CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Swiss – South African Venture Leaders Programme

SWISS – SOUTH AFRICAN VENTURE LEADERS PROGRAMME The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) in partnership with the University of Basel (Switzerland) invites innovators, entrepreneurs and SMME’s to submit a proposal to assist witH business growth and or expand an existing enterprise. Building sustainable future businesses – Today!! The Swiss – SA Venture Leaders Programme hosted by […]

Founder-Driven Series 2020: Episode 3

Exploring SweepSouth’s Pivot in COVID-19 with Aisha Pandor COVID 19 became a pivotal force for us all. Entrepreneurs need to pivot, create, change and survive and then thrive. The SA Innovation Summit decided to support this community by calling in on various founders to share their knowledge and real life experience in these times. We […]

Start-Up Concept Guide: Part 3

Part 2 of the Start-Up Concept Guide covered the Growth Potential & Industrial Experience of start-ups. The concepts explained included intellectual property, business forecasting and turnover. In the third edition of this Start-Up Concept Guide, we explore the Market Dynamics of a start-up. The information provided below wil help you understand how to determine the […]

Start-Up Concept Guide: Part 2

Part 1 of the Start-Up Concept Guide covered the General Information section of the 2020 Competitions entry form including stage of start-up life cycle and type of business model of your start-up. In the second edition of this Start-Up Concept Guide, we explore the Growth Potential & Industry Experience of a start-up. The information provided […]

Start-Up Concept Guide: Part 1

The SA Innovation Summit hosts various competitions open to South African and African inventors and start-ups, and those from the rest of the world, that are creating solutions to solve African problems. The competitions have different criteria and it is important to understand which stage of the start-up cycle your business is in so to […]

Founder-Driven Series 2020: Episode 2

“Re-imagining the Digital Business Case of your Business” – Glenn Gillis COVID 19 became a pivotal force for us all. Entrepreneurs need to pivot, create, change and survive and then thrive. The SA Innovation Summit decided to support this community by calling in on various founders to share their knowledge and real life experience in […]

Founder-Driven Series 2020: Episode 1

“How to Pivot When Your Entire Business Model is Wiped Out.” – Audrey Verhaeghe COVID 19 became a pivotal force for us all. Entrepreneurs need to pivot, create, change and survive and then thrive. The SA Innovation Summit decided to support this community by calling in on various founders to share their knowledge and real […]

#Featured: Lana Leas-Roy – What’s New!

Lana Leas-Roy Founder and CEO of Goats to Unicorns Lana was a speaker at the SA Innovation Summit 2019 and her words of wisdom to us were, “Creativity is a skill not a gift.”. We decided to check in on her and this is what she had to say: In my spare time – I […]