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12 signs your business model may be broken

The death of a business is not like a car crash and as sudden as many tend to presume, but disasters do happen whether you are prepared for them or not

By Matt Brown 19 May 2017

Call to enter Cartier Women's Initiative Awards 2018

Entries to the Cartier Women's Initiative Awards 2018 are open until 31 August 2017. The awards seek inspirational female entrepreneurs worldwide

18 May 2017

Seven challenges faced by tech startups in Africa

Rolling out tech solutions for the African consumer is a marathon, not a sprint

By Tom Jackson 5 May 2017

Nigerian fintech startups offered chance to pitch for incubation

Nigerian fintech startups have the opportunity to pitch for NGN3 million ($10,000) worth of incubation and prize money of NGN500,000 ($1,600) at the Fintech Startup Challenge in June

By Tom Jackson 1 May 2017

Somali tech accelerator supports entrepreneurs

Innovate Ventures re-runs successful tech accelerator for Somali startups, to support and invest in the next wave of tech startups in Somaliland and Somalia

26 Apr 2017

‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'

Between East and West: Africa's economic transformation will create a third centre of global power, according to a new ‘Afro-Optimism' series

By Brett Parker 25 Apr 2017

How SA's 'junk' status impacts your startup

April began with ratings agencies Standard and Poor's (S&P) and Fitch downgrading South Africa's sovereign credit rating to “junk” status, meaning both existing and new funds borrowed by South Africa will become more expensive

By Tom Jackson 25 Apr 2017

Got a great idea for a Cape Town tech startup? Help is here

Applications are open to the Telkom FutureMakers InnoTech programme, seeking Cape Town-based budding entrepreneurs in need of help to get their tech startup ideas off the ground

By Gabriella Mulligan 24 Apr 2017

Startupbootcamp Cape Town calls for applications

Startupbootcamp (SBC) will be launching its new accelerator programme in Cape Town. Startups from around the world are invited to apply now

24 Apr 2017

African developers celebrated at F8 developer conference

At the annual F8 developer conference, held in San Jose, California, African developers shared the stage with Facebook and developers from around the world

22 Apr 2017

Barclays Accelerator reveals 2017 Africa programme participants

Thursday, 20 April 2017, saw the announcement of the top 10 companies selected for the Barclays Accelerator 2017 Africa programme

21 Apr 2017

Uber: No deal breakers for doing business in sub-Saharan Africa

Transportation network company Uber had to tweak its developed-country business practices to align with the local realities in African countries such as South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria

By Jaco Maritz 21 Apr 2017

Fairlady Women of the Future 2017 Awards open for entries!

The women's entrepreneur competition, Fairlady Women of the Future 2017 has opened for entries. The competition, sponsored by Fairlady, in partnership with Santam, seeks businesswomen making waves in the South African small business landscape

18 Apr 2017

Facebook helps SMMEs to unlock potential, grow

According to Abi Williams, Facebook's sales manager for small and medium businesses in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa, small businesses are the engine of economic growth in South Africa

11 Apr 2017

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Networking opportunities at Cannes expanded through technology

Cannes Lions has joined forces with Accenture Interactive as its connections partner to launch new initiatives that combine digital technology with real-world networking, creating innovative ways for festivalgoers to connect throughout the festival week.

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#OneShow2017: Reflections with Xolisa Dyeshana

I chatted to SA's own Xolisa Dyeshana, CCO at Joe Public and member of the One Club's international board of directors, post-Creative Week for his One Show reflections.

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Inma selects new office bearers, includes South African Sandy Naudé

The International News Media Association (Inma), a global community of market-leading news media companies, has selected the new board members and officers for 2017/18.

26 May 2017

International media groups to discuss fighting fake news

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) and The Straits Times will hold a two-day conference on fighting fake news on 19-20 June 2017 at the Singapore Management University. Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law, K Shanmugam, will deliver the opening address.

25 May 2017

South Africa wins at Inma Global Media Awards

The International News Media Association (Inma) presented 40 first-place winners with awards in the annual Global Media Awards in New York, this week. Norway's Aftenposten took home the competition's top prize, ‘Best in Show' award.

25 May 2017

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