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Shoprite launches competition to boost small businesses

Small business owners with an annual turnover of less than R1 million are invited to enter the very
first Shoprite Hustle competition before 22 September 2018.

Introducing Max Lichaba as STARTUP PICNIC 7 April 2018 #BreakfastTalk speaker

Fresh off the cover of the March 2018 Entrepreneur magazine issue – where he shares his “Zero to R120 Million” journey, we are pleased to announce Max Lichaba as STARTUP PICNIC 7 April 2018 #BreakfastTalk guest.

Max Lichaba is the founder of Lichaba Creations and the popular Kwa Lichaba Chesanyama in Soweto Vilakazi Street.

Lichaba Creations specialises in jewellery making, gold and diamond dealing, and sells to several countries.

STARTUP PICNIC returns, 7th April 2018 – the coolest entrepreneurship gathering in South Africa

By popular consistent demand, we are pleased to announce the return of Startup Picnic on the 7th of April 2018 at the CSIR Sports & Recreation Club, in Pretoria.

Startup Picnic hosts a range of entrepreneurs, business-people, media, accelerators/incubators and various stakeholders in the South African business community.

Gates open @ 9:30 AM. Tickets are very limited.

Early bird tickets are R100 Quicket.co.za. Exhibitors contact us @ exhibitors@startuppicnic.co.za.

The Top 3 Best Places to Network in South Africa

Entrepreneur and founder of STARTUP PICNIC. Author of The Anxious Entrepreneur, Forget The business Plan Use This Short Model and Township Biz Fastrack.

African Tech Startups Raised Funding in Excess of $185.7m in 2015

According to the DISRUPT AFRICA AFRICAN TECH STARTUPS FUNDING REPORT 2015, launched today, 125 tech startups raised funding in 2015 around the African continent, to the tune of US$185,785,500.

South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya proved investors’ favoured destinations in 2015; with 36 per cent of the startups that raised funding based in South Africa, 24 per cent in Nigeria, and Kenya in third place with 14.4 per cent of deals.

The top three highest amounts of funding also went to these three locations. South African startups raised in excess of US$54,568,000 throughout the year; Nigerian startups received over US$49,404,000; and Kenyan startups brought home over US$47,365,000.

Four Steps to Avoid being Ditched by your Regular Clients

As a self-employed person your biggest enemy is COMPLACENCY. It’s a bit like working in IT: things change really fast and if you don’t remain flexible and alert, things will change around you and leave you behind.

Have a quick think about your business now. Do you recognise any of these characteristics?
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David Chislett is a writer, trainer and speaker who operates at the intersection of entrepreneurship, creativity and communications