MIT and Mastercard Foundation Launch 2018 Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion

By Press Release 13 March 2018

Applications open to find Africa’s most innovative Start-ups meeting the greatest financial inclusion challenges. FULL STORY >


Women entrepreneurs making headway in South Africa, but roadblocks remain – Mastercard Index

By Opinion 8 March 2018

While South Africa has made progress in reducing the gender bias for women engaging in early stage entrepreneurial activities, the number of women business owners remains constrained by a lack of... FULL STORY >


SqwidNet concludes the first three-day workshop for the IoT Entrepreneurship Programme

By Press Release 6 February 2018

SqwidNet, the licensed Sigfox IoT network operator in South Africa, recently concluded their inaugural three-day face-to-face workshop with the first batch of entrepreneurs. FULL STORY >


Married or single: how to thrive as a female entrepreneur

By Press Release 12 January 2018

Recent research suggests that married women are more likely to be successful entrepreneurs than single women. FULL STORY >


Making child’s play out of entrepreneurship

By Opinion 23 November 2017

With the evolving workplace, financial and entrepreneurial knowledge is becoming as important as knowing how to read and write, says Joanne van der Walt, Sage Foundation programme manager for Africa. FULL STORY >


South African entrepreneurs launch AIRBASE: connecting individuals to workspaces at the touch of a button

By Press Release 13 November 2017

Today sees the launch by three South African entrepreneurs of AIRBASE, an app-based platform that seamlessly connects people to places to work, collaborate and network. FULL STORY >


Tshimologong launches Global Entrepreneurship Week Programme

By Press Release 9 November 2017

As the world gets ready to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) from 13 to 17 November 2017, the Tshimologong Precinct at Wits University, has joined the movement and will form part of the 170 countries celebrating innovation,... FULL STORY >


Vodacom and Innovator Trust launch Youth Entrepreneurship Programme

By Press Release 9 November 2017

Vodacom and Innovator Trust have unveiled the Youth Entrepreneurship Programme (YEP), aimed at equipping local unemployed youth with the requisite set of skills to become cutting-edge entrepreneurs. FULL STORY >


Profile of an entrepreneur: Jack and master of all trades

By Opinion 13 September 2017

Viresh Harduth, VP: New Customer Acquisition (Start up and Small Business) at Sage Africa & Middle East, provides a few survival tips to help small businesses keep their head above water and to make sure their business is among the... FULL STORY >


Dell Ranks Top 50 Global Cities for Women Entrepreneurs

By Staff Writer 11 August 2017

Dell has announced findings of the 2017 Women Entrepreneur Cities Index (WE Cities), revealing how 50 top global cities are fostering high-potential women entrepreneurs. FULL STORY >


The Goethe-Institut opens Library-Gamebox-Hub in Joburg

By Staff Writer 1 August 2017

Including a state-of-the-art gaming facility, creative hub and library, the Goethe-Institut's new space is now open to the public. FULL STORY >


Mastercard invests in South Africa’s young female entrepreneurs

By Press Release 5 July 2017

More than 160 Junior Achievement South Africa graduates move into the next phase of the Youth Enterprise Development Programme. FULL STORY >


Microsoft Cloud datacentres in Africa to enable innovation, entrepreneurship and economic growth

By Press Release 18 May 2017

Microsoft revealed plans to deliver the complete, intelligent Microsoft Cloud for the first time from datacentres located in Africa. FULL STORY >


Cognit to educate future entrepreneurs with IBM’s Watson Workshop

By Press Release 26 April 2017

‘Build with Watson’ Workshop on 1 May 2017 set to offer technology expertise. FULL STORY >


What can universities do to reduce unemployment? The power of effective entrepreneurship education

By Staff Writer 9 March 2017

I believe it is high time to consider what our academic institutions can do to reduce unemployment and to help the poor - by taking what they do best (education) and applying it to one of the most... FULL STORY >

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