Tholoana Enterprise Programme

Applications for SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Programme are now open

The SAB Foundation is calling for entrepreneurs who are committed to boosting their growth and achieving new levels of success to apply for its Tholoana Enterprise Programme.This year, the SAB Foundation will recruit 40-60 entrepreneurs who are keen to...
E-Track Programme

E-Track Programme aims to support start-ups across the continent

Applications for the upcoming E-Track Programme have just opened, which is a three-phase venture acceleration programme developed by the UCT GSB Solution Space in partnership with ayoba to support start-ups across the continent.Phase one is...
Food waste innovation

Food Waste Innovation entrepreneurs announced

10 entrepreneurs selected through a nationwide call for food waste innovation challenge. Selected participants will undergo a six-month go-to-market and investor-readiness mentorship programme. Challenge is supported by partner UNDP Accelerator Labs South Africa.In...
plant based meats

A leader in plant-based meats arrives in South Africa

Future Farm brings its cutting-edge plant-based meats to South Africa, on their worldwide mission to change the way we eat. One of the few global players in the plant-based meat industry, Future Farms...
GAP Innovation Competition

GAP Innovation Competition entries open

The Gauteng Accelerator Programme (GAP) Innovation Competition is looking for innovators, researchers, and entrepreneurs working on innovations that will help rebuild South Africa’s economy. The Innovation Hub has invested over R19 million in seed...
August/September issue Your Business Magazine

August/September 2021 issue out now!

The August/September 2021 issue of Your Business Magazine is out now ~ free to you for online reading.As always, this issue aims to inspire and inform. Our expert contributors share valuable insight and advice,...
saitex 2021

SAITEX 2021 digital expo

SAITEX 2021 will be hosted on a digital platform from 23-35 August, allowing for connection and engagement with customers and sellers alike, access to our excellent content and the chance to come together with...
she-cession

Addressing the ‘she-cession’

Data speaks louder than words - more often than not. And data released both locally and internationally indicates that the pandemic has disproportionately impacted women's traditional job prospects, (re)employment rates and even their ability...
Business Plan Competition

2021 SME Toolkit BUSINESS/PARTNERS Business Plan Competition

The SME Toolkit BUSINESS/PARTNERS Business Plan Competition 2021 edition is now open for entries. Now in its 12th consecutive year, the competition gives aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn how to start a business...
Circular Economy Boost programme

Circular Economy Boost programme: applications now open

In a circular economy waste is designed out of the system. It is a sustainable method of production and consumption that uses, reuses, repairs, refurbishes, shares and recycles. Once a fringe subject, the circular...
Sasria

Sasria to expedite claims for businesses

The recent wave of unrest that has blazed in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng has left a trail of destruction that will impact our economy for years to come. eThekwini Mayor, Mxolisi Kaunda, says that more...
67 Logos Designathon

Another successful 67 Logos Designathon

Hosted by Over The Rainbow, the 2021 67 Logos Designathon was held on 19 July and saw professionally designed logos being handed over to 67 entrepreneurial businesses and SMEs – at no cost to the...
SME sectors

5 SME sectors in South Africa that are booming

As difficult as it may be to contemplate, adversity can be used to drive positivity, and some SME sectors with resilient businesses are experiencing strong growth, signalling hope for the country’s long-term prospects and...
FASA Conference

FASA Conference to map the way forward for franchising

Franchising has come to a crossroad as it looks back on the last year of upheaval. The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) felt that the time was right to call on its members,...
Video game creators

Digital Lab Africa calls on Video Game creators

The second phase of the Digital Lab Africa (DLA) call for applications for video game creators is now open after a successful first phase for animation and immersive experience categories. The focus of this...