Thursday, 20 April 2017, saw the announcement of the top 10 companies selected for the Barclays Accelerator 2017 Africa programme
Entries close on 18 April for the Singularity University, Global Impact Challenge. This challenge is an open call to innovators, entrepreneurs, scientists, and technologists to foster moonshot innovations and startups that positively impact the lives of people living in southern Africa
Mann Made Media 12 Apr 2017
Entrepreneurs, regardless of their business cycle or success, can benefit from an outsider reviewing their business and its processes says Kobus Engelbrecht, spokesperson for the 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year competition
Even though women make up a little over half of Africa's growing population, they have had little involvement in power and strategic decision-making
During a recent trip to Innsbruck to work with SOS, I learned a lot about the parallel workings of the for-profit and not-for-profit worlds
Nicola Tyler 20 Mar 2017
Setting realistic growth projections is one of the most important and challenging aspects of running a business. One of the issues is that future growth rates will be profoundly impacted by your marketing plan. Unfortunately, too many businesses fail to make realistic projections
Ryan Kh 16 Mar 2017
Mastercard has released the results of its inaugural Index of Women Entrepreneurs
The second round of the pan-African competition in PR and HR is open for submissions until 22 February 2017
Facebook is now letting businesses in the US or Canada post jobs and take applications from jobseekers, posing a challenge to Microsoft-owned LinkedIn
SONA 2017 highlighted two key issues that must be carefully balanced: addressing economic inequality and encouraging FDI
Dharmesh Nagar 13 Feb 2017
Many in the business world are glad to see the back of 2016, but one month into 2017 and not much has changed. This is because what we are experiencing is not just a bump in the road; we are living in an inflection point in history where all the rules are being rewritten
Danette Breitenbach 3 Feb 2017
We are in the midst of a technological revolution, and it's not only blurring the lines between the physical and digital spheres but between how we live and work
Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Jan 2017
The number of mobile phone users is expected to hit 4.8 billion in 2017 and 2,55 billion people are predicted to engage on social networks
Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Jan 2017
We know that creating a strong company culture is crucial in order to hire the right employees – and then ensure they're inspired and enabled enough to help reach your business goals
Harry Welby-Cooke 20 Jan 2017
The National Small Business Chamber Summit, one of Africa's largest entrepreneurial events offers over 100 sessions and seminars to help entrepreneurs grow their business. It takes place on 15-16 February
Entrepreneurship is often touted as the best way to live your life. You get to work from home, be your own boss, and work only when you feel like it
Ryan Kh 4 Jan 2017
As many entrepreneurs contemplate taking a holiday or skipping the break and catching up on work, current thinking indicates that the break will provide more than relaxation and bonding time; it can also provide perspective
The majority of businesses today would say they're customer-centric, or at least that 'the customer comes first'. But many of us forget the most important customers of all - our own employees, who can quickly identify a flaw in our processes before it snowballs through a bad customer experience
Leigh Andrews 5 Dec 2016
You walk into a job interview and the first question you are asked is not about your experience or best attributes but rather: "Why is your best friend your best friend"..?
Steven Cohen 24 Nov 2016
While starting your business in the United States is a routine matter if you are an American citizen, there are many more things to consider when starting a business in another country.
Any company that has no less than two but no more than fifty full-time employees is classified as a small business. If you operate a small business, you have to know what the rules are when it comes to health insurance. It'll be tough to find the best health insurance quotes in California if you don't know what you're getting yourself into.
NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores is eliminating hundreds of corporate jobs in a cost-cutting move, a person familiar with the matter said Tuesday.
Mann Made Media is the in-kind sponsor of the PR, content and event production for the upcoming 2017 SingularityU Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge (GIC) for the second consecutive year.
Jessica Tennant 7 Apr 2017