How to build a startup the right way – a lesson from SweepSouth

Aisha Pandor and her team at SweepSouth are using tech to uplift and empower women in the most vulnerable industry in South Africa. Go boldly, but go slowly and go steadily is the message Aisha Pandor from SweepSouth left with CLC members and delegates at the inaugural Lean Innovation Safari held earlier this year. SweepSouth … Continue reading How to build a startup the right way – a lesson from SweepSouth

New start-up Zaio platforms student developers for big business

One of the most exciting stops on a recent innovation immersion of Cape Town (arranged for the Digital team of the Investment Banking arm of Standard Bank) was to Zaio. Formerly known as Kazi Tech Solutions, it was a clear window onto the new world of young tech innovators entering business and the workforce. Zaio, … Continue reading New start-up Zaio platforms student developers for big business

All in a day’s work: A masterclass and the future of education

A tour of Future Nation Schools' Fleurhof Campus and a masterclass with New York-based advisor, innovator and author Amy Radin was on the agenda for this CLC outing. The Creative Leadership Collective aims to create experiences and open doors to the new and exciting innovation practices and events across not only South Africa, but the continent … Continue reading All in a day’s work: A masterclass and the future of education

Think Wrong to see what is possible together

Creative leadership from Standard Bank and the Water Research Commission sees a ground-breaking collaboration. When the Creative Leadership Collective was formed by the Founding Friends in 2017, part of our vision was to create a collaborative ecosystem of forward-thinking leaders who would share and work together to not only improve their individual, non-competing organisations but, … Continue reading Think Wrong to see what is possible together

Think differently and do differently to make a difference

Banking might not be the business most people associate with making meaningful social impact, but award-winning local fintech company JUMO is leading this vanguard in Africa. When delegates of the Creative Leadership Collective (CLC) made their way to the JUMO offices in Cape Town earlier this year as part of the Innovation Safari, there was … Continue reading Think differently and do differently to make a difference