Tag - Profile Growth

Payment Tools

There are many options available for startups to receive, send and track payments. With so many options to choose from, it could become hard to find one that fits your needs perfectly. Please see a few examples below and learn how they work: Yoco - With Yoco, you can accept card payments, process card payments,...

Marketing vs Branding 101

SiMODiSA has partnered with Marketing Professional Eddy Fwamba to bring our entrepreneurs a series on what Marketing and what Branding is. Eddy will guide us in defining and finding ways to implement strategies to effectively market and brand your offerings. These videos and in conjunction with weekly think pieces on Venture Central Bites Learn more   Source: Eddy...

Customer Experience 101

You can have the best product, price or delivery channels, but if customers are not satisfied or feel that they have been treated unfairly, it can mean the end of a brilliant business. SiMODiSA has partnered with CEX Lab founder, Shaheema Adams, to bring entrepreneurs a series on Customer Experience for their small business. Shaheema...

South Africa Startup Ecosystem Analysis Report

For the fifth consecutive year VC4A has produced annual research and analysis to improve the understanding of Africa’s startup movement. For the 2018 research cycle, with the support of the Mastercard Foundation, VC4A publishes a pan-African study including 6 country specific deep dives. VC4A conducts this research to share the progress of the VC4A...

Manage all your social media in one place

Social media marketing refers to the process of gaining traffic or attention through social media sites. Manage all your social media in one place!  Here are examples of social media marketing tools to help you better manage your campaigns;   Hootsuite – Manage your social content with ease by scheduling your social posts    Facebook Ads – find the right people, capture their attention...

Vote for your choice of finalists for the Southern Africa Startup Awards

After receiving 3211 nominations the organisers of the inaugural Southern Africa Startup Awards have revealed the names of the startups and entrepreneurs that have made it into the national finals. The names will now be put to a public vote. The awards aim to celebrate and recognise the spirit of innovation and achievement in the Southern African Development Community...

One on One session with an esteemed Venture Capitalist

SAVCA & SiMODiSA will be hosting Venture Capital Office Hours in Johannesburg and Cape Town. This is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to have dedicated one on one time with a South African Venture Capitalist to offer them guidance and insights on any business challenges that they may be experiencing. Only two entrepreneurs will be...

Apply to join the Grindstone Accelerator

The Grindstone Accelerator is Knife Capital’s structured entrepreneurship development programme that assists high-growth innovation-driven companies to become sustainable and fundable. Grindstone supplies 10 companies annually with knowledge, networks and funding readiness through growth measurement, gap analysis and deep interventions designed to build a foundation for growth, transfer skills, create relevant business networks and enable these companies to...