The audience of the Net Prophet (@Netprophetlive) start-up workshop pitches this evening received a bonus session. Mike Butcher (@mikebutcher) editor at large on @TechCrunch gave us a quick presentation on pitching a story to journalists.
Pitching a story, like pitching an idea or business is just that. It has to be news worthy and have substance. As an investor the last thing I want is an email saying "I have a business idea and I'm looking for…Continue
Posted on May 21, 2013 at 20:57 — 1 Comment
In an effort to boost the level of entrepreneurship in South Africa, Sanlam and Business Partners Limited are excited to open the 2013 Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® competition. The quality of the 2012 winners was outstanding and all were very deserving of…Continue
Posted on April 29, 2013 at 19:31
Africa currently has the highest growth rate in the world- with an average growth rate of 5.5%. Small Business Sector is a key driver of growth in the continent. To acknowledge and appreciate the important role the sector plays in promoting wealth and prosperity in the continent, Africagrowth Institutes, in partnership with major Private Sector Institutions, NGOs and SMME support agencies is pleased to introduce the 2013 Africa SMME Awards…
Posted on April 29, 2013 at 15:00
StartUp Weekend recently wrote a good post on how to build a Minimal Viable Team (MVT) or find a Co-Founder for your start-up.
"If you’ve ever wondered what a “Co-Founder” really is, you’re not alone. We’ve challenged ourselves to answer this question and to explore a process to discover and develop what might become a co-founder or co-founding team. The result of that work is this paper, which we are proud to introduce to our community as the very first…Continue
Posted on April 2, 2013 at 14:02 — 1 Comment