Nominations for Southern Africa Startup Awards now open

The Global Startup Awards, which have been held annually since 2012, aim to select and recognise startups and entrepreneurs who have shown outstanding achievement in business and service to the community. In the latest television interview, CEO of the Southern Africa Startup Awards, McKevin Ayaba, pointed out that the event “celebrates tech superheroes in Southern African region”. So, if you are…

SA women remain underrepresented among the ranks of entrepreneurs

While South Africa has made progress in reducing the gender bias for women engaging in early stage entrepreneurial activities, the number of women business owners remains constrained by a lack of entrepreneurial intent, perceived business opportunities, and shortage of support and resources such as capital and training, according to findings from the second Mastercard Index…

Wisinomad wants to bring digital nomads to Africa

Newly-formed startup Wisinomad is bringing together remote working professionals and digital nomads for co-working and co-living experiences in Africa, aimed at giving them the chance to dive into the African innovation ecosystem. Wisinomad was formed in September by an international team from Zimbabwe, the Netherlands, Portugal, Denmark, Peru and Botswana, which had previously worked together on…