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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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 been able to name an exact career, but she knew it would involve doing her own thing and she knew it would have to big. She recalls: “As a child who was fortunate enough to be […]

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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 rise to a new generation of controversial student activists. Following on that, #MustFall became a mantra for anything and anyone that we disagreed with. Towards the end of the year, some prominent South African leaders started […]

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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...

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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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Putting Africa on The Map – Wandile Mabanga’s Map Blitz How many countries are in Africa? If you have to consult Google for the answer, you’re who Wandile Mabanga...

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2017 – The Year for South African Entrepreneurship Not all opportunities are created equal and some are able to have a disproportionate impact on a country’s future...

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