#StartupStory: iTorho Technologies is making it easier to do formal business online
#StartupStory: iTorho Technologies is making it easier to do formal business online

iTorho Technologies is a free platform that enables entrepreneurs to list their offerings, manage bookings and client information, as well as receive payments was created with the mission of catalysing broader economic inclusion for SMMEs...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Nov 2020

How digital technology can help your small business
How digital technology can help your small business

Technology can help your small business to be more efficient, reach new markets, and cope with the new social distancing requirements we all face...

By Selina Bieber 11 Nov 2020

Q&A: Mic Mann talks SingularityU SA Online Summit 2020
Q&A: Mic Mann talks SingularityU SA Online Summit 2020

Mic Mann, co-CEO of SingularityU South Africa, shares more about what can be expected from this year's SingularityU South Africa Summit, which takes place online from 14-15 October 2020...

By Evan-Lee Courie 6 Oct 2020

Meet Shruti Dowlath, UCT Shark Tank 2020 winner
Meet Shruti Dowlath, UCT Shark Tank 2020 winner

Shruti Dowlath, founder of UnifySA, has been named the UCT Shark Tank 2020 winner...

By Evan-Lee Courie 5 Oct 2020

Find an on-demand handyman with Fundi App
Find an on-demand handyman with Fundi App

WATCH: Paulo Mpokwa, co-founder of Fundi App, shares the journey of the small business that helps you find affordable, well-trained and vetted handymen for both domestic and commercial needs...

By Evan-Lee Courie 5 Oct 2020

#StartupStory: Process your payroll anytime, anywhere with KarbonPay
#StartupStory: Process your payroll anytime, anywhere with KarbonPay

With KarbonPay, you can easily process your payroll any time, anywhere...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 Oct 2020

#SAIS2020: Dr Sumarie Roodt talks tech innovation and a Startup Act in South Africa
#SAIS2020: Dr Sumarie Roodt talks tech innovation and a Startup Act in South Africa

WATCH: The SA Innovation Summit, Africa's largest startup event, provides various platforms for developing and showcasing African innovation, as well as facilitating thought-leadership...

By Evan-Lee Courie 30 Sep 2020

Technology is key to rebuilding small businesses and restarting the economy
Technology is key to rebuilding small businesses and restarting the economy

As the initial shock of the coronavirus pandemic subsides, South Africa's small business leaders must now pick themselves up and begin to rebuild...

By Colin Timmis 25 Sep 2020

#HumanTraffickingAwareness: Do you know your childs' exact location?
#HumanTraffickingAwareness: Do you know your childs' exact location?

The amount of women and children who go missing in South Africa is cause for national concern...

By Evan-Lee Courie 15 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Far apart, but still together with W17.world
#DoBizZA: Far apart, but still together with W17.world

Covid-19 has seen much of the globe encouraged to work from home where possible...

By Evan-Lee Courie 31 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Women can own powerful leadership roles' says Charmaine Houvet
#WomensMonth: 'Women can own powerful leadership roles' says Charmaine Houvet

With over 24 years of telecommunications experience working with governments, private and public sector across Africa, Charmaine Houvet is a member of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)...

By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Aug 2020

Are SMEs strong enough to stimulate economic growth in a post-Covid world?
Are SMEs strong enough to stimulate economic growth in a post-Covid world?

How do we plough back into the SME sector to reignite growth? Is the sector strong enough to revive economic growth in a post Covid world as we head towards a sovereign debt crisis?

By Evan-Lee Courie 25 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Suzanne Morel shares how Mastercard SA is powering up women in SA
#WomensMonth: Suzanne Morel shares how Mastercard SA is powering up women in SA

Suzanne Morel, country manager for Mastercard SA, shares some insights into how Mastercard is giving power to women...

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe of Vodacom SA highlights how women can shine in the tech industry
#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe of Vodacom SA highlights how women can shine in the tech industry

As Vodacom's chief officer of Corporate Affairs, an executive director at Vodacom South Africa and chairperson of the Vodacom Foundation, Takalani Netshitenzhe, believes toxic masculinity is one of the biggest challenges in the work place for women...

By Evan-Lee Courie 14 Aug 2020

#StartupStartAgain: There's no shame in starting again
#StartupStartAgain: There's no shame in starting again

Many entrepreneurs will have no option but to close down their businesses. With the ravaging effects Covid-19 has had on the economy, formal employment may not be an alternative for many...

By Allon Raiz 5 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Get rewarded for daily Covid-19 symptom checks
#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: Break a sweat with these fitness influencers on Sudor
#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: HR and payroll made easy with hellohr
#StartupStory: HR and payroll made easy with hellohr

A new South African tech startup has launched to help small business owners by changing the HR and payroll game...

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Flip Phone is the new marketplace for mobile phones
#StartupStory: Flip Phone is the new marketplace for mobile phones

Looking for the easiest way to get fast cash for your old phone or looking for a deal on a new phone, but not pay exorbitant prices? Flip Phone could be the answer...

By Evan-Lee Courie 29 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Young entrepreneur aims to help SMEs
#StartupStory: Young entrepreneur aims to help SMEs

Founded on the belief that South Africa is the gateway to Africa, Jean-Luc Pugin decided to launch Eikon-Design during the nationwide lockdown...

By Evan-Lee Courie 24 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Youth get innovative with Afri Ride
#StartupStory: Youth get innovative with Afri Ride

The youth, by their very nature, have always been the first to embrace the latest trends when it comes to technology...

By Evan-Lee Courie 23 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Janez Vermeiren and Peri vP launch Fylmer.tv
#StartupStory: Janez Vermeiren and Peri vP launch Fylmer.tv

TV personality and producer, Janez Vermeiren and film director Peri vP have launched Fylmer.tv, a new online platform that connects content creators with organisations and brands...

By Evan-Lee Courie 11 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Putting a Sparkle in Nigeria's digital ecosystem
#StartupStory: Putting a Sparkle in Nigeria's digital ecosystem

Sparkle, a digital ecosystem providing financial, lifestyle and business support services to Nigerians across the globe, has officially launched by Uzoma Dozie, the former chief executive officer of Diamond Bank...

By Evan-Lee Courie 9 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Manage your 'dough' with DoughGetters
#LockdownLessons: Manage your 'dough' with DoughGetters

Murray Barnetson and Willem Haarhoff, founders of DoughGetters Accounting, share how the company is surviving the Covid-19 storm...

By Evan-Lee Courie 8 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: EquityMaven understands the true value of your business
#StartupStory: EquityMaven understands the true value of your business

EquityMaven, a local fintech startup, plans to disrupt traditional business valuation services by offering highly detailed, investment banking-style valuations online...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: David Phume, an African technologist on a mission
#StartupStory: David Phume, an African technologist on a mission

David Phume was born with an entrepreneurial spirit. The charismatic creative and tech entrepreneur, who hails from Bryanston, Johannesburg, has never been afraid to dream big...

By Evan-Lee Courie 29 May 2020

6DOT50 launches Digital Rands to pay for essential goods
6DOT50 launches Digital Rands to pay for essential goods

6DOT50 is stepping in with a new way to pay for essential goods, as Covid-19 takes its toll on the South African economy...

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 May 2020

Q&A: Mmusi Maimane talks 'One South Africa' digital platform
Q&A: Mmusi Maimane talks 'One South Africa' digital platform

Mmusi Maimane, the chief activist of 'One South Africa' Movement (OSA), recently launched its digital platform to connect and engage with South Africans through these unprecedented times...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 May 2020

#StartupStory: Lite.IT adapts to the IT needs of SMEs
#StartupStory: Lite.IT adapts to the IT needs of SMEs

Now, more than ever before is the time that people, especially those who are not accustomed to working from home, need IT support...

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2020

#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in Africa
#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in Africa

'The Commodore' shares insights into Christopher Africa, the platform that offers brands the opportunity to tap into consumer micro-moments and conversations on social media using AI...

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2020

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