Entrepreneur Life

SA entrepreneur joins Global Tech leaders

Snapt CEO Dave Blakey recently joined the world's most exclusive group of young entrepreneurs as a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), joining leaders from the likes of Dyn, HootSuite, Threadless and more. A self-made, serial entrepreneur from Johannesburg, South Africa, Dave previously launched Opteq International, a global hardware networking company. He founded Snapt […]

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Facebook To Meet African Startups In Cape Town

Facebook is having its first FbStart event in Africa on Tuesday, 15 November at AfricaCom 2016 in Cape Town – one of the largest and influential Africa-focused tech events in the world.  FbStart is a global programme designed to help mobile start-ups build and grow their businesses. The event is part of Facebook’s FbStart world […]

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Young African Entrepreneurs Recognised via Anzisha Prize

African Leadership Academy, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, is proud to announce Africa’s top youth entrepreneur finalists for the sixth annual Anzisha Prize. This year, the Prize celebrates increased presence in Northern African markets such as Morocco and Egypt, and francophone countries such as Madagascar and Niger, and increased diversity in the business ventures […]

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Search Is On For Startups By MasterCard’s Start Path Global Programme

Whether it is to scale their business or drive profitability, startups are increasingly looking to collaborate with corporates to both tap into their operational expertise and to test new technology. Mastercard’s startup engagement programme Start Path Global works with startups to drive new businesses forward and is launching a call for applications in South Africa. […]

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Why Your Business Needs A LEAN Mindset?

Businesses will not survive, if they don’t start adopting a lean mindset (start small, fail fast if you will). Economic conditions, customer needs and a lack of financial resources are forcing businesses to operate more efficiently and to engage customers more effectively. Business survival hinges on the ability to change, to become lean and agile […]

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Open Call To Nominate The Next Winner Of Small Business Award

Nominations have opened for the 2016 702/CapeTalk Small Business Awards with Sage One, an annual celebration and support for the accomplishments of small South African businesses with big dreams and enormous potential. The winners and runners-up in Gauteng and the Western Cape will receive prizes worth more than R1 million that will help them to develop their businesses. […]

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