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#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possible
#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possible

There's never been a better time to rewrite the future or a better time to come on board to sponsor BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2020

Reclaim the future with Ericsson Innovation Awards 2020
Reclaim the future with Ericsson Innovation Awards 2020

Ericsson has officially launched its annual Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) 2020, a global competition that offers university students around the world the chance to develop new, innovative ideas...

11 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Baskiti, a range of handwoven hanging baskets designed with purpose
#DoBizZa: Baskiti, a range of handwoven hanging baskets designed with purpose

Inspired by her 14-month-old in lockdown, Jana Leonard launched Baskiti, a range of hanging storage baskets designed with purpose...

By Evan-Lee Courie 11 Sep 2020

Clicks commits to boost spending on SMMEs
Clicks commits to boost spending on SMMEs

The Clicks Group has committed to increase spending on SMMEs and support local beauty and haircare brands, and other products...

11 Sep 2020

Pre-Accelerator program launched for Black women tech founders
Pre-Accelerator program launched for Black women tech founders

The I'M IN Accelerator is calling on all South African Black women with early-stage technology business ideas or concepts to apply for the new pre-accelerator program...

11 Sep 2020

SMEgo aims to streamline the funding application process for SMMEs
SMEgo aims to streamline the funding application process for SMMEs

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on the health of the South African SMME sector....

11 Sep 2020

5 tips to pitch your small business
5 tips to pitch your small business

September is not only popular due to warmer weather in the Southern hemisphere, but it also means small businesses are stocking up on seasonal essentials...

By Viresh Harduth 11 Sep 2020

TikTok calls entrepreneurs to join #PitchUpInTheSky
TikTok calls entrepreneurs to join #PitchUpInTheSky

The sky is indeed the limit for South Africa's bold and innovative entrepreneurs, as TikTok in partnership with The Gritti Fund launch the innovative and daring Pitch Up in The Sky...

10 Sep 2020

Survey sheds light on SMEs approach to marketing
Survey sheds light on SMEs approach to marketing

An SME Marketing Landscape Survey reveals that SMEs in Southern Africa see the need for a marketing strategy but do not plan or track their results efficiently...

10 Sep 2020

Techpreneurs - the face of the future
Techpreneurs - the face of the future

The University of the Western Cape's Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) hosted a webinar entitled Techpreneurship: Is this a viable option for your future?

By Charleen Duncan 10 Sep 2020

SMEs reporting revival and Covid-19's influence
SMEs reporting revival and Covid-19's influence

In 2019, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) sent out a Request for Information (RFI) to assess the market's appetite for the potential comprehensive review and overhaul of financial reporting for Small Medium Enterprises (IFRS for SMEs), writes Milton Segal, SAICA Senior Executive: Corporate Reporting...

By Milton Segal, Issued by SAICA 9 Sep 2020

#StartupStartAgain: Did I learn from the past?
#StartupStartAgain: Did I learn from the past?

With the ravaging effects Covid-19 has had on the economy, the only choice for many entrepreneurs was to start again. But, did they learn from the past?

By Allon Raiz 9 Sep 2020

Policy dialogue on local green SMME recovery supported by EU Delegation in SA
Policy dialogue on local green SMME recovery supported by EU Delegation in SA

Earlier this month the EU Delegation in South Africa engaged with national, provincial and local South African government stakeholders on the theme of green SMME recovery...

9 Sep 2020

Customer value matters in the time of Covid-19
Customer value matters in the time of Covid-19

What should customer experience look like in the time of Covid-19? It may all come down to speed and convenience, or perhaps human touch and making a real connection is still key...

By Mark Wilson 9 Sep 2020

Young entrepreneur fills medical supply gap in rural Africa
Young entrepreneur fills medical supply gap in rural Africa

After identifying a need for medical consumables and disposables to difficult-to-deliver regions and rural communities across Africa, Tony McPherson launched McPherson Trading, a tender based procurement consultancy to help fill this gap...

9 Sep 2020

UCT GSB's e-Track programme takes 9 local startups to the next level
UCT GSB's e-Track programme takes 9 local startups to the next level

Nine South African startups participating in the latest e-Track Venture Exploitation Programme (VEP) at the UCT Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) Solution Space have made the cut to progress to the third round of the schools e-Track programme...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 8 Sep 2020

Ntshavheni calls on Clicks to promote products by SMMEs
Ntshavheni calls on Clicks to promote products by SMMEs

Small Business Development Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has called on Clicks to commit to tangible corrective action by actively promoting black hair products that are manufactured by black women...

8 Sep 2020

Classic car restorations offer keys to tackle rural poverty
Classic car restorations offer keys to tackle rural poverty

Inspired by a TV show, Nosipho Kholutsoane saw a road out of poverty and an opportunity to develop industry and skills in the remote rural town of Mount Fletcher in the Eastern Cape...

8 Sep 2020

You're never too old to be an entrepreneur
You're never too old to be an entrepreneur

The Grey Incubator is pioneering a new approach to help the economy recover by saving the biggest economic contributors, middle-aged entrepreneurs...

8 Sep 2020

5 imperatives when reimagining go-to-market strategies post pandemic
5 imperatives when reimagining go-to-market strategies post pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has hampered companies' go-to-market strategies everywhere, but nowhere has the disruption been more severe than in emerging markets...

By Stefano Niavas 8 Sep 2020

Savvy Fellowship launched to mentor aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs
Savvy Fellowship launched to mentor aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs

Serial tech entrepreneur and software developer, Chidi Nwaogu has launched a global fellowship program for those passionate about solving Africa's most pressing problems through innovation...

7 Sep 2020

How to harness the power of workforce analytics
How to harness the power of workforce analytics

Current trends right now, due to both technology and the Covid crisis, have brought terms like the "fourth industrial revolution", "artificial intelligence", "digitalisation" and "the Internet of Things" strongly to the fore...

By Shaun Barnes 7 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Get that natural glow from Lulu & Marula
#DoBizZa: Get that natural glow from Lulu & Marula

This September, Bizcommunity brings the spotlight on all things local by supporting and celebrating all things local...

By Evan-Lee Courie 7 Sep 2020

Early investors in 4IR startups reap rewards
Early investors in 4IR startups reap rewards

Early investors in startups with exposure to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) are benefiting from significant revenue growth despite the physical constraints...

7 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Born in lockdown, 22Leather creates hand-crafted bags for all
#DoBizZA: Born in lockdown, 22Leather creates hand-crafted bags for all

This September, we're putting the spotlight on all things local. So let's #DoBizZA and support and celebrate all things local...

By Evan-Lee Courie 7 Sep 2020

Young robot designer inspires learners with sanitiser superhero
Young robot designer inspires learners with sanitiser superhero

An 11-year-old entrepreneur from Paarl in the Western Cape now boasts with his own sketch on a hand sanitiser range following an earlier Food For Mzansi campaign to inform children about the Covid-19 pandemic...

Issued by YehBaby Digital 7 Sep 2020

4 ways a website can help your small business weather the pandemic
4 ways a website can help your small business weather the pandemic

The 2020 GoDaddy Global Entrepreneurship Survey found that entrepreneurs who had a website were less likely to close their businesses during Covid-19 lockdowns than those without one...

By Selina Bieber 4 Sep 2020

Ernest North, co-founder, Naked
Rethinking insurance for the gig economy, the home business and the side hustler

Although there has been a shift towards the freelance/gig economy in recent years, the Covid-19 pandemic has moved the whole world to working from home (WFH)...

4 Sep 2020

SME South Africa launches online B2B service marketplace for SMEs
SME South Africa launches online B2B service marketplace for SMEs

SME South Africa, the leading business resource platform for entrepreneurs and small businesses, launched Serv.co.za, a B2B service marketplace...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 3 Sep 2020

It's prime time to start a business
It's prime time to start a business

Whether you are looking to replace lost income due to Covid-19 or simply aiming to plug a gap in the market, now is the opportune time for you to start a business...

3 Sep 2020

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