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2 Sep

South Africa’s Khula closes $1.3M seed to scale its software-for-agriculture platform – TechCrunch

The agricultural industry in South Africa is known to favor industrial agriculture. And like most parts of Africa, smallholder farmers have it rough as they face a plethora of challenges, from...

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10 Aug

Startup Huddle Launches in Atteridgeville, South Africa

Virtuoso Digital Agency in partnership with the Global Entrepreneurship Network are proud to announce the launch of a free event for entrepreneurs, 'Startup Huddle' in the community of Atteridgeville.

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4 Aug

Vitruvian Medica Diagnostics Takes Top Prize for South Africa Finals of Entrepreneurship World Cup

Vitruvian Medical Diagnostics, a startup that aims to make diagnostic pathology more accessible using technology, captured first prize at the national finals of the Entrepreneurship World Cup competition held recently in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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27 Jul

South African payments startup Yoco Raises $83M Series C backed By Dragoneer

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) contribute heavily to the economic success of many countries, particularly those in the developing world. They are the backbone of most economies: Globally, SMEs represent about 90% of existing businesses and create more than 50% of employment.

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27 Jul

Entrepreneurship World Cup applications: Reflecting on the Review Process

I was requested by 22 ON SLOANE’s Ecosystem Enabler to assist them in selecting applications which are suitable to be judged for the Entrepreneurship World Cup 2021, a program that offers startups to pitch on a global stage for a share of US$1 million in cash prizes plus additional investment opportunities and another US$750,000 in in-kind support.

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10 Jul

The Ultimate Risk Taker, Innovator & Rocket Man Boldly Goes To The Final Frontier

Whether it’s finding or losing my virginity, doing it the Virgin way - or screwing it up and doing all over again, any of these books by Richard Branson holds a proud place on my bookshelf and I constantly devour any content he shares.

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