June 29, 2017June 29, 2017
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SA Unemployment Rate

27.7 %. The figure managed to surface through the shock of 200,000 leaked e-mails, the presidential parliamentary debate, the oppositions clamour for the fall of our president. 27.7%. South Africa’s official unemployment rate, is felt largely amongst young people between the ages of 15-34 who if they remain unemployed become unemployable. Amongst this group, young...

Disruptor Gregory Maqoma & Vuyani Dance company in Creative Feel Magazine
October 18, 2016October 18, 2016
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Disruptor Gregory Maqoma & Vuyani Dance company in Creative Feel Magazine

Click here to read the recent Creative Feel Magazine Review Gregory Maqoma is one of our Disruptors who started Vuyani Dance Company & Vuyani Theatre. His vision is to find identity somewhere between power and the art of dance / storytelling. He explains that his work has always been about the embodiment of art, tradition and society....

Kingsmead College hands out The Disruptors to students
October 18, 2016October 18, 2016
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Kingsmead College hands out The Disruptors to students

Kingsmead College hands out The Disruptors to students   We are so excited to hear that Kingsmead College in Johannesburg have been handing out copies of The Disruptors book to students as prizes for academic achievement! We hope that by reading the incredible stories they will be inspired to start disruptive businesses of their own and help...

Winner of Festival of Ideas 2015 goes BIG!
October 18, 2016October 18, 2016
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Winner of Festival of Ideas 2015 goes BIG!

Neo Hutiri – Founder of Technovera, a tech-enabled service that allows people with chronic conditions to collect their repeat medication in minutes, rather than hours. Neo Hutiri recently won R1 Million for his idea in a competition sponsored by City of Joburg and is currently running a pilot for his business. Visit Technovera here

Lionesses of Africa review The Disruptors book
October 10, 2016October 12, 2016
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Lionesses of Africa review The Disruptors book

Essential Read: The Disruptors – Social entrepreneurs reinventing business and society by Kerryn Krige and Gus Silber As Lionesses of Africa is a social enterprise, this new book by Kerryn Krige and her co-author Gus Silber, resonates hugely with us. The stories of individual game-changers who are disrupting traditional ways of doing things in order...

The future is social entrepreneurship – TEDxJohannesburgSalon
October 6, 2016October 12, 2016
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The future is social entrepreneurship – TEDxJohannesburgSalon

Our recent TEDxJohannesburgSalon, featured Disruptors showcased in our book and inspired us with their incredible stories of local and international social impact. On Twitter see the conversation as it happened #TheDisruptors Watch our video below: “If we are truly to see social and economic change happening in the world, we have to embrace the wealth...

The Disruptors: The Extended Edition continues to profile Social Entrepreneurs in South Africa
October 5, 2016October 12, 2016
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The Disruptors: The Extended Edition continues to profile Social Entrepreneurs in South Africa

– Johannesburg, South Africa – Never has there been a time when South Africa, Africa and the rest of the world needed to integrate the savvy of business with the urgency of social justice, like now. The world is turning to social entrepreneurship as a result, finding in the concept the sweet spot of profit-making...

Novation Now review of The Disruptors Book
October 3, 2016October 12, 2016
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Novation Now review of The Disruptors Book

BOOK REVIEW: THE DISRUPTORS – SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS REINVENTING BUSINESS AND SOCIETY Cover Illustration and Design layout The Disruptors has a brilliant cover illustration and design layout given the nature of the book and social entrepreneurship and innovation in South Africa. South Africa is a country of fences and boundaries. These fences are found not only...

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