Planning a Year End function in 5 easy steps

Actions speak louder than words, and this wisdom is true for almost every sphere of life. After all, it’s much more meaningful to show someone that you love them, rather than just saying it....
Hosting a launch event

Tips for a successful launch event

There are a million and one things to think about and coordinate when you are launching a brand or product, and it can be tough to break into the market. To avoid the juggling...
Engen Pitch & Polish, Natasha Warries, Mashela Mokgabudi (Winner) and Kedibone Tsiloane

2019 ENGEN Pitch & Polish culminates in all-women final

The ten-year anniversary edition of the ENGEN Pitch & Polish workshop and competition programme came to a glittering and thrilling conclusion on Thursday, 3 October in Johannesburg. Hosted by Raizcorp’s Frans Teffo, the evening...
AfricaCom 2019

Registration open for AfricaCom 2019

Setting the agenda for the world’s largest meeting place of telecommunications and technology professionals helping to accelerate digital transformation across Africa.  Africa’s largest and most influential telecoms and technology event, AfricaCom, has opened visitor registrations...
Chivas Venture 2020

Chivas Venture is back – offering social entrepreneurs a share of $1 million in...

Whisky brand Chivas Regal, a Pernod Ricard brand, is calling on South Africa’s brightest Change Makers to enter The Chivas Venture 2020, its global competition that affords local social entrepreneurs (SE’s) the chance to...
Winner of the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year competition: Front row: Carmen Stevens; Uzair Essack Back row: Andrew Weinberg; Wynand Geldenhuys; Theo Baloyi

And the winners are….

Following a gruelling judging process and assessment of 15 inspiring finalists, South Africa’s premier annual entrepreneurial competition, the Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and Business/Partners, announced this year’s overall victor,...
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Investing in change: The start-ups changing healthcare through innovation

A change in the way we see, and deliver, healthcare has been a burgeoning investment in start-ups in the sector. In 2017 alone, the estimated global investment in healthcare start-ups sat at around $12...

Call to enter for the SAB Kickstart Urban Agri Programme

Youth-owned businesses in the agricultural sector are invited to apply for SAB KickStart’s Urban Agriculture programme, which aims to create sustainable employment. Now in its second year, the Urban Agriculture programme looks to invest in...

Pitching tips: working the room

The ENGEN Pitch & Polish workshop and competition programme which is sponsored by Engen, Nedbank and Raizcorp, is now entering its tenth year. As part of the celebrations, the creator of the project and...

CM Trading enters the ring for a sponsorship bout with EFC Africa

One wouldn’t necessarily associate EFC (Extreme Fighting Championship) Africa with online trading company CM Trading, but with their reputation for an out of the box approach to investment opportunities, assuming anything about these connected...

R3.2m Nedbank partnership enables support programme for marginalised CT entrepreneurs

South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world for people between the ages of 15 and 24, with more than 50% of young South Africans unemployed. According to a McKinsey report released...
Global Chivas Venture competition

South African entrepreneur wins the SA round of Global Chivas Venture competition

Co-founder of Khula App, Matthew Piper won the South African round of the Global Chivas Venture competition and now needs South Africa to rally behind him. Khula App, developed by three local entrepreneurs is set...
BBQ Awards 2019

Celebrating the best of the best in black business

South Africa’s top black business owners and rising stars arrived to the red carpet for a night full of glitz and glamour at the BBQ Awards 2019. Celebrity TV presenter,...
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Grow through networking

Just how important is networking, and how can one maximize on events like so many others have successfully done? Here’s a nifty definition of networking: Creating a group of acquaintances and associates and keeping it...

Total South Africa Announces the Winners of the Startupper of the Year by Total...

The winners of the 2018-2019 Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge in South Africa were  presented with their awards at an official ceremony held on 5 March 2019 at Hyatt Regency Johannesburg. The three...