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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South Africa ranked one of Africa’s top entrepreneurial nations   March 2017: South Africa has been named one of sub-Saharan Africa’s entrepreneurial frontrunners, after a global report placed the country in second place, after African counterpart Botswana. According to the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem of South Africa: A Strategy for Global Leadership Report, researched and produced by the Global Entrepreneurship and Development Institute (GEDI) – a research […]


The link between entrepreneurial intention and becoming an entrepreneur | By: Teri Richter Entrepreneurial intention is the internal motivation and positive perception of starting a business. Theoretically, it is understood that high individual entrepreneurial intention leads to higher probability of starting a new venture. Azjen’s (2002) Theory of Planned Behaviour suggests that intention for a certain behaviour is directly related to the probability of exhibiting the actual behaviour. […]

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A burning desire to make an impact Lethabo Motswaledi always had a burning desire to live a life that made an impact. She might not have...

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What must rise? | By Zimkhitha Peter The past year has been described as a year of fallism in South Africa. The #FeesMustFall movement has given...

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Shifting Entrepreneurship from the Perimeter to the Core | By Gary Schoeniger Entrepreneurship has never been more important than it is today. Academic, business, government, and nonprofit leaders around the world...


Entrepreneurship Calendar – 2017 | By Fredell Jacobs The world marched into 2017 with a hastag that most can only comprehend as #IsThisReallyHappening? as 2016 was trending...

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Selecting for Entrepreneurial Potential | By Carl Herman Background Could these applicants become our region’s next high-impact entrepreneurs? Do they have the potential for developing the Foundation’s...

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