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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

67CEOs Initiative Takes Off During Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017

67CEOs is an initiative creating mentorship and guidance platforms for newly established entrepreneurs and SMME’s in partnership with established entrepreneurs who volunteer in service to the entrepreneurial community in the form of mentorship and SMME angel investments. The Issue Facing Start-ups and SMME’s In corporate South Africa – and arguably the world – direct access to top management is not common practice. This is justified when we take into consideration the amount of time and energy that Founders and CEOs put into