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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Fellowship opportunity for the curious Do you go against, behind and in front of the grain? Are you streetwise running anti-clockwise? Do you see the unseen? Do you dream the undreamed? Are you what the world needs? This is a call to you, future entrepreneurs. Our 2017 Fellowship applications for 1st and 2nd-year students will be coming to an end […]


Innovation Growth Lab 2017 Annual Conference | By Teri Richter Working in a robot economy, evidence based innovation and overcoming policy barrier in entrepreneurship On the 13th and 14th June 2017, the Annual Innovation Growth Lab conference was held in Barcelona Spain hosted by Nesta in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the World Bank Group, COTEC Fundación para la Innovación, La Caixa Foundation […]


Teaching reading for meaning: The Funda Wande project | By Dr Nic Spaull Overview: South Africa is virtually unique among upper-middle-income countries in that most of our children (58%) do not learn...


An entrepreneurial awakening More often than not entrepreneurship is something you can feel in your bones. It’s something that is modelled to...


Entrepreneurship: The key to financial stability for youth | By: Lethabo Tloubata In 2017, unemployment rates in South Africa are reported at an all-time high, which, coupled with the start of...

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The role of education in the Entrepreneurial Journey | By Teri Richter Education and the pursuit of academic excellence are at the core of the Foundations entrepreneurial journey. The Foundation believes...

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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...

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