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#StartupStory: FinYou helps add value to SMEs
#StartupStory: FinYou helps add value to SMEsArticle

FinYou is a purposed-based lending solution that links merchants with funding from financial institutions...

Evan-Lee Courie 7 hours 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

#StartupStory: Sifika Business Accountants pays it forward
#StartupStory: Sifika Business Accountants pays it forwardArticle

A small gesture kick-started her business and now, eight years later, accountant Zandile Sifika is paying it forward by helping other SMMEs survive the fallout from Covid-19...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 May 2020

#StartupStory: Hope Project SA offers performers a ray of light
#StartupStory: Hope Project SA offers performers a ray of lightArticle

The Hope Project SA is a non-profit organisation that's building a community creating job opportunities and relief for artists and crew members who find themselves in dire financial trouble during our current economic climate...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 May 2020

A day in the lockdown life of Chris Ogden, CEO of RubiBlue
A day in the lockdown life of Chris Ogden, CEO of RubiBlueArticle

Chris Ogden, the CEO of RubiBlue shares his account of work-life in the time of Covid-19...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 May 2020

6DOT50 launches Digital Rands to pay for essential goods
6DOT50 launches Digital Rands to pay for essential goodsArticle

6DOT50 is stepping in with a new way to pay for essential goods, as Covid-19 takes its toll on the South African economy...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Ozone supports its clients throughout the 'new norm'
#LockdownLessons: Ozone supports its clients throughout the 'new norm'Article

Bizcommunity has been reaching out to South Africa's top industry players to share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: INOVO embraces cloud-based solutions
#LockdownLessons: INOVO embraces cloud-based solutionsArticle

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

Evan-Lee Courie 21 May 2020

Q&A: Mmusi Maimane talks 'One South Africa' digital platform
Q&A: Mmusi Maimane talks 'One South Africa' digital platformArticle

Mmusi Maimane, the chief activist of 'One South Africa' Movement (OSA), recently launched its digital platform to connect and engage with South Africans through these unprecedented times...

Evan-Lee Courie 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

#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

#LockdownLessons: Apex BI innovates in a time of lockdown
#LockdownLessons: Apex BI innovates in a time of lockdownArticle

Neil Buckley, managing director of Apex BI, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Evan-Lee Courie 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: 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

#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

#LockdownLessons: Investmint wants to help SMEs connect with investors
#LockdownLessons: Investmint wants to help SMEs connect with investorsArticle

Gareth Price and Chris Bruchhausen shares how the coronavirus has had an impact on Investmint, an online platform connecting businesses in need of a loan...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Naked Insurance reduced premiums during lockdown
#LockdownLessons: Naked Insurance reduced premiums during lockdownArticle

During the nationwide lockdown, Naked Insurance offered CoverPause on the days' customers were not driving, saving up to 90% of the car insurance premiums...

Evan-Lee Courie 4 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: U-PARTY is tackling the experience economy
#LockdownLessons: U-PARTY is tackling the experience economyArticle

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

Evan-Lee Courie 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

#LockdownLessons: DigsConnect evolves during lockdown
#LockdownLessons: DigsConnect evolves during lockdownArticle

DigsConnect is a seasonal business, with the busy period being between September and February. However, the student accommodation platform has taken the lockdown period to evolve their product offering...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Mobiz keeps communication going during lockdown
#LockdownLessons: Mobiz keeps communication going during lockdownArticle

Mobiz' mobile tools have made communication between businesses and their consumers a whole lot more convenient in a time of the nationwide lockdown...

Evan-Lee Courie 30 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Zuki, the one-stop pet shop during lockdown
#LockdownLessons: Zuki, the one-stop pet shop during lockdownArticle

The nationwide lockdown can be stressful for our little furry friends too. Zuki, an online platform, has continued to provide pet information directly from the expertise of a vet...

Evan-Lee Courie 30 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

#LockdownLessons: STEM must go on in lockdown
#LockdownLessons: STEM must go on in lockdownArticle

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

Evan-Lee Courie 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

#LockdownLessons: Virtual Actuary
#LockdownLessons: Virtual ActuaryArticle

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

Evan-Lee Courie 23 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Mielie Mailer uses nature to help save the world
#LockdownLessons: Mielie Mailer uses nature to help save the worldArticle

Trent Pike, founder of Mielie Mailer, believes that after the nationwide lockdown, more courier companies should consider looking at sustainable alternatives...

Evan-Lee Courie 23 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Preparing for GetVen 2.0
#LockdownLessons: Preparing for GetVen 2.0Article

The team of GetVen have taken the time of nationwide lockdown to rebuild their platform and believes that they will be able to offer an additional source of income for the hospitality industry once venues are able to operate again...

Evan-Lee Courie 22 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

#LockdownLessons: Zeelo makes travel safer for essential workers
#LockdownLessons: Zeelo makes travel safer for essential workersArticle

Zeelo is a shared transportation service, but since the nationwide lockdown had an impact on the way they transport commuters they turned to offer their services to transporting essential working in a safe way...

Evan-Lee Courie 21 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Dream today, visit Treedom Villas tomorrow
#LockdownLessons: Dream today, visit Treedom Villas tomorrowArticle

#TheLockdownSeries: Debbie Nortje, founder and managing director of Treedom Villas and Vardos, shares how Covid-19 has impacted this dream destination...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: No Wijn during lockdown
#LockdownLessons: No Wijn during lockdownArticle

#TheLockdownSeries: Sarette van den Heever, co-founder of Wijn, shares how the Covid-19 pandemic and the national lockdown has impacted the concept wine bar...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: NOWNOW - Your People, Your Fashion
#LockdownLessons: NOWNOW - Your People, Your FashionArticle

#LockdownLessons: Eohan Lakey, founder of NOWNOW, a marketplace for local fashion designers and brands, shares his experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic...

Evan-Lee Courie 19 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Argility embraces Industry 4.0 tech
#LockdownLessons: Argility embraces Industry 4.0 techArticle

#LockdownLessons: Tanya Long, Chief Operating Officer, shares with us how the coronavirus has impacted The Argility Technology Group...

Evan-Lee Courie 19 Apr 2020

An effective media strategy matters for SMEs
An effective media strategy matters for SMEsArticle

It is the integrated strategy that defines what approach and tactics you are going to adopt in running your small business. In the absence of a well-defined and well-developed strategy, your small business is doomed...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Apr 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

Surviving the Covid-19 outbreak: there's hope for humanity
Surviving the Covid-19 outbreak: there's hope for humanityArticle

Amidst the panic and fear spread across the globe of the coronavirus pandemic, news outlets across the world have shared stories of hope and encouragement...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 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

The path to digital revolution for businesses in SA
The path to digital revolution for businesses in SAArticle

Adopting and adapting to digital is more important now than ever before...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 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

#BlockchainAfrica: The state of the crypto-economy in Africa
#BlockchainAfrica: The state of the crypto-economy in AfricaArticle

While many parts of the developed world are fixated on speculative activity in the crypto-economy, people in Africa are teaching us about the true use cases of bitcoin...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 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

#StartupStory: Get an on-demand designated driver with RYDD
#StartupStory: Get an on-demand designated driver with RYDDArticle

There's a new app called RYDD that has been designed to provide a responsible, sober driver to chauffeur both its users and their cars home safely...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Feb 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

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