Unemployment vs. Entrepreneurship:

How Young South Africans are Creating Their Own Means of Survival 3 Minute Read With all its freedoms and independence, adulting is no walk in the park. Most humans can only dream of the life they truly want. While poverty, homelessness and other socio-economic issues constantly remind them how grateful they should be, to at least be employed. It’s hard …

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Just Business: 4 Ways Your Business Grows at The J&B Hive

The J&B Hive, 81 De Korte Street, Braamfontein Since the September launch of our dazzling new home, many people have started asking, “What actually happens at the J&B Hive?” To answer this, the creative business incubator/ accelerator opened its doors for the annual J&B Hive Showcase, a chance to show off their and tell the public more about what their …

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Digify Africa: How To Run a Successful Online Business

Facilitator Themba Jay Business as we know it has always existed in a state of change. From bartering economies, to colonialism and industrial revolutions – major shifts in human society have always been succeeded by changes in the way people do business.  A History of Currency in East Africa (from the-star.co.ke) Today, with a digital revolution disrupting everything from the …

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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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The Plateau Sessions: Film Industry

If you google plateau, the definition you find sounds like: An area of flat or level higher ground. Something like this… Image from outreachmagazine.com Similarly, the J&B Hive holds The Plateau Sessions to let our audience in on the tools and education that have until now, been exclusively available to our member businesses. Let’s talk about $$$ Baby… After the …

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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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The 4 Essentials of Personal Branding

Although we’ve probably heard otherwise – for many of us, the word ‘brand’ refers to big names in fashion, food and other industries we interact with in our daily lives. Let’s Fork It Out. The idea that we exist as our own brand, in the same universe as giants such as Google, Louis Vuitton or Coca Cola – might be …

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