On #FeesMustFall, I think universities and colleges should build university businesses and allow their students to run institution owned businesses to generate revenue that can go towards supporting the Free Education as demanded by the majority populace.
The existence of a supportive and well-networked startup community has a direct impact on increasing the confidence and growth propensity of entrepreneurs. Startup Mzansi is connecting and empowering community champions with the tools, resources and networks to drive grassroots transformation and fuel vibrant entrepreneurial communities from the ground up in partnership with institutional and community actors across South Africa.
In doing so, Startup Mzansi is broadening the traditional understanding of startup communities beyond the tech sector and is networking South Africa’s communities to each other and to global sister cities to accelerate entrepreneurs’ access to mentors, markets, capital and support for entrepreneurs – laying the foundations of South Africa’s entrepreneurship infrastructure.
Startup Mzansi Magazine will soon become the biggest magazine for startups in South Africa.
Startup Mzansi Foundation is embarking on creating a national association for startups.
In a bid to help cultivate the next generation of anchor companies, Startup Mzansi Foundation will be touring South Africa to provide on-site inspiration, mentorship, training and new opportunities to thousands of entrepreneurs and startup creators as the