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How to find a virtual mentor in 2022

How many entrepreneurs in South Africa know the value of a mentor? Before we tell you how to find a virtual mentor in 2022, Here is the definition of a mentor and how entrepreneurs and startups could benefit from having one.

Business plug: Fast and convenient way to find service providers near you

There is nothing more frustrating than looking for a service provider in the fields of business, marketing, web development, IT and many more but you just don’t know where to start.

WhatsApp to grow your small business

WhatsApp Business can help boost awareness of your products and services, answer any FAQs timeously and enable you to connect with your customers on a more personal level.

Synergise with digital-out-of-home advertising

We all know the traditional Out-Of-Home (OOH) as a form of outdoor advertising such as billboards and the like. With most marketing channels going digital, it only makes sense for OOH to take a step in the same direction.

Go from zero to 1,000 customers

It’s near impossible for a new business to launch with thousands of customers. This is because finding customers is an obstacle that many budding business owners face, often because they don’t know where and how to market their businesses.

SME South Africa makes it easier for business owners to buy business solutions

SME South Africa announced on Friday, 2 July, the expansion of its online platform with the introduction of a powerful e-commerce solution. SME South Africa is a content hub that provides entrepreneurs with business tools and resources to further develop their businesses.

5 reasons small businesses should be using online marketplaces

Lead-based marketing should be a part of all small businesses’ digital marketing efforts. In the wake of the global Covid-19 crisis, it has never been more important for businesses to get access to qualified leads and generate sales, especially if they are to stay afloat.

SME South Africa launches white paper offering insight into how small businesses are using tech

Half of South Africa’s SME owners indicate that technology poses a challenge in the running of their businesses. This is according to the SME Landscape Report: An Assessment of South Africa’s SME Landscape: Challenges, Opportunities, Risks & Next Steps’ 2018/2019 (SME Landscape Report).

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About Us

Oak Ventures is an internet company that builds and grows tech-driven brands powered by exceptional teams. We combine the drive and determination with the experience and connections of an established firm. We develop strategy, build and launch companies, then scale them into thriving businesses.

Our values are simple: investing in people, building great products, long-term thinking, and owning success. Because the human experience matters, and when people thrive, so does business.