Evan-Lee Courie
#StartupStory: Find unique spaces online with GetVen

#StartupStory: Find unique spaces online with GetVen[Evan-Lee Courie] GetVen is a South African online marketplace to find and book space for meetings, events and production, and has announced its arrival

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Evan-Lee Courie
#StartupStory: DigsConnect, the solution to student accommodation

#StartupStory: DigsConnect, the solution to student accommodation[Evan-Lee Courie] During her honours year in Biology at UCT, Alexandria Procter effectively built and launched South Africa's first digital solution to student accommodation in South Africa, DigsConnect.

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Evan-Lee Courie
#StartupStory: Closing the gap between SMEs and corporates

#StartupStory: Closing the gap between SMEs and corporates[Evan-Lee Courie] Finvex is a cloud-based platform that connects corporate clients, their growing SME suppliers and financial agents...

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Evan-Lee Courie
#StartupStory: Zomila is tackling the South African education system

#StartupStory: Zomila is tackling the South African education system[Evan-Lee Courie] Zomila, a mobile platform, is tackling the massive issue of guiding students in their after school careers...

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Evan-Lee Courie
#StartupStory: Virtual Actuary helps to connect actuaries

#StartupStory: Virtual Actuary helps to connect actuaries[Evan-Lee Courie] Virtual Actuary is a team of experts offering a comprehensive range of actuarial services, founded on a depth of experience acquired locally and globally...

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Evan-Lee Courie
AfricArena scours the continent for the best innovative startups

AfricArena scours the continent for the best innovative startups[Evan-Lee Courie] AfricArena is a conference that showcases Africa's best startups and innovators in front of an audience of local and international investors looking for world-class talent...

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Leigh Andrews
#StartupStory: How SoloUnion SA's plugging the senior-level agency brain drain

#StartupStory: How SoloUnion SA's plugging the senior-level agency brain drain[Leigh Andrews] When former SA creative Matthew Bull started the SoloUnion talent collaborative in New York, he quickly realised this was just the model SA needed, so he recruited Rob McLennan and Gillian Rightford to lead this industry game-changer. Neither an agency nor a collection of freelancers in the strictest sense of the word, here's how their 'heads without the overheads' sharing economy creative solution works...

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Chani Macauley
Keeping your story real will benefit your business

Keeping your story real will benefit your business[Chani Macauley] Marketing thought leader, John Grant once said, "Authenticity is the benchmark against which all brands are now judged", and no more valid words could be spoken...

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Evan-Lee Courie
#StartupStory: Zeelo launches in South Africa

#StartupStory: Zeelo launches in South Africa[Evan-Lee Courie] Zeelo, the shared transportation service, has launched in South Africa - it's first overseas market after the UK...

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Evan-Lee Courie
#StartupStory: Are you having a 'Blue Monday'?

#StartupStory: Are you having a 'Blue Monday'?[Evan-Lee Courie] "Facial recognition software can potentially recognise a 'Blue Monday' simply by scanning employee expressions"...

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Elaine Wang
5 things women seeking to go into business should know

5 things women seeking to go into business should know[Elaine Wang] Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are an important driver of economic growth and a source of employment, especially for countries such as South Africa...

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Matt Brown
Your Inner Game: 12 Principles for High-Impact Entrepreneurs - Digital Kungfu

Your Inner Game: 12 Principles for High-Impact Entrepreneurs[Matt Brown] Entrepreneurs with a strong inner game live, breathe and work according to a set of principles that define everything they do...

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Jeremy Crowder
Lessons learnt opening own business a year ago

Lessons learnt opening own business a year ago
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[Jeremy Crowder] Jeremy Crowder, MD at In House Agency Services shares a few things he has learnt in his first year of business...

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Nicci Botha
How can we establish a pro-youth and entrepreneurship strategy for South Africa?

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Image source: Getty/Gallo
[Nicci Botha] Entrepreneurial and small businesses have been touted as the panacea to cure South Africa's high unemployment rate, especially among the youth...

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Rebone Masemola
Must be a shape-shifting black unicorn

Must be a shape-shifting black unicorn
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[Rebone Masemola] "For decades, black parents have told their children that in order to succeed despite racial discrimination, they need to be twice as good, twice as smart, twice as dependable, and twice as talented."

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James Maposa
To succeed, don't be an island...

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Photo by adrian on [[www.unsplash.com Unsplash]].
[James Maposa] Most claim to be self-made but, how possible is it for one person to have the chops to know all the sectors he's invested in so well and always win? Counsel is king...

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Jessica Tennant
#StartupStory: A new online platform for moms, brands and 'momfluencers'

#StartupStory: A new online platform for moms, brands and 'momfluencers'[Jessica Tennant] MomSays, an online resource for moms who are looking for unbiased, trusted advice from other moms regarding the best product solutions for their families, recently launched its new website...

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Yaw Dwomoh
The African narrative: For Africans, by Africans

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Image source: Gallo/Getty Images.
[Yaw Dwomoh] "Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter..."

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Natasha Fourie
How to grow your startup one step at a time: Step 1

How to grow your startup one step at a time: Step 1[Natasha Fourie] Market research and competitor analysis as part of the Ideation phase...

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Silvia De Jager and Lisa Illingworth
The 10 commandments of social entrepreneurship

The 10 commandments of social entrepreneurship
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[Silvia De Jager and Lisa Illingworth] There are many businesses that are underpinned by solving problems for the benefit of society at large and out of this has arisen this area of entrepreneurship...

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