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  • Funding your startup: Ventureburn lists the SA investors that are delivering

    For entrepreneurs wanting to find early-stage funding, this is the article for you. As there is generally a veil of secrecy surrounding funding and startups, there is often smoke and mirrors in the industry, with many claiming to be "investors".  Ventureburn has sifted through the South African landscape and brought you the investors that are putting the money where their mouths are, and investing in the startup industry. Make sure to keep checking back on this article. We will constantly be updating it with new funds as the startup space grows in South Africa. Also, with your comments and suggestions we hope...

  • SAB crowns its KickStart Boost 2016 entrepreneur winners

    SAB (South African Breweries) has crowned the three winners of its KickStart Boost 2016 youth entrepreneurial programme. Inga Vanqa (33) (pictured top right) was awarded top honours for his business, Inga Vanqa Quantity Surveying and Project Management, and was awarded a R500 000 grant for further investment. The company offers green building consulting and construction project management, being based in Queenstown, Eastern Cape. Second place went to Pravashen Naidoo (33) who was awarded R400 000 for further investment. His company, e-Waste Africa, is based in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal and specialises in the disposal of lamps and bulbs in an eco-friendly way. During the programme, e-Waste...

  • Meet SAB’s top 18 social startup innovations of South Africa

    The South African Breweries (SAB) Foundation has selected the finalists in the fourth annual edition of its Social Innovation Awards 2014, who will compete for a R1-million first place prize. SAB has rounded up 18 exciting innovations from around South Africa, ranging from an innovative bee hive system to an app that helps detect drug use. "Through the Social Innovation Awards, the SAB Foundation is encouraging more individuals to empower themselves as entrepreneurs and in turn empower hundreds of others by providing them with affordable access to resources and services that can improve their lives,” says SAB Foundation Manager Bridgit Evans. Evans...