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Call For Entrants In The 2016 SME Toolkit BUSINESS/PARTNERS Competition

Youth unemployment is on the rise in South Africa, and yet at the same time youth entrepreneurship is declining. Christo Botes, executive director at Business Partners Limited (BUSINESS/PARTNERS), says that  the recently released  Social Profile of Youth 2009 – 2014 report highlights this trend, and reveals that the number of youth entrepreneurs declined from 609 000 […]

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Cash In Cash Out: A Must Read Book For Startup Founders

The financial industry has finally woken up to the reality that technologist are changing this industry. Currently, Africa is amongst leaders in the Financial Technology (FinTech) sector as a result leading banks and other financial institutions are investing in technological innovations. How this all started in Africa is outlined in the Cash In, Cash Out […]

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The Emergence Of Social Entrepreneurs

Social entrepreneurs are starting businesses in all the major regions of the world, with the most social entrepreneurship activity being undertaken in the US, Australia, Western Europe, and Africa reports the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM)’s Special Report on Social Entrepreneurship. The report, released last week, is the largest comparative study of social entrepreneurship in the […]

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#AnzishaPrize: Getting Young African Entrepreneurs Recognised

The Anzisha Prize, Africa’s premier award for its youngest entrepreneurs, has announced an extension of its 2016 application window to April 30th, 2016. In an effort to catalyse innovation and entrepreneurship among African youth, the Anzisha Prize was established by African Leadership Academy in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation to identify, celebrate and support young […]

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