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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 […]

13 10, 2016

Will You Be at the Grand Finale?

Perhaps you’ve admired Vusi Thembekwayo for his public speaking prowess – he was recently named one of the top 12 international speakers, adding to his other incredible achievements, or entrepreneurial thought leader Rapelang Rabana, co-founder of Yeigo Communications and recently chosen as a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum, […]

3 10, 2016

Troubled teen? So was Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg

There’s a peculiar underlying thread that cuts across successful entrepreneurs. One so unusual, your headmaster may not completely approve of such an article; and perhaps with good reason because this article borders on troubled teens (pun intended).

However, rather than commenting on personal opinions, Prof Ross Levine of the Haas Economic […]

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 […]

19 09, 2016

First time fails you didn’t know about these successful entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs are bombarded with success stories of how top entrepreneurs got it right. It can be discouraging to the average guy or girl particularly when popular culture keeps punting perfection.

The reality is that many flagship entrepreneurs had dismal fails sometime in their career before hitting it big. Here are […]

12 09, 2016

Top 8 Myths about Teen Entrepreneurship

When it comes to busting myths, it’s important to delve into the myths that are so widely entrenched into our society. Here are the ultimate seven myths that many teen entrepreneurs wrongly accept as truth or fact.

Myth 7: All you need is an idea
An idea alone will do you no […]

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 […]