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Today's Top Entrepreneurship and Business Stories (17 October)

Startup Tupuca Wins Seedstars Luanda 2017, Sanlam To Buy Absa Consultants And Actuaries For R285 Million

Next Generation Of Family Business Leaders Embracing Digital Change, But Facing Hurdles

PwC identifies 4 'next gens' - stewards, transformers, intrapreneurs, and entrepreneurs

Discovery Awarded Banking Licence

Banking unit expected to be up and running by the middle of 2018

Here Are South Africa's Most Innovative Apps For 2017

Winners of the MTN Business App of the Year Awards revealed

This Is Where You Should Be Spending Your Time On Twitter

#InfluentialFridays, #TeamTalksWithTibz and other hashtags you should be following

7 Of The Biggest Local Celeb Businesses To Launch So Far In 2017

Why 2017 is the year of the celeb entrepreneur

South African's Social Media Habits Revealed

The country’s 26.8 million internet users spend almost three hours a day on social media

What You Should Know About The Startup OUTsurance CEO Is Joining

Willem Roos quits the financial services company he helped found

Don't Miss Your Shot - 5 Foolproof Ways To Beat Procrastination

How to take the first step, and other lessons for getting started

4 Reasons To Be Optimistic About The Future Of Women In Tech In SA

Why events like the Standard Bank 'Women in Tech' conference matter

Johannesburg Is Africa's Most Visited City

Travellers spent U.S.$2.56 billion in the city in 2016

What You Should Know About This Global Tech Event And The 11 SA Techpreneurs Attending

Seda-supported IT startups are showcasing their products and services at GITEX Technology Week

How The Two Founders Behind SA's First Stokvel Expo Are Catering To This Fast-Evolving Market

StokvelEx wants to fix the 'disconnect" between service providers and stokvels

A2X, SA’s New Stock Exchange Opens For Business

Debuts with three secondary listings and four leading brokers on board

All The Ways We Can Expect TymeDigital To Shake Up SA's Banking Sector

Consumers and fintech sector set to benefit

WhereIsMyTransport Completes Public Transport Data Collection in Gauteng

Transport tech startup has successfully digitalised informally run public transport information from all major South African cities

'Take-Outs' From 3 On-Demand Delivery Startup Guys On The Rise

The founders of Zulzi, Bottles App and OrderIn weigh in on what it takes to make it in this highly competitive space, writes Rick Ed

Meet The Woman Offering A Tour Of Cape Town's Startup Scene On Airbnb

What you need to know about Lianne Du Toit the "Start Up Saint''

Why #EduTechAfrica Should Get You Excited About The Future Of Education In Africa

All the ways technology is changing education on the continent

African E-Commerce Giant Jumia Introduces Jumia Bot, Nigeria’s First E-commerce Bot

Innovation to help customers get personalised deals on Jumia Nigeria

SA Legal-Tech Startup Secures $US 1 Million For Global Expansion

Investors include Seedcamp and Nextlaw Labs

What Happened After This Newly Launched Taxi-Hailing App Trended On Social Media

Startup VayaTaxi founder gets real about the highs and lows of going viral

Silicon Valley-Based Global Investment Fund Invests In Entersekt

Investment to fund the authentication and app security company's further international expansion and research and development

Nearly 50% Of SA Offline Shoppers Are Thinking Of Going Online In The Coming Year - Survey

2017 South Africa E-Commerce Report reveals our online shopping behaviours

OUTsurance Enters Investment Sector With New Offering OUTvest

Crowdvest feature allows friends and family to collectively invest

The Surprisingly Simple, But Powerful Habit Behind This Entrepreneur's Success

Seola Mashamaite founder of Mon-Cal makes the case for running a tight ship

How SA's Government Can Help Small Businesses

A lack of funding limits the country's pool of entrepreneurs, writes Colin Timmis

This Entrepreneur Is Using A Social Franchise Model To Build A Network Of Locally-Owned Water Businesses

Kusini Water is providing rural communities with access to safe and affordable drinking water

Sheryl Sandberg Wants You To Lead Differently

Why she advocates that you have your team's back

Opportunities In SA's Fuel Retail Industry

James Noble, Business Development Manager: Fuel Industry, Absa Business Banking gives a breakdown of the industry's performance and alternative profit opportunities

South Africa Slips 14 Places In WEF Global Competitiveness Index

Corruption, crime and theft and government instability cited as major factors

Loyal1 Wants To Help SMEs Reap The Rewards Of Loyalty Programmes

Platform aims to help businesses attract and retain customers

Read This Before Your Next Big Business Tech Purchase

Here's how to avoid buying costly, pointless IT solutions

Is Your Business Built To Last Or Built To Exit?

And other funding fundamentals you may be ignoring

Ayanda Thabethe - Not Your Typical Celeb Entrepreneur

Find out about the TV personality’s business ventures before all the fame

All The Latest Facts And Figures You Need To Know About SA's Entertainment And Media Industry

Find out the size of the industry, projected growth and the sectors to watch out for

The Booming Agribusiness Opportunity You May Not Know About

Find out why the growth of the macadamia nuts sector makes it a product worth watching

Why All Business Owners Should Be Paying Attention To Pick n Pay's Bitcoin Pilot

Could this payment method be in your business' future?

Is It Really Possible To Run A Business Properly On A Smartphone?

It’s possible but you have to get the fundamentals right first, writes Gary Turner

The 5 Things This Tech Conference Taught Us About The Future Of Business In Africa

Why technologies like 3D printing, IoT and Robotics could be a lifeline for small businesses

SA-Founded Bitcoin Platform Announces An R120 Million Investment

Luno aims to expand into over 40 countries around the world

Real Talk From Local Entrepreneurs About Starting A Business With Less Than 10K

6 powerful quotes that prove it’s possible to build an empire with very little startup capital

Vusi Thembekwayo Selects MyGrowthFund's #Top40 Entrepreneurs

R18 million to go towards mentorship and skills development

The Challenge Of Keeping A Last Will And Testament Safe In The Event Of An Unforeseen Disaster

The importance of estate planning

Lady Liberty Is Looking To Be The Next Legal Disruptor - This Is What You Should Know About What They Do

How founder, Samantha Ngcolomba, is working to make legal services more accessible

The Brands That Prove Africa's Fashion Industry Is On The Rise

A look at Pichulik, Lisa Folawiyo, Khosi Nkosi, and other fashion brands gaining international attention

Smart Procurement World Empowers Small Business Owners

Port Elizabeth-based electronics manufacturing company, Millbug, wins "ESD Expo Grow" competition

9 Times Wendy Luhabe Proved Courage Was The Ultimate Fuel For Success

The SA business pioneer on courageous leadership

Fintech Startup Purple Launches New Banking Offering For Entrepreneurs

Business owners encouraged to rethink relationship with their accountant and bank

Stressed, Anxious, Exhausted? - 12 Quotes From Famous Entrepreneurs That Prove You Are Not Alone

Real talk from entrepreneurs that have made it through dark times

Could This Equity Crowdfunding Platform Be The Solution To SA's Funding Problem?

Uprise Africa wants to make it easier for everyone to invest in startups

Not Sure If Your Startup Is Ready For An Incubator – Take These 3 Tests

Why you first need to prove product/market fit

This Young Entrepreneur Is Pushing For Tech With A Purpose

How Emma Dicks went from a tech novice to becoming one of SA's most respected women in tech

Celebrate #NationalBookWeek With 50 Business Book Recommendations From Real SA Entrepreneurs

Which of these titles will be your next read?

SA Company Partners With Dutch Startup To Change The Future Of Healthcare

MEDx eHealthCenter wants to be the first digital hospital for communities in emerging and developing countries

Take This Masterclass To Find Your Customers + Downloadable Template

Use this practical, no-nonsense guide

All The Winners From This Year's EOY Competition

Africa Biomass Company, Iyeza Health and Zenzele Fitness Group are among the big winners

When Following Trends Pays Off - The Founder Of One Of SA's Coolest Food Brands Shares All

Dope Donuts founder, Elise Spilkin on how she gets the attention of the country's trendsetters

#Leaderex2017 - The Highlights And Lessons

Everything you may have missed at this year's startup and business conference

What You Can Learn From This Entrepreneur Who Launched Two Successful Startups In Two Years

Trevor Gosling's first startup was acquired by Naspers

SAB Pledges Major Boost To Entrepreneurship And To Create 10 000 Jobs By 2021 - This Is How

Brewing giant is banking on entrepreneurship to help drive the economy

BidorBuy Founder On Why SA's E-Commerce Gold-Rush Is Still To Come, And How To Prepare For It

Andrew Higgins is eager to grow the e-commerce pie

A Look At What Some Of SA's Top Entrepreneurs Studied At University

Richard Maponya, Pam Golding, Nick Kaoma and other entrepreneurs prove you are not your degree

Why This Female Tech Pioneer Thinks The Industry Is Still Failing Women

Khanyisa Real Systems founder Lorraine Steyn on the 5 challenges that still keep women out of the industry

Everything You Need To Know About How The Franchise Sector Is Performing

Survey reveals turnover generated, new stores launched and closures

The People And Networks Gemelli Founder And Other Inspiring Entrepreneurs Credit For Their Success

Jonathan Liebmann, Donovan Goliath, Alessandro Khojane and Trevor Stuurman let us in on the story behind their big breaks

​What You Need To Know About The R50M Black Industrialist Firm To Be Launched By The DTI

A look at Gauteng-based Maneli Foods and its founder, young black industrialist Nhlanhla Dlamini

Don't Disrupt, Optimise

Give your business a more easily attainable (but still profitable) goal

SA Tech Startup SnapnSave Gets R14M Investment From Kalon Venture Partners And Smollan Group

Funds to help grow app downloads to 500 000 in South Africa within a year

Meet The Woman Who Is Working To Transform The Financial Services Sector

Fatima Vawda, founder of 27four Investment Managers, on growing and developing black asset managers in the country

Do You Have An Idea That Could Disrupt The Automative Industry? Mercedes Benz SA Wants You

Winner will have opportunity to become a supplier for Mercedes-Benz South Africa’s global parent company, Daimler

What Maps Maponyane Knows About The Power Of Consistency In Building A Killer Brand

Find out how the model turned tech founder and venture capitalist stays true to his brand

3 Founders On The Real Work Behind Their Creative Magic

Sylvester Chauke, Farah Fortune and Richard Mulholland on what it takes to lead a team that's creative and productive

5 Female Celebs Using Their Star Power To Launch Businesses

A look at Terry Pheto's new business venture, and 5 other female entertainers who have entered the world of business

Become A Vox Business Partner

What you need to know about the program

A Look Back At How Maboneng Went From A Vision To Reality

Jonathan Liebmann reflects on the precinct's success

Stop Being An Average Entrepreneur

4 strategies for entrepreneurs who want to start seeing real results

Starbucks Announces Two More Locations In SA

New locations in Johannesburg and Pretoria set to open end of August

R3.19 Billion Fundraise For Fintech Platform Prodigy Finance

The company helps students finance their studies at leading universities including Harvard and Oxford

Powerful Communication Skills This Startup Founder Learnt From Competing In A Global Pitching Competition

How to overcome the nerves, doubts and fear of rejection

Business Ideas Mark Zuckerberg Had Before Facebook - And Why They Matter

The Facebook founder proves it sometimes takes many attempts to succeed in business

7 Big Funding Lessons We Took From #FundEx2017

Event unpacks the fundamentals of accessing funding

Businesses Need To Develop An Ethical Culture That Has Zero Tolerance For Corrupt Behaviour

PwC's 5 forces that will reshape the local and global anti-corruption landscape over the next 5 years

The Lesson In Originality We Can All Learn From David Tlale

What the fashion designer wants young designers to know about building a sustainable business

De Beers Partners With Stanford Graduate School Of Business To Empower Youth And Entrepreneurs In Southern Africa

Business owners in Botswana, Namibia and South Africa to benefit

5 Sectors Entrepreneurs Should Be Looking At In The Current Economic Climate

There are glimpses of light - find out where

Find Out The Internet And Lifestyle Habits Of South Africans

Highlights from the 2017 Generational Lifestyles in South Africa Report

'Readers Are Leaders' - 10 Power Women And The Books They Are Reading

Find out what's inspiring Lynette Ntuli, Arianna Huffington, Khanyi Dhlomo, and others

What All The Entrepreneurship Stats Tell Us About The Reality Of Being A Female Entrepreneur In SA

How did we get here? Trudi Makhaya explains

How To Get People To Help You Build Your Business Even With A Limited Budget

Equity, outsourcing and other strategies you could use to build your team

WDB Increases Equity Stake In Seed Engine, Reaffirms Commitment To Develop Black Women And Youth Entrepreneurs

Seed Engine now 51% black women owned company

How This Tech Startup Cracked One Of The Continent’s Toughest Industries

WhereIsMyTransport founder on the power of tech to transform Africa's public transport sector

The 4 Lessons For Building A Business That Will Last According To Given Mkhari

Find out why the media mogul says opportunity on its own is not enough to build a sustainable business

The 4 Franchise Industries Women Dominate In

Why more women need to take advantage of the opportunities in franchising

Standard Bank Announces 2017 Top Women Awards Finalists

Awards celebrate top gender-empowered companie

The 3 Stereotypes Pippa Tshabalala Is Tired Of As A Woman In Gaming

"Don't let anyone tell you what you can and can't do"

How These Alphacode Startups Are Solving 5 Of The Biggest Challenges In Fintech

The race is on and the battle for customers in this space is about to get more intense, writes Dominique Collett

Know Their Names - Top 50 SA Women in Tech

South Africa's first Inspiring Fifty announced

Yes, People Are Judging Your Tired Logo

7 signs your branding needs a refresh

"I Have Never Submitted A CV In My Life!" - Allegro Dinkwanyane

A look behind the meteoric rise of the founder of Orgella Media
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