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3 11, 2016

Make Technology Your Friend

Once upon a time, back when your parents were young teens, they didn’t have access to the level of technology available today. Imagine life without Google or a mobile device!! Luckily, you don’t have that problem. Instead, your challenge is to figure out which of the myriad of online tools […]

27 10, 2016

Dream It then Do It

If you’re a budding entrepreneur, you probably have a lot of ideas floating around in your head. That’s a great start – after all, nothing would exist if someone didn’t first have a great idea and imagine it becoming reality. It’s not enough though: in order to make your dream […]

26 09, 2016

The 5 challenges facing teen entrepreneurs

Youth unemployment in South Africa is high. It is not just a matter of number crunching, but something that we see in our communities. Idle youth and the constant strikes for more jobs and opportunities speak to this end.

Teen entrepreneurship is one way of standing up against youth unemployment. It […]

12 08, 2016

Power up your startup with these 3 great tips

Seriously, who doesn’t want to be a millionaire? As a teen entrepreneur you won’t be phased by South Africa’s battles with high unemployed youth figures. In fact, you could just be part of the solution as a job creator.

Yet, while many are motivated to become teen entrepreneurs, you don’t often […]

5 08, 2016

How to make money on social media

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, You-Tube; chances are you have a social media account and/or know someone who does. Teens are notorious for spending extended periods of time online, checking and updating statuses, commenting, tagging and everything in between. What if, rather than just lingering online, you could cash in on your […]

29 07, 2016

Top 3 yucky teen inventions

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again; if you think teen entrepreneurship is limited to lemonade stands, then you are completely in the dark. Teen entrepreneurs are rising to convert trash, poop and even pee into cash.

These inventions are from ordinary teens like you, in Africa and other […]

22 06, 2016

A countdown to the Top 5 strange businesses (you didn’t know exist)

As a young entrepreneur in the making, it is unlikely that you will have escaped the often heard and repeated advice that “entrepreneurs need to spot a gap and come up with innovative creative solutions”. There’s so much more to youth entrepreneurship though than lemonade stands, dog walking services and […]

27 05, 2016

So you’ve got a startup – what’s next?

Nothing hurts like talking to yourself about your awesome startup. Teens can come up with the most innovative and creative entrepreneurial ideas, implement them and start something significant, but many forget that it takes effort (and a marketing strategy) to spread the word.

You trade your social life for this dream, […]

18 05, 2016

Simple guide to cashing in on your hobby

Many can answer the question of what their hobbies are, but when it comes down to coming up with a million-rand business idea, brain-freeze often creeps in. What if the two did not need to be apart and you could cash in on that very thing that you so dearly […]

14 04, 2016

Teen Entrepreneurs – everything or nothing

When no one dares to believe in your start-up business idea and it seems like even legislation has conspired against you… Do you have the staying power to press on even after being written out? Teen entrepreneurs who make it big are the ones who manage to harness some sort […]