Heavy Chef Foundation

Understanding The Learning Habits Of Entrepreneurs

Understanding The Learning Habits Of Entrepreneurs

The Heavy Chef Foundation has released the results of the largest and most comprehensive study into the learning habits of entrepreneurs in South Africa ever conducted, marking the first of what will be an inaugural study to track the state of entrepreneur education in the country. The foundation’s chairman and author of the survey Louis Janse van Rensburg shares some key insights with Fred Roed.

5 Unique Ways Entrepreneurs Learn in SA - 2019 Entrepreneur Education Survey

5 Unique Ways Entrepreneurs Learn in SA - 2019 Entrepreneur Education Survey

Last week at two press events in Johannesburg and Cape Town, entrepreneur education platform Heavy Chef launched The Annual Heavy Chef Entrepreneur Education Survey. Over 4,000 entrepreneurs were studied to understand the different ways they go about learning how to start and run a business.

Heavy Chef Launches Largest Ever Study Into Entrepreneur Education In SA

Heavy Chef Launches Largest Ever Study Into Entrepreneur Education In SA

At two invitation-only briefings, in Cape Town Workshop17 15 October, and Johannesburg Workshop17 17 October, Heavy Chef will release the results of the largest and most comprehensive study into the learning habits of entrepreneurs in South Africa ever conducted. The 2019 Edition will mark the first of what will be an inaugural study to track the state of entrepreneur education in the country.

New Event: Albie Sachs, Lwando Xaso And Robbie Brozin Focus On Leadership And Unification

New Event: Albie Sachs, Lwando Xaso And Robbie Brozin Focus On Leadership And Unification

Heavy Chef and Discovery Insure are excited to bring you The Unifiers, an audience with Albie Sachs Lwando Xaso and Robbie Brozin, in the sixth instalment of the Inspire Sessions. Three generations of leadership will be on the Heavy Chef stage at the historic Constitution Hill in Johannesburg on 29 October 2019 to discuss what leadership in business should look like within the South African context and how it can impact positive change in our country.

Rapelang Rabana, Sam Paddock And Lukhanyo Neer On The Future Of Education

Rapelang Rabana, Sam Paddock And Lukhanyo Neer On The Future Of Education

What kind of education system does Africa need to thrive in the fourth industrial revolution and how do we produce learners who are productive and competitive in the future economy? Rapelang Rabana, Sam Paddock and Lukhanyo Neer provide insights into the pressing matter of education, addressing issues like lack of infrastructure, resources and relevant tools, while offering solutions that fit the African education landscape.

We Need An Education System For Africans By Africans

We Need An Education System For Africans By Africans

What kind of education system does Africa need to thrive in the fourth industrial revolution and how do we produce learners who will be productive and competitive in the future economy? These were among the questions ‘The Educators’ Inspire Session with Thabo Mbeki, Rapelang Rabana, Lukhanyo Neer, and Sam Paddock aimed to find out.

Heavy Chef 'Raw' Sessions - First Event In Khayelitsha: Event Report

Heavy Chef 'Raw' Sessions - First Event In Khayelitsha: Event Report

Creativity has been proclaimed the skill of the future. It was, therefore, an easy decision to launch our latest series Heavy Chef Raw in one of Cape Town’s most creative communities, Khayelitsha. A jam-packed day of talks, presentations and performances, Heavy Chef Raw: The Business of Being Creative was an exciting first in a collaborative series between Heavy Chef and Ghetto Sessions.

Siya Kolisi Visits Khayelitsha Entrepreneur Hotspot And Shares His Top Leadership Lessons

Siya Kolisi Visits Khayelitsha Entrepreneur Hotspot And Shares His Top Leadership Lessons

Inspirational Springbok Captain Siya Kolisi visited one of Heavy Chef's most entrepreneurial community members, Sikelela Dibela, at his vibrant coffee shop in the heart of Khayelitsha. Siki's makes one of the best brews in the Western Cape, and his shop is constantly filled with local entrepreneurs, artisans and creatives who love the combination of wifi and silky smooth cappuccinos. Heavy Chef CEO Fred Roed and Heavy Chef Project Manager Siyabonga Mbaba spoke to Kolisi about his leadership experience and some of the most salient lessons he's learned along his incredible journey.

Shortlist Of Twelve Finalists Announced For ‘SA’s Top 5 Most Exciting Startups’

Shortlist Of Twelve Finalists Announced For ‘SA’s Top 5 Most Exciting Startups’

After just a few weeks of calling for nominations, close to 1,000 total entries and 141 unique entries were received for the Nedgroup Investments and Heavy Chef ‘SA’s Top 5 Most Exciting Startups’ event on the 4th December 2018. Entries were closed on Friday 23 November, and yesterday a shortlist of 12 startups were announced.

Cape Town’s Tech Ecosystem Leaders Announce ‘Cape Town Startup Week’, A Celebration Of Startups In The Western Cape

Cape Town’s Tech Ecosystem Leaders Announce ‘Cape Town Startup Week’, A Celebration Of Startups In The Western Cape

A collaboration of tech ecosystem organisations, including Silicon Cape, Heavy Chef, Startup Grind Cape Town, Future Females, Startupbootcamp, Workshop17, Inner City Ideas Cartel and CiTi, today announced the launch of the inaugural ‘Cape Town Startup Week’, which aims to celebrate a year of entrepreneurial endeavour in the Western Cape. The week has been set for Monday 3rd December, running to Thursday 6th December 2018.

Event Report: Book Launch Of The First Heavy Chef Guide

Event Report: Book Launch Of The First Heavy Chef Guide

Heavy Chef recently celebrated the publication of a guidebook written by Heavy Chef CEO, Fred Roed. A guidebook that is the first in a series to help South African startups and businesses with practical advice has received a warm welcome from the local entrepreneurial community. 

Heavy Chef Launches First Guide On How To Start A Business In South Africa

Heavy Chef Launches First Guide On How To Start A Business In South Africa

It is with great excitement and anticipation that the Heavy Chef team announces the launch of its first book on May 24 in Cape Town. The Heavy Chef Guide To Starting A Business In South Africa is the first in a series of guidebooks written by Heavy Chefs in the entrepreneur community. To celebrate the book launch, each audience member who attends the event at Workshop17 in V&A Waterfront will be given a signed copy of the book.

Heavy Chef launches 'Tours' offering.

Heavy Chef launches 'Tours' offering.

Heavy Chef, best known for its monthly events held in Johannesburg and Cape Town, launched its ‘Tours” offering on Valentine’s Day, 2017. Heavy Chef founder, Fred Roed, announced at a packed FinTech-themed gathering in Cape Town that Heavy Chef will be taking a limited number of delegates to London’s Silicon Roundabout, in April this year.