Evan-Lee Courie

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Evan-Lee Courie is Group Editor at Bizcommunity.com.
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#StartupStory: AstroComms provides STEM knowledge for all

Dr Tana Joseph heads up AstroComms, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) consulting and communications company with the aim to assist STEM practitioners, institutions and policymakers...

By Evan-Lee Courie 13 Dec 2019

#StartupStory: Sisanda Tech is making science learning easy, fun and engaging

With the lack of access to science apparatus and equipment for experiments in public schools, Mbangiso Mabaso developed SI Realities, a virtual science laboratory...

By Evan-Lee Courie 9 Dec 2019

#StartupStory: Innovative solutions for people with disabilities

Portia Mavhungo understands the loss of independence and dignity people face when they are permanently wheelchair-bound...

By Evan-Lee Courie 9 Dec 2019

Q&A: Jeremy Leach talks promoting inclusion of the underinsured

As much as 97% of consumers in emerging markets may not be insured and left vulnerable to risk...

By Evan-Lee Courie 4 Dec 2019

#StartupStory: Rent toys for your kids from Smart Toy Club

Imagine that you needn't have to buy new toys for your kids as they grow up. Imagine the idea of keeping your house less cluttered by toys...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 Dec 2019

#StartupStory: Taking the stress out of funeral catering

We all know that the loss of a family member or friend isn't always easy. It is also a time to support your loved ones and we know that planning the catering for a funeral can be stressful activity...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: The program that prepares youth with future-fit skills

In an effort to prepare the youth for the needs of a changing global economy, Dieudonne Allo developed a program that equips learners with future-fit skills such as coding, entrepreneurship and design thinking...

By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Cubic 38 creates a value chain for waste tyres

In an effort to decrease the impact of waste tyres on the environment, Mzokhona Maxase developed tyre shine and shoe polish, which uses a waste by-product of the tyre recycling process known as char...

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Zaio gamifies a developers journey

Mvelo Hlophe created a platform which gamifies a developers journey to help them gain real-world experience...

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: New app set to change unemployment, poverty in SA

South Africa's unemployment rate is at its highest in over a decade, with more than 6 million people now being unemployed...

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Yalu, an alternative to credit life insurance

Did you know that you are very likely paying credit life insurance on your debt right now?

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

ONOMO Hotels - worth the stay

From the moment you step into the lobby at any of the three The Signature Lux Hotel by ONOMO in Cape Town, you'll want to whip out your phone and start going crazy with the camera...

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Mielie Mailer aims to change e-commerce delivery in SA

Mielie Mailer is a lifestyle-driven enterprise that seeks to help humans make better choices for themselves and for the planet...

By Evan-Lee Courie 25 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: No hidden agenda with Naked Insurance

Naked Insurance wants to change the way we do insurance, and that is why they were crowned overall winners at the 2019 MTN Business App of the Year...

By Evan-Lee Courie 25 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Turning creativity into wearable art

What started as a passion for jewellery and traveling is what lead to the start of the Jade, a niche jewellery store that specialises in finding creative inspiration and beauty from around the world and translating it into wearable pieces of art...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Enter the holiday paradise of Treedom Villas and Vardos

Fueled by her experience with people, travel and culture as a chef, African tour guide and VIP Events Director, Debbie Nortje created Treedom Villas and Vardos...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: The passion project that is Koffie Met Katryn

Koffie Met Katryn is an events initiative that aims to inspire and motivate women of all ages, races and religion, to follow their dreams and aspirations, all in a safe space...

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: The project creating chicken feed for the circular economy

Tebogo Bathebeng is the founder of the Montsho Sustainable Project, which harvests Black Soldier fly larvae to produce chicken feed.

By Evan-Lee Courie 19 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Katie Mohammed's got the midas touch

Television broadcaster, founder and CEO of Brandfusion, Katie Mohammed chats to us this #EntrepreneurMonth...

By Evan-Lee Courie 18 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: The story behind Something Different

Kate Shepherd is the founding owner of design businesses; Something Different, Something Desired and Something Designed based in both Cape Town and Johannesburg...

By Evan-Lee Courie 15 Nov 2019

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