2 Mar Change your Game
• This week on the show we unpack South Africa’s Budget speech focusing on SMME’s,how they can transform the economy and we also talk about the R2.1 billion fund being developed between the Departments of Small Businesses, Science and Technology and the National Treasury to small and medium enterprises during the early start-up phase as stated by the former minister of finance Malusi Gigaba. • We talk about TEDx Johannesburg ‘s stellar lineup of speakers for their next event, TEDx Johannesburg Salon, taking place this week at Tshimologong Digital Precinct in Johannesburg, South Africa. • We profile a nationwide innovation competition, Solve IT. The competition is launched by the US Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to promote STEM, entrepreneurship, and encourage a new generation of young Ethiopians to solve problems in their communities using technology, software, and hardware. • And the Red Bull which has earned a reputation for being a socially conscious brand that invests heavily in youth development in our country, and the Red Bull Amaphiko Programme is one of their most successful community investments a wonderful initiative that is purely aimed at giving wings to social entrepreneurs who are using their talents and creativity to make a difference in their communities, and inspiring a broader audience to do the same • We talk to Devcenter, a company which released the data from its survey to Nigerian developers in the tech ecosystem. The inforgraphic provides certain answers that the world needs to know about the Nigerian developers. Some of the interesting findings are the ages that the sector embraces. • Our Game Changer this week is Nondumiso Pikashe, a Gugulethu-born entrepreneur and owner of Ses’fikile Wines. Sesfikile is a Xhosa word which means - We have Arrived .Gugulethu is a township in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.