women in business

New Female Focused Venture Capital Fund Enygma Ventures Announced

New Female Focused Venture Capital Fund Enygma Ventures Announced

Enygma Ventures, a venture capital fund focused on investing in women entrepreneurs in the SADC region, is proud to announce its official launch in October 2019. With an initial fund of over R100m, Enygma Ventures is looking for outstanding female entrepreneurs whose businesses have the capability to grow and scale, and who are interested to explore raising additional capital for their business.

Time To Accelerate Women Into Top Posts In SA Organisations, Says ReimagineSA's Mathulwane Mpshe

Time To Accelerate Women Into Top Posts In SA Organisations, Says ReimagineSA's Mathulwane Mpshe

An organisation’s shareholders, customers, employees, and the community all benefit when it focuses on the deliberate advancement of women. ReimagineSA board member Mathulwane Mpshe explains why it is now more important than ever that we accelerate women into top posts in SA organisations.

Power Couple Danielle Withers LeChat And Tim Withers Talk Candidly About Female Empowerment

Power Couple Danielle Withers LeChat And Tim Withers Talk Candidly About Female Empowerment

In this interview, we host the power couple, Tim Withers and Danielle Withers LeChat to talk about what companies can do better to protect the rights of women and mothers in the workplace. Tim and Danielle share their Individual experiences of the challenges they faced in the workplace when Danielle fell ill with serious hyperemesis gravidarum, the infamous and potentially deadly morning sickness-ailment related to pregnancy.

Something Exciting Is Happening With The Prevalence Of Women In The Tech Industry

Something Exciting Is Happening With The Prevalence Of Women In The Tech Industry

The future looks bright for young women who aspire to leave their mark in the world of science and technology. Something is happening in the technology industry right now –the diversity pendulum is finally starting to swing. A Non-Profit Organisation called Inspiring Fifty celebrates 50 most inspiring South African women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) annually.

Happy Women's Day! We Look Back At Five Extraordinary Women Heavy Chef Speakers

Happy Women's Day! We Look Back At Five Extraordinary Women Heavy Chef Speakers

Heavy Chef has a long history of celebrating women entrepreneurs. Starting with our first ever speaker, disruptive musician Verity, who spoke about crowdfunding her album prior to being produced, before 'crowdfunding' even became a thing; to this month's lineup of stellar female superstars, Annette Muller, Dr. Eve and Heidi Patmore. Today, on this auspicious day, we cast our eye back to five of our favourite talks by women on the Heavy Chef stage.