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HerVenture App is Set to Boost 3,500 Women’s Businesses in South Africa!

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The GIBS Entrepreneurship Development Academy, DHL Express and the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust are collaborating to bring the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women’s award-winning app to 3,500 women entrepreneurs!

An award-winning mobile learning apppromises to support thousands of South African women. HerVenture allows women entrepreneurs of micro and small enterprises to unlock the knowledge and skills required to successfully advance their businesses.

Claim your rightful space as an equal and skilled entrepreneur by fitting the vital app learnings into your busy life with essential business training and support on the go. HerVenture offers you digestible bite-sized content such as swipe-able cards and quizzes which can also be used offline. After registering on the app and indicating your key interest areas, you will receive a personalised learning journey based on your individual business and personal needs.

The fun and flexible app features nine learning tracks on a range of topics, such as launching a business, accessing finance, expanding market access, e-commerce, and business resilience through a crisis. It has already reached more than 50,000 women to date with high hopes of impacting thousands more South African women and growing their businesses.

Through the app you can connect, collaborate, and build a support system with other women entrepreneurs. You can also learn about local business events while showcasing your own offering to other women entrepreneurs.

Cherie Blair CBE QC, Founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, comments: “Our multiple award winning HerVenture app gives women the knowledge, skills and confidence to transform their businesses. At the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, it’s our mission to support the growth and resilience of women’s businesses across Africa and beyond. As such, whether you own a salon or a software company, I thoroughly encourage all women entrepreneurs to download HerVenture and start unlocking your business potential today.”

HerVenture is currently available in Kenya, Nigeria, Vietnam, Indonesia and Guyana, as well as South Africa, with plans to expand further. The app is supporting thousands of women entrepreneurs across the world by offering crucial and accessible digital skills, with 94% of users saying they will apply the app’s teachings when running their business. Why don’t you join this global movement by beginning your flexible learning journey today?

Download HerVenture (South Africa) from the Google Play Store or Apple Store.

For media enquiries, contact the Entrepreneurship Development Academy’s Marketing Manager, Faiza Mallick at


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