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What does entrepreneurship look like in the new normal?
What does entrepreneurship look like in the new normal?Article

For years, we've been told that entrepreneurs are key to South Africa's economic growth and job creation...

Philani Sangweni 3 days ago

Re-imagining the future of entrepreneurship
Re-imagining the future of entrepreneurshipArticle

"So few people have a vision for the future beyond what they don't want to happen. Very few are saying what could come next."

16 Sep 2020

#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Roque Online is connecting informal traders to larger markets in Angola
#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Roque Online is connecting informal traders to larger markets in AngolaArticle

World Entrepreneurs' Day serves the purpose of creating awareness of entrepreneurs and innovation throughout the world...

Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Teheca is connecting expectant mothers to nurses in Uganda
#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Teheca is connecting expectant mothers to nurses in UgandaArticle

This year, Bizcommunity, in partnership with Seedstars, is acknowledging African startups on World Entrepreneurs' Day 2020...

Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Pezesha, Kenya's digital financial enabler platform and marketplace
#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Pezesha, Kenya's digital financial enabler platform and marketplaceArticle

Every year, 21 August marks World Entrepreneurs' Day. The purpose of this day is to create awareness of entrepreneurs and innovation throughout the world...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 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: 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

#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

The official era of the entrepreneur
The official era of the entrepreneurArticle

Throughout human history, crises have been pivotal in developing our societies. Pandemics have helped advance healthcare systems, wars have fuelled technological innovations and the global financial crisis helped advance tech companies...

10 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Putting a Sparkle in Nigeria's digital ecosystem
#StartupStory: Putting a Sparkle in Nigeria's digital ecosystemArticle

Sparkle, a digital ecosystem providing financial, lifestyle and business support services to Nigerians across the globe, has officially launched by Uzoma Dozie, the former chief executive officer of Diamond Bank...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Kasi Mobile - SA's first township-based mobile network provider
#StartupStory: Kasi Mobile - SA's first township-based mobile network providerArticle

On 1 June, Lemok Group launched South Africa's first township-based mobile network provider, Kasi Mobile...

Johannes Masiteng 3 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: David Phume, an African technologist on a mission
#StartupStory: David Phume, an African technologist on a missionArticle

David Phume was born with an entrepreneurial spirit. The charismatic creative and tech entrepreneur, who hails from Bryanston, Johannesburg, has never been afraid to dream big...

Evan-Lee Courie 29 May 2020

#StartupStory: Lite.IT adapts to the IT needs of SMEs
#StartupStory: Lite.IT adapts to the IT needs of SMEsArticle

Now, more than ever before is the time that people, especially those who are not accustomed to working from home, need IT support...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2020

#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in Africa
#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in AfricaArticle

'The Commodore' shares insights into Christopher Africa, the platform that offers brands the opportunity to tap into consumer micro-moments and conversations on social media using AI...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2020

#StartupStory: SmartWage is changing the way people get paid
#StartupStory: SmartWage is changing the way people get paidArticle

SmartWage is a social impact startup focused on financial inclusion in Africa and was started with the vision to eliminate the payday poverty cycle...

Evan-Lee Courie 13 May 2020

Covid-19 - business disruptor or change agent?
Covid-19 - business disruptor or change agent?Article

As South Africa enters another week of the national lockdown the world and business as we know it, is changing dramatically...

8 May 2020

#StartupStory: Haute Afrika embodies sophistication and elegance
#StartupStory: Haute Afrika embodies sophistication and eleganceArticle

Ten-year-old Gracia spent hours watching her seamstress grandmother make clothes. As she grew older, she became concerned about how people didn't like to wear African print designs...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 May 2020

#StartupStory: Create memories forever with ForKeeps
#StartupStory: Create memories forever with ForKeepsArticle

Do you ever wish you could hear a lost loved one's voice just one more time? Or wish you knew what happened to the photos from all those family holidays and special occasions years ago?

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Apr 2020

#StartupStory: mo-Wash provides mobile hand washing units
#StartupStory: mo-Wash provides mobile hand washing unitsArticle

Godfrey Sono and Sibusiso Vilakazi successfully launched mo-Wash, mobile hand washing units into the market. This stand-alone, fully automatic portable unit requires no plumbing or drainage, providing a cost-effective hygiene solution...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Mar 2020

#StartupStory: Be your own insurer with SelfSure
#StartupStory: Be your own insurer with SelfSureArticle

SelfSure, a new fintech in South Africa, has come up with a smart way to solve the problem faced by many car owners when they put in a claim after an accident...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Mar 2020

#StartupStory: The life-changing magic of Sporting Code
#StartupStory: The life-changing magic of Sporting CodeArticle

Youth unemployment continues to be a massive issue in South Africa. According to StatsSA, the youth unemployment rate in South Africa rose significantly to 58.2% in the third quarter of 2019 from 56.4% in the previous period, reaching its highest level since the first quarter of 2008.

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Mar 2020

#StartupStory: Mixing colour with business opportunities
#StartupStory: Mixing colour with business opportunitiesArticle

Lien Potgieter, a colour intuitive, inspirational coach, and founder of Lien Potgieter Creative Consultancy, believes that colour allows people to explore new personal options and business opportunities.

Evan-Lee Courie 6 Mar 2020

#StartupStory: Hustlenomics is replacing shacks...one brick at a time
#StartupStory: Hustlenomics is replacing shacks...one brick at a timeArticle

Backyard shacks are part of the daily lives of many townships in South Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 4 Mar 2020

#StartupStory: Coding Mamas teaches moms digital skills
#StartupStory: Coding Mamas teaches moms digital skillsArticle

The digital age is now. The skills gap in South Africa is very evident, more specifically digital skills amongst women...

Evan-Lee Courie 4 Mar 2020

MyBiznezz Pitch empowers entrepreneurs in rural areas
MyBiznezz Pitch empowers entrepreneurs in rural areasArticle

MyBiznezz Pitch is an initiative founded by Karabo Sekgale and Lerato Mathye and aims at encouraging entrepreneurship in the rural areas in Bolobedu, Limpopo...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Feb 2020

Finding a fresh approach to car ownership with FlexClub
Finding a fresh approach to car ownership with FlexClubArticle

Tinashe Ruzane has always been fascinated by products that scale massively to support underserved customers...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: 'Living your best life' with Pride Factor
#StartupStory: 'Living your best life' with Pride FactorArticle

Dene Botha, a self-taught entrepreneur has been recognised as one of Avance Media's 100 Most Influential Young South Africans for 2019...

Evan-Lee Courie 24 Feb 2020

Lara Rosmarin aims to change the playing field for businesswomen
Lara Rosmarin aims to change the playing field for businesswomenArticle

The digital economy has forever changed the way the world does business, but those who do not adapt will be left behind...

Evan-Lee Courie 24 Feb 2020

Clickety-click with Clickatell's CEO, Pieter de Villiers
Clickety-click with Clickatell's CEO, Pieter de VilliersArticle

Rewind back to the late '90s when all of mankind anxiously anticipated the "Y2K bug"...

Evan-Lee Courie 19 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: NOWNOW becomes reality for young entrepreneur
#StartupStory: NOWNOW becomes reality for young entrepreneurArticle

Imagine this...you're 16 years old, you're in Grade 10 and you're sitting in a classroom and all of a sudden an idea comes to mind...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Creating something from nothing
#StartupStory: Creating something from nothingArticle

Cape Town-based startup, Creative Crafting Club is the brainchild of sisters, Christelle Janse van Rensburg and Stefanie de Wet...

Evan-Lee Courie 14 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Could Peers24 be our very own social media network?
#StartupStory: Could Peers24 be our very own social media network?Article

Developed in the backyard of South Africa, Peers24 is a social media network that focuses on value-driven content...

Evan-Lee Courie 11 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: WhatsOnSale at the virtual mall?
#StartupStory: WhatsOnSale at the virtual mall?Article

Jalome Chirwa met Emmanuel Mareme and Milaan Mashele at a launch that sparked the idea of WhatsOnSale, a web and mobile platform aimed at the retail industry...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Franc believes investing is for everyone
#StartupStory: Franc believes investing is for everyoneArticle

If you think that investing is only for the rich, you're absolutely wrong...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Disrupting short-term insurance in SA
#StartupStory: Disrupting short-term insurance in SAArticle

Solvency, a black-owned insurance solution, launched in January 2020 and is set to disrupt the short-term insurance industry in South Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: be.first aims to help you buy better
#StartupStory: be.first aims to help you buy betterArticle

be.first is a mobile app that allows you to find and share product recommendations in a single place...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Jan 2020

#StartupStory: Empowering girls with Girltivity
#StartupStory: Empowering girls with GirltivityArticle

According to UNESCO statistics, women make up only 23% of STEM talent globally, and this inequality is often felt in South Africa's science, technology and engineering industries...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jan 2020

Q&A: Growing B2B technology businesses with SW7
Q&A: Growing B2B technology businesses with SW7Article

Technology companies have the opportunity to thrive as key players in the age of the digital revolution. With the agenda of the 4IR currently at the forefront in South Africa, the empowerment of small tech businesses is critical especially as they are the backbone of the economy...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Jan 2020

#StartupStory: Sisanda Tech is making science learning easy, fun and engaging
#StartupStory: Sisanda Tech is making science learning easy, fun and engagingArticle

With the lack of access to science apparatus and equipment for experiments in public schools, Mbangiso Mabaso developed SI Realities, a virtual science laboratory...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Dec 2019

#StartupStory: Innovative solutions for people with disabilities
#StartupStory: Innovative solutions for people with disabilitiesArticle

Portia Mavhungo understands the loss of independence and dignity people face when they are permanently wheelchair-bound...

Evan-Lee Courie 6 Dec 2019

#StartupStory: Rent toys for your kids from Smart Toy Club
#StartupStory: Rent toys for your kids from Smart Toy ClubArticle

Imagine that you needn't have to buy new toys for your kids as they grow up. Imagine the idea of keeping your house less cluttered by toys...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 Dec 2019

#StartupStory: Taking the stress out of funeral catering
#StartupStory: Taking the stress out of funeral cateringArticle

We all know that the loss of a family member or friend isn't always easy. It is also a time to support your loved ones and we know that planning the catering for a funeral can be stressful activity...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: The program that prepares youth with future-fit skills
#EntrepreneurMonth: The program that prepares youth with future-fit skillsArticle

In an effort to prepare the youth for the needs of a changing global economy, Dieudonne Allo developed a program that equips learners with future-fit skills such as coding, entrepreneurship and design thinking...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Cubic 38 creates a value chain for waste tyres
#EntrepreneurMonth: Cubic 38 creates a value chain for waste tyresArticle

In an effort to decrease the impact of waste tyres on the environment, Mzokhona Maxase developed tyre shine and shoe polish, which uses a waste by-product of the tyre recycling process known as char...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Zaio gamifies a developers journey
#EntrepreneurMonth: Zaio gamifies a developers journeyArticle

Mvelo Hlophe created a platform which gamifies a developers journey to help them gain real-world experience...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Yalu, an alternative to credit life insurance
#EntrepreneurMonth: Yalu, an alternative to credit life insuranceArticle

Did you know that you are very likely paying credit life insurance on your debt right now?

Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: New app set to change unemployment, poverty in SA
#EntrepreneurMonth: New app set to change unemployment, poverty in SAArticle

South Africa's unemployment rate is at its highest in over a decade, with more than 6 million people now being unemployed...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Mielie Mailer aims to change e-commerce delivery in SA
#EntrepreneurMonth: Mielie Mailer aims to change e-commerce delivery in SAArticle

Mielie Mailer is a lifestyle-driven enterprise that seeks to help humans make better choices for themselves and for the planet...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 Nov 2019

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