Foster a community of responsible entrepreneurs

The Foundation is of the firm belief that high impact responsible entrepreneurs will contribute to a positive economic, social and political change. The Foundation therefore identifies, selects, and invests in individuals that show potential greatness over the long-term through its Scholarship and Fellowship opportunities.

The Foundation's approach provides access to education and entrepreneurial development. Once formal education is completed the Foundation encourages work experience that compliments personal passion, purpose and skills development. It is the Foundation's hope that Fellows will then move into areas of influence where they will effect lasting change and positive impact.

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10 Entrepreneurial readings recommended by our Fellows What websites should entrepreneurs read for inspiration? We asked our Allan Gray Fellows what their daily entrepreneurial reading consisted of for inspiration, knowledge and growth. The top 10 entrepreneurial readings in no particular order are as follows: Standford e-Corners: A free resource started by Standford University where they share videos, podcasts and articles to support […]

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Going beyond a profession With his love of math and science at school, Bradley Wattrus had the makings of a successful actuary right from the start. Yet, the promise of corporate success paled in comparison to the potential impact he could have as an entrepreneur. This is why he applied to the Allan Gray Fellowship – the notion of […]

Borrowing sorrow: SA has a poor savings culture, with only 33% of adults having any form of money stashed away. Statistics show that hire-purchase, credit-card and store-card debt are the biggest culprits when it comes to lower-income earners becoming debt-stressed. Picture: DAILY DISPATCH

Loans need a rethink to ensure inclusion | By Kevin Rodrigues and Co-Pierre Georg High-profile development organisations around the world such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are recognising the transformative power...

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The Heart of Tech What is the essence of innovative technology? Is it about creating the next desirable tech accessory or finding the...

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Are grittier individuals more successful? | By Teri Richter Origins and definition of Grit The concept of grit was popularised recently by Angela Lee Duckworth and is defined...

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Benefits of an Engaged Community | By: Teri Richter A key outcome in the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation is the importance of creating a valued community for Allan...

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Circle Of Excellence Conference: Game On! | By Zimkhitha Peter In March this year, as the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation we hosted our Circle of Excellence (COE) conference. It’s...

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