Job shaving means entrepreneurship skills more important for SA youth

2017-06-27 18:25

SA youth will increasingly have to explore entrepreneurship for employment opportunities, says the spokesperson for a national entrepreneurship competition.

Soweto's urban entrepreneurs take on the world

2017-06-25 13:16

Dozens of township entrepreneurs' creations have sold worldwide with help from Soweto's Box Shop, a not for profit organisation.

Advice from winning entrepreneurs

2017-06-15 18:13

Entrepreneurs in the SME sector have long regarded business mentorship as one of the fundamental factors required for developing this space in the SA economy.

Changing the way safe drinking water is bought, sold in Africa

2017-06-13 18:07

SA has over the last few years experienced water shortages that has led to it not being able to provide reliable water supply to almost two million people between 2011 and 2015.

Leaving corporate world to become an entrepreneur

2017-05-26 19:44

Thomas van der Linde left the corporate world where he was a marketing director for multinational companies to pursue his passion to be an entrepreneur.

Total SA Startupper Challenge winners graduate

2017-05-24 19:56

Winners of the South African leg of the Total Startupper Challenge have each been awarded a GIBS Enterprise Development Academy Certificate.

Eskom invites entries for small business competition

2017-05-23 13:20

The Eskom Development Foundation has opened entries for the Eskom Business Investment Competition for registered black-owned small and medium enterprises.

MPs slam Zulu's department as invisible, unnecessary

2017-05-18 16:44

Opposition parties have dismissed the Department of Small Business Development as unnecessary, invisible and unavailable to fulfil a supporting role to small and medium enterprises.

A flair for spice

2017-05-17 13:15

Deli Spices CEO Robin Haller is continuing his father’s legacy – expanding the third-biggest spice supplier’s reach, and taking the company from strength to strength.

Funding Fair helps entrepreneurs seeking money, know-how

2017-05-10 14:44

To enable small business to succeed, it is important that those with innovative ideas and skills have access to vital entrepreneurial resources.


Entrepreneur tackles prejudices about relatable dolls for African girls

2017-06-26 18:34

An entrepreneur is tackling complexes among young African girls by selling dolls with ethnic hair.

Education key to successful entrepreneurship

2017-06-23 14:25

Once someone understands the building blocks of business, he or she can better distinguish between a poor or great business opportunity, says an expert.

Young entrepreneurs helped by Bizniz in a Box

2017-06-14 19:17

Coca-Cola Beverages SA is working with young people to help them triumph over challenges as most young people struggle to find work and many have given up hope.

Unlocking the secret sauce of venture capitalism

2017-05-26 20:10

Deon Lewis, co-founder and CEO of Futureneers, is passionate about the venture capital industry, not only in South Africa, but in Africa and globally.

Greyton farm worker’s entrepreneurial spirit

2017-05-24 20:16

At almost 60 years of age Elias Mkhalakahla, who manages the maintenance team at Tru-Cape’s Greyton apple and pear grower, The Oaks Estates, seems just to be beginning his career.

AfricArena a new platform to attract investors

2017-05-24 19:36

AfricArena is described as a new platform which aims to connect investors from all over the world with start-ups from all over Africa and beyond.

Vusi Thembekwayo launches entrepreneurship mentorship programme

2017-05-22 06:02

Venture capitalist Vusi Thembekwayo has launched a mentorship programme to find and nurture high-growth entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurs – the world needs you!

2017-05-18 16:29

A number of countries have put in place policies and visa schemes to attract entrepreneurs to their shores – and in some cases a brilliant business idea is enough to secure a visa.

Four ways Gigaba can ease burden of SMEs - chamber

2017-05-12 20:18

There are four ways new Minister of Finance Malusi Gigabe can ease the burden of SMES, according to a business chamber which will meet with him soon.

Junk status hits entrepreneur confidence levels

2017-05-10 12:54

Small business owners are less confident about the economy due to the downgrade as a result of political uncertainty.

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