E-commerce is a huge industry. Although it can be difficult to compete with commercial giants...
Tech Hubs in Africa – An Innovative Solution to Foster Youth Entrepreneurship We live in interesting times. Challenging, but interesting, nonetheless. Fortunately, as Africans, we’re used to challenges and finding innovative ways to overcome them by fostering youth entrepreneurship is just one way. Education is one of these stumbling blocks holding us back from achieving [...]
Not every child is lucky enough to come from an industrialised and developed country....
NOW is the time for youth entrepreneurship South Africa relies on entrepreneurs and their unique business ideas to boost the economy, as well as to help alleviate the unemployment crisis. The statistics speak for themselves, with youth unemployment rising to a staggering 64,4% of those aged 15-24 and 42,9% of those between 25-34 in the [...]
Unemployment and poverty are widespread problems across South Africa, especially since COVID hit and left even more people without jobs. Unfortunately, a significant portion of South Africans constantly wonder where their next plate of food will come from. If you are thinking about starting a business with both the purpose of making a profit and [...]
What’s the solution to hunger and unemployment, and all of the other issues faced by South Africa’s poorest communities? While big business may have an effect on the broader economy, it’s South Africa's eco entrepreneurs that are having the most impact where it counts the most. When community members take the initiative and start businesses [...]
Climate change - it’s the phrase on everyone’s lips right now. From teen activists like Greta Thunberg to big business CEOs, everyone is talking about how we need to reduce the negative impact that we have on our world to ensure that we can build a sustainable future. Enter - Purposeful Climate Change, done on [...]
South African smartphone usage continues to rocket upwards as penetration in 2019 was measured at 91.2%! That astonishing market penetration is even more impressive when you hear that it was 81 .7% in 2018, 10% year on year growth.
‘Organic’ is a marketing catchphrase that’s been around for a while - especially in the food industry. What precisely does it mean though… and is it really possible to build a financially sustainable business based on organic food and products? As a reaction to environmental concerns, health concerns and ‘big’ corporate food manufacturers, many consumers [...]
You’ve heard about sustainable entrepreneurship - but what exactly is it, and who or what is a green entrepreneur? Is this type of entrepreneurship something that teens can get involved in? A green entrepreneur is someone who creates a business that benefits the environment There are two important concepts here - it goes without saying [...]