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Start Entrepreneurial spirit blossoms amid lockdown The Covid-19 pandemic has led to millions of people losing their jobs but it has also birthed a lot more entrepreneurs. Some young South Africans have decided to use this period to start their own businesses. Nkosinathi Makamela, 20, started a mixed-farming business in Timane village in Dutywa, Eastern …

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Start Khula Lula a micro financing VC launches South Africa’s first solely black-woman-owned private equity fund for underrepresented tech startups, Khula Lula, has officially launched. The micro-financing VC, Khula Lula has also just made its first angel investment of R200 000 into Native Nylon, an upcoming fashion eCommerce startup.Founded by Milisa Mabinza, a University of …

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Start Olwethu Leshabane A Superwoman It has been fascinating and empowering to watch the trajectory of Olwethu Leshabane over the last few years, in particular her drive to create businesses beyond the world of the ‘influencer’ which, for many people, was where she was firmly positioned. In an interview with IAAE, she gave insight into …

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