Tag - Profile Growth

5 Key Changes to SA’s Labour Laws and how they will affect your Business

Our labour laws are constantly evolving as the South African government seeks to balance stronger protections for employees with the need to create a business-friendly investment climate. We can expect to see a number of amendments to the country’s core labour law acts – the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and the Unemployment Insurance...

Managing Performance at Scale

If you’re awesome, you’ll succeed. If you succeed, then you’ll grow. As you grow, the scale will change everything and, then, you won’t be awesome anymore – unless, that is, you change a lot of what made you awesome in the first place! This, then, is the Scale Up Paradox. Because what got you here,...

Active Investors in African Startups and what they’re looking for

The most active investors in African startups were recently revealed in Disrupt Africa’s 2017 African Tech Startups Funding Report. The list is dominated by US-based venture capital (VC) funds with the exception of Algebra Ventures, an Egyptian venture fund; Kalon Ventures, a South Africa-based section 12J venture capital fund and Nigeria’s Ventures Platform. These investors prove that...

Venture Incubation Programme

MTN Solution Space has opened applications to its 2018 Venture Incubation Programme (VIP). To be considered for the programme, applicants should already have an initial concept development showing a deep understanding of the market environment and potential problems. The solutions must also be innovation-driven and scalable. The programme aims to provide participating startups with mentorship, access to...

Gauteng Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Mapping Survey

ANDE SA is working to understand the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Gauteng, South Africa so as to identify gaps and opportunities for the small and growing business sector. Don't miss this chance to appear on the map! All you have to do is complete the survey based on programmes you are currently running or activities in...