Taking the ‘eina’ out of insurance

2017-07-28 13:20

Founder of King Price, Gideon Galloway, explains how he took on the monopolists of the South African insurance space to offer a vehicle insurance product with decreasing premiums.

Organic growth for free-range farmer

2017-06-27 14:53

Jeanne Groenewald went from producing free-range chicken for her family to becoming a Woolworths supplier. She also strives to uplift her employees and the community.

Cementing an empire

2017-06-21 09:46

Billionaire businessman Vivian Reddy has long ago already tasted success with his Edison Power Group. Now he’s hoping to replicate that success in the property development sector.

Selling happy memories

2017-06-08 12:37

Where most circuses have moved away from big-top tents and animal performances, the McLaren Circus is keeping the old traditions alive.

The seller of life and dreams

2017-06-06 09:25

Some people may believe that music is a luxury, but for those to whom it matters, such as the Heuer family, it’s more of a necessity.

SA man creates machine to test prototypes at a third of the cost

2017-05-08 18:18

Phumlani Ntloko has developed a simplified mobile Computer Numerical Control machine to test prototypes at less than a third of the cost of an imported unit.

Beards, bikes and balms: Who says it’s a man’s world?

2017-04-06 08:10

Her husband’s struggles with a freshly growing beard marked the start of Monique Fleming’s business Bonafide Beards.

Cash for your car

2017-02-21 16:06

CarZar is an online platform where South Africans can sell their cars for cash, quickly and conveniently. finweek interviewed co-founder Fernando Azevedo Pinheiro.

Say cheese: How Cape Town is SA’s marketing showroom

2017-01-23 13:58

A yellow shop in one of Cape Town’s trendiest streets reveals how one of the world’s top tourist destinations is becoming a showroom for the rest of South Africa.

#TransferSkills could be the next revolution

2016-11-21 11:45

With #feestmustfall set to dominate South Africa's education narrative for years to come, the concept of entrepreneurs becoming teachers might become ever more important.


Small business, big money

2017-07-10 15:59

How a novel finance matchmaking site is shaking up the start-up sector and linking small business with capital providers.

Living life to the fullest

2017-06-27 09:59

Dr Judy Dlamini is a woman from humble beginnings. She is also multi-skilled and a self-made, successful businesswoman who is an inspiration to others.

SA’s gourmet salt guru

2017-06-15 14:58

The end of her marriage was difficult, but it opened up a new world of global commerce for Samantha Skyring and helped her to found Oryx Desert Salt, positioning her comfortably in the global salt market.

What you need to know about provisional tax

2017-06-07 09:35

An increasing number of people are leaving formal employment to work on their own. But this move has significant tax implications.

A swimmingly good idea

2017-05-23 10:06

Nomvuyo Treffers’ determination to find a swimming cap that covers her dreadlocks led to an unexpected business venture called

Junk status: Entrepreneurs must get creative

2017-04-19 05:00

Despite South Africa being downgraded to junk status, there are still opportunities for entrepreneurs to make money, says economist Trudi Makhaya.

Entrepreneurship competition aims to boost economy

2017-02-28 17:23

Sanlam and Business/Partners Entrepreneur of the year competition is in its 29th year, in an effort to promote entrepreneurship as a career choice for young people and to achieve inclusive economic growth.

The birth of a cycling legend

2017-02-16 13:55

Hard work, a lot of wheeling and dealing in combination with good luck and many blessings, have resulted in Chris Willemse building one of SA’s most successful cycling businesses.

Putting South Africa’s mark on the luxury jewellery sector

2017-01-02 10:01

Paka Paka, an upmarket jewellery line launched by Clare Wiese less than a year ago, has already made its way onto Hollywood red carpets.

Winning Women: Inside the mind of a freethinker

2016-10-30 11:00

From fossils to finance – that’s been the career trajectory of Dr Merrill van der Walt, a palaeontologist until recently. She is now a statistician with a difference.

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