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Key Components of Innovation Financing
Key Components of Innovation Financing
12 Dec 2018
Ilari Lindy, SAIS 2 Lead Expert, offers key points on the role of innovation financing within SADC.
Startups Get Coaching from International Experts
Startups Get Coaching from International Experts
20 Nov 2018
“Building a company is like sailing. You can try and navigate the best you can, but ultimately you are venturing boldly to the unknown.” With these words Moaffak Ahmed, a serial entrepreneur and the Chairman of the Board at The Shortcut introduced the 2-day workshop for impact-driven start-ups in Windhoek, Namibia as School of Startups wrapped up its African tour with Slush GIA in Namibia with the help of Fablab Namibia.
Relationships and Networking Are Key to Building A Business
Relationships and Networking Are Key to Building A Business
14 Nov 2018
Vincent Van Wyk has had a tremendously successful year. With his PEBL innovation being picked up by international investors and endorsed by government the sky seems to be the limit for him. With a passion for relationships and skills sharing, he offers an overview of what and how he is making his way to the top.
Think Deep and Address Needs: The Recipe for Entrepreneurial Success
Think Deep and Address Needs: The Recipe for Entrepreneurial Success
08 Oct 2018
Tumelo Mapila is a force to be reckoned with in the growing data driven economy of Botswana. Young, vibrant and very energetic, the founder of Focus Survey clocks in on the impact of international exposure and his take on what it takes.
Solving Problems in Innovative Ways: An Entrepreneur’s Mission
Solving Problems in Innovative Ways: An Entrepreneur’s Mission
28 Sep 2018
It has been a very busy year for the young Kaveto Tjatjara, founder of Worldview Technologies a social enterprise that is working on providing innovative solutions for sanitation problems in Namibia.
Journey of An Idea From A Garage
Journey of An Idea From A Garage
28 Sep 2018
One year down the line, we catch up with Phillip Sellwe, of Bayon Holdings, who is the brain behind the invention of a Pollution Free Power Generator.