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Applications For Victorious Companies Entrepreneurship Programme Opened

The Victorious Companies Initiative under SIVIO Institute aims to empower business leaders to leverage opportunities presented to them by creating strong mentoring and support structures through training in business skills, opportunity identification and problem-solving. Applicants should have already begun operations, but their business entities should be a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 3 years old. The entities should be applying […]


22 Year-Old Zim Entrepreneur Nominated For The MasterCard Foundation & African Leadership Academy Top 20 List for Youngest Entrepreneurs in Africa

Back in May, we sat with Housing Hub founder Marvellous Nyongoro who’s startup is hard at work solving the issue of accommodation for university students across the country. Due to his work with the Housing Hub, Marvellous has made it to the 2019 MasterCard Foundation and African Leadership Academy Top 20 List for Youngest Entrepreneurs […]


Strive Masiyiwa To Launch $100m Rural Entrepreneurship Fund

The Founder of Econet Global, Strive Masiyiwa, along with his wife Tsitsi Masiyiwa have pledged $100 million to a fund rural entrepreneurs. Masiyiwa, who also happens to be one of the richest Africans in the world had this to say about the fund: My wife and I have decided to set up a special fund […]


Johnson & Johnson’s African Innovation Challenge Calls On Entrepreneurs To Submit Ideas For Innovative Tech In Health

Johnson & Johnson (J&J going forward) may be more popular for their consumer-facing line of products and cute baby ads than for helping startups and entrepreneurs to scale their businesses. The African Innovation does just that and it’s now in its second iteration after 2016’s inaugural challenge. The Innovation Challenge was started to support Africa’s […]


Entrepreneurs Who Failed & Got Back Up Share Their Stories At This Cool Event You Need To Attend.

Last time we wrote about F-up Nights a lot of people were baying for blood in the comments section. I felt this aggression was the wrong way to look at things and having an open mind would do some of you no harm. Now F-up nights is hosting another event on the 30th of November […]


Why Would An Entrepreneur Report Econet To POTRAZ Over A ‘Stolen Idea’

We recently wrote an article on the entrepreneur who claims to have had his idea stolen by Econet. This is alleged to have happened a few years back but the issue was taken to court last year. The complainant Ignatius Munengwa has now taken the issue to POTRAZ. As reported by the Herald, Munengwa wrote […]


10 Things You Need To Do Before You Make Money

I know its a strange article to write but this will keep you focused and give you awesome perspective on why you don’t have money yet. Somehow the universe is conspiring to make sure you have mastered and done these 10 essential things before you make money, failure to do so will result in you […]


The Old Mutual Entrepreneurs’ guide that you should check out

A Twitter friend pointed us to the dogreatthings.co.za resource the other day. This site is called Old Mutual Entrepreneurs guide. It provides a collection of lessons (you can call it wisdom) delivered by seasoned entrepreneurs. They basically share what they have learnt in their journey building successfully companies in Africa.