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The decade of @home
The decade of @homeArticle

Lifestyle retailer @home has reported that 'wellbeing' continues to be the most searched word on the @home website after having never featured in their top 20 words searched for the website before...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 20 Apr 2021

SMEs can thrive in SA - Here's what you need to know according to Lulalend CEO, Trevor Gosling
SMEs can thrive in SA - Here's what you need to know according to Lulalend CEO, Trevor GoslingArticle

Trevor Gosling and his co-founder, Neil Welman, launched Lulalend in 2014. The Lulalend team works hard to empower businesses across South Africa with the funds they need to grow...

Charndré Emma Kippie, Issued by Topco Media 15 Apr 2021

#BehindtheMask: Entrepreneur, writer and TV producer Sibulele Siko-Shosha
#BehindtheMask: Entrepreneur, writer and TV producer Sibulele Siko-ShoshaArticle

Entrepreneur, writer and TV producer Sibulele Siko-Shosha tells us that what's really behind her mask is Rouge Dior 999 Matte. Figuratively speaking though, a cocktail of optimism and fear...

Jessica Tennant 24 Mar 2021

Community project aims to find 'The Next Big Thing'
Community project aims to find 'The Next Big Thing'Article

The Next Big Thing has partnered with Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) on an entrepreneurial community project "I am The Next Big Thing"...

18 Mar 2021

Thrifting takes its place in SA mega mall
Thrifting takes its place in SA mega mallArticle

Second-hand fashion store Thrift By Flav has opened in the Mall of Africa in Waterfall, becoming the first thrift store to open in a super-regional mall in South Africa.

10 Mar 2021

Could the side-gig economy save SA?
Could the side-gig economy save SA?Article

The side gig economy has become much more than an alternative to formal employment. It now takes on a new layer as a necessary supplement to an existing income...

Nontokozo Madonsela 18 Feb 2021

2021 Anzisha Prize applications now open
2021 Anzisha Prize applications now openArticle

Mastercard Foundation and African Leadership Academy call on young African entrepreneurs to join the Anzisha Prize Fellowship program...

15 Feb 2021

Help keep Durban Youth Radio on-air
Help keep Durban Youth Radio on-airArticle

Durban Youth Radio has started a crowd-funding campaign to raise the much-needed funding to keep the station afloat...

26 Jan 2021

How young entrepreneurs are surviving the pandemic
How young entrepreneurs are surviving the pandemicArticle

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown has been devastating for young entrepreneurs. But despite the harsh economic climate some are still hustling and finding innovative ways to keep their businesses alive...

Sandisiwe Shoba 31 Dec 2020

Gordon's Gin, the legend behind local entrepreneurs launches a mentorship platform to play its part in rebuilding the SA small business community
Gordon's Gin, the legend behind local entrepreneurs launches a mentorship platform to play its part in rebuilding the SA small business communityArticle

South Africa's entrepreneurs and small business owners are reeling from the economic impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic, which has hit this sector of business the hardest...

Issued by Gordon's Gin 17 Dec 2020

Funding Accelerator Programme spearheads growth and resilience in 141 township SMMEs in Gauteng
Funding Accelerator Programme spearheads growth and resilience in 141 township SMMEs in GautengArticle

Thursday, 3 December 2020, saw 141 small businesses led by historically underserved entrepreneurs graduate from the bespoke Funding Accelerator Programme, aptly named 'Khulisa iBiznis', meaning 'Grow your business'...

Issued by SAICA 15 Dec 2020

Global Young Innovators Programme calls for applications
Global Young Innovators Programme calls for applicationsArticle

Applications are now open for The Global Young Innovators Programme - an exciting opportunity for young South African entrepreneurs and innovators to gain support for their business idea while tackling global issues...

7 Dec 2020

Rwanda invests in cycling, helps boost clean air and jobs
Rwanda invests in cycling, helps boost clean air and jobsArticle

Rwanda is one of the leading countries in Africa in bicycle innovations. Recognising the need for various harmonising agendas, the government has supported the development of policies, methodologies...

Diana Odero, Janene Tuniz and Michelle DeFreese 7 Dec 2020

A mindset shift is key when starting a business
A mindset shift is key when starting a businessArticle

The effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic has forced us to rethink how we do business. Goals have been redefined and innovation and creative problem-solving have become our most valuable assets...

1 Dec 2020

Heineken SA celebrates the advancement of entrepreneurship through mentorship and development initiatives
Heineken SA celebrates the advancement of entrepreneurship through mentorship and development initiativesArticle

With Global Entrepreneurship Week (#GEW2020) having been recognised last week, Heineken South Africa celebrated the success of the small, micro and medium enterprises (SMMEs) that the organisation has supported and partnered with through Heineken's ongoing partnerships and mentorship programmes...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 26 Nov 2020

3 lessons for budding business owners
3 lessons for budding business ownersArticle

With the right type of support, the Covid-19 pandemic may be a catalyst for entrepreneurship when we need it the most...

11 Nov 2020

It's time to position your business for 2021
It's time to position your business for 2021Article

As we near the end of what has been a challenging year, now is an ideal time to plan and position your business for 2021...

Jason Mellow 10 Nov 2020

How lockdown has impacted property buying trends among SA's generations
How lockdown has impacted property buying trends among SA's generationsArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has been a catalyst for highlighting the different characteristics - as well as the commonalities of preference - among various generations of home buyers...

Dr Andrew Golding 3 Nov 2020

#Anzisha2020: Supreme Sparkle brings beauty services to Cameroon
#Anzisha2020: Supreme Sparkle brings beauty services to CameroonArticle

As a finalist in the 2020 Anzisha Prize, Agbor-Ebai Nenembou of Cameroon shares more about her startup, Supreme Sparkle, a multifaceted business that offers tailoring, salon and spa services...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Oct 2020

Entrepreneurs tackle Covid-19 language challenges and job creation
Entrepreneurs tackle Covid-19 language challenges and job creationArticle

Two young entrepreneurs are doing their part to help alleviate South Africa's most pressing challenges: managing the Covid-19 pandemic in the country and the knock it has taken on the economy...

21 Oct 2020

Africa's young entrepreneurs can help in post-Covid recovery
Africa's young entrepreneurs can help in post-Covid recoveryArticle

Africa's young entrepreneurs can play a significant role helping the continent recover from Covid-19...

Kingsley Ighobora 12 Oct 2020

Program aims to bolster smarter mobility across Africa
Program aims to bolster smarter mobility across AfricaArticle

Generation.e, in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa, will be hosting a platform for startups to pitch at the Smarter Mobility Africa LIVE Summit taking place on 27-29 October 2020...

30 Sep 2020

The role of policy and regulatory frameworks in driving youth entrepreneurship
The role of policy and regulatory frameworks in driving youth entrepreneurshipArticle

It is widely accepted that increased youth entrepreneurship is imperative when it comes to alleviating Africa's unemployment challenges, as well as driving the continent's over-arching socio-economic goals.

28 Sep 2020

Kuba launches Job Booster Programme
Kuba launches Job Booster ProgrammeArticle

Kuba has announced the launch of a Job Booster programme aimed at accelerating job creation through supporting and empowering micro-enterprises in South Africa...

23 Sep 2020

E&T Minerals: A Black-owned energy and trading company empowering Africa's youth
E&T Minerals: A Black-owned energy and trading company empowering Africa's youthArticle

Meet Emmanuel Ngulube and Daniel Eyre: Africa's Future trading and mining leaders and founders of E&T Minerals...

Issued by E&T Minerals 18 Sep 2020

Anzisha Prize 2020 reveals finalists
Anzisha Prize 2020 reveals finalistsArticle

The Anzisha Prize has revealed its top 20 finalists for 2020. Winners will be announced at this year's Anzisha Prize Conference on the 27 October 2020...

17 Sep 2020

E&T Minerals announces bid for Optimum Coal Mine
E&T Minerals announces bid for Optimum Coal MineArticle

South African commodity trading and brokerage house E&T Minerals is one of the companies/organisations bidding for OCM (Optimum Coal Mine)...

Issued by E&T Minerals 17 Sep 2020

New home for SA fashion at Mall of Africa
New home for SA fashion at Mall of AfricaArticle

Mall of Africa is the new host of SA Fashion Week and has also welcomed the opening of Koop Studio, a new retail hub that showcases the work of local fashion designers. Koop Studio is a collaborative venture between Sandy Rogers and Lucilla Booyzen...

15 Sep 2020

Young entrepreneur fills medical supply gap in rural Africa
Young entrepreneur fills medical supply gap in rural AfricaArticle

After identifying a need for medical consumables and disposables to difficult-to-deliver regions and rural communities across Africa, Tony McPherson launched McPherson Trading, a tender based procurement consultancy to help fill this gap...

9 Sep 2020

Entires open for SME Toolkit-Business/Partners Business Plan Competition
Entires open for SME Toolkit-Business/Partners Business Plan CompetitionArticle

The SME Toolkit-Business/Partners Business Plan Competition provides an opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into a viable business...

2 Sep 2020

KFC is looking for South Africa's next #HackApreneurs
KFC is looking for South Africa's next #HackApreneursArticle

KFC is all about creating meaningful experiences that are relevant and purpose-led which is evident in their latest campaign that sets out to assist young South African Hack-A-Preneurs...

31 Aug 2020

GGDA's plans to reignite Gauteng's economy
GGDA's plans to reignite Gauteng's economyArticle

The Gauteng Growth Development Agency (GGDA) continues to accelerate its strategic intent to grow the province's economy...

25 Aug 2020

UK-South Africa Tech Hub launches virtual training workshops
UK-South Africa Tech Hub launches virtual training workshopsArticle

The UK-South Africa Tech Hub will be launching a virtual training programme starting 21 September 2020 to help tech entrepreneurs prosper and achieve sustainability during this challenging time...

21 Aug 2020

Young entrepreneurs continue to strive towards business growth
Young entrepreneurs continue to strive towards business growthArticle

As South Africa's unemployment rate increases to a staggering 30.1%, the far-reaching impact of Covid-19 on businesses, both big and small has become an ever-growing concern...

19 Aug 2020

#ACACaresCovid19: Unlocking value chains in smaller, transformed and Black-owned agencies
#ACACaresCovid19: Unlocking value chains in smaller, transformed and Black-owned agenciesArticle

Watch: as Ann Nurock, senior partner at Relationship Audits & Management and Rorisang Setlogelo, MD and founder of Roth Media Productions discuss unlocking value chains in smaller, transformed and Black-owned agencies, made possible by the Association for Communications and Advertising and hosted by Rutendo Nyamuda...

17 Aug 2020

Young entrepreneurs and life post-Covid-19
Young entrepreneurs and life post-Covid-19Article

Zanele Zulu, an IIE Rosebank College alumni, shares some insights on how she will take her business forward after the Covid-19 pandemic...

Issued by Rosebank College 14 Aug 2020

Adopt-An-SME initiative launched
Adopt-An-SME initiative launchedArticle

Why waste a good crisis? This is a question being asked of six high-potential South African entrepreneurs who have recently been selected as part of a new SME support initiative...

27 Jul 2020

Kudoti wins AIM Virtual Startup Pitch
Kudoti wins AIM Virtual Startup PitchArticle

Kudoti has been named as South Africa's winner of the AIM Virtual Startup Pitch Competition...

3 Jul 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Zumi Njongwe, consumer communication and excellence director at Nestlé
#BehindtheSelfie with... Zumi Njongwe, consumer communication and excellence director at NestléArticle

We go behind the selfie with Zumi Njongwe, consumer communication and excellence director at Nestlé East and Southern Africa and #NedbankIMC2020 speaker...

Jessica Tennant 3 Jul 2020

Spottmedia puts the spotlight on youth entrepreneurs
Spottmedia puts the spotlight on youth entrepreneursArticle

The month of June is recognised on a national scale as Youth Month, and Spottmedia decided that it is an opportune time to allow youth entrepreneurs to speak about their businesses...

26 Jun 2020

The scenario of young entrepreneurs in Africa
The scenario of young entrepreneurs in AfricaArticle

A look at the future of young entrepreneurs in Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 23 Jun 2020

YFM creates new opportunities for entrepreneurs
YFM creates new opportunities for entrepreneursArticle

The significant month of June, which commemorates the Soweto Uprisings, has seen YFM launch The Put On, aimed at helping young entrepreneurs...

Issued by YFM 99.2 23 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: How Muzi Shongwe is transforming his community one brick at a time
#YouthMonth: How Muzi Shongwe is transforming his community one brick at a timeArticle

Inspired by his late father, Muzi Shongwe's passion for business culminated in Muzi Bricks and Project - a brickmaking business helping build Soshanguve - the community in which he operates...

Sindy Peters 19 Jun 2020

Modise Sikhosana
#StartupStories: Breaking through invisible barriers in the mining spaceArticle

After years in the fast-paced world of IT, Modise Sikhosana decided he needed more stability, so he and his wife started Yonke Konke in 2015, which supplies road safety and traffic control equipment, tools and general industrial supplies to the mining and construction industries...

Nicci Botha 18 Jun 2020

Covid-19, youth, innovation and the township economy: an opportunity to rethink
Covid-19, youth, innovation and the township economy: an opportunity to rethinkArticle

Long before the coronavirus pandemic hit the South African environment, its youth population was already disproportionately affected by economic decline...

Thembela Ntlemeza and Sifiso Mazibuko 18 Jun 2020

Ubuntu must shine in the crisis of Covid-19
Ubuntu must shine in the crisis of Covid-19Article

Trudie Matthysen, a financial controller at Sandton Sun, talks us through her journey to reaching diamond membership of SAICA's Accounting Technicians South Africa designation or AT(SA)...

Issued by SAICA 10 Jun 2020

[REPORT]: Startups can drive growth in a disrupted world
[REPORT]: Startups can drive growth in a disrupted worldArticle

The economic and social upheaval caused by the Covid-19 pandemic underlines the need for a collective, and robust national strategy to unlock entrepreneurship in South Africa...

8 Jun 2020

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