Evan-Lee Courie
SOUTH AFRICA
#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
SOUTH AFRICA
#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...

Posted 1 month ago | Like
Evan-Lee Courie
SOUTH AFRICA
#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...

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Evan-Lee Courie
SOUTH AFRICA
#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
SOUTH AFRICA
#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
SOUTH AFRICA
#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 2 months ago | Like
Evan-Lee Courie
SOUTH AFRICA
#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 3 months ago | Like
Morné Stoltz
SOUTH AFRICA
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 7 months ago | Like
Evan-Lee Courie
SOUTH AFRICA
#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 7 months ago | Like
Evan-Lee Courie
SOUTH AFRICA
#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 8 months ago | Like
Morné Stoltz
SOUTH AFRICA
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 8 months ago | Like
Evan-Lee Courie
SOUTH AFRICA
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 9 months ago | Like
Evan-Lee Courie
SOUTH AFRICA
#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 8 months ago | Like
Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
UCT's Bertha Centre dishes out $50k startup grant funding

CC image courtesy of Miran Rijavec via flickr. https://www.flickr.com/photos/miran/4603130687
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 10 months ago | Like
Lauren Hartzenberg
SOUTH AFRICA
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
SOUTH AFRICA
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 10 months ago | Like
Tom Jackson
MALAWI
New startup accelerator launches in Malawi

New startup accelerator launches in Malawi[Tom Jackson] Malawian hub mHub has partnered GrowthAfrica, Dutch investment firm Accesserator, UNDP Malawi and the Norwegian Embassy to launch the country's first startup accelerator programme...

Posted 11 months ago | Like
Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
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 11 months ago | Like
Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
"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."

Posted 11 months ago | Like
Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
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 12 months ago | Like