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Calling all creative entrepreneurs - accelerator programme open for entry
Calling all creative entrepreneurs - accelerator programme open for entryArticle

Applications are open for startups interested in participating in a four-month high-impact business accelerator programme, run by the British Council in partnership with Seed Academy and the Social Enterprise Academy...

15 May 2019

Suzane Stevens, executive director of marketing at BrightRock.
Lessons for SA's 650,000 entrepreneurial businesses from BrightRockArticle

Entrepreneurial inspiration from Suzanne Stevens, one of four founders and currently executive director of marketing at BrightRock since 2011, chosen for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Winning Women programme in 2013...

Leigh Andrews 20 Nov 2017

How do we fast-track entrepreneurial growth in SA?
How do we fast-track entrepreneurial growth in SA?Article

After the World Bank downgraded South Africa's 2017 growth forecast to 0.6% in September, the South African economy is in urgent need of more entrepreneurs to boost growth...

Donna Rachelson 15 Nov 2017

South Africa needs to accelerate women entrepreneurs
South Africa needs to accelerate women entrepreneursArticle

If the country is to meet the National Development Plan's (NDP) target of creating 11 million jobs by 2030, then it needs to encourage entrepreneurship amongst women...

Donna Rachelson 4 Sep 2017

Seed Engine gets increased investment from WDB
Seed Engine gets increased investment from WDBArticle

WDB Investment Holdings has increased its stake in Seed Engine (incorporating Seed Academy and the WDB Seed Fund) from 35% to 51%, making Seed Engine a 51% black women-owned company...

15 Aug 2017

Real State of Entrepreneur Survey reveals development challenges
Real State of Entrepreneur Survey reveals development challengesArticle

The Seed Academy has released its third Real State of Entrepreneurship in South Africa 2017, one of South Africa's largest entrepreneurial surveys...

27 Jul 2017

WDB, Grovest buy stakes in Seed Engine
WDB, Grovest buy stakes in Seed EngineArticle

WDB Investment Holdings (WDB) and venture capital company Grovest have taken 30% and 27,5% stakes respectively in ICT accelerator Seed Engine...

6 Jul 2016

Cape Town's top young entrepreneurs
Cape Town's top young entrepreneursArticle

The top 26 young entrepreneurs in the City of Cape Town's #YouthStartCT Entrepreneurship Challenge have been selected from an original group of 100 that underwent skills and business development training facilitated by the SEED Academy...

24 May 2016

Still time to participate in national startup survey
Still time to participate in national startup surveyArticle

For the second year, the Seed Academy will be conducting a national survey of startup entrepreneurs that have been in business for less than five years...

21 Apr 2016

Suzanne Ackerman-Berman, Transformation Director at Pick n Pay Retailers.
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Pick n Pay announces Boost Your Biz competition finalistsArticle

Pick n Pay has selected the top 50 small businesses in its inaugural Boost your Biz competition, from the more than 540 entrepreneurs from across SA who entered...

18 Apr 2016

Participate in Seed Academy's startup survey
Participate in Seed Academy's startup surveyArticle

The second annual national startup survey has been launched by Seed Academy. It aims to attract over 3,000 respondents to be the largest startup survey in South Africa...

5 Apr 2016

#YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge 2016 opens for entries
#YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge 2016 opens for entriesArticle

The #YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge 2016 is open for entries to residents of Cape Town aged 18 to 35, who have viable business ideas that will also create jobs...

22 Mar 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

John Demartini
The art of establishing a good business relationshipArticle

A key predictor in the success of an entrepreneur is his ability to develop and leverage relationships in the early stages of setting up his business...

Lisa Illingworth 13 Oct 2015

Marketing strategy first, then implementation
Marketing strategy first, then implementationArticle

Small business owners need to focus on marketing strategy before focusing on marketing tactics. This is the opinion of Donna Rachelson, who will be speaking at the upcoming Business Excellence Forum & Awards in November 2015...

12 Oct 2015

Seed Academy launches e-book on fund-raising for start-ups
Seed Academy launches e-book on fund-raising for start-upsArticle

Seed Academy's free e-book, The Essential Guide to Funding in South Africa, was developed in response to a survey of almost 1,000 South African start-up entrepreneurs earlier this year...

28 Jul 2015

Speed-dating for funders, guide for entrepreneurs
Speed-dating for funders, guide for entrepreneursArticle

As part of its guidance to startup entrepreneurs, the Seed Academy has developed an e-book and arranged a funding speed-dating event in Sandton on 17 September 2015...

24 Jul 2015

Problems facing South African entrepreneurs
Problems facing South African entrepreneursArticle

Despite the fact that entrepreneurs face key challenges, the majority are positive and motivated to grow and develop their businesses...

19 May 2015

Last 50 chosen for The #Hack.Jozi Challenge
Last 50 chosen for The #Hack.Jozi ChallengeArticle

The last 50 teams for The #Hack.Jozi Challenge have been chosen...

30 Mar 2015

Seed Academy offers programme for developing entrepreneurs
Seed Academy offers programme for developing entrepreneursArticle

Seed Academy, the school for entrepreneurs has broadened its training offering from a focus on startups to developing entrepreneurs of small and micro businesses...

13 Mar 2015

R2.4 million of free training for entrepreneurs
R2.4 million of free training for entrepreneursArticle

Entrepreneurial training courses at Seed Academy are starting regularly in both Cape Town and Joburg and more than R2.4 million of sponsored training is available for early-stage technology and women entrepreneurs...

9 Feb 2015

Participate in SA's startup survey
Participate in SA's startup surveyArticle

Startups are a critical part of South Africa's growing entrepreneurial ecosystem. The survey aims to get a national picture of startup entrepreneurs, such as what challenges they face, what issues relate to funding...

21 Jan 2015

Seed Academy offers free training for tech entrepreneurs
Seed Academy offers free training for tech entrepreneursArticle

120 early stage tech entrepreneurs are being offered a valuable opportunity of a better chance in succeeding with the offer of free training. Seed Academy, a school for entrepreneurs, offers training after hours once a week over ten weeks with support offered for up to 18 months after the programme. Each course is valued at R16 000.

22 Sep 2014

Start a business for Mandela Day
Start a business for Mandela DayArticle

To celebrate Mandela Day, Seed Engine, which supports early stage entrepreneurs to build successful businesses, is offering a free 10-week entrepreneurial course to a lucky South African with a great business idea

16 Jul 2014

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