Evan-Lee Courie
#StartupStory: Thuli Hlongwane shifts from corporate IT to beauty

#StartupStory: Thuli Hlongwane shifts from corporate IT to beauty[Evan-Lee Courie] For years, Thuli Hlongwane was a versatile and highly experienced IT management professional with an impressive background in the IT industry....

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Evan-Lee Courie
#StartupStory: There's a new expense claim app in town

#StartupStory: There's a new expense claim app in town[Evan-Lee Courie] Slipztream, an innovative expense claim app created and self-funded by former professional rugby player, Dylan Des Fountain and his entrepreneur wife, Joy Des Fountain, was recently launched...

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Evan-Lee Courie
#AfricaMonth: Mobiz, the startup changing how SA corporates talk to customers

#AfricaMonth: Mobiz, the startup changing how SA corporates talk to customers[Evan-Lee Courie] Mobiz is an innovative South African startup combining the ubiquity of SMS with the visual power of the web...

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Evan-Lee Courie
#AfricaMonth: Helping entrepreneurs to innovate and grow

#AfricaMonth: Helping entrepreneurs to innovate and grow[Evan-Lee Courie] Innocircle, a South African innovation consultancy, helps entrepreneurs innovate and grow...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Evan-Lee Courie
#AfricaMonth: Grey Jabesi on nurturing creativity and innovation in Africa

#AfricaMonth: Grey Jabesi on nurturing creativity and innovation in Africa[Evan-Lee Courie] We chat with Grey Jabesi, an entrepreneur, Blockchain enthusiast, cryptocurrency evangelist, analyst, and investor based in Africa....

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Evan-Lee Courie
#AfricaMonth: Changing the face of wireless power solutions

#AfricaMonth: Changing the face of wireless power solutions[Evan-Lee Courie] WiPo Wireless Power is a young dynamic startup that provides wireless power solutions for drone and other industrial equipment...

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Evan-Lee Courie
#StartupStory: iHappify, the new business on the block

#StartupStory: iHappify, the new business on the block[Evan-Lee Courie] The first quarter of 2019 has seen new business development in an uncategorised industry of making people happy...

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Evan-Lee Courie
#StartupStory: Getting to the core of Algorithm Agency

#StartupStory: Getting to the core of Algorithm Agency[Evan-Lee Courie] In today's world, almost everything we interact with online has an algorithm at its core. Algorithm Agency takes its name from the core principle that drives all search marketing...

Posted 4 months ago | Like
Morné Stoltz
End-of-year checklist for businesses, big and small

End-of-year checklist for businesses, big and small[Morné Stoltz] Do not miss out on this great opportunity to tie up loose ends - and lay the groundwork for a prosperous 2019...

Posted 8 months ago | Like
Evan-Lee Courie
#EntrepreneurMonth: Easy access to criminal records, identity verifications

#EntrepreneurMonth: Easy access to criminal records, identity verifications[Evan-Lee Courie] MyImprint, a tech startup that provides easy access to criminal record and identity verifications, is the first of its kind to innovate a digital consent verification system in South Africa...

Posted 8 months ago | Like
Evan-Lee Courie
#StartupStory: Tokenising the world

Evan-Lee Courie[Evan-Lee Courie] DoshEx, a Johannesburg-based developer of tokenised ecosystems and exchange, has formally launched following the listing of two virtual assets by two financial service companies...

Posted 9 months ago | Like
Morné Stoltz
Think like a start-up: 3 lessons for big business

Think like a start-up: 3 lessons for big business[Morné Stoltz] September marked the celebration of Small Business Month, shining the spotlight on an ever growing but thoroughly challenged industry...

Posted 9 months ago | Like
Evan-Lee Courie
Samsung supports local startups

Samsung supports local startups[Evan-Lee Courie] Samsung recently arranged a Global Startup Acceleration Programme in South Africa, in partnership with Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA) and NGO Nangila...

Posted 10 months ago | Like
Evan-Lee Courie
#StartupStory: Xact Communications

#StartupStory: Xact Communications[Evan-Lee Courie] We chat to Arshad Ebrahim, founder of XACT Communications and Events, to find out the journey and challenges an entrepreneur faces when starting up a small business...

Posted 9 months ago | Like
Tom Jackson
UCT's Bertha Centre dishes out $50k startup grant funding

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CC image courtesy of Miran Rijavec via flickr. https://www.flickr.com/photos/miran/4603130687
[Tom Jackson] The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship awarded a total of R660,000 to ten startups...

Posted 11 months ago | Like
Lauren Hartzenberg
The secrets behind Israel's rise as a 'Startup Nation'

The secrets behind Israel's rise as a 'Startup Nation'[Lauren Hartzenberg] For but a sliver of land in the Middle East, with a population below 9 million, you'd never guess that Israel has the second largest number of companies on the Nasdaq, after China...

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Tom Jackson
IFC to invest in Capria network fund to address "missing middle"

CC image courtesy of Miran Rijavec via flickr.
CC image courtesy of Miran Rijavec via flickr. [[https://www.flickr.com/photos/miran/4603130687]]
[Tom Jackson] The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will make a second investment of up to US$13m in Capria's new "network fund"...

Posted 11 months ago | Like
Tom Jackson
3 startups win Demo Africa event in Ghana

3 startups win Demo Africa event in Ghana[Tom Jackson] Three startups have been named winners of the Ghanaian leg of the Demo Africa Innovation Tour, earning the chance to pitch against counterparts from Nigeria and Ivory Coast for a place at the main event...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Tom Jackson
"Never been a better time to launch a startup as a female founder"

"Never been a better time to launch a startup as a female founder"[Tom Jackson] "There's never been a better time than now to start a business as a female founder, there is a lot of support there and a lot of women that serve as good examples."

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Tom Jackson
Unicef opens applications for $100k fund for drone startups

Unicef opens applications for $100k fund for drone startups[Tom Jackson] Applications have opened for the Unicef Innovation Fund for Drone Startups, which will provide up to $100,000 in equity-free investment for profit-making tech startups that have potential to benefit humanity through the use of drones...

Posted 1 year ago | Like