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July

2018

I’m not wanted in SA

Home affairs’ policy of effectively deterring skilled immigration comes at a great cost to SA. Why doesn’t the business community speak out?

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June

2018
Mail & Guardian

Slice of Life: ‘I felt that I had done my job’

I have always been interested in economic development and wanted to make a difference in people’s lives. But to develop the economy, one needs to invest in entrepreneurs, which is what the start-up that I work for aims to do. But it is an intimidating environment as most of the clients we approach are in the financial sector. And most of the time I am the only woman present at the meetings.

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8

February

2018
South African Jewish Report

End of an era for banking leaders

Through the Entrepreneurship Development Trust, Investec CEO Stephen Koseff supported our latest venture, En-novate, which encourages South African professionals to adopt best global practice by taking them to specific countries around the world to look at the future of their industry.

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30

January

2018
Investec CSI

Applications open for Investec CSI Textile Manufacturing Exposure Trip to Berlin

Applications are now open for the Investec CSI Textile Manufacturing Entrepreneurs Trip to Berlin! Applications close on 21 February 2018. Click here to apply.

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18

January

2018
Moneyweb

Helping SA SMEs and business professionals become more globally competitive

In conversation with Natan Pollack and Dan Brotman from En-novate.

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26

October

2017
Holland FinTech

Recap of Banking the Next Billion: The Role of Fintech in Africa

Facilitated by En-novate, a South African delegation composed of FinTech entrepreneurs is exploring the Dutch ecosystem and practices. To push forward financial innovation, they are meeting with Dutch experts to exchange views and ideas on how to foster financial inclusion in the continent.

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5

October

2017
Business Day

Citizenship is hard to come by for skilled immigrants who create jobs

In 2013, Dan Brotman was granted permanent residence based on “extraordinary skills”, which he demonstrated through work, references and publications. He used these skills to launch En-novate, a company that takes South African entrepreneurs and business professionals to different parts of the world to look at innovation and how to make local companies more globally competitive and stimulate job creation.

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2

October

2017
eNCA

eNCA Maggs on Media covering client trip to Amsterdam

Ad-Tech company Popimedia has embarked on a unique educational roadshow to help their clients better understand the changing world of digital marketing.

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March

2017
Mail & Guardian

Case study: Brazil’s free education

Thirteen university students from six institutions travelled to Brazil this month with En-novate to look at whether free tertiary education can work in an emerging market with high levels of inequality and limited state capacity.

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14

September

2016
Business Day

Finland holds lessons in basic education, entrepreneurship

The Department of Basic Education and the Fees Must Fall movement should take note of the Finnish education system, writes Dan Brotman.

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7

July

2016
Business Day

US offers lesson in supporting start-ups

“I accompanied a delegation that included some of SA’s most innovative and cutting-edge technology entrepreneurs on a trip, organised by Investec and En-novate, to San Francisco and Silicon Valley in May.”

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9

May

2016
City Press

Locomute eyes $5m boost

South African mobility start-up Locomute would this month visit Silicon Valley in California in an attempt raise $5 million (R75 million) in equity to allow the company to expand, said Locomute chief financial officer Ntando Kubheka.

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4

May

2016
Business Tech

Gareth Cliff heads to Silicon Valley

Financial services firm, Investec and its partners, the Entrepreneurship Development Trust and E-nnovate, have selected a group of tech entrepreneurs from across South Africa to participate in a one-week exploratory business trip to Silicon Valley, in the US.

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