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R100m in capital for SMEs to Get South Africa Working
R100m in capital for SMEs to Get South Africa WorkingArticle

ProfitShare Partners, in partnership with award-winning local community radio station Hot 91.9FM, and the all-new 'getlion' mobile app launches an exciting year-long initiative designed to get small businesses working and creating jobs...

Issued by Hot 91.9FM 7 hours ago

#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate things
#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate thingsArticle

Rebecca Pretorius, Country Manager at Crimson Education, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Shan Radcliffe 3 days ago

VUT contributes to the fight against the spread of coronavirus
VUT contributes to the fight against the spread of coronavirusArticle

The Vaal University of Technology Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park (VUTSGSTP), in partnership with Tsidi and Friends, are producing face masks for their staff and students, as a contribution to the fight against Covid-19...

Selina Rapulane, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 3 days ago

#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 3 days ago

Small Business Survival Toolkit: A series of free videos
Small Business Survival Toolkit: A series of free videosArticle

The need for South African entrepreneurs to reassess, rethink and reinvent their approach has never been as prominent as it is now during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 3 days ago

AWIEF Awards 2020 calls for nominations
AWIEF Awards 2020 calls for nominationsArticle

2020 marks the fourth edition of the AWIEF Awards which serves as the platform to highlight achievements in women entrepreneurship across Africa...

27 May 2020

5 tips on creating a sustainable, purpose-led enterprise
5 tips on creating a sustainable, purpose-led enterpriseArticle

As purpose-driven entrepreneurship trends upward, serial entrepreneur Patricia Nzolantima believes this will positively impact the future of consumerism and how organisations operate in the long term...

26 May 2020

Tips to navigate these uncertain times
Tips to navigate these uncertain timesArticle

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to expand from a health crisis to an economic one, startups and other small businesses have already felt the pinch...

Manickavel Muthusamy 25 May 2020

Small businesses are critical to SA's economy post Covid-19
Small businesses are critical to SA's economy post Covid-19Article

Over the last four decades, the world has evolved into a multi-facet and revolutionary change. The challenges and complexities facing organisations cannot be separated from broader international developments.

Deon Mbaile 25 May 2020

South African entrepreneurs making lemonade from lemons
South African entrepreneurs making lemonade from lemonsArticle

Covid-19 struck without notice. Some have found a way to harness their cookie jar. Here are their stories. We hope you find them inspiring, practical, and encouraging...

Issued by Doughgetters 22 May 2020

Syafunda e-learning goes free
Syafunda e-learning goes freeArticle

SA EduTech company makes online learning possible for rural students...

Issued by Edge Growth 22 May 2020

Kemble Morgan
#LockdownLessons: Keeping spirits lifted while working from homeArticle

Young Living Essential Oils opened its South African office just 7 months ago, and now, like many of us, the local team is having to adapt to do business under lockdown...

22 May 2020

Technology is Africa's biggest undiscovered gold mine
Technology is Africa's biggest undiscovered gold mineArticle

Technology has the potential to fundamentally transform societies. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and broadband are becoming central to the societal developments around the world...

Donald Waigumbulizi 22 May 2020

Judges announced for 2020 Santam Women of the Future Awards
Judges announced for 2020 Santam Women of the Future AwardsArticle

The judges for the 2020 Santam Women of the Future Awards have been announced...

21 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

#LockdownLessons: Paxful launches #BuiltWithBitcoin Africa Fund in lockdown
#LockdownLessons: Paxful launches #BuiltWithBitcoin Africa Fund in lockdownArticle

Artur Schaback, one of the co-founders and COO of Paxful, shares how the company has adjusted to life under lockdown...

Evan-Lee Courie 19 May 2020

A healthcare worker collecting a swab for a Covid-19 test from a community member. AFP via Getty Images
Coronavirus pandemic holds lessons for South Africa's universal healthcare plansArticle

The National Health Insurance (NHI) has become an idealistic concept known as "imaginary". It's become the idea onto which all South Africa's aspirations for healthcare have been projected...

Steve Reid 18 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: RISE Academy keeps students active in lockdown
#LockdownLessons: RISE Academy keeps students active in lockdownArticle

Sue Green, co-founder of RISE Academy of Entrepreneurship, shares how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the academy...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 May 2020

African Habitat Conservancy takes on Babanango Game Reserve project in northern KZN
African Habitat Conservancy takes on Babanango Game Reserve project in northern KZNArticle

The protected wilderness area aims to protect a vast African wilderness while uplifting rural people in the process...

15 May 2020

Rebooting your business after lockdown
Rebooting your business after lockdownArticle

In the Chinese language the word crisis is composed of two characters, one represents danger and the other one represents opportunity. What possible opportunity can be hidden amid the economic crisis South Africa and the world is facing?...

Brend Badenhorst, Issued by Entrepreneurship School 14 May 2020

Bridge Taxi Finance provides cash relief to taxi industry
Bridge Taxi Finance provides cash relief to taxi industryArticle

Minibus taxi financier Bridge Taxi Finance is providing financial relief to taxi drivers and owners in the form of a R175 million cash injection...

14 May 2020

Fort's Shukri Toefy who is now also CEO of the Fortified Group.
#Newsmaker: Fort's Shukri Toefy takes on dual role as CEO of Fortified GroupArticle

As of 1 June, Shukri Toefy, co-founder and CEO of Fort is taking on a dual role of remaining CEO of his production company and stepping into an additional role as CEO of Fortified Group, of which Fort is a subsidiary. The Group is an investment holding company with interests in media, film, professional services and property.

Jessica Tennant 13 May 2020

2020 2.0, the new normal and what's next for brands [Part 1]
2020 2.0, the new normal and what's next for brands [Part 1]Article

"It feels like we started this year in January with huge excitement and goals. Kids went back to school, we got on with work and before we knew it, we kind of had to stop again and our path has completely altered. So, really, it's about what's next and how we reboot and get back into 2020, our 2020 2.0..." - Diana Springer, head of strategy at Black & White, an M&C Saatchi Company...

Jessica Tennant 13 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

#LockdownLessons: Aim for survival, look after one another - Lisa Ilingworth, Futureproof SA
#LockdownLessons: Aim for survival, look after one another - Lisa Ilingworth, Futureproof SAArticle

Lisa Ilingworth, CEO and co-founder of Futureproof SA, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 12 May 2020

#AfricaMonth: 4 trends impacting African entrepreneurship in 2020
#AfricaMonth: 4 trends impacting African entrepreneurship in 2020Article

Africa's entrepreneurship rate is the highest in the world. According to the African Development Bank (AfDB), 22 % of Africa's working age population segment are starting their own businesses...

Melissa Mbazo 12 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

The impact of Covid-19 on small and micro businesses in SA
The impact of Covid-19 on small and micro businesses in SAArticle

In almost all the messages, strategies and press conferences we have seen in these tough times of a global pandemic, one thing is clear in the world of SMMEs...

Lindiwe Kunene 8 May 2020

A day in the lockdown life of Publisher Research Council CEO Josephine Buys
A day in the lockdown life of Publisher Research Council CEO Josephine BuysArticle

Publisher Research Council CEO, Josephine Buys' account of work-life in the time of Covid-19, part of a series of articles looking into how agencies and agency folk are responding to the crisis and viewing it through a creative lens.

Juanita Pienaar 8 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Montsho Sustainable Project is helping the ecosystem
#LockdownLessons: Montsho Sustainable Project is helping the ecosystemArticle

Inspired by nature and the ecosystem, Tebogo Bathebeng founded Montsho Sustainable Project with the aim to create long term natural growth solutions for communities and businesses...

Evan-Lee Courie 7 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: 5 minutes with Sandras Phiri, founder of StartupCircles
#LockdownLessons: 5 minutes with Sandras Phiri, founder of StartupCirclesArticle

As a business strategist and startup coach, Sandras Phiri is well-known in the startup community. He shares some insight into how his latest project has had to adjust to lockdown life...

Evan-Lee Courie 6 May 2020

Wits University shares platform with STEM Lockdown Digital School to offer career advisory services
Wits University shares platform with STEM Lockdown Digital School to offer career advisory servicesArticle

Africa Teen Geeks and the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) will offer career guidance sessions for learners in grades 11 and 12, who are preparing for their undergraduate degree applications...

Issued by Africa Teen Geeks 6 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: WorkInProgress continues to support the startup community
#LockdownLessons: WorkInProgress continues to support the startup communityArticle

Charmaine Lambert, manager at WorkInProgress, an Absa innovation lab, believes that the next six months will be a challenging time for the majority of the startup community...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 May 2020

Keeping up with the current changes
Keeping up with the current changesArticle

A critical analysis of 4IR techniques in the South African context is necessary. Our education system for instance has been severely disrupted thus leaving our vulnerable groups exposed with the challenges that come with it...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 5 May 2020

Getting through and beyond the Covid-19 crisis
Getting through and beyond the Covid-19 crisisArticle

Employees and their leaders are overwhelmed. And then... Covid-19 struck. The coronavirus and the fallout couldn't have come at a worse time...

Wilhelm Crous, Issued by SAICA 4 May 2020

Covid-19: Short-term pessimism, long-term optimism
Covid-19: Short-term pessimism, long-term optimismArticle

This too shall pass. And once it has, we will need small-, micro- and medium-sized enterprises more than ever to boost our flailing economy, drive innovation and create jobs...

Rowan Leibbrandt 4 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

#AfricaMonth: 3 young entrepreneurs committed to social transformation
#AfricaMonth: 3 young entrepreneurs committed to social transformationArticle

While skills development and policymaking play a vital role in long term transformation efforts, youth entrepreneurship serves as a viable way to achieve tangible impact on a local, national and even continental scale...

Melissa Mbazo 30 Apr 2020

Turning crisis into opportunity
Turning crisis into opportunityArticle

During the lockdown, you may not be able to work in your business, but investor and entrepreneur York Zucchi shares expert tips on how you can work on your business...

Issued by SAICA 29 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Pride Factor launches academy in lockdown
#LockdownLessons: Pride Factor launches academy in lockdownArticle

Given the tough economic times, the Pride Factor Online Academy has launched with five courses, three of which will be available for free as long as learning institutions are closed...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Apr 2020

Africa Shared Value Leadership eSummit - Economic survival in a post-pandemic world
Africa Shared Value Leadership eSummit - Economic survival in a post-pandemic worldArticle

Companies across Africa have taken rapid and significant steps to initiate community emergency relief efforts in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Issued by Shift Impact Africa 28 Apr 2020

Levelling the business playing field in a post-pandemic world
Levelling the business playing field in a post-pandemic worldArticle

In a South African perspective, there has been but a single life-changing socio-economic crisis in the past century that has had the kind of legacy which the Coronavirus is believed will have...

Manzini Zungu, Issued by Pacinamix 28 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Doing beauty differently with Prim-U
#LockdownLessons: Doing beauty differently with Prim-UArticle

#LockdownLessons explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Apr 2020

Mami Wata donates online profits to grassroots surf businesses in Africa
Mami Wata donates online profits to grassroots surf businesses in AfricaArticle

South African surf brand, Mami Wata, is donating 100% of the profits from sales on its online store to supporting grassroots African surf businesses impacted by Covid-19...

24 Apr 2020

Africa needs to promote domestic tourism. Joana French/Shutterstock
Strategies Africa's tourism requires to manage blow from coronavirusArticle

Tourism has become an important economic sector for most African countries in the last two decades. There has been increased investments in product development and enhancement, aggressive marketing, coupled with appropriate business-friendly socio-political reforms...

Issahaku Adam & Albert N Kimbu 24 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Virtual Actuary
#LockdownLessons: Virtual ActuaryArticle

#LockdownLessons explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses...

Evan-Lee Courie 23 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: be.first helps uplift local businesses
#LockdownLessons: be.first helps uplift local businessesArticle

For Dishi Smit and Keri Stewart, the co-founders of be.first, the pandemic has turned business upside down, but they've found a way to support small local businesses...

Evan-Lee Courie 22 Apr 2020

Covid-19: a catalyst for innovation and entrepreneurship
Covid-19: a catalyst for innovation and entrepreneurshipArticle

Things will never be the same again. The way we used to live, work and interact with one another pre-Covid-19 is over...

Corne Du Preez 22 Apr 2020

Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overview
Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overviewArticle

An overview of Bizcommunity's Press Offices, companies and organisations putting the grit in integrity, by continuing to communicate and innovate despite the many challenges of the Covid-19 lockdown...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 Apr 2020

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