#StartupStory: Bettr.App, a new culture of money in Africa
#StartupStory: Bettr.App, a new culture of money in Africa

Bettr.App, is set to merge the worlds of gaming, content creation and banking....

By Evan-Lee Courie 7 Jun 2021

#StartupStory: EF-Active, a cost-conscious and sustainable hygiene business
#StartupStory: EF-Active, a cost-conscious and sustainable hygiene business

At the height of the 2020 global coronavirus pandemic, a quality, cost-conscious and sustainable hygiene business, EF-Active, was born...

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 May 2021

#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry
#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry

South African startup BlueAvo has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

By Evan-Lee Courie 13 Apr 2021

#StartupStory: Walk In Freedom aims to create more female entrepreneurs
#StartupStory: Walk In Freedom aims to create more female entrepreneurs

The alarming loss of jobs during 2020 and the growing unemployment rate is what inspired Danielle Marais to open the doors of a non-profit organisation by the name of Walk In Freedom...

By Evan-Lee Courie 12 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Planet42 aims to solve 'transport inequality'
#StartupStory: Planet42 aims to solve 'transport inequality'

In South Africa, access to personal mobility is very unequal, and on top of that, public transport is far from ideal. That means, those with less access to mobility also suffer in terms of social mobility opportunities...

By Evan-Lee Courie 11 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Saskia Tihana Clements on starting a creative agency in the USA
#StartupStory: Saskia Tihana Clements on starting a creative agency in the USA

Saskia Tihana Clements moved to Los Angeles in 2014 and has spent the last six years building her brand in the USA. She is an entrepreneur, humanitarian, producer and founder of creative agency, The Boldest...

By Evan-Lee Courie 9 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Joanne Hope and Anelde Greeff launch 2Stories
#StartupStory: Joanne Hope and Anelde Greeff launch 2Stories

2Stories is a new content collective by serial entrepreneur Joanne Hope and seasoned content director Anelde Greeff...

By Evan-Lee Courie 22 Feb 2021

#StartupStory: Trustlink Africa helps SMEs to grow
#StartupStory: Trustlink Africa helps SMEs to grow

Trustlink Africa is a platform that aims to build more sustainable and bankable small/medium enterprises that are ready for access to funding and business opportunities made available by the government, corporates, and financial institutions...

By Evan-Lee Courie 5 Feb 2021

#StartupStory: Creatives Makhado is unlocking SA's creative talent
#StartupStory: Creatives Makhado is unlocking SA's creative talent

Creatives Makhado is a platform designed and created by Muvhusi Tshilimandila to discover, uplift and unlock South Africa's creative talent...

By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Jan 2021

#StartupStory: Scaffold aims to promote queer creators and culture in South Africa
#StartupStory: Scaffold aims to promote queer creators and culture in South Africa

With over ten years of experience in the media industry producing successful television shows, directing award-winning theatre productions and creating editorial content, Gary Hartley has created Scaffold, a platform for queer creators and culture...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jan 2021

#StartupStory: MOOD Gin is the lockdown baby of Nzeka Biyela
#StartupStory: MOOD Gin is the lockdown baby of Nzeka Biyela

MOOD Gin is the lockdown baby of Nzeka Biyela and her partners, Rob Heyns and Matt Schaal....

By Evan-Lee Courie 15 Dec 2020

#StartupStory: Unlocking the power of business networking with Vault Share
#StartupStory: Unlocking the power of business networking with Vault Share

There's a new digitally savvy way to revolutionise one's business opportunities and has launched locally in the form of Vault Share - a social card and app in Africa that encourages authentic and meaningful interactions in any social or business setting...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 Dec 2020

#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

#StartupStory: Marisa Calvert Communications launches
#StartupStory: Marisa Calvert Communications launches

With over 10 years in PR and marketing communications, Marisa Calvert, an award-winning communications professional, launched Marisa Calvert Communications...

By Evan-Lee Courie 25 Nov 2020

#GEW2020: Entrepreneurship is a way of life for many
#GEW2020: Entrepreneurship is a way of life for many

"Know what you want and be prepared to have your own beliefs challenged. Understand that failure is not finality, but dwelling on it is the quickest way to derail your future success," says intrepid entrepreneur and businessman Michael Pretorius...

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Nov 2020

#StartupStory: Introducing Tame, a new pet management system
#StartupStory: Introducing Tame, a new pet management system

If you have a pet as your best friend, you'll probably want to do everything you can to ensure that they are safe, healthy and happy...

By Evan-Lee Courie 12 Nov 2020

#Anzisha2020: SAYNA brings digital studies to Madagascar
#Anzisha2020: SAYNA brings digital studies to Madagascar

Matina Razafimahefa is the founder of SAYNA, an innovative edtech venture based in Madagascar, and a runner-up in the 2020 Anzisha Prize...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Oct 2020

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