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Briefly News launches startup newsletter, promises tips from top entrepreneurs
Briefly News launches startup newsletter, promises tips from top entrepreneursArticle

Briefly News launched Business News Briefly; a monthly newsletter that gathers the most important information about the tech and startup industry in SA...

Issued by Briefly News 2 days ago

#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa
#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of AfricaArticle

Allen Taylor, part of the global leadership team at Endeavor, shares insight into the global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

Q&A with Webillism founder Derek Steyn on creating beautiful useful websites
Q&A with Webillism founder Derek Steyn on creating beautiful useful websitesArticle

Webillism founder Derek Steyn shares insight into how the web design industry has evolved, what it takes to create stand-out designs and how Covid-19 has accelerated the growth of the online space...

Issued by Webillism 3 days ago

Part 1: Transformation in action; a Dentsu story
Part 1: Transformation in action; a Dentsu storyArticle

Over the last 10 years at Dentsu, we have grown from 40 to 1,500 people regionally as well as expanding our regional footprint into 10 market startups resulting in over 33 affiliate local partners on the African continent...

Issued by Dentsu 3 days ago

Google launches new scholarships for aspiring African developers - here's how to apply
Google launches new scholarships for aspiring African developers - here's how to applyArticle

The company also announced the opening of applications for the sixth class of the Google for Startups Accelerator Africa programme...

29 Apr 2021

Global competition invites startups, enterprises to change the face of food systems
Global competition invites startups, enterprises to change the face of food systemsArticle

The UN Food Systems Summit has announced a competition to identify the best small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from across the world who are transforming food systems for a better tomorrow...

29 Apr 2021

Innovating Justice Challenge: Last call for startups to win R174k in funding
Innovating Justice Challenge: Last call for startups to win R174k in fundingArticle

Justice startups looking for an opportunity to take their business to new heights have until 30 April 2021 to enter the Innovating Justice Challenge...

28 Apr 2021

The potential for a digitised built environment sector
The potential for a digitised built environment sectorArticle

Before Covid-19 relegated most of society to the confines of their homes, the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) sought to bring digital transformation to the masses...

Mondli Cele 28 Apr 2021

Top tech African entities collaborate to boost digital transformation for 2021 and beyond
Top tech African entities collaborate to boost digital transformation for 2021 and beyondArticle

Africa Tech Week is the golden opportunity to showcase what's hot in tech in Africa - a platform to demonstrate to the rest of the world the continent's super powers...

Issued by Topco Media 28 Apr 2021

How to generate content for your small business
How to generate content for your small businessArticle

There are many challenges businesses could face when it comes to building a brand on social media...

Rucien Petersen 21 Apr 2021

Collaborating with the right VC partner
Collaborating with the right VC partnerArticle

Early-stage African tech investor HAVAÍC says aligning to startup founders' interests, allowing management to maintain their independence, leveraging off smart capital and working together towards a mutually favourable exit...

21 Apr 2021

Rethinking retail: the 3 trends you need to know
Rethinking retail: the 3 trends you need to knowArticle

Centric Software's Marie McCarthy shares her thoughts on the three key tech strategies for retail success in 2021...

Issued by Centric Software 21 Apr 2021

Nairobi ranked top city in Africa for innovation - Knight Frank report
Nairobi ranked top city in Africa for innovation - Knight Frank reportArticle

The recently released Knight Frank Africa Horizons Report 2021/22, ranked Nairobi as the top city in Africa for innovation, followed by Cape Town in second...

21 Apr 2021

Turn your media spend into a meaningful contribution to society
Turn your media spend into a meaningful contribution to societyArticle

All advertising has some sort of purpose after all, writes Greg Stewart...

Greg Stewart 20 Apr 2021

Hybrid working to become the norm for FTSE 250 companies
Hybrid working to become the norm for FTSE 250 companiesArticle

A new study has revealed the extent to which Covid-19 has transformed the way that FTSE 250 companies will use workspaces in the future...

Issued by GO Content Lab 20 Apr 2021

Recovery perceived in industrial, retail markets - Q1 2021 FNB Property Broker Survey
Recovery perceived in industrial, retail markets - Q1 2021 FNB Property Broker SurveyArticle

In this report, we discuss the first quarter 2021 results of the rental market component of our FNB Commercial Property Broker Survey...

John Loos 20 Apr 2021

2021 Effie Awards South Africa announces call for entries
2021 Effie Awards South Africa announces call for entriesArticle

The Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) has opened the call for entries for the 2021 Effie Awards South Africa...

Issued by Association for Communication and Advertising 14 Apr 2021

Greg Gatherer, account manager, Liferay Africa
5 reasons financial services must go digital firstArticle

Although the topic of digital transformation has been discussed extensively over the past year, the fact is that it is a critical one that has a significant impact on almost all industries...

Greg Gatherer 14 Apr 2021

Demand surges for 4IR tech as 4,600 register for AI Expo Africa
Demand surges for 4IR tech as 4,600 register for AI Expo AfricaArticle

AI Expo Africa is set to have its biggest edition this year as 4,600 delegates and several international and local sponsors have already registered to attend...

13 Apr 2021

#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 14: Fear of conflict
#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 14: Fear of conflictArticle

In the early years of startups, especially for first-time entrepreneurs, there is a novelty associated with having people work for you for the first time...

Allon Raiz 13 Apr 2021

#StartupFunding101: Raising capital to grow in the African payment space
#StartupFunding101: Raising capital to grow in the African payment spaceArticle

Dare Okoudjou, CEO and founder of MFS Africa and Endeavor Entrepreneur, unpacks the payment space in Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

#StartupFunding101: Capital funding and the fund raising basics
#StartupFunding101: Capital funding and the fund raising basicsArticle

Antonia Bothner, Endeavor South Africa Capital Markets Lead and Fundraising Lead at Endeavor Harvest Fund, uncovers the basics of capital funding and how to access it...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

#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

One year on: 3 ways in which Covid-19 has impacted the SA venture capital space
One year on: 3 ways in which Covid-19 has impacted the SA venture capital spaceArticle

It's been just over a year since South Africa went into lockdown. At the time, there was still hope that the country could isolate and contain the disease, allowing economic activity to continue as normal. Few could've forecast the toll the following months would take on our lives and livelihoods...

Philani Sangweni, Issued by Irvine Partners 9 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

Key insights from the State of Tech in Africa 2021 report
Key insights from the State of Tech in Africa 2021 reportArticle

The aim of the report is to understand the innovation and investment developments seen in the ecosystem in the past 12 months...

1 Apr 2021

What Domains.co.za's Site Builder can do for your small business
What Domains.co.za's Site Builder can do for your small businessArticle

Does your small business have a website? If not, 2021 could be a great year to consider getting your business online. Statistics show that a large majority of consumers research companies and their competitors before engaging with a few. Not having a website means you are not even in the running.

Issued by Domains.co.za 29 Mar 2021

HiiL Innovating Justice Challenge calls on startups with social impact
HiiL Innovating Justice Challenge calls on startups with social impactArticle

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) is calling on all game-changing justice startups that want to grow their social impact and business...

29 Mar 2021

Applications open for ASIP Accelerator Programme
Applications open for ASIP Accelerator ProgrammeArticle

Telecel Group has opened applications for the ASIP Accelerator Programme, powered by Startupbootcamp AfriTech...

24 Mar 2021

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OneDayOnly dedicates 26 March to proudly SA suppliersArticle

Daily deals online retailer OneDayOnly has launched a dedicated Shop Local Shop day on Friday, 26 March 2021, a gesture of support for proudly South African suppliers and manufacturers after what's been a tough year for most.

23 Mar 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

AfricArena Startup Alumni raises over $222m in venture funding
AfricArena Startup Alumni raises over $222m in venture fundingArticle

AfricArena have secured over $222m in funding over the course of five years...

23 Mar 2021

Water from thin air: Keamogetswe Matsho is championing new environmental realities
Water from thin air: Keamogetswe Matsho is championing new environmental realitiesArticle

Keamogetswe Matsho is a woman on top of her game right now and she won't be slowing down anytime soon...

Charndré Emma Kippie, Issued by Topco Media 19 Mar 2021

Digital adoption in Africa supersedes other regions - report
Digital adoption in Africa supersedes other regions - reportArticle

Although Africa currently trails other regions in terms of digital adoption, infrastructure buildout is happening faster on the continent than any other region...

18 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

SA Plastics Pact Reuse Innovation Challenge 2021 won by I-Drop Water
SA Plastics Pact Reuse Innovation Challenge 2021 won by I-Drop WaterArticle

The South African Plastics Pact in partnership with the MAVA Foundation recently held a contest for innovative reusable packaging solutions...

Issued by GreenCape 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

Franchise sector prepared to help rebuild economy, says new Fasa chair
Franchise sector prepared to help rebuild economy, says new Fasa chairArticle

Pertunia Sibanyoni, CEO of InspectaCar, has been appointed as the new chair of Franchise Association of South Africa (Fasa) for 2021/2022...

16 Mar 2021

DRC to host inaugural Smart City Conference, Open Innovation Challenge
DRC to host inaugural Smart City Conference, Open Innovation ChallengeArticle

Spearheaded by Congo Bulaya, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will host its virtual Smart City Conference from 16 to 18 April this year...

15 Mar 2021

3 key challenges women entrepreneurs face
3 key challenges women entrepreneurs faceArticle

South Africa needs more women entrepreneurs and business owners to help tackle local unemployment, breathe innovation into lacklustre sectors, and help drive economic recovery in the country...

Divya Vasant 15 Mar 2021

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Nestlé Hatcher platform invites collaboration with African innovatorsArticle

Best-in-class innovators are presented with an opportunity to be future Nestlé suppliers...

15 Mar 2021

Africa Proptech Forum Startup Competition open for entries
Africa Proptech Forum Startup Competition open for entriesArticle

Selected finalists will have the opportunity to pitch and showcase their companies and services at this year's Africa Proptech Forum in Johannesburg...

12 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

How Covid-19 impacted South Africa's venture capital space
How Covid-19 impacted South Africa's venture capital spaceArticle

A little under a year ago, South Africa confirmed its first Covid-19 case. At the time, there was still hope that the country could isolate and contain the disease, allowing economic activity to continue as normal...

Philani Sangweni 9 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

New digital marketplace for African architecture launched
New digital marketplace for African architecture launchedArticle

Yakha African Architecture aims to become the largest online source for knowledge, collaboration and products for the African built environment...

9 Mar 2021

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