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SAB has announced finalists in its Urban Agriculture programme
SAB has announced finalists in its Urban Agriculture programmeArticle

SAB KickStart, the Urban Agriculture programme has announced nine finalists who will receive training and investment to grow their farming businesses...

5 Nov 2019

Festival of Ideas
Festival of IdeasArticle

Do you have a business idea that addresses a social or environmental problem? Together with the SAB Foundation, the Gordon Institute of Business Science is giving away R50,000 in cash prizes!...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 18 Oct 2019

How Vollar is serving brands certainty with their CSI
How Vollar is serving brands certainty with their CSIArticle

A finalist for the 2019 SAB Foundation Social Innovation Award, Vollar has been making waves on the social enterprise scene since its inception. The new digital currency, as its name suggests, comes with an interesting twist...

Sindy Peters 23 Sep 2019

Schalk van der Merwe, Rural Hand Bikes
The true cost of disabilitiesArticle

It is well known that persons with disabilities are often disproportionately poor as a result of a combination of barriers...

Bridgit Evans 26 Nov 2018

Irene Ochem, founder and CEO of AWIEF.
'Women of Africa are our most valuable, untapped resource'Article

The women of Africa are our most valuable, untapped resource, the AWIEF 2018 conference heard...

Louise Marsland 9 Nov 2018

Join Global Entrepreneurship Week at 22 on Sloane, 12-16 November 2018
Join Global Entrepreneurship Week at 22 on Sloane, 12-16 November 2018Article

The Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Africa 22 on Sloane has launched its 2019 Startup residency programme which aims to attract over 100 startups to join its startup campus in Bryanston...

Issued by GEN Africa 5 Nov 2018

SAB Foundation awards SA's most promising social innovators with R12.5m
SAB Foundation awards SA's most promising social innovators with R12.5mArticle

The first place winners in this year's SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards took home more than R1m each for their innovations...

16 Oct 2018

Jade Wyngaardt, founder of Click Africa Digital.
Building a business while fighting breast cancerArticle

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, George Wyngaardt shares how his wife, Jade Wyngaardt started a digital marketing agency while fighting stage 3 breast cancer...

George Wyngaardt 18 Sep 2018

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UCT's Bertha Centre dishes out $50k startup grant fundingArticle

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship awarded a total of R660,000 to ten startups...

Tom Jackson 13 Aug 2018

UCT's Bertha Centre dishes out $50k startup grant funding
UCT's Bertha Centre dishes out $50k startup grant fundingArticle

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UCT GSB has awarded a total of R660,000 ($50,000) to 10 startups via two different grant funding mechanisms...

Tom Jackson 10 Aug 2018

Growth in store for SA's first deaf-run coffee shop
Growth in store for SA's first deaf-run coffee shopArticle

I Love Coffee, a Cape-based social enterprise that trains and employs deaf baristas to work as frontline staff in its stores, plans to open as many as five new outlets over the next twelve months...

19 Jul 2018

SAB Foundation, Bertha Centre launch $119k UCT student fund
SAB Foundation, Bertha Centre launch $119k UCT student fundArticle

The SAB Foundation has pledged R1.5 million ($119,000) to the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the UCT GSB, which will be invested in student-run social innovations...

Tom Jackson 31 May 2018

R10m up for grabs in 2018 SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards
R10m up for grabs in 2018 SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment AwardsArticle

Total prize money of up to R10m is up for grabs in the eighth annual SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards and third annual Disability Empowerment Awards...

19 Mar 2018

Dr William Mapham.
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#Designindaba2018: SA's crowd-sourced solution for a global problemArticle

Dr William Mapham, an ophthalmologist hailing from the Eastern Cape, who conceived the Vula app, whilst working at the Vula Emehlo Eye Clinic in rural Swaziland and experiencing first-hand the difficulties faced by rural health workers in need of specialist advice, spoke on Day 2 of Design Indaba and received a standing ovation...

Sue Disler 22 Feb 2018

#BestofBiz 2017: CSI & Sustainability
#BestofBiz 2017: CSI & SustainabilityArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's CSI & Sustainability site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2017

SAB Foundation Tholoana Programme seeks 60 candidates
SAB Foundation Tholoana Programme seeks 60 candidatesArticle

The SAB Foundation Tholoana Programme is open for application, with space for 60 entrepreneurs in the 2018 intake...

3 Nov 2017

SAB Foundation awards over R9m to small social enterprises
SAB Foundation awards over R9m to small social enterprisesArticle

The 2017 SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards winners were announced in Johannesburg recently. Over R9m in prize money was distributed among the 24 small businesses...

25 Oct 2017

2017 SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards finalists revealed
2017 SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards finalists revealedArticle

The 24 finalists in this year's SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards and Disability Empowerment Awards have been announced. The winners will be revealed at an official awards ceremony on Monday, 23 October...

2 Oct 2017

SA mobile startup helps informal traders compare and order stock
SA mobile startup helps informal traders compare and order stockArticle

South African startup Last Mile for BoP is rolling out a mobile application that enables informal traders to compare bulk prices and order stock from their phone...

Tom Jackson 24 Jul 2017

SAB Foundation partners HeePD, contributes R2.1m
SAB Foundation partners HeePD, contributes R2.1mArticle

The SAB Foundation has contributed R2,100,000 to Hub Employment Ecosystems for People with Disabilities (HeePD) as part of its partnership...

20 Jul 2017

SAB Foundation awards open for entries
SAB Foundation awards open for entriesArticle

Local innovators and social entrepreneurs that are solving social problems facing disadvantaged South Africans may now enter the SAB Foundation's seventh annual Social Innovation and second annual Disability Empowerment Awards...

10 May 2017

SA doing well on the entrepreneurship front, report says
SA doing well on the entrepreneurship front, report saysArticle

South African entrepreneurs have overcome slow GDP growth rate and Big Business competition to produce some of the most successful enterprises on the continent...

16 Mar 2017

#ImpactMoments: Shap'Left Medstores - Eastern Cape
#ImpactMoments: Shap'Left Medstores - Eastern CapeArticle

The Shap'Left Medstores project is linked to a long-term business model that turns donor funds received into a sustainable self-owned business for individuals in their community creating employment and access to basic healthcare...

Issued by Cipla 15 Mar 2017

UCT Upstarts Idea Auction rakes in over R1m in funding, resources
UCT Upstarts Idea Auction rakes in over R1m in funding, resourcesArticle

UCT Upstarts 2016 Idea Auction saw eight innovative student startups raise just over R1 million in cash and in-kind support at the live crowd-bidding event...

14 Mar 2017

SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards, Disability Empowerment Awards winners announced
SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards, Disability Empowerment Awards winners announcedArticle

The annual SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards and inaugural Disability Empowerment Awards 2016 were held in Sandton, late last week...

1 Nov 2016

Fast, clean-cooking stove awarded for innovation
Fast, clean-cooking stove awarded for innovationArticle

Louise Williamson, who hails from Nelspruit, won R50,000 after presenting her Mashesha stove to judges at the Ventureburn Pitching Den during the recent Innovation Summit that took place in Ekurhuleni...

11 Oct 2016

Startup World Cup - SA regional competition open for entry
Startup World Cup - SA regional competition open for entryArticle

Startup World Cup is partnering with SA Innovation Summit in its Ventureburn Pitching Den to host its first ever South African regional competition...

10 Aug 2016

The Pitching Den competition opens for entries
The Pitching Den competition opens for entriesArticle

The SA Innovation Summit gives inventors, innovators and established companies the opportunity to enter their prototype or product into the Inventors Garage and/or SA Innovation Legends Pitching Den competitions...

28 Jun 2016

SA Innovation Summit competitions call for entries
SA Innovation Summit competitions call for entriesArticle

This year, the SA Innovation Summit is again giving inventors, innovators and established companies the opportunity to enter their prototype or product...

24 Jun 2016

SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Development Programme opens for applications
SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Development Programme opens for applicationsArticle

Applications for the 2016 SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Development Programme close on 31 March 2016...

7 Mar 2016

How Andries Mabila got on track with tours and safaris
How Andries Mabila got on track with tours and safarisArticle

His desire to protect the animals in his care, and a gift for storytelling, inevitably led to Andries realising his full potential as the co-founder of Nghelekele Tours & Safaris...

Liesl Jobson 3 Feb 2016

Elliot and Zodwa Nyathi - Elzo Poultry
Feathering the nest: sound businesses practicesArticle

This emerging entrepreneur recently received his biggest business deal ever with 5,000 chicks on order for Christmas. He aims to move from supplying informal traders to...

Liesl Jobson 19 Jan 2016

The Best of Biz 2015: HR & Recruitment
The Best of Biz 2015: HR & RecruitmentArticle

We've compiled a #BestofBiz 2015 list for all our industries, from articles with the most views, the most-read contributors to the press offices with the most hits.

15 Dec 2015

South Africa's Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015 gets a significant boost
South Africa's Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015 gets a significant boostArticle

The opening ceremony for the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015 in SA will take place on Monday, 16 November, at the Gordon Institute of Business Science in Illovo Sandton with over 350 delegates expected to attend. This year, the GEW has over 29 local partners with 96 activities taking place...

Issued by Global Entrepreneurship Network South Africa 6 Nov 2015

'Imagine a new Africa' at the UCT Upstarts idea auction
'Imagine a new Africa' at the UCT Upstarts idea auctionArticle

UCT Upstarts is igniting a 'Student Start-up Nation' by helping student-led startups launch their socially impactful ideas...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 15 Oct 2015

SAB Foundation announces finalists of Social Innovation awards
SAB Foundation announces finalists of Social Innovation awardsArticle

The SAB Foundation has announced the 14 finalists of its annual Social Innovation Awards 2015. The final winners will be announced at an official awards ceremony on Thursday, 15 October 2015...

17 Sep 2015

Enter the SAB Foundation Social Innovation competition
Enter the SAB Foundation Social Innovation competitionArticle

Entrepreneurs and innovators with innovative, pro-poor products and services are invited to enter for the SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards 2015 which carries a first prize of R1m...

11 May 2015

GEW Vice President to visit South Africa at GEW 2014 event
GEW Vice President to visit South Africa at GEW 2014 eventArticle

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world's largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who bring ideas to life, help drive economic growth and improve human welfare...

Issued by SEA Africa 5 Nov 2014

SAB Social Innovation Award winners 2013
SAB Social Innovation Award winners 2013Article

The R1-million winner of the third Annual SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards held in Sandton late last week is 'Vula' Eye Health Mobile Phone App.

5 Nov 2013

Finalists of the SAB Social Innovation Awards 2013
Finalists of the SAB Social Innovation Awards 2013Article

The SAB Foundation has announced the finalists of its 3rd Annual Social Innovation Awards 2013. A total of 26 finalists will vie for the R1-million first place prize, which will be used to grow and commercialise their product or service.

18 Sep 2013

Paperight wins international award
Paperight wins international awardArticle

Paperight, a South African start-up has won the Digital Minds Innovation Award at the 2013 Digital Minds Conference in London. The showcase was held on Monday night, 15 April, as a precursor event to the London Book Fair.

16 Apr 2013

Enter SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards nowArticle

Entries to the 2013 SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards are now open to entrepreneurs and businesses that offer sustainable socially innovative products and processes and close at noon on Tuesday 7 May 2013. These products and processes should directly address the challenges faced by low-income women, youth, people living with disabilities and people living in rural areas.

7 Mar 2013

Finalists announced for Innovation AwardsArticle

The second annual Innovation Awards, organised by the SAB Foundation, has announced the 25 finalists for 2012. These go through to the gala dinner on 1 November 2012, where the winner will receive a grant of R1 million and two runner-up grants of R500,000 each.

12 Oct 2012

Call for entries to SAB Foundation Innovation AwardsArticle

The SAB Foundation Innovation Awards, launched in 2011 to ignite a culture of entrepreneurship in South Africa, is calling for 2012 entries. The closing date for entries is Friday 20 July 2012.

10 Jul 2012

ICT helps the blind
ICT helps the blindArticle

A portable voice-based computer for the blind, developed by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has been shortlisted in the South African Breweries (SAB) Foundation inaugural Innovation Awards.

Wilma den Hartigh 30 Jan 2012

SAB's BEE partners reap benefits of Zenzele dealArticle

The South African Breweries' (SAB) broad-based black economic empowerment partners are reaping the benefits of the Zenzele empowerment deal, with the interim dividend rising to R43.37 million for the six months ended September - a significant increase on the interim dividend declared in 2010.

Jacqueline Mackenzie 18 Nov 2011

Think outside the building
Think outside the buildingArticle

The 2011 Innovation Summit will have participants literally thinking outside the building, as delegates stroll through Bedouin-style tents set among the trees and fountains of the IDC Convention Centre in Sandton. These will function both as an interactive exhibition space and as an ideas factory, fuelled by collaborative creativity.

23 Aug 2011

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