24 07, 2018

Cape Talk chats about strategic interventions with our Director – On Air

2018-08-13T12:03:14+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles, Partners|

Lydia Zingoni, Founder and Director of Teen Entrepreneur was recently interviewed by Cape Talk radio host, Kolosa Madikizela during the Overnight Live segment. The topic was on "youth making positive strides through entrepreneurship". According to Lydia, South Africa (SA) has a problem when it comes to entrepreneurship at large, especially teen entrepreneurship which, given the chance [...]

2 05, 2018

Give wings to their dreams

2018-04-27T09:03:17+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Featured Articles|

We all dream. Scientists argue that this starts from within the womb. Even before birth, we are drawn to a higher, somewhat limitless space where anything can happen. Yet while some teens continue to dream on, a new dimension of teen bosses are changing the game for the community and entrepreneurship space. […]

8 01, 2018

What it Means to be a Sustainability Entrepreneur 

2017-12-14T12:34:35+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Featured Articles|

Ask any entrepreneur, young or old, what their main goal is and the chances are good that they will answer ‘making a success of my business’. For someone who is driven, has a great idea, as well as the savvy necessary to make it all work, success is the only option! The difference between this [...]

2 01, 2018

Reasons Why Entrepreneurship Should Be Taught In Schools

2017-12-14T12:30:25+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Featured Articles|

Most schools nowadays teach Business Studies / Economics to students. The sad reality though, is that while this subject does indeed focus on the ins and outs of starting and managing a business, it does not teach our ambitious children and teens what it really means to be an entrepreneur. It does not teach them [...]

27 02, 2017

How You Can Help Drive Entrepreneurship in South Africa

2017-02-17T08:57:51+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Articles for Parents, Featured Articles|

Entrepreneurship is not only important when it comes to building confidence and self-esteem within a young individual, it is also important for the future growth and development of our beautiful country as a whole. Unfortunately, over the years, South Africa’s entrepreneurial activity has started to dwindle and has recently reached an all-time low. It is [...]

13 02, 2017

Teachers and Principals – It’s Time to Do Your Part!

2017-02-17T08:53:18+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens, Featured Articles, General, Home|

As teachers and principals, the youth of today and entrepreneurs of tomorrow are in your hands. You hold the key to their futures and it is up to you to do everything you possibly can in order to inspire, motivate and mentor these leaders of the future! South Africa is home to so much potential [...]

3 11, 2016

Make Technology Your Friend

2017-02-02T12:35:36+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles, How To Articles|

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 to use to build and [...]

27 10, 2016

Dream It then Do It

2017-02-02T12:35:36+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles, How To Articles|

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 happen, you need to consider [...]

20 10, 2016

Parents – Nurturing Your Teen Entrepreneur

2016-10-13T10:28:53+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Articles for Parents, Featured Articles|

As a parent, you’ll already have figured out that there are pros and cons to having an entrepreneurially-minded child. They tend to think (and act) big and out the box, which is a wonderful thing, so long as they also remain rooted in reality. Here’s how to support them: Encourage their dreams Dreaming is part [...]