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4 reasons why business travel will boost your growing business
4 reasons why business travel will boost your growing business

Why would you travel for business if you can effortlessly connect with clients across the world via Skype, Slack or Zoom for free?..

Issued by Fight Centre Business Travel 9 Sep 2019

OurCrowd Global Investor Summit returns to Israel in 2020
OurCrowd Global Investor Summit returns to Israel in 2020

OurCrowd, the global venture investing platform and Israel's leading venture investor, has announced that it will host its sixth annual OurCrowd Global Investor Summit on 13 February 2020...

9 Sep 2019

#StartupStory: Virtual Actuary helps to connect actuaries
#StartupStory: Virtual Actuary helps to connect actuaries

Virtual Actuary is a team of experts offering a comprehensive range of actuarial services, founded on a depth of experience acquired locally and globally...

By Evan-Lee Courie 9 Sep 2019

Help Thursdays Lingerie support bigger boobs
Help Thursdays Lingerie support bigger boobs

Cape Town-based company Thursdays Lingerie and Swimwear has launched a crowdfunding campaign to assist the label to extend its size range to a G cup...

9 Sep 2019

Global Change Award 2020: Submit your sustainable fashion innovation
Global Change Award 2020: Submit your sustainable fashion innovation

H&M Foundation has opened entries for its annual innovation challenge, the Global Change Award. Dubbed the 'Nobel Prize of fashion', it aims to reduce fashion's impact on the planet...

9 Sep 2019

#PODCAST: How I Built This: Lien Potgieter says colour can help you grow
#PODCAST: How I Built This: Lien Potgieter says colour can help you grow

"How I Built This" dives into the stories behind growing SME's and the movements they built...

9 Sep 2019

How woman-owned businesses can unlock finance through a better credit score
How woman-owned businesses can unlock finance through a better credit score

The number of female entrepreneurs in South Africa is on the rise, with more than 60% of micro-enterprises and 40% of small enterprises in the country owned by women...

9 Sep 2019

Miss Teen Social Entrepreneur shines light on creative, determined female youth
Miss Teen Social Entrepreneur shines light on creative, determined female youth

Miss Teen Social Entrepreneur is a female youth empowerment, entrepreneurship and acceleration programme aimed at young girls in high school...

6 Sep 2019

Co-working space vs. working from home
Co-working space vs. working from home

The current economic climate in South Africa has meant that businesses are letting people go at a rapid rate and more business professionals are finding themselves out of a job...

6 Sep 2019

2019 Entrepreneur of the Year winners announced
2019 Entrepreneur of the Year winners announced

The Entrepreneur of the Year competition, sponsored by Sanlam and Business/Partners, announced this year's overall victor, as well as the category winners...

5 Sep 2019

Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge announced
Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge announced

Johnson & Johnson announced the winners of the Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0...

5 Sep 2019

Gender diversity, female entrepreneurship highlighted at WEF in Africa
Gender diversity, female entrepreneurship highlighted at WEF in Africa

Mastercard's 'Together We Lead' event focused on challenges faced by women entrepreneurs in Africa, and the role of technology in helping drive inclusive growth...

5 Sep 2019

ITC and Visa partner to empower women-led businesses globally
ITC and Visa partner to empower women-led businesses globally

The International Trade Centre (ITC) and Visa launched a partnership to increase the participation of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and women-led businesses in international trade...

5 Sep 2019

#StartupStory: How SoloUnion SA's plugging the senior-level agency brain drain
#StartupStory: How SoloUnion SA's plugging the senior-level agency brain drain

When former SA creative Matthew Bull started the SoloUnion talent collaborative in New York, he quickly realised this was just the model SA needed, so he recruited Rob McLennan and Gillian Rightford to lead this industry game-changer. Neither an agency nor a collection of freelancers in the strictest sense of the word, here's how their 'heads without the overheads' sharing economy creative solution works...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Sep 2019

Finding ideas for a unicorn startup
Finding ideas for a unicorn startup

The tech giants that now inspire founders from around the world once started out as unicorn startups...

By Maksym Babych 5 Sep 2019

How to find clients and grow your business
How to find clients and grow your business

Without clients, a business is essentially just a hobby. Too many startups, innovators, entrepreneurs and SMEs focus too much time on product and service...

By York Zucchi 5 Sep 2019

A look at SA's SME sector come 2030
A look at SA's SME sector come 2030

Between today and 2030, the digital revolution will profoundly change how small business owners in South Africa operate, attract funding, grow their businesses and change our economic landscape...

By Karl Westvig 5 Sep 2019

Nestlé announces winners of sub-Saharan Africa innovation challenge
Nestlé announces winners of sub-Saharan Africa innovation challenge

African startups Shopit, Exportunity and Wakulima from South Africa, Benin and Tanzania respectively, emerged the winners of the Nestlé Research and Development sub-Saharan innovation challenge...

4 Sep 2019

#TechBytes S2E4: Community in Tech
#TechBytes S2E4: Community in Tech

TechBytes Season 2 is a mini-series consisting of 17 bite-sized episodes, unlocking powerful insights within the technology and business space...

4 Sep 2019

Sun Exchange announces equity crowdfunding campaign with Uprise.Africa
Sun Exchange announces equity crowdfunding campaign with Uprise.Africa

Sun Exchange has announced that it will be launching a R7 million Uprise.Africa equity crowdfunding campaign...

3 Sep 2019

Jeff Miller
Keep calm and invest in South Africa

High unemployment, pedestrian growth, bailouts of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and the slow implementation of President Cyril Ramaphosa's 'New Dawn' do not paint a very cheery picture...

By Jeff Miller 3 Sep 2019

The startups changing healthcare through innovation
The startups changing healthcare through innovation

A change in the way we see, and deliver, healthcare has been a burgeoning investment in startups in the sector...

3 Sep 2019

Fintech startups score funding from RMI's AlphaCode
Fintech startups score funding from RMI's AlphaCode

AlphaCode, Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (RMI)'s incubation, acceleration and investment vehicle has awarded R23 million supplier development loans to three fintech startups...

3 Sep 2019

It's time for a spring clean with SweepSouth
It's time for a spring clean with SweepSouth

It's been five years since Aisha Pandor built up SweepSouth, the online booking platform for homecleaning...

2 Sep 2019

Grindstone Accelerator programme cohorts show positive growth
Grindstone Accelerator programme cohorts show positive growth

Knife Capital recently announced the growth metrics of its fourth Grindstone Accelerator programme...

2 Sep 2019

#PODCAST: How Sheldon Crabtree grew the Deep Roots Market
#PODCAST: How Sheldon Crabtree grew the Deep Roots Market

"How I Built This" dives into the stories behind growing SME's and the movements they built...

2 Sep 2019

#TechBytes S2E3: Do you need a business plan?
#TechBytes S2E3: Do you need a business plan?

TechBytes Season 2 is a mini-series consisting of 17 bite-sized episodes, unlocking powerful insights within the technology and business space...

2 Sep 2019

How to make the most of WhatsApp Business
How to make the most of WhatsApp Business

You probably depend on WhatsApp in your to day-to-day life, to keep in touch with friends and family. But are you making effective use of the popular messaging app as a business tool?

2 Sep 2019

Having a side hustle is now mainstream in SA
Having a side hustle is now mainstream in SA

As many as one-in-four working South Africans are operating some kind of side hustle...

By Estelle Nagel 31 Aug 2019

Silicon Cape, AWS team up to spread tech innovation
Silicon Cape, AWS team up to spread tech innovation

Silicon Cape announces a co-operation with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to spread tech innovation and knowledge...

31 Aug 2019

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