The 1st Young Lioness Lean In event in Johannesburg
Nov
7
9:00 am09:00

The 1st Young Lioness Lean In event in Johannesburg

Lionesses of Africa is pleased to announce the first Young Lioness Lean In event, aimed at inspiring a new generation of young women entrepreneurs of the future in Africa. This highly motivational event is being coordinated with the kind support of Standard Bank and will be hosted at the inspirational Standard Bank Incubator in Rosebank, Johannesburg in South Africa on Saturday 7th November 2015.

The 2nd Effeminacy Women’s Breakfast Event is now open for bookings to all women entrepreneurs in Johannesburg!
Oct
31
10:00 am10:00

The 2nd Effeminacy Women’s Breakfast Event is now open for bookings to all women entrepreneurs in Johannesburg!

Raising the bar for women’s entrepreneurship is the main topic of the 2nd Effeminacy Women’s Breakfast Event taking place on the morning of Saturday 31 October (10am prompt to 1pm) at the OPEN Collaborative City Workspaces in Maboneng, Johannesburg. Once again, the event is free of charge, but spaces are limited, so book now.

Wired Women Conference Johannesburg 23 October 2015
Oct
23
8:00 am08:00

Wired Women Conference Johannesburg 23 October 2015

  • Protea Hotel Parktonian

The WiredWomen Conference is a one-stop inspiration and innovation shop that uncovers the key issues driving women in technology today, while providing a supportive, dynamic environment that puts you directly in touch with leading innovators, business leaders and inspirational people.

2015 World of Difference Awards - The International Alliance for Women (TIAW)
Oct
1
6:00 pm18:00

2015 World of Difference Awards - The International Alliance for Women (TIAW)

The TIAW World of Difference 100 Award recognizes women, and men, whose efforts have advanced the economic empowerment of women locally, regionally or worldwide. Whether the candidate is working on a small scale in the developing world or making an impact at the topic of the world’s biggest businesses, whether your candidate is well known or an unsung heroine or hero, we want you to tell us the stories of the people whose extraordinary achievements are furthering the economic empowerment of women. 

Global Women’s Summit - Johannesburg, South Africa
Aug
8
9:00 am09:00

Global Women’s Summit - Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Global Women’s Summit - Johannesburg, South Africa

Global Women’s Summit - Johannesburg, South Africa | 8 August 2015 | This year, as part of the country’s National Women’s Day celebrations, the Women’s Information Network is presenting 1,000 Global Women’s Summits (2011 – 2018) as part of a massive global women’s initiative. Global Women’s Summits aim to educate women worldwide, and to engage in meaningful discussions about women’s issues, needs, and most importantly action oriented programmes - in every nation.

2014 ALN (African Leadership Network) Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship
Nov
28
6:00 pm18:00

2014 ALN (African Leadership Network) Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship recognize and award business leaders who serve as role models to Africa’s aspiring entrepreneurs and who demonstrate business excellence, innovation and profitability. In its 8th year, the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship have attracted more than 7,000 applications from African businesses and have awarded US$ 1.6 million to 30 leading entrepreneurs. The 2014 Awards ceremony will be held in Kigali, Rwanda in November during the 2014 Annual ALN Gathering, which brings together ALN members, entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, and government leaders.

Women's Entrepreneurship Day
Nov
19
12:00 am00:00

Women's Entrepreneurship Day

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day will be celebrated at the United Nations in New York City in partnership with Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) and the US Department of State on November 19th, 2014. 

South African Small Business Champion Awards
Nov
6
6:30 pm18:30

South African Small Business Champion Awards

The South African Small Business Champion Awards, now in their 6th year, were created by the National Small business Chamber (NSBC) in South Africa, to recognise the achievements of small business owners and entrepreneurs in the country.  These inspirational entrepreneurs are growing the successful businesses of tomorrow through their hard work, vision and never-ending belief in their businesses, products and services.

Demo Africa - Lagos, Nigeria, 25 September
Sep
25
Sep 26

Demo Africa - Lagos, Nigeria, 25 September

  • Demo Africa

DEMO is the launchpad for emerging technology and trends. Each year over 2,500 people from around the globe attend DEMO to experience innovation at its birth. At each DEMO event, a hand-selected class of new products are introduced to the world for the very first time to global press and prolific bloggers; investors; corporate acquirers; strategic partners and buyers. Join entrepreneurs, investors and tech media looking for the next big thing in Africa.

Orange African Social Venture Prize 2014
Jul
28
Sep 19

Orange African Social Venture Prize 2014

Orange has launched the 4th edition of the Orange African Social Venture Prize.  Following on from the success of the past three years, Orange is launching the 2014 edition of the Orange African Social Venture Prize. A new category has been introduced for the fourth edition: the “Orange Partner” award will recognize the best project that integrates an Orange application. Applications will be accepted from 22 May to 19 September 2014.

The Saville Foundation Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education
Jul
28
Sep 28

The Saville Foundation Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education

The next Pan-African Awards will open in Autumn 2014

The Saville Foundation Pan African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education recognise that entrepreneurship in education will play a vital role in driving positive social change in Africa. Aside from financial prizes, the awards offer a platform for organisations to inspire each other and share what works.

To download the award nomination forms, visit the website: www.teachamantofish.org.uk/pan-african-awards

2014 Business Partners Limited / SME Toolkit SA Global Entrepreneurship Week’s Business Plan Competition for Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs
Jul
25
Aug 11

2014 Business Partners Limited / SME Toolkit SA Global Entrepreneurship Week’s Business Plan Competition for Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs

Do you want to open your own business, but don’t know where to start? Are you struggling to get your business off the ground? Well, the SME Toolkit is proud to launch the 2014 Business Partners Limited / SME Toolkit SA Global Entrepreneurship Week’s Business Plan Competition for Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs, which is aimed squarely at you or at someone you know.

The South African edition of Dragons Den is now open to entries
Jul
25
Aug 11

The South African edition of Dragons Den is now open to entries

Do YOU have what it takes to be South Africa’s next big business success story?

The worldwide smash hit show Dragons’ Den hits SA screens on Mzansi Magic Dstv channel 161 this September. The search is on for enthusiastic entrepreneurs who believe they have that magic idea for a sure-fire money-spinning business.

Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards (PERA) 2014 - Western Cape, South Africa
Jul
15
Aug 15

Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards (PERA) 2014 - Western Cape, South Africa

The Western Cape Government has opened applications for their Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards (PERA) 2014. The awards showcase and celebrate exceptional entrepreneurs from across the Western Cape, with the aim to inspire and help build a culture of entrepreneurship in the province. This year’s award totals R500,000 in cash prizes across six categories, with the overall Entrepreneur of the Year also winning a trip to an international entrepreneurship event, or trade fair. Entries open on 15 July 2014 and close on 15 August 2014.