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Limited funding, access to land constraining young farmers
Limited funding, access to land constraining young farmersArticle

Limited access to funding and land, including bureaucracy, are among the key challenges facing young people in the agricultural sector. These issues were raised on Monday, 14 June, by young farmers during a webinar on the role of youth in agriculture.

5 hours ago

#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 5: You need to have "skin in the game"
#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 5: You need to have "skin in the game"Article

Over the past 11 years, Raizcorp has mentored hundreds of entrepreneurs who have participated in the ENGEN Pitch & Polish business pitching competition, sponsored by Engen and Nedbank...

Allon Raiz 20 hours ago

Partnering up with CodeSpace to offer world-class coding courses
Partnering up with CodeSpace to offer world-class coding coursesArticle

We're proud to share our partnership with CodeSpace, a global education institution that specialises in teaching coding and technology skills...

Issued by xneelo 1 day ago

Dentsu South Africa launches second edition of the Female Foundry programme - virtually
Dentsu South Africa launches second edition of the Female Foundry programme - virtuallyArticle

Dentsu South Africa has announced the launch of the second edition of Female Foundry; applications are open now until 30 June...

Issued by Dentsu 1 day ago

Juta & Co.'s Kamal Patel is inspired by the possibilities for our legal profession's future
Juta & Co.'s Kamal Patel is inspired by the possibilities for our legal profession's futureArticle

Juta & Company Kamal Patel's focus since arriving at Juta has been on digital transformation and technological innovation...

Issued by Juta and Company 11 Jun 2021

Luxury fashion label Chanel invests $25m in new climate adaptation fund
Luxury fashion label Chanel invests $25m in new climate adaptation fundArticle

Chanel is backing a new climate adaptation fund that aims to raise $100m by 2025 to invest in projects to promote sustainable agriculture, protect forests and support small-scale farmers in developing countries...

Michael Taylor 11 Jun 2021

#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 4: Always know your competition
#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 4: Always know your competitionArticle

Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz has identified a number of pitching techniques critical to attracting investors and funders looking to back small businesses...

Allon Raiz 10 Jun 2021

Young Ones Student Awards 2021 announces winning schools, students
Young Ones Student Awards 2021 announces winning schools, studentsArticle

The One Club for Creativity's Young Ones Student Awards for 2021 have announced the winning schools and students from across the globe, with Brigham Young University Provo named School of the Year...

9 Jun 2021

Rise of social commerce: Gen Z moves mall culture online
Rise of social commerce: Gen Z moves mall culture onlineArticle

Apps like Facebook, Instagram and TikTok, which tailor content to the user's interests and behaviour, have allowed a new generation of spenders to create a personalised online shopping mall experience...

9 Jun 2021

Wessel Badenhorst, office managing partner, Hogan Lovells
How to get SA's foreign direct investment in mining rightArticle

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in South Africa fell by almost half in 2020, in line with the world-wide downturn caused by the global Covid-19 pandemic...

Wessel Badenhorst 8 Jun 2021

Dono White, lead strategist at VMLY&R
Creating a culture of acceptance: sitting down with Dono White from VMLY&RArticle

I sat down with Dono White to discover more about him, VMLY&R and how the Proud Pronouns Project came to fruition...

Emily Stander 8 Jun 2021

#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 3: Sell your experience, sell your team
#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 3: Sell your experience, sell your teamArticle

Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz has identified a number of pitching techniques critical to attracting investors and funders looking to back small businesses...

Allon Raiz 7 Jun 2021

#PrismAwards2021: All the winners!
#PrismAwards2021: All the winners!Article

The annual Prism Awards, celebrating excellence in the public relations and communication industry took place on Friday, 4 June 2021 in a virtual format hosted by TV presenter, Thabiso Makhubela...

4 Jun 2021

Informal food markets: What it takes to make them safer
Informal food markets: What it takes to make them saferArticle

When it comes to food safety solutions, models which enforce bans and regulations don't fit...

Silvia Alonso Alvarez, Delia Grace and Hung Nguyen-Viet 4 Jun 2021

Google launches a series of programmes to support small businesses in Africa
Google launches a series of programmes to support small businesses in AfricaArticle

Google has kicked off a series of programmes that will support the growth and recovery of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa's post-Covid economy...

3 Jun 2021

Plot twist ahead for yesteryear's digital marketers
Plot twist ahead for yesteryear's digital marketersArticle

Nearly 20 years on, while the world was on a trajectory towards fulfilling a real-life Minority Report, the plot twisted in favour of data privacy protection...

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 3 Jun 2021

Redefining customer relationships in a digital world
Redefining customer relationships in a digital worldArticle

In 2020, the global Covid-19 pandemic necessitated a significant - and lasting - shift in consumer behaviour from the interpersonal to online...

3 Jun 2021

Yoyo pilots bank card-linked loyalty, integrates with Zapper
Yoyo pilots bank card-linked loyalty, integrates with ZapperArticle

Yoyo has launched its bank card-linked loyalty solution in SA, and in a separate move is working with Zapper to broaden interoperability in the QR code space...

1 Jun 2021

Wesgro, Finfind partner to link local businesses with funders
Wesgro, Finfind partner to link local businesses with fundersArticle

Wesgro has partnered with FinFind to develop a Fund Matchmaking Portal aimed at making access to finance for startups and SMMEs easier...

Johannes Masiteng 31 May 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Marion Zeller, brand manager at Raizcorp
#BehindtheBrandManager: Marion Zeller, brand manager at RaizcorpArticle

"Marketing and communication is my passion," says Marion Zeller, brand manager at Raizcorp, who has 10 years experience in these fields across corporate SA...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 May 2021

Why succession planning is important for SMEs
Why succession planning is important for SMEsArticle

Succession planning defines how the business will be run in your absence, and it is one of the most consequential steps you will ever make as a business owner...

Palesa Mabasa 28 May 2021

Cape Town hosts first online market to support local businesses
Cape Town hosts first online market to support local businessesArticle

The City of Cape Town (COCT) has launched an online market that sells items from informal traders, vendors and crafters...

Ishani Chetty 28 May 2021

#D&AD21: D&AD awards 3 Black Pencils, 231 Culture, Design and Impact winners
#D&AD21: D&AD awards 3 Black Pencils, 231 Culture, Design and Impact winnersArticle

In the second virtual ceremony, on 27 May at 7pm, D&AD announced 3 Black Pencil winners, alongside the President's Award and the remaining Pencil winners across the Culture, Design and Impact categories...

27 May 2021

Three ways to level up your Instagram feed
Three ways to level up your Instagram feedArticle

Whether you're a new online business or a wannabe influencer, here's what you need to up your social media photography game...

27 May 2021

Rand Pharmaceuticals on their way to rapid growth
Rand Pharmaceuticals on their way to rapid growthArticle

The Vumela Fund announced a new partnership with Rand Pharmaceutical Distributors that will see the expansion and growth of this innovative 100% Black-owned-and-managed company...

Issued by Edge Growth 27 May 2021

#D&AD21: D&AD awards 430 Pencils across Craft, Next, Advertising, Side Hustle and Collaborative
#D&AD21: D&AD awards 430 Pencils across Craft, Next, Advertising, Side Hustle and CollaborativeArticle

D&AD announced the Pencil winners across the Craft, Next, Advertising, Side Hustle and Collaborative categories...

26 May 2021

Ladles of Love launches RAD food business competition
Ladles of Love launches RAD food business competitionArticle

Food security non-profit organisation Ladles of Love recently launched its Realise A Dream (RAD) competition for young food-producing entrepreneurs...

25 May 2021

How are big companies using flex-space?
How are big companies using flex-space?Article

As major businesses make the move from one centralised office to a hub-and-spoke model for their workers, the flex-space industry is more important than ever...

Issued by GO Content Lab 25 May 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Charlotte Nsubuga-Mukasa, head of brand marketing at Momentum
#BehindtheBrandManager: Charlotte Nsubuga-Mukasa, head of brand marketing at MomentumArticle

Charlotte Nsubuga-Mukasa fills us in on Momentum's recent brand campaigns and the rationales behind them...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 May 2021

Supply chain sector moves forward to support SMMEs upskilling programmes
Supply chain sector moves forward to support SMMEs upskilling programmesArticle

According to The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management in Southern Africa, when it comes to reaping the benefits of supply chain optimisation - including efficiency enhancements and cost savings - SMMEs are being left behind because they lack the necessary skills and resources.

25 May 2021

The Sukuma Fund makes R100m available for rental, cashflow relief for qualifying Fedhasa-registered restaurateurs
The Sukuma Fund makes R100m available for rental, cashflow relief for qualifying Fedhasa-registered restaurateursArticle

Qualifying businesses must have obtained at least 25% reduction in rental for a minimum period of six months and furnish proof thereof, along with other documentation such as management accounts, bank statements, company documents, etc...

24 May 2021

Rifumo Holdings the hottest of the lot and wins the #GSAW campaign
Rifumo Holdings the hottest of the lot and wins the #GSAW campaignArticle

The 12-month Get South Africa Working Campaign (#GSAW), a partnership between Hot 91.9 FM and ProfitShare Partners, culminated in the announcement of Rifumo Holdings (Pty) Ltd as the R1m cash prize winner...

Issued by The Publicity Workshop 21 May 2021

#StartupStory: How, with TLC, Wendy Nwankwo found success in The Living Collective
#StartupStory: How, with TLC, Wendy Nwankwo found success in The Living CollectiveArticle

Wendy Nwankwo is the founder of The Living Collective, a full-service self-catering accommodation rental company with properties in KwaZulu-Natal...

Sindy Peters 21 May 2021

MTN South Africa teams up with World Bank's IFC on mobile money
MTN South Africa teams up with World Bank's IFC on mobile moneyArticle

MTN South Africa said on Wednesday it had entered into a $2m partnership with the World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC) to expand its mobile money business...

20 May 2021

Bags of Bites founders turn family recipes into flourishing business
Bags of Bites founders turn family recipes into flourishing businessArticle

Mother and son, Karen and Ryan Jossel, make up the formidable team behind local baked treats business Bags of Bites...

Lauren Hartzenberg 20 May 2021

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Nigeria is making progress with financial inclusion: here's howArticle

In developing economies, many people are excluded in various ways from financial services.Including them is necessary for three main reasons...

Emmanuel Mogaji 20 May 2021

67 Logos Designathon returns
67 Logos Designathon returnsArticle

In honour of Nelson Mandela Day, the annual 67 Logos Designathon is set to take place again this year, this time hosted by Over The Rainbow...

19 May 2021

5 reasons small businesses should be using online marketplaces
5 reasons small businesses should be using online marketplacesArticle

In the wake of the global Covid-19 crisis, it has never been more important for businesses to get access to qualified leads and generate sales, especially if they are to stay afloat. The Serv marketplace does just that...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 13 May 2021

SAReit, Property Point partner to support SMMEs
SAReit, Property Point partner to support SMMEsArticle

The SA Reit Association (SAReit) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Property Point with the aim of further supporting SMMEs within the property sector...

12 May 2021

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Africa Frontiers of Innovation series sheds light on studying African cinema & mediaArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has indisputably reshaped the current reality of businesses, industries and professions globally...

12 May 2021

#StartupFunding101: Raising capital in Africa and crossing the bridge to the US
#StartupFunding101: Raising capital in Africa and crossing the bridge to the USArticle

Pardon Makumbe, co-founder and managing partner of CRE Venture Capital, chats about the challenges of raising capital in Africa and shares advice on crossing the bridge to the US...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 May 2021

Pierre Van Tonder remembered for valuable contribution to franchising
Pierre Van Tonder remembered for valuable contribution to franchisingArticle

The board and members of the Franchise Association of South Africa (Fasa) have extended their condolences to the family and colleagues of Pierre Van Tonder after he passed away on Sunday, 9 May.

12 May 2021

Nine in 10 farmers still struggling with lockdown
Nine in 10 farmers still struggling with lockdownArticle

An online emerging farmers' summit has revealed that, despite overall favourable agricultural and weather conditions, including good rainfall, 87% of small growers in South Africa have not managed to recover from last year's hard lockdown...

12 May 2021

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Govt could curb imports in favour of more 100% local goodsArticle

Small Business Development Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says the department is in talks with the DTIC to designate more products under the 100% local content category to support SMMEs...

12 May 2021

The value of digital transformation for SMEs
The value of digital transformation for SMEsArticle

Digital transformation refers to the overall change of organisational activities aimed at leveraging opportunities created by digital technologies and data. This requires companies to profoundly transform their business models, infrastructure, processes and culture...

11 May 2021

5 reasons to join a business accelerator programme
5 reasons to join a business accelerator programmeArticle

South African's have a demonstrated history of innovation, from tech startups going global to successful township and rural economy entrepreneurs...

11 May 2021

Informal traders receive training in bookkeeping
Informal traders receive training in bookkeepingArticle

Thirty-two informal traders in Atlantis, Dunoon and Kraaifontein are being upskilled with accredited bookkeeping training, through the City of Cape Town's Area Economic Development Department...

11 May 2021

Stage one of D&AD Awards judging: 338 entries shortlisted
Stage one of D&AD Awards judging: 338 entries shortlistedArticle

D&AD has seen a significant boost in high quality entries for the 2021 D&AD Awards with this year's submissions having returned to, and in some cases, surpassing pre-pandemic figures...

11 May 2021

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