Vollar is solving one of the biggest challenges of corporate social investment

Corporates and NPOs are dramatically improving engagement with their CSI programmes thanks to Vollar’s new digital incentive currency.   The biggest challenge facing corporate social investment (CSI) in South Africa often isn’t funding – it’s engagement. Budgets are planned around expected or initial engagement with a programme, only to run into unexpected participant drop-off, with the result being that funding…

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Turning Ideas Into Action: An Entrepreneur’s Journey

It’s the third annual National Student Entrepreneurship Week (#SEW2019) designed to inspire participation in student entrepreneurial activities. Stellenbosch University in partnership with LaunchLab invites Stellenbosch University students to participate in this awareness program, to encourage increase their career options by acquainting themselves with the world and skills of entrepreneurship.   Student Entrepreneurship Week was piloted in 2017 by the Department…

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2019 Winners of Santam Safety Ideas Season 3

Cape Town, 16 August 2019: Santam, South Africa’s largest general insurer, has announced two start-up businesses, DeepData and Cloudline, as winners of Season 3 of the Santam Safety Ideas Challenge.   The judges felt that the two start-ups had the best potential to significantly impact insurance risk management and underwriting for the agriculture industry respectively.  Both winners were selected because…

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