ARTICLES RELATING TO ENTREPRENEURS

INFOGRAPHIC: SA entrepreneurs are not creating jobs fast enough

2016-06-29 07:52

Spotting an opportunity that sparks an entrepreneurial idea is a strong driver of start-up businesses, but they are not creating jobs at the scale and rate SA so urgently needs.

Johannesburg among top cities for women entrepreneurs

2016-06-27 20:21

Johannesburg is among the top 25 cities in the world which fosters high potential women entrepreneurs, according to the 2016 Women Entrepreneur Cities Index.

Still opportunities for entrepreneurs in tourism industry

2016-06-20 17:58

The tourism industry employs about 4.4% of all people employed in SA, and one in 12 jobs is in tourism, according to Enver Mally, chair of Cape Town Tourism.

7 steps to keep your business afloat

2016-06-19 11:01

Business owners face tough times as economic and political crises continue to create a perfect storm fuelled by a weak rand, high labour costs and rising inflation.

10 key questions to ask when buying a franchise

2016-06-14 12:58

Franchising continues to be an attractive investment for entrepreneurs that want to play it safe and go with a tried and tested concept.

CT business designs bespoke VIP trophies for JSE

2016-06-12 17:49

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has entered into a partnership which sees a Cape Town small business design trophies, which it will use as corporate gifts for its clients.

Many businesses still ill prepared for Popi - survey

2016-06-06 11:58

Many organisations have a poor grasp of the legal requirements around confidential data outlined in the Protection of Personal Information Act, a survey shows.

SMEs get rand trading tool boost

2016-06-01 09:42

With the sharp fluctuations in the rand, South African entrepreneurs involved in the foreign exchange market can easily find themselves in financial pain, warns a treasury expert.

The Franchise Co: The benefits of owning a franchise

2016-05-31 12:18

SPONSORED: The Franchise Co is a franchise management specialist company – owning and managing a diverse range of popular South African brand franchises.

The business case for responsible tourism

2016-05-25 14:18

Calabash Tours is a not your average tour company. This is evidenced by the numerous transformative programmes it has established.

 

85% of all start-ups are self-funded - survey

2016-06-29 07:15

Nearly 50% of start-ups say they created a business out of an idea that came to them from the environment in which they live, while 85% of all start-ups are self-funded.

WATCH: From teetotaler to wine label owner

2016-06-21 15:00

When Rosemary Mosia moved to Cape Town in 2001, she didn't know anything about wine and didn't even drink it. A journey along the Cape wine route changed all that.

Youth look to self-employment to combat joblessness

2016-06-19 15:17

The youth are holding on to a positive attitude toward self-employment as the skills gap between education and employment widens, according to a study.

Entrepreneurship:SA youth doing it for themselves

2016-06-15 06:30

We have finally started to build this economy - by taking advantage of one of its key resources - it's youth, says WEF Global Shaper Indira Tsengiwe.

Venture capital boost for artisan chocolate maker

2016-06-13 18:01

DV Artisan Chocolate of Paarl in the Western Cape is the latest food producer to partner with Invenfin, the venture capital arm of Remgro.

Ronnie Apteker: Tapping into the outside – Finding balance for growth

2016-06-09 14:56

Ronnie Apteker offers advice to budding tycoons on how to find the meeting point between the internal abilities of a business and its existing external opportunities.

Ronnie Apteker: Money Truths – A mover not a shaker

2016-06-02 22:15

Ronnie Apteker argues that the motivation behind making money doesn’t lie in the money itself, but rather the thing you do when making it.

Ultimate ice breakers – Nudging goes digital. 4 Tips.

2016-06-01 06:30

Ideas on how to nudge people who aren’t getting back to you without coming across as a ‘spam-pest’, or a ‘phone-stalker’.

What to do about poor performers

2016-05-26 16:09

Managing poor performance is arguably one of the more difficult tasks faced by managers in the modern workplace, according to an employment expert.

Surviving the business of disruption

2016-05-25 06:00

Companies must be aware of disruptions in the business world in order to shift the way they approach the workplace, warns trend analyst Dion Chang.

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