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Hot Business Opportunities In South Africa

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Are you looking for the best business opportunities in South Africa and beyond?With an unemployment rate standing at 26,7% according to Stats SA in 2018, an uncertain labour market and millions of low-paying jobs that barely pay the bills you may indeed be better off exploring business opportunities in South Africa and beyond.Fortunately, we are […]

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Investors Have An Important Role To Play In Nurturing Startups – Seedstars Charlie Graham-Brown

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Building a business is hard anywhere in the world. Perhaps it is even more so in emerging markets where many entrepreneurial ecosystems are not as mature as in other parts of the world such as the US or Europe.For this reason, accessing smart money through venture capital can be a good idea as it can […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Seedstars For African Tech Entrepreneurs

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Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Building Africa’s future and your business is hard.There are so many uncertainties and uncontrollable variables. Passion, grit and a great team are important in building a successful business, but they are not everything. So how do you maximize your chance of success?You join a community that understands you and the uncertainties of your […]

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Thrive Membership: Here is why we love it

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Are you building your website or even your entire business based off WordPress?In that case you most likely need a variety of plugins and themes to give your website the functionality and feel you desire. Capturing your visitors email address, creating high-converting landing pages, capturing persuasive customer testimonials, inserting countdown timers for special offers or […]

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Best WordPress Themes for African Businesses

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0 shares Tweet0 Share0 Have you ever noticed that many of Africa’s most innovative and game changing companies run on a WordPress site? Be it Mark Zuckerberg’s foundation first investment company Andela, fintech pioneer Ilovezoona, Nigeria’s buychat, Google Pitch drive winner Prepclass, Ghana’s Kudobuzz, as well as wildly African tech blog Techcabal. Beyond that you have […]

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12 essential tools for African entrepreneurs to run a successful $10m+ business

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Tweet0 Share0 Have you ever dreamed to build a business that generates $10m+ in revenue? And have you ever asked yourself what the best tools for African entrepreneurs are to build a $10m+ revenue business?African entrepreneurs wanting to build a business that generates $10m+ in revenue need many things. A great team, great processes, perseverance and […]

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What is a theory of change? Read this to understand it in less than 5 minutes

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Social enterprises face numerous challenges.  The need to demonstrate profitability while achieving social and environmental impact creates a single most complex task for organizations. Measuring profitability is a simple and straightforward process determined through financial statements. Enterprises, however, struggle with displaying their role as social change agents. The social return on investment is frequently portrayed as anecdotal […]

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A short introduction to social impact assessment in the 21st century

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Conducting social impact assessment is increasingly becoming important for determining the value of social enterprises. Demonstrating triple bottom lines increases access to capital, indicates good corporate governance, portrays the organizational story to stakeholders and measures how much of the organization’s mission and purposes is being achieved. So “how do you conduct social impact assessment?” becomes a question […]

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5 Tech Innovations That Are Solving Youth Unemployment In Africa

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High youth unemployment is one of the growing problems in Africa. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), unemployment rate among youth in Northern Africa was at 29.3% in 2016.The situation in sub-Saharan Africa is only slightly better where the youth unemployment rate was at 10.8% last year. In South Africa, more than half of all active […]

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Seedstars Summit 2017: 3 key insights for African tech entrepreneurs

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Recently, the Seedstars Summit 2017 took place in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Seedstars Summit is a conference for innovative tech startups from emerging markets competing for an equity investment of up to $500k, lots of mentoring, networking and other valuable business opportunities. Part of the vision of Seedstars is to identify high-growth and high-impact startups in emerging […]

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