ARTICLES RELATING TO ENTREPRENEURS

Majozi: Why does anyone care that Christo Wiese, Stephen Saad are ‘stinking rich’?

2017-01-19 13:23

Billionaires started small but had brilliant entrepreneurial minds. Davos should focus on job creation and opportunity instead of 'dubious' reports, says an analyst.

Trash busters use money to study

2017-01-19 06:02

Six youths from Khayelitsha are cashing in on trash, by cleaning bins after the garbage truck has long gone.

Opportunity for fintech entrepreneurs

2017-01-12 18:41

The search is on for fintech founders working on applications of financial inclusion, mobile solutions, insure-tech, payments, big data and agri-tech.

Sibusiso Kekana: “I have a dream for SA in 2017… (and small business)”

2017-01-06 15:57

An entrepreneur presents his wish list for 2017, with particular reference to the challenges faced by small businesses.

How SA e-tailers can avoid festive season retail slump

2016-12-29 16:29

Many online retailers find during the festive season, when most South Africans go on holiday, can be one of the slowest from a sales perspective.

Holiday dilemma for entrepreneurs

2016-12-27 17:40

The benefits of a holiday, in the minds of many entrepreneurs at least, are rather vague, difficult to quantify, not always immediate, and easy to postpone.

Building a successful business is all in the attitude – even opportunity in BEE

2016-12-22 14:59

Got a timely reminder from London-based entrepreneur Jacques Basson. There is an opportunity in virtually every environment. All it takes is the right attitude, says Alec Hogg.

Confiscated meat 'disappears' with police in East London

2016-12-13 13:50

Hawkers selling fresh meat in East London have said police habitually raid them, usually on Thursdays and Fridays, and confiscate their meat, which disappears without a trace.

Fiddling with tax won't boost small business - Davis committee

2016-11-29 18:26

Entrepreneurship cannot be driven by the tax system and the current tax regime is adequate for small business growth, says Judge Dennis Davis, head of the Davis Tax Committee.

Yoco: market makers, not mere market participants

2016-11-28 13:42

Katlego Maphai, CEO of Yoco, founded the technology-driven company aimed at helping small businesses with four friends a few years ago.

 

Meet Mthatha beekeeper Thoko Njemla

2017-01-19 09:01

Thoko Njemla, 51, who took up beekeeping 15 years ago after struggling to find work, now has five people from her village working for her and harvests tons of honey every year.

'Heroes of the economy' missing from Davos

2017-01-16 16:15

Small businesses have been left in the cold as politicians and big business gather in Davos for the World Economic Forum, according to Sage CEO Stephen Kelly.

New Year resolutions to kick-start your business

2017-01-06 17:33

Anton van Heerden, executive vice-president, Africa & Middle East at Sage, suggests some financial resolutions to kick-start your small business in 2017.

When is the right time to pursue your business idea?

2016-12-30 15:49

The end of the year is typically a time when hopeful entrepreneurs consider whether the approaching year is the correct time to pursue their business idea.

Potential in platform economy in SA

2016-12-29 16:04

A platform business is any medium that allows others to connect to it and can be found across industries, including social networking and online retail stores.

Guide for entrepreneurs to find right equity partner

2016-12-22 17:16

If a business owner is not thoroughly prepared, turning to private equity for a cash injection could become an exercise in futility, suggests an expert.

Khayelitsha entrepreneur goes franchise route to empower more people

2016-12-14 19:46

Award-winning entrepreneur Luvuyo Rani, who started his business a decade ago from the boot of his car, is expanding and in the process empowering thousands of people.

Meet the man who wants to disrupt SA's fitness industry

2016-12-12 20:09

The owner of the Zenzele Fitness Group wants to become the first black dominant player in the fitness industry in Africa and aims to list his company on the JSE.

Bursaries for Master Builders

2016-11-28 19:23

The Master Builders Association of the Western Cape is awaiting applicants for bursaries it has been providing for tertiary education for the past 11 years.

Spinach King's determination pays off

2016-11-27 17:36

Lufefe Nomjana has celebrated with Virgin Active SA when the Spinach King Health Foods Café and Bakery opened at the Khayelitsha Community Trust Mall.

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