Eastern Cape entrepreneurs in spotlight

The second Brand South Africa stakeholder summit took place in Port Elizabeth, with government, business and civil society representatives discussing ways to grow the country's reputation and competitive spirit.

Food security is the focus

Project-Green---thumbBecause youth are the future, they need to be part of the solution when it comes to climate change, food sovereignty and sustainable ways of living, believe the founders of Ekasi Project Green.

SA women entrepreneurs hit Chicago

An extraordinary group of 30 South African women entrepreneurs who have launched businesses running the gamut from construction, aviation and security to fashion, telemedicine and commercial farming are in Chicago this week to inaugurate the US-South Africa Women's Business Forum.

Awethu Project invests in South African entrepreneurs

With pots of up to R5-million each to invest in entrepreneurs, the Awethu Project looks to be a high impact partner through a negotiated equity stake. This way, the venture capital fund has the same incentive as the business owners to grow their businesses. It also shares the rewards.

Walking his way to success

Young entrepreneur Sifiso Dlamini is the founder and CEO of an aspiring streetwear brand named Eish Hade, which he got off the ground through sheer determination. The company is currently focusing on unique, handmade sneakers.
Meet a top social entrepreneur

‘A start-up with lots of potential’

Swedish entrepreneur Stephan Ekbergh has launched his latest venture, a one-stop travel portal, in SA and plans to move his headquarters to Cape Town. South Africa and his new business, he says, have a lot in common.

Meet a top social entrepreneur

South African social entrepreneur Paul Matthew's pioneering work in HIV/Aids prevention in the road freight industry is making an important contribution to finding innovative healthcare delivery models for Africa.
Software speeds HIV diagnosis

Google Africa sets up mentorship programmes for tech designers, entrepreneurs

Google Launchpad and Google Play South Africa were launched in November 2017 to boost African technology start-ups and develop a unique African design aesthetic. CD...

Cape Town to be entrepreneurial hub

In a bid to develop a thriving entrepreneurial culture, Cape Town city management is encouraging citizens to improve their business knowledge with the hosting of Cape Town Entrepreneurship Week later this month.
SA to host 2012 business congress 

Women entrepreneurs network and learn at Lionesses of Africa event

Four female entrepreneurs shared their journeys at the Lionesses of Africa's monthly event on Thursday 25 May 2017. As business owners, they shared lessons...