BICS ticks all the boxes for expansion
BICS ticks all the boxes for expansion

CCBSA SME Fund backs laboratory supplies company

Issued by Edge Growth 1 day ago

#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 1 day ago

Partnership empowers informal retail traders across Eastern and Southern Africa
Partnership empowers informal retail traders across Eastern and Southern Africa

Informal retail micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) across the Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) are set to receive a technological and operational boost for their businesses, thanks to Nestlé, Nomanini and Standard Bank.

2 days ago

Introducing Africa's first cannabis academy: Q&A with Cheeba Cannabis Academy co-founder Trenton Birch
Introducing Africa's first cannabis academy: Q&A with Cheeba Cannabis Academy co-founder Trenton Birch

One of the latest endeavours to emerge from South Africa's burgeoning cannabis industry is the launch of Cheeba Africa's Cheeba Cannabis Academy, the first learning platform dedicated to cannabis education on the African continent. We chat to CEO and co-founder Trenton Birch for insights into the courses, who they are aimed at and shifting stigmas and combatting misconceptions in the industry...

By Ruth Cooper 2 days ago

Open call for African startups addressing access to energy, agriculture, mobility issues
Open call for African startups addressing access to energy, agriculture, mobility issues

Seedstars and Shell Foundation have joined forces to look for sustainable, scalable and innovative startups addressing universal access to energy-related challenges, as well as sustainable agriculture, mobility and transportation.

2 days ago

Enygma Ventures makes last call for applications for investment for 2020
Enygma Ventures makes last call for applications for investment for 2020

Enygma Ventures has opened up applications for investment in its final call of the year. Female entrepreneurs and innovators who are problem solvers with existing businesses or new business ideas in SADC are encouraged to make an application for funding to fuel growth.

3 days ago

Yogavelli Nambiar, CEO at Allan Gray Orbis Foundation advocates for equality of entrepreneurship in SA
Yogavelli Nambiar, CEO at Allan Gray Orbis Foundation advocates for equality of entrepreneurship in SA

Yogavelli Nambiar, CEO at Allan Gray Orbis Foundation and YPO member firmly believes that shaping an entrepreneurial mindset starts introducing this kind of critical thinking at a school level. She believes that this could help drive inclusivity, curb unemployment and promote equality.

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

Tech startup LocumBase secures funding from E² Investments and Jozi Angels
Tech startup LocumBase secures funding from E² Investments and Jozi Angels

Independent online platform LocumBase recently secured funding from E2 Investments and Jozi Angels. The platform also launched V3. LocumBase brings medical practices and locum practitioners together through a locum booking process.

3 days ago

AfricArena 2020 Summit shines light on entrepreneurship, innovation and investment
AfricArena 2020 Summit shines light on entrepreneurship, innovation and investment

AfricArena held this year's annual Summit as a hybrid event; both in person at Workshop 17 in Cape Town and virtually via their web based AfricArena Air platform and through a new innovative mobile app - AfricArena Wired.

3 days ago

5 growth hacks for the local SME sector
5 growth hacks for the local SME sector

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have shone the spotlight on retail, which is making strides to recover lost ground caused by the lockdown, but small business owners in the sector need as much support as possible to comprehensively bounce back, scale and build future resilience.

By Karl Westvig 1 Dec 2020

Futurist-in-chief Dion Chang to lead BizTrends2021 - Towards New North and New Narratives
Futurist-in-chief Dion Chang to lead BizTrends2021 - Towards New North and New Narratives

Bizcommunity, in partnership with South Africa's leading business trend consultants, Flux Trends, invites you to join BizTrends2021 - Towards New North and New Narratives on Thursday, 28 January 2021.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 30 Nov 2020

How to beat the burnout
How to beat the burnout

Wellness is not a dirty word. It's also not a trend that's showing any signs of slowing down in the workplace, either. In fact, workplace wellness trends are evolving at a rate that's almost as rapid as technology because people are realising that they're worth more than just the 9-5 and internal politics and a cheque at the end of the month.

By Chris Ogden 30 Nov 2020

Green Outcomes Fund calls on green SMMEs to apply for funding
Green Outcomes Fund calls on green SMMEs to apply for funding

Tine Fisker-Henriksen, the Innovative Finance Lead for Bertha Centre for Social Innovation, Graduate School of Business, and a member of the Green Outcomes Fund Advisory Committee, shares details of the Green Outcomes Fund, what it means to be a green business and how green SMMEs can apply for funding.

Issued by GreenCape 30 Nov 2020

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