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Ziyahlanjwa Laundry Services Clinches Small Business Award

The CapeTalk Small Business Awards with Sage One has recognised Ziyahlanjwa Laundry Services as the winner for 2015. The runners-up were Cold Gold and Deaf Hands at Work. They were among the 380 dynamic small businesses nominated for the Awards. The annual Awards seek out small businesses with big dreams and enormous potential, recognising their […]

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Facebook & Google SA Leaders To Speak At Next Heavy Chef Event

On 26 August 2015, World Wide Creative’s learning and sharing initiative, Heavy Chef will bring together Aidan Baigrie, the Business Head of Facebook Africa and David Gibbons, an Industry Head of Google SA. Together, these two industry leaders will unpack what lies ahead for search and social as fundamental elements of the digital marketing mix. […]

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Idea

SAB KickStart Ignite: In Search Of Young Makers

SAB KickStart Ignite, the South African Breweries’ (SAB) new entrepreneurship programme is looking to support the development of young innovators, who are makers and creators of viable business concepts, ideas or products. SAB KickStart Ignite is aimed at people between the ages of 18 and 35 years who have a commercially viable product or idea […]

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21 System Entrepreneurs For The 21st Century Supported By UCT GSB

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a specialised unit at the UCT Graduate School of Business, in partnership with three leading global social innovation institutions: the University of Waterloo; the Stockholm Resilience Center; and the University of Victoria, hosted 21 social innovators from around the world in Cape Town this week as part […]

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Winner Story

The Success Story Of Cape Talk Small Business Awards Winners

Gauteng-based Book Express and Cape Town-based Research Unit report that they benefitted from better brand awareness since winning the 702/CapeTalk Small Business Awards with Sage One in 2014. What’s more, it also helped in garnering new business, expanding their teams and building their profile in the market. The 702 winner, Book Express, provides new and second hand books at an […]

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Heavy Chef Web Development Edition

Learn Web Development Insights From The #HeavyChef Development Edition

Following the success of Heavy Chef’s Quarterly Review: Strategy Edition, the Development Edition was recently launched at World Wide Creative’s studio in Cape Town. As the online magazine’s second issue, this edition focuses on web development, concentrating particularly on e-commerce platforms. This digital publication offers a curated selection of interviews with some of the country’s […]

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AirBnBStory

The Brief Story of How AirBnB Was Started : #StartLab

  Two guys (Joe&Brian) in SanFranciso can’t pay rent. They think to rent out 3 air mattresses on floor to people and serve breakfast. They make a simple web (a blog with maps) airbreadandbreakdast.com 2 men, 1 woman showed up, paying $80 each After guests left they thought this could be a big idea They invited […]

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Young Entrepreneurs

Youth Are More Entrepreneurial Than Adults : #FuturePotential GEM Report

It’s official. Youth have more get up and go than do adults. According to a new report, ‘Future Potential – a GEM perspective on youth entrepreneurship 2015’ released last month by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), youth, as a group, show significantly higher levels of entrepreneurial intention than adults. Across five world regions, youth are […]

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SweepSouth

1st SA Startup To Join Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups Accelerator

Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund and startup accelerator, 500 Startups, has announced its 14th batch of startups, which includes the South African home cleaning service, SweepSouth. This is the first time a local company has been selected by 500 Startups, with only a handful of African companies being chosen to join the programme in the […]

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Wendy Luhabe

@WendyLuhabe: SA Business Woman Empowers & Inspires Women

Honoured as one of South Africa’s most powerful women and named as one of 50 Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World, Wendy Luhabe’s pioneering spirit has inspired and enabled thousands of women in South Africa to become economic participants. Luhabe seems to have dedicated her life to empowering women in business and its is for […]

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