SA company wins the internet

2015-11-26 14:58

Cape Town-based internet company WooThemes was purchased by American dot-com giant, Automattic. Co-founder Mark Forrester shares on what this means for the SA startup.

Those in business feel more unsafe - chamber survey

2015-11-23 20:10

More than 83% of the members of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry who partook in a survey, feel more unsafe than five years ago.

Sage CEO's entrepreneur tips

2015-11-23 08:14

Sage International CEO Ivan Epstein believes SMEs are vital to SA’s economy. finweek finds out more about his passion for the sector and its large-scale benefits for SA.

Roy Topol: Elon Musk’s expanding empire – the next Jobs, Edison

2015-11-16 18:08

Investec’s Roy Topol looks at Elon Musk's ever-expanding empire and wonders if he will one day be sitting alongside the innovation greats like Steve Jobs.

Entrepreneur climate becoming hostile in SA

2015-11-13 12:54

Contrary to global trends, SA’s small and medium enterprises are showing a decline in employment, turnover and a majority are struggling to survive, an index shows.

Gareth Pon- Africa's Instagram virtuoso

2015-11-10 14:58

Videographer, photographer and creative consultant Gareth Pon has built a formidable following and client base, almost exclusively through awareness created on Instagram.

Youth juggle jobs to survive - study

2015-10-29 15:58

Most young people are juggling a lot of different income streams to survive financially, a study presented at the first Young Africa Works Summit shows.

Increase in business identity theft

2015-10-26 17:49

South African businesses have noted an increase in corporate identity theft incidents over the past year, according to a survey.

Safety syringes: Local engineer to open first plant in southern Africa

2015-10-18 15:58

Jonas Gutu, a KwaZulu-Natal-born engineer, will become the first manufacturer of hypodermic disposable syringes and needles in southern Africa when his plant opens shop next year.

Doing good business with the youth

2015-10-13 17:13

Indira Tsengiwe, founder of Youngpreneur Media, shares her views on youth and entrepreneurship in Africa.


Funding advice for a mouthwash entrepreneur

2015-11-26 09:06

Having a business idea is one thing, but implementing that idea can be a huge headache, one exacerbated by a lack of funding.

W Cape entrepreneurs can pitch for funding

2015-11-23 16:24

Entrepreneurs in the Western Cape are invited to apply for a multi-million rand investment to grow their businesses, as part of the Western Cape Funding Fair.

Entrepreneurs need risk taking skills, says Zulu

2015-11-16 20:00

Skills such as innovation and risk taking should not be overlooked as essential ingredients to SMMEs, says Small Business Development minister Lindiwe Zulu.

How 3D printing gave a craftsman his hand back

2015-11-16 12:21

After losing three of his fingers in a freak accident, craftsman Richard van As developed his own limbs using 3D printing technology. Through his company RoboBeast, he plans to help others by creating robotic limbs.

The Art of War: There are wolves in client skins

2015-11-11 19:11

This Fin24 user says she learnt the hard way not to trust all prospective clients.

Home loan hurdles for the mature and self-employed

2015-11-10 10:28

Getting a home loan isn't an easy task for the mature or the self-employed. Glenda Williams finds out how you can navigate the process if you fall into one of these categories, or both.

Making insurance enjoyable in every way

2015-10-26 18:13

Gideon Galloway, CEO of King Price Insurance, wakes up in the morning to try and make a difference in the world - and have fun while doing it.

SA urged to develop tomorrow's entrepreneurs

2015-10-19 09:55

If all business owners in SA commit to mentoring one entrepreneur, we have the potential to double entrepreneurship in two to three years, says a local entrepreneur.

Lessons for success from Silicon Valley

2015-10-14 14:58

Accomplished silicon valley entrepreneur, Arun Kumar, shares some of the valuable lessons he learnt while starting up three technology ventures.

Visa rules final nail in coffin for jeweller

2015-10-12 15:43

A Fin24 user gives a personal account of how the new visa rules are the final nail in the coffin for him and colleagues in the jewellery industry.

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