet 30 years old, but she's the founder of a thriving South African dairy-free ice-cream brand...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Teacher turned events extraordinaire, Amanda Rabinowitz
#EntrepreneurMonth: Teacher turned events extraordinaire, Amanda Rabinowitz

Durban-born Amanda Rabinowitz started her career as a school teacher, but the "entrepreneurial bug" soon bit and she's now the proud owner of a growing experiential events business...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Nov 2019

3 Tips for branding your business
3 Tips for branding your business

Empower yourself as a business owner with the minimum know-how of what the current design trends are...

28 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: The program that prepares youth with future-fit skills
#EntrepreneurMonth: The program that prepares youth with future-fit skills

In an effort to prepare the youth for the needs of a changing global economy, Dieudonne Allo developed a program that equips learners with future-fit skills such as coding, entrepreneurship and design thinking...

By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Cubic 38 creates a value chain for waste tyres
#EntrepreneurMonth: Cubic 38 creates a value chain for waste tyres

In an effort to decrease the impact of waste tyres on the environment, Mzokhona Maxase developed tyre shine and shoe polish, which uses a waste by-product of the tyre recycling process known as char...

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Zaio gamifies a developers journey
#EntrepreneurMonth: Zaio gamifies a developers journey

Mvelo Hlophe created a platform which gamifies a developers journey to help them gain real-world experience...

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

2019 'Corporate Travel Grant Competition' winner announced
2019 'Corporate Travel Grant Competition' winner announced

Flight Centre Business Travel has announced the winner of its 2019 'Corporate Travel Grant Competition'...

26 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: New app set to change unemployment, poverty in SA
#EntrepreneurMonth: New app set to change unemployment, poverty in SA

South Africa's unemployment rate is at its highest in over a decade, with more than 6 million people now being unemployed...

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Yalu, an alternative to credit life insurance
#EntrepreneurMonth: Yalu, an alternative to credit life insurance

Did you know that you are very likely paying credit life insurance on your debt right now?

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

FNB Business Innovations Awards 2019 winners revealed
FNB Business Innovations Awards 2019 winners revealed

The overall winners of the 2019 FNB Business Innovation Awards (FNB BIA) have been announced...

26 Nov 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

#EntrepreneurMonth: The raw beauty of Black Betty Jewellery
#EntrepreneurMonth: The raw beauty of Black Betty Jewellery

Black Betty Jewellery is the latest addition to Sea Point's vibey Regent Road. Kristin Weixelbaumer created the new retail space to be the physical representation of the Black Betty brand personality...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: How AI startup ask-jean is disrupting the SA wine tech industry
#EntrepreneurMonth: How AI startup ask-jean is disrupting the SA wine tech industry

It's not always easy to know what wine to pair or purchase when you're planning an occasion with friends or when you're in a store having to make a selection. Ask-jean, a voluntary data hub has come along to simplify the decision-making process, with the wine consumer in mind...

By Robin Fredericks 25 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Mielie Mailer aims to change e-commerce delivery in SA
#EntrepreneurMonth: Mielie Mailer aims to change e-commerce delivery in SA

Mielie Mailer is a lifestyle-driven enterprise that seeks to help humans make better choices for themselves and for the planet...

By Evan-Lee Courie 25 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: No hidden agenda with Naked Insurance
#EntrepreneurMonth: No hidden agenda with Naked Insurance

Naked Insurance wants to change the way we do insurance, and that is why they were crowned overall winners at the 2019 MTN Business App of the Year...

By Evan-Lee Courie 25 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Creating cyber-savvy kids with CyberSharp
#EntrepreneurMonth: Creating cyber-savvy kids with CyberSharp

Anyone under the age of 25 doesn't remember a life without the internet and cellphones. Whether in our homes or schools, they have become an integral part of our lives for communication, education and, of course, social interaction. But with all their benefits, also comes the unexpected or unseen threats - especially for our children...

By Shan Radcliffe 25 Nov 2019

5 Reasons to register your small business
5 Reasons to register your small business

Registering your small business can seem like a big step, but for new entrepreneurs, it's a smart choice...

21 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Turning creativity into wearable art
#EntrepreneurMonth: Turning creativity into wearable art

What started as a passion for jewellery and traveling is what lead to the start of the Jade, a niche jewellery store that specialises in finding creative inspiration and beauty from around the world and translating it into wearable pieces of art...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Enter the holiday paradise of Treedom Villas and Vardos
#EntrepreneurMonth: Enter the holiday paradise of Treedom Villas and Vardos

Fueled by her experience with people, travel and culture as a chef, African tour guide and VIP Events Director, Debbie Nortje created Treedom Villas and Vardos...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Changemakers working towards a sustainable, inclusive food system
#EntrepreneurMonth: Changemakers working towards a sustainable, inclusive food system

A group of social entrepreneurs just emerged from the first Oribi Village Food System Incubation Programme...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 20 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: The passion project that is Koffie Met Katryn
#EntrepreneurMonth: The passion project that is Koffie Met Katryn

Koffie Met Katryn is an events initiative that aims to inspire and motivate women of all ages, races and religion, to follow their dreams and aspirations, all in a safe space...

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 Nov 2019

FNB engages township entrepreneurs during #GEW2019
FNB engages township entrepreneurs during #GEW2019

FNB is once again embarking on a series of interactive engagements with entrepreneurs across some of the country's biggest townships during Global Entrepreneurship Week (#GEW2019)...

20 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: The project creating chicken feed for the circular economy
#EntrepreneurMonth: The project creating chicken feed for the circular economy

Tebogo Bathebeng is the founder of the Montsho Sustainable Project, which harvests Black Soldier fly larvae to produce chicken feed.

By Evan-Lee Courie 19 Nov 2019

How can we grow female entrepreneurship in SA?
How can we grow female entrepreneurship in SA?

It's clear that the struggle continues for many South African women - specifically in the area of small business and entrepreneurship...

By Linda McClure 19 Nov 2019

Turn your business idea into reality this festive season
Turn your business idea into reality this festive season

If you have ever dreamt of starting a business, don't put off your dream for the next year. If you start smart enough, you can be just on time to benefit from this Christmas season...

18 Nov 2019

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