Shan Radcliffe
SOUTH AFRICA
#EntrepreneurMonth: Kickstarting a business with Violet Lupuwana in the driving seat

#EntrepreneurMonth: Kickstarting a business with Violet Lupuwana in the driving seat[Shan Radcliffe] Violet Lupuwana is a woman who knows where she's going, and knows just what it's going to take to get there. Lupuwana started Chumile Transport Services in 2012 and has been on the proverbial road to success ever since...

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Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
Founders Factory incubator launches in Joburg to back African startups

Founders Factory incubator launches in Joburg to back African startups[Tom Jackson] Corporate-backed incubator and accelerator Founders Factory has launched in Johannesburg, from where it plans to design, build and scale 100 disruptive tech startups across Africa over the next five years...

Posted 8 months ago | Like
Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
Kenyan, SA startups winners of MIT African innovation challenge

Kenyan, SA startups winners of MIT African innovation challenge[Tom Jackson] Three startups from Kenya and one from South Africa have been named winners of the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge in Africa, earning the chance to compete for US$250,000 in prize money at the global final...

Posted 9 months ago | Like
Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
Applications opened for SA female entrepreneur challenge

Applications opened for SA female entrepreneur challenge[Tom Jackson] Applications have opened for South African female entrepreneur challenge #0to6matters, a collaboration between Innovation Edge and The Startup Hatchery...

Posted 10 months ago | Like
Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
University of Pretoria launches new tech business incubator

University of Pretoria launches new tech business incubator[Tom Jackson] The University of Pretoria has announced the launch of TuksNovation, a new high-tech business incubator to support postgraduate students in creating startups and employment opportunities...

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Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
UCT's Bertha Centre dishes out $50k startup grant funding

UCT's Bertha Centre dishes out $50k startup grant funding[Tom Jackson] The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UCT GSB has awarded a total of R660,000 ($50,000) to 10 startups via two different grant funding mechanisms...

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Morné Stoltz
SOUTH AFRICA
5 businesswomen share the secrets to their success

5 businesswomen share the secrets to their success[Morné Stoltz] There has never been a better time to be a woman in business. Not only are role models aplenty, but there is also ample support available to give entrepreneurial women the boost needed to get out there...

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Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
Startupbootcamp Africa chooses 22 startups for selection days

Startupbootcamp Africa chooses 22 startups for selection days[Tom Jackson] Startupbootcamp Africa has chosen 22 startups for the selection days head of its second annual accelerator programme, which will be narrowed down to the final 10...

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Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
How to pitch your startup at the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit

How to pitch your startup at the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit[Tom Jackson] The Africa Early Stage Investor Summit is looking for eight innovative, high-growth scale-ups to pitch at the annual event in Cape Town in November...

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Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
Startupbootcamp receives over 1k applications for Cape Town accelerator

Startupbootcamp receives over 1k applications for Cape Town accelerator[Tom Jackson] Startupbootcamp Africa has received over 1,000 applications for its Cape Town-based accelerator programme after spending three months on a cross-world journey to source the best startups...

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Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
Seedstars to open Cape Town Seedspace hub

Seedstars to open Cape Town Seedspace hub[Tom Jackson] Global early-stage startups competition Seedstars World is merging with Cape Town-based co-working space Spin Street House to launch Seedspace hub, allowing it to provide hands-on support to the local startup community...

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Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
Applications open for 2018 Gauteng Accelerator Programme

Applications open for 2018 Gauteng Accelerator Programme[Tom Jackson] The Innovation Hub, the innovation agency of the Gauteng province, has opened applications for this year's edition of the annual Gauteng Accelerator Programme (GAP) innovation competition...

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Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
How to apply for the Slush Global Impact Accelerator

How to apply for the Slush Global Impact Accelerator[Tom Jackson] African startups have been invited to apply for the Finland-based Slush Global Impact Accelerator (GIA), which supports impact-driven startups via a four-week programme...

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Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Five tips for expanding your home-based South African business to a global reach - Monetary Library

Five tips for expanding your home-based South African business to a global reach[Boris Dzhingarov] As the owner of a South African business, it can be easy to fall into the trap of looking at your company as a primarily local entity...

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Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
Amsterdam workspace concept comes to SA

Amsterdam workspace concept comes to SA[Jessica Tennant] Following last month's launch of the Amsterdam-based workspace concept, Spaces at Atrium on 5th in Sandton, I interviewed Dutch founder Martijn Roordink to find out what it offers the South African workforce besides a place to plug in your laptop, and for his views on this new way of working...

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Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Drip coffee maker; one of the best business ideas for Africa - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Many people feel like it's difficult to thrive if you live in Africa. If you ever thought of starting a business in Africa, then here are a few suggestions for you to try out...

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Shivad Singh
SOUTH AFRICA
#HeadStart: Meet Cornel Amariei, the next Elon Musk

#HeadStart: Meet Cornel Amariei, the next Elon Musk[Shivad Singh] Cornel Amariei has started three companies, created a device called the Lumen that helps blind people get around, he's written a book called the Arduino Development Cookbook, is an Innovation Manager at Continental, is a Forbes 30 under 30 Standout Member and he has a girlfriend!

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Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
The 33 project collaboration lexicon terms every entrepreneur should know - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] If projection collaboration is important for your business, you should really become familiar with the corporate lexicon that's commonly used during collaborative projects...

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Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Four ways small businesses can make employees look more professional - Monetary Library

Four ways small businesses can make employees look more professional[Boris Dzhingarov] One of the biggest concerns small business owners have is whether their company will be able to compete with more established brands in terms of the quality and professionalism...

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Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
The seven things you need to make your business idea a reality - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] What's stopping would-be entrepreneurs from turning their business concepts into profit generators, and what can you do to bring your business idea to the real world?...

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