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Embracing 2024: Uniting in Entrepreneurial Spirit and Collective Impact

Dear Fellows, As we stand on the threshold of 2024, I extend a heartfelt welcome to each and every one of you, to what promises to be a year filled with growth, discovery, and remarkable achievements. The beginning of a new year is always a…

A Warm Welcome to Nonceba Qabazi – Ventures Manager

We are delighted to announce the addition of Nonceba Qabazi to our Association Team. Nonceba will assume the position of Ventures Manager starting from February 1, 2024. Nonceba brings valuable experience in managing and leading Venture Programmes, along with a deep understanding of stakeholder engagement…

From AGOF to the World Stage: AGOF Fellow Makes Mark in Landmark ICJ Case

  We are thrilled to share the exciting news that one of our valued Allan Gray Orbis Fellows, Tshidiso Ramogale, has recently played a significant role in a landmark case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ). As Junior Counsel representing South Africa, Tshidiso contributed to…

Fellow Celebrations: Hope Ditlhakanyane Receives Business Advisor of the Year Award

Congratulations to Hope Ditlhakanyane for receiving the Business Advisor of the Year Award from the Africa Startup Ecosystem Builders. This prestigious accolade acknowledges individuals who provide exceptional guidance and support to startups within their community, country, and beyond. Hope’s dedication to using entrepreneurship as a…

Upcoming Events: Association Information Session

Event: Association Information session Date: Wednesday, 13th March @ 17h30 Details: This session aims to set the scene for the year, introduce the 2024 calendar, and encourage Fellows to take up support from the different portfolios. More details will be shared soon.      

Retaining Top Talent: Insights from Harvard Business Review

Dive into this captivating Harvard Business Review piece that unveils the secrets to retaining top-notch employees. Discover the strategies organizations employ to safeguard their invaluable talent, as we delve into the reasons behind employee dissatisfaction and unveil practical solutions for cultivating a workplace that’s not…

Opportunity Round-Up

Calling all startups, SMEs, and social enterprises dedicated to developing digital innovations that mitigate the impact of humanitarian crises! If you’re working on solutions that address pressing challenges, consider applying for the GSMA Innovation Fund for Humanitarian Challenges. Don’t miss the opportunity – applications close…

Community

Applications for the 2024 Entrepreneurship Academy are now open, inviting high-potential businesses seeking full-time engagement in entrepreneurship. The program offers dedicated support structures, allowing entrepreneurs to allocate more time, energy, and resources to their ventures and learning journey. An informational session was hosted by the…