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The Business of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Only extraordinary can change the world,

 
 

Innovation is the life blood of organisations and economies, and the success of tomorrow’s leaders will depend on their ability to manage change and drive innovation.  At the GSB, we seek to provide a platform for students, academics and business professionals from around the world to collaborate and originate new ideas and develop new solutions to current and future challenges, particularly those facing us in Africa.

 

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Innovative Finance in Africa Review

This review is a showcase of the outstanding models and practices that make up the innovative finance ecosystem across Africa.

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The African Investing for Impact Barometer

The aim of the Barometer is to provide readers with a snapshot of the growing investing for impact (IFI) market and investing for impact strategies which are implemented on the African continent.

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Big picture view needed to tackle food crisis - Ralph Hamann, Eckard Smuts, Scott Drimie

The Southern Africa Food Lab has been laying the groundwork for the kind of innovative thinking required to meet the multiple challenges of the complex food network in Africa.

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Can you teach entrepreneurship?

Startup founders need to be supported within an ecosystem that provides them with access to soft skills, knowledge and advice required to build sustainable businesses.

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Design thinking versus lean startup

If you build it, will they come?

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Access 300k support for your startup

Applications for the MTN Solution Space Venture Incubation Program are now open. Twice a year, we select 10 early-stage startups to participate in a 12-week mentor-led program which takes place from 1 September to 30 November in Cape Town, South Africa.

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SA start-ups not just in the game, they're winning - Getsmarter CEO

GetSmarter started off with just five employees when it was launched in 2008 by brothers Rob and Sam Paddock, backed by a very small budget derived from their family’s other business which was just enough to pay salaries.

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship Short Courses

Discover how you can turn your great idea into a profitable, sustainable and saleable business.

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