Learn Creativity From Industry Leaders Via Latest Heavy Chef Edition

Digital learning initiative Heavy Chef recently launched the Campaigns Edition – the third issue of its quarterly magazine. Focusing on The Exponential Return On Creativity, this 80-page bumper edition features exclusive content by some of the biggest names in marketing, including the likes of Alistair King, Justin Gomes, Melissa Attree and Uno De Waal.   […]

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Invitation To Pitch For Multi-Million Rand Funding

Entrepreneurs across the province are invited to apply for a multi-million investment to grow their businesses, as part of the Western Cape Funding Fair. A partnership between the Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism, and Deloitte, the Funding Fair is open to any business seeking funding of more than R2 million. To pitch […]

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How Not To Suck At Presenting – To Be Presented By @HeavyChef

On 03 November 2015 at Microsoft’s headquarters in Joburg, Rich Mulholland will talk about how to master the art of delivering effective presentations and the principles behind this fundamental skill. Mulholland is a familiar face on the landscape of South African entrepreneurship and education, and is the founder of the country’s largest presentation consultancy firm, […]

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@Nomanini Raises Funding From Impact Investor

South African-based enterprise payments platform provider, Nomanini, has raised an undisclosed round of funding from impact investment firm Goodwell Investments. The investment in Nomanini is the second on-the-ground investment made by Goodwell Investments in South Africa from its EUR 50 million uMunthu fund, which is targeting startups and high growth companies in the financial inclusion and fintech space […]

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“Make A Plan” Generation

“Make a plan” or “Maak n plan”  was always the instruction given to me by my parents whenever I wanted something. This psyche drove me to buy my first motorbike at age 17, through the proceeds of a weekend boerewors stand.  I was offered the tools to create and make a plan to get what […]

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Business Lesson From #VW Scandal

I really thought that the recent banking crisis which has caused misery for billions of people around the world was the pinnacle of corporate stupidity. So I am now astounded that the scandal of the recent violation of trust by motor manufacturer VW can still occur. Of course, to be fair, VW is not alone. […]

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Customer Is Not A King

No business has the right to brazenly and publicly offend customers just because of their religion, nationality, or skin colour. There are always consequences to your business with this extreme behaviour, and even though we may not like their behaviour, we need them more than they need us. A recent example in South Africa was […]

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Social Innovators To Watch Announced

The SAB Foundation has selected 14 finalists in its 5th annual Social Innovation Awards 2015. The final winners will be announced at an official awards ceremony on Thursday, 15 October 2015. The first place winner will receive a R1.2-million financial investment, up from R1-million in previous years, while second and third place receive R600000 and […]

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Robert Brozin – The Brief Story Of The Man Behind Nandos

Its not every day that a brand which originated in South Africa can claim US President Barack Obama; pop superstars Beyonc and Rihanna; the worlds number one Formula One driver, Lewis Hamilton; and one of the best soccer players of our time, David Beckham, as fans of its handiwork. Yet Robert Brozin, co-founder and CEO […]

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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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