Alan Gray Fellowship Opportunity For Future Entrepreneurs

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship applications are closing 31st August. The Foundation believes that a solid education is the starting point for any entrepreneurial journey. The Fellowship opportunity is therefore available to 1st year university students who demonstrate the potential to excel academically and show entrepreneurial potential. The Foundation with its ever-growing ecosystem offers […]

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MODERN MONOPOLIES: A Book About Platforms That Are Eating Everything

In the economic world dominated by Facebook,Google and other platforms how do entrepreneurs thrive? This is the question in the minds of people whose lunch has been eaten by Facebook and other platforms. The book,  Modern Monopolies by Alex Moazed and Nicholas L. Johnson from Applico answers some of the big questions about modern day […]

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What Can Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Toyota?

“Toyota are the best at what they do on the planet,” says Mike Rother, the man behind Toyota Kata and the widely-used value-stream mapping process. “[But] trying to copy their management strategy is like taking the world’s best athlete, finding out exactly what they do and trying to emulate it. It won’t help you run […]

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Get In The Ring: The Startup Olympics Is Coming To South Africa Again

The global platform that collides incredible ideas, the entrepreneurs who own them and a cross section of fans who include investors, Get In The Ring, will be hosting its Johannesburg City finals on 8th September 2016 at the Small Business Expo. The Small Business Expo will be at the Ticketpro Dome in Northriding, alongside #BuyABusiness […]

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What Can Marketers Learn From The Game Of Thrones?

Game of Thrones has captured the imagination of millions of people around the world for a number of reasons. They’re hooked because GoT has reinvented the rules for the fantasy genre as well as television storytelling. Unlike every other story out there, this is one where you can’t predict what’s going to happen next. In […]

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GSMA Innovation Fund Opportunity For African Startups

The first round of the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund is now open for applications from start-ups in Africa and selected Asian countries. The GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator works to bridge the gap between operators and innovators, enabling strong partnerships that support the growth of commercially sustainable mobile products and services. By opening the dialogue between […]

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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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African Young Media Entrepreneurs To Be Honoured By Anzisha Prize

The Anzisha Prize is a pan-African award and support program for youth entrepreneurs in Africa. It backs the continent’s entrepreneurial activity through a comprehensive process of hand-picking, celebrating and scaling entrepreneurs between the ages of 15 and 22. After a successful half-decade run accomplishing this mission, the Anzisha Prize is introducing a new dimension–recognizing contributions […]

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Blockchain Revolution Book: The Future Of Finance,Banking & Other Stuff Revealed

Enthusiasm about Blockchain-based innovation is among the fastest-growing new developments in technology. How could this radical new technology change the systems of modern society, from banking to art to personal communications? Where is Blockchain innovation headed next? What industries could be affected? What are the risks and opportunities of this “decentralized distributed ledger”? All of […]

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