ARTICLES RELATING TO ENTREPRENEURS

A second chance for youth at risk

2014-09-30 14:36

The Youth Focus Project offers students, who were struggling to advance past grade 9, the opportunity to gain skills for the wholesale and retail sector.

Why solar energy is good for business

2014-09-26 18:58

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Too many people are going into entrepreneurship who are not equipped and incubators should be more selective with who they help, says Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz.

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The perfect trap

2014-09-23 07:41

Perfection is an entrepreneur's biggest enemy! Read.

East African entrepreneurs honoured

2014-09-22 17:15

The awards recognise Africa’s trade and industry game-changers in categories that mirror the multifaceted nature of the African business environment.

Perfection: The entrepreneur's biggest enemy

2014-09-22 13:00

Don't listen to the experts, says Dragon Vusi Thembekwayo in his list of tips for breaking the “PERFECT” trap.

Strike fallout impacts white collar workers too

2014-09-18 14:51

The prolonged platinum mining strikes may also have set a new precedent, with many white collar employees now demanding salary increases, says a business owner.

SA entrepreneurs ready for business

2014-09-17 17:11

South African entrepreneurs are upbeat about their trade and even have the appetite to start a new business, a survey shows.

Teen entrepreneur making fashion waves

2014-09-17 06:00

Bonolo Mataboge has taken the fashion world by storm despite fighting Blount's disease.

Doing business in sub-Saharan Africa

2014-09-15 13:28

Those who are undeterred by the challenge of doing business in sub-Saharan Africa could reap high rewards, says an analyst.

Entrepreneur learners win Eskom competition

2014-09-10 11:41

The learners, who participate in the Eskom Simama Ranta Enterprise Education Competition, are showing that small business offers exciting opportunities.

The marvels of meditation

2014-09-09 07:03

Evenness of mind is achievable and will profit all in the workplace, says Ian Mann.

Stop stoning small business

2014-09-04 18:56

In spite of celebrating the well that is small business, SA remains one of the most difficult places in the world to start a business, says Anton Ressel.

Small business conundrum

2014-09-04 07:42

Klunk! Klunk! Stop stoning small business, says Anton Ressel.

Entrepreneur goes for gadget insurance gap

2014-09-03 18:11

Richard Neville of SurethingSA loves the challenge of being his own boss and setting himself tasks to accomplish.

Machines and mental power

2014-09-02 07:10

Will digital technology make your job redundant? Ian Mann discusses.

Why you need more shelf space

2014-09-02 06:00

The sustainable growth of a business means having access to more shelf space where your brand can attract consumers, says a small business expert.

Hippie sense makes business sense

2014-08-29 05:00

Ad agency Joe Public founder Pepe Marais says business success will come about by thinking creatively with a specific purpose.

Women inspire SA excellence

2014-08-28 05:00

Two dynamic South African women have been recognised for their contributions in the corporate and government sectors.

An abundance of opportunity

2014-08-27 11:55

An abundance mentality allows a small business owner to focus on executing on one project well before moving on to the next with confidence, says Allon Raiz.

Hungary aims to be startup hotspot

2014-08-27 09:53

About 200 startups have sprung up in Hungary in recent years as the government is pushing for the nation to become central Europe's startup capital by 2020.

Global leaders focus on SME competitiveness

2014-08-26 16:02

The urgent need to create trade and employment opportunities by increasing the competitiveness of SMEs will be in the spotlight at an upcoming UN event.

Business mentor

2014-08-26 07:20

Being an entrepreneur can be lonely, especially when you don’t have an associate.

SA entrepreneurs resilient - bank CEO

2014-08-25 09:46

Established entrepreneurs facing South Africa’s tough economic environment need focused support, a niche bank that supports small business says.

Convenience toppling experience

2014-08-21 18:31

Retailers are grappling with re-inventing the wheel as online shopping continues to grow in popularity.

 

Business owners concerned about support

2014-09-29 16:45

Business owners are increasingly expressing concerns around the need for support and business mentorship, according to a survey.

SA entrepreneurs gain insight, deals in UK

2014-09-26 16:35

The fourth International Trade Programme) to the United Kingdom has seen the return of 13 local entrepreneurs, most with new business and contacts.

Businesses urged to review risk management

2014-09-25 12:26

Tough economic conditions place strain on small and large businesses and require a greater effort to ensure profitability, warns an expert.

DA slams govt for failing business

2014-09-23 06:00

The government has broken its promises to small businesses and entrepreneurs, says DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane.

Many wealthy entrepreneurs plan to move

2014-09-22 14:39

Just under a third of the world’s wealthy entrepreneurs are planning to move to a different country within the next five years, according to a report.

Understand small business environment - MP

2014-09-19 12:10

There is a need to understand problems in developing cooperatives and SMMEs, says the chair of the Portfolio Committee on Small Business Development.

Finding ways to make NPOs sustainable

2014-09-17 12:53

Access to funding is a problem many non-profit organisations face, but this social entrepreneur shows they also need good governance, compliance and marketing.

The leadership challenge

2014-09-16 07:09

A life-changing experience can teach leadership lessons, says Ian Mann.

Top small businesses honoured by Eskom

2014-09-10 12:08

The Eskom Business Investment Competition Awards honour top businesses in the agriculture, manufacturing and trade and services sector.

Think Big series

2014-09-09 07:39

Think Big is about building business champions, says Standard Bank’s Joanne Donald.

No need to be lonely, entrepreneurs told

2014-09-08 15:20

Entrepreneurs competing in the Think Big series have come across similar themes of loneliness and the importance of networking and mentorship.

Entrepreneur of the Year

2014-09-04 07:42

Adri Kruger speaks to Fin24 about winning the Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Resilient lodge owner wins top award

2014-09-04 07:00

Resilience and the ability to adapt has led Adri Kruger to victory in this year’s Sanlam/Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year competition.

Stop stoning small business

2014-09-03 15:51

In spite of celebrating the well that is small business, SA remains one of the most difficult places in the world to start a business, says Anton Ressel.

Hard knocks on SA economy affect business

2014-09-02 07:00

E-tolls, energy hikes and wage demands will add to rising business costs while creeping inflation means even tighter lending practices to firms, warns an expert.

Hippie sense makes business sense

2014-08-29 13:28

Ad agency Joe Public founder Pepe Marais says business success will come about by thinking creatively with a specific purpose.

An abundance of opportunity

2014-08-27 11:53

An abundance mentality allows a small business owner to focus on executing on one project well before moving on to the next with confidence, says Allon Raiz.

Collaborate and succeed

2014-08-27 06:00

Partnerships and transformation are key for sustainable business growth, says an expert.

The perfect office help

2014-08-26 07:38

Online assistance for your business could be a really smart move, says Ian Mann.

Top woman entrepreneur in agri-processing named

2014-08-25 10:17

A Western Cape entrepreneur has clinched top honours in the agri-processing category of national awards to honour women in agriculture.

Tax incentives

2014-08-22 07:24

The tax incentive will definitely entice investors to small businesses!

Choose the right location for your franchise

2014-08-21 16:32

As a franchise owner, you have a number of factors to consider before you can open the doors to your own franchise, says an expert.

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