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67CEOs Foundation Launches SMME Intervention and Post-pandemic Innovation Virtual Programme

JOHANNESBURG – We have always known that support and intervention for SMMEs are inevitable especially this period when most of them are negatively impacted by novel coronavirus outbreak. Many of them are worried if they will have an operational business when national lockdown is over. For almost 3 months a large number of small, medium and micro enterprise owners have suffered zero revenue generation due to low economic activities and government’s unavoidable COVID-19 containment measures restricting business operation to essential

67CEOs Foundation hosts fireside chat with Dr Snowy Khoza

JOHANNESBURG, March 02, 2020 – 67CEOs Foundation hosts fireside chat with Dr Snowy Khoza. The foundation established the platform to celebrate and honour business leaders with excellent leadership track record. The event sees 30 entrepreneurs in attendance. Derrick Ndzavi, the head of mentorship at the foundation was the programme director, he kicked of the programme by welcoming the guests. Afterwards, he introduced Sam Apata, the convener at the foundation who speaks about the work and impacts of the organisation in entrepreneurship

100% Black Youth Owned Solar Energy Company in Lephalale Awarded R25,000 Cash

Meet Matome Ledwaba, co-founder of Mokopane Innovative Solutions, a solar energy company, 100% black youth owned. His company is the winner of R25,000 cash at 67CEOs GEW2019 market access pitching competition in Lephalale, Limpopo. He will be competing in the regional mini pitch fetch on the 23 November in Centurion, GP.   Matome Ledwaba is a charismatic leader with a background in Metallurgical Engineering and here is what he has to say about his company: Mokopane Innovative Solutions has partnered with renewable energy

Lephalale Local Municipality welcomes 67CEOs Foundation to host Global Entrepreneurship Week event on Advancing Market Access

Limpopo:   Famed for its scenic beauty, dramatic mountains and rich culture Limpopo province is fast-growing and a tourism Mecca Lephalale or Ellisras is a coal mining town in Limpopo east of the Waterberg Coalfield. The region will host its first 67CEOs Foundation Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) which happens once a year in November. This year marks 12 years of the movement helping millions of people through local, national and global events and activities to unleash their ideas to start and scale new businesses. 67CEOs Foundation

67CEOs to host Global Entrepreneurship Week 2019 themed “Advancing Market Access”

South Africa – The Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) happens once a year in November, and this year marks 12 years of helping millions of people through local, national and global events and activities unleash their ideas to start and scale new businesses. 67CEOs Foundation will this year host its 3rd annual Global Entrepreneurship Week, under the theme “Advancing Market Access”. The theme was selected as a result of disruptive innovations which are transforming Africa’s economic potential, creating new target markets and

[Limpopo] 67CEOs Local Community SMME Development Programme 2019

Programme: 67CEOs Local Community SMME Development Programme 2019 Theme: Advancing Inclusive Ecosystems Title: Media Release Limpopo – Local economic development (LED) should be every relevant stakeholder’s business. 67CEOs local community SMME development programme is established to advance inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem, promote access to broader markets and improve quality of life of local people. We believe this is essential to lessening any of the challenges associated with sustainable economic development and social upliftment in the Lephalale region. South Africa’s “triple challenges” of high level of

Media Release – 67CEOs Local Community SMME Development Programme 2019

Press Statement For Immediate Release, 27 February, 2019. Programme: 67CEOs Local Community SMME Development Programme 2019 Theme: Advancing Inclusive Ecosystems Title: Media Release South Africa’s real GDP growth is expected to rise to 1.5 per cent in 2019 and, to support this growth, the National Development Plan (NDP) estimates that SMMEs will generate 90% of the 11 million new jobs expected to be created in South Africa by 2030. As a way to catalyse addressing the ‘triple challenges’ of high levels of poverty, inequality and

67CEOs Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018 Press Release

With the National Development Plan (NDP) estimating that SMMEs will generate a whopping 90% of the 11 million new jobs expected to be created in South Africa by 2030, the rate of established businesses currently sits at a low 2.2%, with a high unemployment rate marked at 26, 7%, remaining unchanged throughout the first quarter of 2018 as compared to the last quarter of 2017. The ‘triple challenges’ often referred to, when addressing the high levels of poverty, inequality and unemployment

The 100th year of Nelson Mandela’s legacy – Celebrated by Mentors and Entrepreneurs

In the 100th year of Nelson Mandela’s legacy 67CEOs celebrated more than #67Minutes of Mandela Day giving back to young entrepreneurs through mentorship and guidance. The celebration boasted the presence of entrepreneurs and CEOs who have sustained purpose-filled journeys and longevity in their respective industries. Keynote Speech by Exxaro Resources CEO Over 100 delegates gathered at Radisson Blu, in Sandton to hear Mxolisi Mgojo, CEO of Exxaro Resources deliver a Keynote on Servant Leadership and its true meaning. Mxolisi began his talk

The Future of Sustainable Job Creation at #GEW2017

The Government alone can not create the jobs that they said they would. It’s you and I (entrepreneurs) who will create sustainable jobs” – Sam Apata On Monday, 13 November 2017, the first day of 67CEOs Fireside Chats took place. The session was moderated by Sam Apata, convener of 67CEOs with three CEO’s who formed part of the panel discussion under the theme The Future of Sustainable Job Creation and the topic was Promoting Sustainable Youth Entrepreneurship Culture (Solutions to youth high