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Vizolet Kuwanda and Thulani Masebenza - two upcoming South African entrepreneurs - had the opportunity to be part of the inaugural Latam Impact Program.  The program brought together a group of 15 extraordinary young minds selected around the world, with the direction being led by a faculty of top experts…
Eric Diamond envisions a lot for his brand-new, traditional-style family owned Butchery which opened on the 17th August at the Rustic Timber centre on Witkoppen Road in Fourways. Eric's Butchery plans to bring old school back, connecting with clients on a personal level and serving customers with the same familiarity…
Monday, 19 August 2019 12:55

Leadership? Only humans need apply

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By Annelize van Rensburg* - Director: Signium Africa (www.signium.co.za) Ours is a disruptive world. Disruptors include AI, robotics, computerisation, globalisation and the imminent fourth industrial revolution. Already, a growing number of commercial and industrial processes are being dehumanised. So, are humans reaching their sell-by date? Admittedly, people will have to…
Finfind gets involved with emerging leaders for a new take on tomorrow   More often than not, the key to successful entrepreneurship isn’t about who has the best idea, marketing plan or startup investment. The key is recognising and supporting potential. That is exactly what the South Africa Challenge, a…
In celebration of Women’s Day this August, Coronation welcomed 200 schoolgirls from 20 schools at two exciting events. The girls were all finalists in an essay competition that asked them to write or video their views on the challenges that face young women in South Africa.   The event, in…
Celebrating a decade of hotel/Guest House Concierges and Guest Relations Managers’ networking platform, The South African Concierge Forum turns 10 this year.  Johannesburg, 16 August 2019- What began as a small gathering of dedicated hotel Concierges and Guest Relations Managers in 2010 in Johannesburg, has grown to an escalating number…
By Devan Moonsamy, CEO of The ICHAF Training Institute On the one hand, we have massive unemployment, on the other, we have a skills shortage. How can we balance these? The Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) in South Africa explains how we should view the skills shortage in some…
ENGEN PITCH & POLISH IS CELEBRATING 10 YEARS! Pitch to win R80 000 in cash for your biz! Running your own business? Want to run your own business? ENGEN Pitch & Polish is the platform you need to launch yourself on to the path of success. Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, ENGEN…
Aon's 2019 Global Risk Management survey identified economic slowdown as the number one risk facing organisations today – it’s also an entirely uninsurable risk.  Economic slowdown was first ranked as number one at the height of the financial crisis ten years ago and has once again grabbed the top spot.  The bleak economic outlook…
August 2019 –  The Chairman of parliament’s key oversight committee has urged all South Africans to blow the whistle on corruption in all its forms. Mkhuleko Hlengwa, who now heads the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA), made the clarion call when he opened the 22nd   Annual Southern African Internal…
Monday, 12 August 2019 11:40

The future looks bright - UCT Shark Tank 2019

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More often than not, the key to successful entrepreneurship isn’t about who has the best idea or marketing plan - The key is recognising the future potential that exists in standing firmly behind your idea and putting it out there proudly for the world to see. And this is exactly…
8 August 2019 – SA must deconstruct rewire and reconstruct in the fight against state capture, corporate malfeasance and corruption.  This, in order to strengthen its institutions and enhance its regulatory and legislative frameworks in order to build a thriving economy and improve the lives of all its people. These…

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