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#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

#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

#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

#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

#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

#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

#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

#EntrepreneurMonth: Katie Mohammed's got the midas touch
#EntrepreneurMonth: Katie Mohammed's got the midas touch

Television broadcaster, founder and CEO of Brandfusion, Katie Mohammed chats to us this #EntrepreneurMonth...

By Evan-Lee Courie 18 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: The story behind Something Different
#EntrepreneurMonth: The story behind Something Different

Kate Shepherd is the founding owner of design businesses; Something Different, Something Desired and Something Designed based in both Cape Town and Johannesburg...

By Evan-Lee Courie 15 Nov 2019

Chantelle Goliath, founder of Milli Distributions. Image supplied.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Chantelle Goliath on her humble beginnings, her road to glory

Born and raised in Klipfontein, Chantelle Goliath went from cleaning other people's homes to becoming a businesswoman and entrepreneur who owns an import and export company - Milli Distributions...

By Juanita Pienaar 15 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: The sophistication of canna culture - Q&A with KushKush founder Jo Hope
#EntrepreneurMonth: The sophistication of canna culture - Q&A with KushKush founder Jo Hope

After seeing a gap in the South African market for elegantly-marketed and packaged cannabis-related products, Joanne Hope, a fashion and lifestyle entrepreneur, created KushKush - a female-centric cannabis-centred retail and content platform...

By Ruth Cooper 14 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Conscious skincare with SA's own Lulu & Marula
#EntrepreneurMonth: Conscious skincare with SA's own Lulu & Marula

South African skincare brand Lulu & Marula is catering to the growing demand for natural, ethically-made skincare products...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 12 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Adelé Green empowers women to step into their own
#EntrepreneurMonth: Adelé Green empowers women to step into their own

Adelé Green is the Abundant Soul Coach. Her superpower is to activate women to step into their own power. She gives women the reasons to stop feeling powerless...

By Evan-Lee Courie 8 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Zuki, the one-stop pet shop
#EntrepreneurMonth: Zuki, the one-stop pet shop

In today's fast-paced lifestyle, having one less thing to worry about can make all the difference in the quality time that we have with our friends, families and pets...

By Evan-Lee Courie 6 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Shaking up soda with Pura Beverage Company's Greig Jansen
#EntrepreneurMonth: Shaking up soda with Pura Beverage Company's Greig Jansen

The soft drink category has long been dominated by large corporates, but nimble startups like Pura Beverage Company are taking them on...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 5 Nov 2019

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5 trends opening doors for African tech entrepreneurs

Travelcheck CEO, Odette Faling unpacks the trends that underpin Africa's bold digital future and are creating opportunities for entrepreneurs...

By Odette Faling 5 Nov 2019

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