IT forum: Spectrum should benefit start-ups first

2019-08-03 11:57

The Black IT Forum has urged government to prioritise small, medium and micro enterprises over multibillion-rand corporations in the roll out high-speed spectrum in the country.

All you need to know about social impact startups and why they’re reinventing the business wheel

2019-05-03 08:01

Social impact startups are putting a fresh new twist on how to drive change through doing business. Here’s how:

How to raise a unicorn

2018-10-30 06:02

Apart from being a mythical creature, a unicorn is also a privately owned startup valued at over a billion dollars. There's a trick to finding that rare beast, says Mikael Samuelsson.

This stay-at-home mom returned to business after 16 years - and now manages her own R100 million fund. Here’s how.

2018-09-08 12:02

It wasn't easy, at first. Her tip for other stay-at-home mothers considering returning to work: “be brave”.

BOOK REVIEW: Start-up secrets from the brains behind Google, Facebook and Apple

2018-07-26 06:01

A bag-full of insights are on entrepreneurship are offer from three Silicon Valley coaches and 32 venture capitalists, writes Ian Mann.

Actuarial consulting gets a makeover

2018-05-15 10:12

Virtual Actuary has created a platform that allows its team members to escape the rate race and be their own bosses.

San Francisco just voted to regulate the glut of shared electric scooters that startups are putting all over the city’s streets

2018-04-18 09:53

Scooter startups began leaving electric two-wheelers all over San Francisco a few weeks ago. Now the city has had enough.


Want to start a business? Beware of self-sabotage

2019-06-19 14:14

Establishing a business is a huge undertaking. Entrepreneurs need to make sure they don’t get in the way of their own success.

Why SA millennials need to consider building their own brand

2019-04-24 13:07

Here’s why you should consider your personal brand if you were born between 1981 and 1996.

Snapchat just invested R2 million in a South African social media startup

2018-09-11 11:00

Hashtag Our Stories is a network of mobile journalists reporting from over seven countries, creating video content optimised for Facebook, and now part owned by Snapchat.

This is the one question a top SA venture capitalist asks startups before she invests

2018-08-31 07:31

Akro Capital CEO Janine Basel says most people seemed swayed by the "cool factor" of being an entrepreneur, but fail to put in the work.

AOL co-founder Steve Case is betting R2 billion that the future of startups isn't in Silicon Valley or New York, but the money isn't what's making his prediction come true

2018-06-19 22:49

Case argues these companies will be in industries that are often highly regulated and won't be scrappy startups setting out to disrupt industries from the outside.

Entrepreneurs flock to Cape Town, Africa's start-up capital

2018-05-15 08:00

Cape Town is the start-up capital of Africa, according to the city's official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency.

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