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#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry
#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industryArticle

South African startup BlueAvo has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

#StartupStory: Just Exists... to tell genuine African brand stories
#StartupStory: Just Exists... to tell genuine African brand storiesArticle

Just Exists was formed to showcase local talents and bridge the gap between disenfranchised youth creatives and corporates, making a tangible impact in their potential career paths and creating memorable work in the process...

Jessica Tennant 9 Apr 2021

#StartupStory: Crowd-sourced safety platform SOSS steps up in fight against GBV
#StartupStory: Crowd-sourced safety platform SOSS steps up in fight against GBVArticle

Looking to help curb the number of GBV cases and assist those at risk, Thabo Nonkenge and his business partners have developed SOSS...

Sindy Peters 7 Apr 2021

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#StartupStory: New bicycle app delivery service to disrupt the logistics landscapeArticle

App delivery service Dash Deliveries is a new way to move your parcels from A to B with zero emissions...

Robin Fredericks 23 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: LegitLaw - the new self-service platform for basic business contracts
#StartupStory: LegitLaw - the new self-service platform for basic business contractsArticle

In the era of digitalisation, automation and self-help services, the legal sector has been slow to transform. LegitLaw is changing that with the launch of its legal tech-meets-online shopping platform...

Shan Radcliffe 18 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Yakha, an online marketplace for the local built environment
#StartupStory: Yakha, an online marketplace for the local built environmentArticle

Fresh to the local startup scene is Yakha, a new digital marketplace for the African built environment which aims to simplify...

Sindy Peters 17 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Proptech platform Reslocate connects students with student accommodation
#StartupStory: Proptech platform Reslocate connects students with student accommodationArticle

Lucas Tsholofelo Mohaswa saw a gap in the student accommodation market and promptly set to work on Reslocate, the latest local proptech platform to hit the market...

Sindy Peters 11 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Walk In Freedom aims to create more female entrepreneurs
#StartupStory: Walk In Freedom aims to create more female entrepreneursArticle

The alarming loss of jobs during 2020 and the growing unemployment rate is what inspired Danielle Marais to open the doors of a non-profit organisation by the name of Walk In Freedom...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Planet42 aims to solve 'transport inequality'
#StartupStory: Planet42 aims to solve 'transport inequality'Article

In South Africa, access to personal mobility is very unequal, and on top of that, public transport is far from ideal. That means, those with less access to mobility also suffer in terms of social mobility opportunities...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Saskia Tihana Clements on starting a creative agency in the USA
#StartupStory: Saskia Tihana Clements on starting a creative agency in the USAArticle

Saskia Tihana Clements moved to Los Angeles in 2014 and has spent the last six years building her brand in the USA. She is an entrepreneur, humanitarian, producer and founder of creative agency, The Boldest...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Joanne Hope and Anelde Greeff launch 2Stories
#StartupStory: Joanne Hope and Anelde Greeff launch 2StoriesArticle

2Stories is a new content collective by serial entrepreneur Joanne Hope and seasoned content director Anelde Greeff...

Evan-Lee Courie 22 Feb 2021

#StartupStory: Small-batch plant milk made in the Cape
#StartupStory: Small-batch plant milk made in the CapeArticle

From the bright minds behind Mielie Mailer comes Oh Oat, a locally-produced oat milk brand with a sustainable approach to packaging...

Lauren Hartzenberg 10 Feb 2021

#StartupStory: Trustlink Africa helps SMEs to grow
#StartupStory: Trustlink Africa helps SMEs to growArticle

Trustlink Africa is a platform that aims to build more sustainable and bankable small/medium enterprises that are ready for access to funding and business opportunities made available by the government, corporates, and financial institutions...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 Feb 2021

#StartupStory: Take another look at billing through the Legal Lens
#StartupStory: Take another look at billing through the Legal LensArticle

After decades of lawyers charging clients for every minute of their time, we are slowly starting to see changes to the way the legal industry invoices for their services. Legal Lens, however, has decided to help shift this sharply into the 21st century, by calling lawyers out for their unethical and improper billing practices...

Shan Radcliffe 29 Jan 2021

#StartupStory: Creatives Makhado is unlocking SA's creative talent
#StartupStory: Creatives Makhado is unlocking SA's creative talentArticle

Creatives Makhado is a platform designed and created by Muvhusi Tshilimandila to discover, uplift and unlock South Africa's creative talent...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jan 2021

#StartupStory: Scaffold aims to promote queer creators and culture in South Africa
#StartupStory: Scaffold aims to promote queer creators and culture in South AfricaArticle

With over ten years of experience in the media industry producing successful television shows, directing award-winning theatre productions and creating editorial content, Gary Hartley has created Scaffold, a platform for queer creators and culture...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 Jan 2021

#StartupStory: Filmspace connects property owners to filmmakers
#StartupStory: Filmspace connects property owners to filmmakersArticle

Filmspace, a local tech startup company, aims to make the industry more accessible by connecting professional filmmakers to property owners...

Johannes Masiteng 21 Jan 2021

#StartupStory: JDP Corp, a tech startup tailored for the fitness world
#StartupStory: JDP Corp, a tech startup tailored for the fitness worldArticle

Technology has seamlessly integrated into the world of fitness over the past few years. Adding to this harmony is a new workout bench called Digi Smart Bench that can be controlled electronically and through an app...

Imran Salie 14 Jan 2021

#StartupStory: MOOD Gin is the lockdown baby of Nzeka Biyela
#StartupStory: MOOD Gin is the lockdown baby of Nzeka BiyelaArticle

MOOD Gin is the lockdown baby of Nzeka Biyela and her partners, Rob Heyns and Matt Schaal....

Evan-Lee Courie 15 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Entrepreneurship
#BestofBiz 2020: EntrepreneurshipArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: ICT
#BestofBiz 2020: ICTArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's IT & Telecommunications site over the past year below...

13 Dec 2020

#StartupStory: Unlocking the power of business networking with Vault Share
#StartupStory: Unlocking the power of business networking with Vault ShareArticle

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...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 Dec 2020

#StartupStory: iTorho Technologies is making it easier to do formal business online
#StartupStory: iTorho Technologies is making it easier to do formal business onlineArticle

iTorho Technologies is a free platform that enables entrepreneurs to list their offerings, manage bookings and client information, as well as receive payments was created with the mission of catalysing broader economic inclusion for SMMEs...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Nov 2020

#StartupStory: Marisa Calvert Communications launches
#StartupStory: Marisa Calvert Communications launchesArticle

With over 10 years in PR and marketing communications, Marisa Calvert, an award-winning communications professional, launched Marisa Calvert Communications...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 Nov 2020

#GEW2020: Entrepreneurship is a way of life for many
#GEW2020: Entrepreneurship is a way of life for manyArticle

"Know what you want and be prepared to have your own beliefs challenged. Understand that failure is not finality, but dwelling on it is the quickest way to derail your future success," says intrepid entrepreneur and businessman Michael Pretorius...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 Nov 2020

#StartupStory: Introducing Tame, a new pet management system
#StartupStory: Introducing Tame, a new pet management systemArticle

If you have a pet as your best friend, you'll probably want to do everything you can to ensure that they are safe, healthy and happy...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Nov 2020

Find an on-demand handyman with Fundi App
Find an on-demand handyman with Fundi AppArticle

WATCH: Paulo Mpokwa, co-founder of Fundi App, shares the journey of the small business that helps you find affordable, well-trained and vetted handymen for both domestic and commercial needs...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 Oct 2020

#StartupStory: Process your payroll anytime, anywhere with KarbonPay
#StartupStory: Process your payroll anytime, anywhere with KarbonPayArticle

With KarbonPay, you can easily process your payroll any time, anywhere...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 Oct 2020

Fundrr aims to disrupt small business funding in SA
Fundrr aims to disrupt small business funding in SAArticle

WATCH: Idan Jaan, co-founder and CEO of Funddr shares the journey of the small business funder...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 Oct 2020

#StartupStory: Michanic, the on-demand car repair service
#StartupStory: Michanic, the on-demand car repair serviceArticle

Michanic is an innovative "Uber-like" technology platform that brings qualified and trustworthy car mechanics right to your doorstep...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Spottem app - Using tech to fight crime
#StartupStory: Spottem app - Using tech to fight crimeArticle

As the country moves to alert Level 2 of the national lockdown, more people will be out and about, meaning opportunities for criminals to strike are going to increase

Johannes Masiteng 20 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Women's sports, how this sets Sports Mvt apart
#StartupStory: Women's sports, how this sets Sports Mvt apartArticle

Bhekani Bright Ndebele, founder of Sports Mvt, a digital sports media and entertainment agency, talks to us about their exclusive focus on women's sports and how it sets them apart from other digital agencies...

Juanita Pienaar 4 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Marisa Logan, founder of Stream, is no stranger to success
#WomensMonth: Marisa Logan, founder of Stream, is no stranger to successArticle

No stranger to launching a successful business, Marisa Logan is a talented businesswoman who's done it all...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Moms breathe life into Babalust
#StartupStory: Moms breathe life into BabalustArticle

As first time moms, co-founders Kim Grant and Nikki Banner experienced first-hand the overwhelming task of preparing their lives, and homes for the welcoming of a new-born baby...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Get rewarded for daily Covid-19 symptom checks
#StartupStory: Get rewarded for daily Covid-19 symptom checksArticle

Vollar, an online platform that allows organisations to incentivise and reward members of a community for doing volunteer work to help others in their area. But when the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the team then had to go back to the drawing board...

Evan-Lee Courie 30 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Burying social ills to create a brighter future
#StartupStory: Burying social ills to create a brighter futureArticle

Melun Jeptha noticed two empty plots of land that were being used as dumping grounds and decided to do something about it...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Break a sweat with these fitness influencers on Sudor
#StartupStory: Break a sweat with these fitness influencers on SudorArticle

With gyms being forced to close due to the coronavirus, fitness trainers are battling. Until gyms are allowed to operate under strict measures to curb the spread of Covid-19, there are alternatives for digital-savvy fitness entrepreneurs...

Evan-Lee Courie 23 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Local entrepreneur dances to the beat of urban culture in SA
#StartupStory: Local entrepreneur dances to the beat of urban culture in SAArticle

South African entrepreneur Andile Mathobela has launched TheJournalistDJ.com, a digital video magazine documenting the dance culture in South Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: BTS with CineMagic, SA's newest streaming service
#StartupStory: BTS with CineMagic, SA's newest streaming serviceArticle

CineMagic, SA's newest Video-on-Demand (VOD) streaming service, is now available to millions of cellular users via the Vodacom Video Play and MTN Play mobile content platforms...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: HR and payroll made easy with hellohr
#StartupStory: HR and payroll made easy with hellohrArticle

A new South African tech startup has launched to help small business owners by changing the HR and payroll game...

Evan-Lee Courie 16 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Need legal advice? Get Law
#StartupStory: Need legal advice? Get LawArticle

Ya'eesh Cader together with his brother made use of the nationwide lockdown to enable, rather than disable their online legal platform, Get Law...

Evan-Lee Courie 14 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Sorbet Group founder launches The Hatch Institute
#StartupStory: Sorbet Group founder launches The Hatch InstituteArticle

Despite the uncertainty, business closures and economic decline caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Ian Fuhr launched The Hatch Institute - a personal and business leadership coaching company...

Evan-Lee Courie 13 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Get your music heard on SubmitHub
#StartupStory: Get your music heard on SubmitHubArticle

It goes without saying that when we need to set a certain mood, music is definitely a key factor. It's even better when you find a playlist that's already been curated...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Black Coffee Films - first black-owned and only black director-based company in Cape Town
#StartupStory: Black Coffee Films - first black-owned and only black director-based company in Cape TownArticle

We talk to Black Coffee Films' Amanda Dlamini and David Leite about how their startup has tried to represent black directors in the country and consciously adding female and young directors to their roster...

Juanita Pienaar 1 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: How Simulpass app is resetting expectations for digital privacy
#StartupStory: How Simulpass app is resetting expectations for digital privacyArticle

CEO of Simulpass, Michael Kramer explains how he's working on resetting expectations for digital privacy through this new app...

Juanita Pienaar 1 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Flip Phone is the new marketplace for mobile phones
#StartupStory: Flip Phone is the new marketplace for mobile phonesArticle

Looking for the easiest way to get fast cash for your old phone or looking for a deal on a new phone, but not pay exorbitant prices? Flip Phone could be the answer...

Evan-Lee Courie 29 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Young entrepreneur aims to help SMEs
#StartupStory: Young entrepreneur aims to help SMEsArticle

Founded on the belief that South Africa is the gateway to Africa, Jean-Luc Pugin decided to launch Eikon-Design during the nationwide lockdown...

Evan-Lee Courie 24 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Youth get innovative with Afri Ride
#StartupStory: Youth get innovative with Afri RideArticle

The youth, by their very nature, have always been the first to embrace the latest trends when it comes to technology...

Evan-Lee Courie 22 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Influencing young African entrepreneurs
#YouthMonth: Influencing young African entrepreneursArticle

Pamela Nga, a full-time HR student and part-time network marketer studying in Cameroon, has started the Mindful Entrepreneur (M.E) podcast that aims to empower and educate young Africans to become entrepreneurs...

Evan-Lee Courie 15 Jun 2020

Kim Whitaker, founder of Ubuntu Beds
#StartupStory: Ubuntu Beds provides healthcare workers with a place to lay their headArticle

With her tourism business hard hit by the Covid-19 travel restrictions, and having recovered from the virus herself, entrepreneur, Kim Whitaker, came up with Ubuntu Beds. A win-win concept where public healthcare workers are provided with free accommodation in B&Bs, lodges or self-catering apartments close to where they work...

Nicci Botha 12 Jun 2020

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