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Minister Zulu to launch 22 On Sloane startup campus

The highly anticipated launch of 22 On Sloane, Africa's newest and biggest entrepreneurial campus, in Bryanston, Johannesburg, is music to the ears of many startups, entrepreneurs and inventors alike, not only in South Africa, but on the continent at large

Issued by Global Entrepreneurship Network 22 hours ago

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Guerrilla IMC celebrates its 10th birthday with a new corporate identity

Out-of-home media owner Guerrilla-IMC is celebrating its 10th birthday this year. Founded in 2007 by media entrepreneurs Neil Clarence and Daryl van Arkel, the company has grown into one of the most inventive and resilient players in the OOH space

Issued by Guerrilla IMC 2 days ago

Harnessing design thinking to drive entrepreneurial impact, innovation

The lifespans of companies are fast becoming shorter. Uncertainty reigns. The only way to change and to shift into new spaces, is to develop strong cultures of innovation

By Gilbert Saggia 2 hours ago

Buy a Bag of Hope - one way business can help SA's children succeed

Uzwelo Bags was launched with the goal of making a meaningful difference in terms of the challenges South Africa's disadvantaged communities face

By Sindy Peters 18 minutes ago

#BODJHB: A disconnect between business and purpose

Trevyn McGowan, co-founder of Business of Design and the Guild Group, opened day one of Business of Design in Johannesburg this morning, reflecting on the past year, which has been an extraordinary year for them with new ventures and a massive amount of hiring in a short space of time

By Jessica Tennant 26 minutes ago

10 days left to complete Ventureburn Startup Survey and win!

The second annual Ventureburn Startup Survey is drawing to a close. Startups have until 31 October 2017 to participate and stand a chance of winning an iPhone 8 among other great prizes

3 hours ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: Chris Weylandt on the business of contemporary home decor design

Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of furniture and decor retailer Weylandts, forms part of the impressive line-up at this year's Business of Design conference

By Lauren Hartzenberg 19 hours ago

Moody Cow: Joburg's gelato, coffee and candy retail hybrid

For Jose dos Passos, a self-confessed coffee addict with a sweet tooth, it makes sense that his latest venture is a gelato and coffee company called Moody Cow

22 hours ago

Supermarket surge on the cards for Cote d'Ivoire

The Nielsen Shopper World Conference held in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, has found that the country's modern trade arena has seen the greatest evolution in the last two years and holds the most potential for growth

Issued by Nielsen 22 hours ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: Discovering young designers with the SAFW New Talent Search

South African Fashion Week (SAFW) will be showcasing 53 2018 autumn/winter collections at the Sandton City Rooftop in Johannesburg on 24 October 2017.

By Ruth Cooper 21 hours ago

#BehindtheSelfie with... Lesley Waterkeyn

This #EntrepreneurMonth, we go behind the selfie with Lesley Waterkeyn, CEO of Colourworks, a fully integrated marketing agency and founder of Over the Rainbow, a social enterprise aimed at paying it forward through entrepreneurial empowerment

By Leigh Andrews 21 hours ago

Dove: It shouldn't have happened

Who first raised the outcry when Dove's by now notorious campaign, featuring a black woman who removes her T-shirt to reveal a more ‘clean' white woman, broke?

By Monalisa Zwambila, Issued by Riverbed 19 hours ago

Ninety9cents awarded Spur Steak Ranches

Ninety9cents (99c) has been appointed lead creative and digital agency for Spur Steak Ranches after a four-way pitch

Issued by Ninety9cents 20 hours ago

Uber Kenya pitch picked up by Hellocomputer, FCB Cape Town, FCB East Africa

Hellocomputer Cape Town along with FCB Cape Town and FCB East Africa, all three agencies within the FCB Africa fold, have successfully landed an Uber Kenya project after a swift yet effective pitch process

Issued by Hellocomputer 19 hours ago

Embracing social media marketing

Up until a few years back, social media was used only as personal communication tool to keep friends and families in constant communication. Now it is a tool used globally to expand businesses and it is also a platform where people identify opportunities

By Nana Zuke, Issued by Damelin 21 hours ago

John Brown SA nominated for eight international awards

Following a highly successful 2016 awards season, John Brown Media South Africa has announced nominations for no fewer than eight international content marketing awards

Issued by John Brown 21 hours ago

R-Squared Digital partnering with Sugarbird Gin in influencer marketing crowdfunding campaign

In the current difficult economic climate, it's courageous for an entrepreneur to launch a new business. R-Squared Digital supports South African entrepreneurs and producers, and has assisted one such startup in its crowdfunding initiative to finance its launch

Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 19 hours ago

What are the biggest challenges seen in B2B selling?

When you want to sell to a business you are faced with many different challenges than what is seen as consumer selling happens. You have a sales cycle that is naturally going to be longer and the speed of a buying process is slower

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 20 hours ago

Two new members for Business and Arts South Africa board

Business and Arts South Africa is pleased to announce that it has appointed Charmaine Soobramoney and Yacoob Abba Omar to its board

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 17 hours ago

Macrocomm's smart solution solves South African telecoms industry energy challenges

Advanced metering infrastructure investment significantly cuts operational costs and improves efficiencies

Issued by Macrocomm 22 hours ago

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Africa news

Africa Week: Unleashing the continent's potential

Kicking off Africa Week, UN chief says women and youth can unleash continent's potential

2 hours ago

Airtel Sierra Leone rebranded Orange

Orange has launched its brand in Sierra Leone, building on its strong presence in Sub Saharan Africa with 50 million customers in 16 countries

2 hours ago

Three Cameroonian journalists charged with criminal defamation

Cameroon is continuing its oppression of press freedom by charging three Cameroonian journalists with criminal defamation

17 hours ago

Nigeria's ‘brand agency of decade' announced

Centrespread Grey has been awarded as Nigeria's iconic brand agency of the decade

19 hours ago

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International

What the 'Fearless Girl' statue and Harvey Weinstein have in common

In March of this year, State Street Global Advisors unveiled the “Fearless Girl,” a statue of a little girl installed to face Wall Street's famous “Charging Bull” statue. Her defiance was aimed at financial culture's historical exclusion of women in the financial industry, especially in leadership positions.

By Sarah Banet-Weiser 23 hours ago

The ADC 97th Annual Awards open for entries

The ADC 97th Annual Awards with the theme “Where craft will take us”, continues the organisation's historic focus of honouring global work that exemplifies the very best in craft, design and innovation. This year's jury, to be announced soon, includes top advertising creatives and designers from around the world. Deadline for entry is Wednesday, 31 January 2018.

1 day ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal

Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing. Thus, Mami Wata was born, a premium African brand of surf apparel and accessories with an undeniable global appeal.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

Finalists for 2017 Global Awards announced

The Global Awards grand jury shortlisted 154 entries this year submitted from 22 countries worldwide. Entries achieving shortlist status will be judged by the 2017 Pharma (Rx) and Health and Wellness executive juries in a live session in New York City to determine trophy winners. The 2017 award-winning entries will be announced at the Global Awards ceremonies on Thursday, 16 November in New York City and Sydney, Australia.

2 days ago

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