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Meet the owner of Soweto’s newest restaurant

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 26 September 2017

Meet the owner of Soweto’s newest restaurant

Kearan Fourie recalls the first time he ever witnessed entrepreneurship displayed through his grandmother Queenie who ran a tuck shop from home. “We never needed anything, as the matriarch, my grandmother used her business to sustain our family.” She was the inspiration for him to start his own business. He even saw it fitting that...

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Take your business to the next level with Digify PRO Start UP

by: admin - 14 September 2017

Take your business to the next level with Digify PRO Start UP

Facebook Africa and Livity Africa are on a mission to digify businesses owned by young people through Digify PRO StartUp. The programme is aimed at helping youth-enterprises become competitive – through digital skills, in particular understanding Facebook and Instagram as business tools. With over 14 million users in South Africa, Facebook is the biggest online...

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So you want to be a Tenderpreneur?

by: admin - 28 August 2017

So you want to be a Tenderpreneur?

The tender system has been around for centuries. From France to England, the tendering process has been used by governments and companies to outsource services. In South Africa, tenderpreneurship rose to popularity post-apartheid. The ANC government has used the procurement process as a strategy to empower black people. Just in this year’s national budget, there...

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For everyone on their grind: Entrepreneurial advice from Yoco’s Lungisa Matshoba

by: admin - 8 August 2017

For everyone on their grind: Entrepreneurial advice from Yoco’s Lungisa Matshoba

When it comes to running a business, Lungisa Matshoba has come a long way. His first attempt was at 13 years old when he started a business card printing company. Twenty years later, this East-London born entrepreneur has two start-ups under his belt. He created his first tech business in 2005. Yeigo was one of...

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Varsity TV’s Pat Mahlangu gives his 5 tips for running a successful media company

by: Mbulelo Roto - 27 September 2016

Varsity TV’s Pat Mahlangu gives his 5 tips for running a successful media company

  The One Young World Summit, a global forum for young leaders, kicks off this week and 25-year-old Pat Mahlangu will be one of the delegates. The 25-year-old, who is in Canada this week to attend the summit, started his own media company called Varsity TV. It is the only campus-based digital media platform that...

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