The Venture winner to be announced in Sandton

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 Khanyisile Ngcobo

By Khanyisile Ngcobo,  Caxton Publishers.

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JOBURG – Renowned whisky brand, Chivas Regal, will once again announce the 2015 South African winner of their global social entrepreneurship initiative, The Venture, next week.

 

The announcement will take place at the Inanda Polo Club and will see one of the five finalists, namely I’m Not Plastic, Mama Mimi’s, Safe and Sound, Connectmed and CrashDetech. win a share of $1 million (R15 814 343) in funding for their business.

The Venture, now in its second edition, has seen entries from over 25 countries including Poland, Panama and Peru and focuses on finding and helping aspiring social entrepreneurs who want to succeed while making a positive impact in the lives of others.

Details: www.theventure.com

 

 Khanyisile Ngcobo

Khanyisile Ngcobo  

Caxton Publishers.

"Be the change you want to see in the world" These wise words, uttered by a great icon of the 20th century, have become my mantra as I set out to achieve my goal of making a difference in the world. I am a young, ambitious, driven, passionate journalist who lives and breathes hard news, current affairs, politics, entertainment and yes, gossip. I hope to use my voice to affect change and hold the corrupt and unscrupulous to account. Apart from scouring the streets for news, I enjoy reading, cooking, shopping and going to church.

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