“Man Loves Coffee”

A Hive Creative Entrepreneur Spotlight Although we’re serious about putting on and showcasing our member businesses, the growing (physical) space between us has called for a special kind of closeness. We reached out to our community to find out how their personal and entrepreneurial selves were doing. Mpumelelo Zulu is a Barista and the go-to-guy at Hive Member Business, Cafe’naited …

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With Great Power: The importance of responsible business

A 4-minute Read: With the wealth of business knowledge available on the internet and the libraries of the world, one of the most overlooked topics is business ethics. Particularly in the stages when small businesses are eager to grow, doing good business is usually a priority that will be handled ‘as it comes’. If someone says, “Here is 5 million.” …

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In Good Times & Bad Times

A 6-minute read ☕☕… Back from a journey of learning and growth, our director’s first order of business was sharing this knowledge with our community. This article contains the experiences and topics that our members discussed in our inaugural (video) gathering since the beginning of the national lockdown. Guess who’s back? Our first talk was about the art of strategy …

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J&B Panel Discussion: Global Entrepreneurship Week

We were out in Newtown Johannesburg at Soweto’s Finest Fitness Dance Studio – where J&B hosted the media, corporate thought-leaders and business innovators for a panel discussion to officially launch Global Entrepreneurship Week 2019. What’s The Problem South Africa is in a state of turmoil with the unemployment rate sitting at 29.1% in Q3 2019 – the highest it’s been …

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Meets by YOCO

Big business is about competition, whereas small business is about collaboration. A room full of Entrepreneurs gathered to share their experiences, and talk about this magical little thing called ‘Yoco’. YOCO? Yoco is an African technology company that builds tools and services to help small businesses get paid, grow and run their business better.   After seeing how hard it was …

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How To Network

How To Do ‘The Mingling’ Not the one we were talking about, but this works too. The J&B Hive Creative Social was part of the SOCreative Hub Summit which took place at Constitution Hill from 14-16 March 2019. The 3-day event was hosted by Arterial Network & the British Council; gathering hub managers, creatives and entrepreneurs from as far as …

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