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Nanotech

Objectively innovate empowered manufactured products whereas parallel platforms.

Financial Education

Financial Education

With anticipation and a great expectation, the next business breakfast is loaded.
Come with an open mind to sit next to Caroline Marsh at a breakfast table
Date November 17th 2018
The program should be maximum 3 hours.
Breakfast at 9 am
program at 10:30-12:30pm.
Caroline will share about herself and her journey and also touch on the items below.
Will share strategies on ;
  • How money works
  • How to get out of debt and how not to get into debts
  • How to make money work for you instead of working for money
  • How to start investing
  • How credit cards work and how you can reduce interest charges
  • How to pay off your mortgage 5-7 years earlier without making additional monthly payments
  • How to become financially independent
  • How to start your own business
  • How to protect your assets without paying huge taxes legally
  • How to plan your retirement without depending on the government

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See you soon…..!!!!!!

Saturday 1st September,18 Business Minutes

Saturday 1st September,18 Business Minutes

Date: 1st September,2018
Time:09:00am- 2:00pm
Location:Kings Church, Cambridge CB1 2DG
Apologies: Dhanga Mhango.

Agenda Item

. Apologies

. Review of membership

. Business Presentation

. Review and brain storm of case studies/Business ideas

. AOB

Business Opportunity: IPT presentation summary
Web based cable service with over 3,500 TV shows, movies from all over the globe, to all attendees and wider community to encourage participation and possible take up of partnership opportunities to earn up to 10% of subscription uptake in West & Southern African regions.

a. Criteria for Internet speed – Minimum 6mbps
b. Dedicated line Virtual Private Network (VPN)
c. Users or bundles of over 50-200 to make it viable and cost effective
d. Target audience – Internet providers, Hotels etc.

Business ideas/Case studies discussed
Set Up of a Micro Finance Bank
Chris spoke about his desire to set up a micro finance bank to help provide the needed capital for budding entrepreneurs across the African continent as well as those in the diaspora. He hoped that by the end of 2019, funds will be raised to start a micro-finance business to help finance small businesses in Africa.
KD reiterated the importance of prayer in a venture like this and called for members to pray for direction, particularly for discernment, prioritization and wisdom and suggested we put this into effect at our next meeting on the 10th November 2018.

Action items
. Migrate ABP members from old platform to new platform – CA to update us
. Create digital business cards for all members- Haystack app – Anita to follow up
. Proactively following up on new users/attendees not already registered.
. Raising awareness and offering encouragement to make use of the full suite of members benefits and promote
upcoming training courses in 2019 – Anita and CA
. Utilise ‘Eventbrite’ full potential by promoting:
. Membership package and non-membership ones
. Breakfast meetings and other one off courses
. Training sessions (one off bookings etc.) – CA and Anita
. Double check the new website platform can be accessed from mobile phones apps and not just desktop devices – Chris
. Follow up on magazine to be launched – ED
Next Scheduled Meeting: 10th November 2018
Agenda to be circulated

Saturday 21st July 18 Business Breakfast Minutes

Saturday 21st July 18 Business Breakfast Minutes

Theme: Business Breakfast ‘’Diagnosing Business Problems

Date: 22nd July 2018

Time: 09:00am- 2:00pm

Location/venue: Kings Church, Cambridge CB1 2DG

Apologies: Mr Siyabulela Grant Skade- Founder and president of African Continental Business & Investment (ACCBI)

Agenda Item

  • Apologies
  • Review of new website platform
  • Review of membership and payment structure
  • IPT Presentation
  • Review and brain storm of case studies/ Business ideas
  • AOB

Business Opportunity: IPT presentation summary

Web based cable service with over 3,500 TV shows, movies from all over the globe, to all attendees and wider community to encourage participation and possible take up of partnership opportunities to earn up to 10% of subscription uptake in West & Southern African regions.

  1. Criteria for Internet speed – Minimum 6mbps
  2. Dedicated line Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  3. Users or bundles of over 50-200 to make it viable and cost effective

Target audience – Internet providers, Hotels etc.

Business ideas / Case studies discussed

Marketing of soap

  • Ideas around perhaps adding more color options
  • Wider range, size

Spare car rental business

(Explore options on how feasible this is)

  • Following an example of an existing set up, hopefully this will shed more light and provide an understanding on how the idea can become a reality in terms of:
  • Set up
  • Implementation
  • Operational requirements including but not limited to insurance of driver, Car, Legal & other Liabilities, t&c’s exceptions etc.

Accommodation & transport package requirements for International clientele which could include:

  • Students and business travelers to the UK/ Cambridge
  • Short, medium and long term stay
  • Executive and high-end taxi service
  • Serviced Accommodations(SA) type set up
Action items Due date Who
1 Migrate ABP members from old platform to new platform Sep

 

 

Chris

2 Create digital business cards for all members- Haystack app Sep Anita
3 Proactively following up on new users/attendees not already registered.

Raising awareness and offering encouragement to use of the full suite of members benefits and promote upcoming training courses in 2019

Jul- Dec 18 Anita/ Chris
4 Circulate Yasin’s presentation on IPT (Internet Protocol) Jul Chris
5 Utilise ‘Eventbrite’ full potential by promoting:

a)     Membership package and non-membership ones

b)     Breakfast meetings and other one off courses

c)     Training sessions (one off bookings etc.)

Sep Chris/

Anita

6 Double check the new website platform can be accessed from mobile phones apps and not just desktop devices Chris Chris
7 Chris to circulate car rental business information as discussed Jul Chris/Josie
 

Next meeting September 2018

Agenda to be circulated

Many Thanks to Sandra Mushili

JOIN US

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African Business platform (ABPlatform) is a digital marketplace for all Businesses serving the African community; either owned by Africans or with a vested interest in Africa. We have created an enhanced marketplace via our optimized website; to provide your business with a sustained competitive advantage and to allow clients to browse on a single website. African Business platform is the global network your business needs to showcase itself to the world.
We are African Business platform (ABPlatform) and below are our objectives:

  • To be the central point of contact for all African businesses, globally!
  • To Facilitate effective, efficient and productive marketplace for both Business –to Business (B2B) and Business –to- customer (B2C).
  • Enable active interactions and networking between stakeholders in this market that will effectively increase profit margins
  • We will also facilitate the creation of an environment for innovation and knowledge sharing.

Launching of the African Business Platform SOUTH AFRICA

Launching of the African Business Platform SOUTH AFRICA

Dear All

Greetings.
A Happy new week to you.
We are indeed grateful with an expectation to have with us on our regular bi-monthly Business Breakfast on 21st July 2018 – Mr. Siyabulela Grant Skade from African Continental Business & Investments (ACCBI). This is an exciting time for African Business Platform as we continue growing from strength to strength.

Come along with your friends and group to the next meeting where we will be launching the African Business Platform “South Africa” and the introduction of the South Africa Overseer Mr. Siyabulela Grant Skade and African Continental Business & Investments (ACCBI) as our new Partner and Sponsor: See details below:

Date: Saturday, 21st July 2018
Time: 9am – 2pm
Event Theme: Diagnosing Business Problems
Venue:  King’s Church Cambridge: 49 Tenison Road Cambridge, CB1 2DG 

Siyabulela Grant Skade is the Founder and President of African Continental Business & Investments (ACCBI), a membership-based business organization that is formed wi the objective of playing a key role in growth and transformation in the economy of the African Continent. Mr. Skade is the Former Provincial CEO of the National African Federated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NAFCOC), formed in 1964, is arguably one of this country’s oldest and largest business chambers. Skade has an extensive track record in small enterprise and socio-economic development within the structures of the communities he lives in, through his work as a business consultant, his involvement in the nonprofit sectoral organizations that are focussed in the socio-economic development in rural and urban areas. Siyabulela Grant Skade was born in East London, He grew up in Mdantsane a township that is popularly known for producing boxing World Champions. At the age of 22 years, he formed the Young Entrepreneurs & Managers Association and later incorporated it to become a Nafcoc youth Chamber. He started the events management and publishing company though he was without any background in publishing and events management he employed experienced young people and those who acquired the qualifications in the sector and couldn’t get a job from big companies were given an opportunity to get the much-needed experience. In 1996 he small business newspaper call the Small Business World, and magazine call the Some Perspective. Skade is a member of a number of boards in organisation within Some development, civic organisations within socio-economic development sphere, including the Lithuba Group Holdings (pty)Ltd, Somali Community Development Association, Initiative for Social Empowerment & Transformation –ISET, and is also the President of the Black Property Developers Alliance (BPDA) where one of his key responsibilities is enterprise development. He remains a key and consistent authority in matters affecting small business and he has been widely interviewed by many media houses. His love and passion for business are from his father. His family, Christian values helped him develop an extraordinary record of leadership, integrity, and professionalism promoting business and socio-economic development of the previously disadvantaged communities in South Africa. He is also the Senior Pastor of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church and the President of the Pentecostal Bishops Council of Southern Africa. Siyabulela G, Skade is married to Nozuko and has 3 Sons and a 1 girl, and loves children dearly.

For more information and assistance, please contact the following: Bol Abraham: 07423398234

Please Book your place at TICKET/RESERVATION

See you there!

African Entrepreneurs vs Investors

African Entrepreneurs vs Investors

Most people think that Africa has been underdeveloped because of the lack of education and technology. There were also individuals that thought that Africa is under the curse due to which no one can manage to successfully run his business in the country. There were many myths circulating and this is the reason why most of the biggest investors were not ready to work in Africa. However, with the passage of time and advancement in technology, it was proved that Africa is just a country like other states in the world and it deserves a chance. Read More “African Entrepreneurs vs Investors”

Bridging the gap of impossibility

Bridging the gap of impossibility

For many years Africa has been at the lowest level of development, as a result of lack of education. Increasing unemployment rate, poor governmental authorities, and falling economy. This is the reason why they were unable to introduce the high-tech products and services in their market. However, over the past few years, the younger generation has taken control over the market and they are ready to assure that Africa will become a developed country. Read More “Bridging the gap of impossibility”

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