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.

SA small business optimistic - survey

2016-05-24 13:29

Small businesses in South Africa are optimistic about the future, says a new survey.

Cultivating success in the agri-industry

2016-05-18 11:24

After over five years at McKinsey & Company, Nhlanhla Dlamini quit his job to start his own agri-processing business.

New business incubator set to boost the manufacturing sector

2016-05-16 09:37

Start-ups can now further develop into thriving businesses that contribute to the economy, thanks to a new business incubator.

Ronnie Apteker: Quality over Quantity – what does another $1m mean to a millionaire?

2016-05-11 15:04

Money makes the world go round, but how much is enough, and is the drive for riches clouding the other more important facets of life, asks entrepreneur Ronnie Apteker.

Andrew Fenwick: From one who makes them – tighten your belts

2016-05-08 16:57

If we think we have an unemployment rate of over 25%, how much higher would it be if SA operated like many other countries in the world, asks an entrepreneur.

Creating an ice cream culture

2016-05-04 12:00

It all started in his parents’ kitchen. Today, Paul’s Homemade Ice Cream is teaching customers to truly appreciate this gourmet product.

Advice for starting own Vodka brand

2016-05-02 15:50

Many young South Africans are taking it upon themselves to start their own businesses amid an imminent jobs crisis, but they face one big hurdle: funding.

Minnow makes giant strides in fibre roll-out

2016-04-28 09:47

The fibre land grab is well underway, and former career banker, Steve Booysen, is in the race to get fibre rolled out to urban South Africans with his company Metrofibre Networx.

Entrepreneurial success in property industry

2016-04-22 17:55

Ten thriving small businesses have graduated from the two-year enterprise development incubation programme offered by Property Point - a Growthpoint initiative.


Universities urged to promote entrepreneurship

2016-05-24 13:30

South African students are least confident in exploring entrepreneurial opportunities or opening a private practice upon graduation.

Mistakes to avoid when scaling up a business

2016-05-18 13:23

Many entrepreneurs decide to scale up their businesses without the right support. Pay attention to these four important elements to ensure you scale up your business successfully.

Doug Reed: Disrupting ‘Rewards’ programs – The battle for retention

2016-05-18 07:56

Entrepreneur Doug Reed, who is addressing the gaping hole in loyalty programmes for small and medium businesses, unpacks his Loyalty Specialists programme to Alec Hogg.

Businesses need to embrace cloud solutions

2016-05-13 13:25

Staying relevant in a disruptive environment is a priority for businesses. To succeed, businesses must start evaluating innovative new cloud approaches, or risk falling behind.

SMEs get R1.5bn boost

2016-05-10 10:15

The private sector has set aside R1.5bn to help small and medium enterprises survive the tough economic climate.

Winds of change blowing through the PPE sector

2016-05-04 17:11

The Personal Protective Equipment sector has seen a number of changes, particularly in SA, with its unique labour landscape and challenges of slow and a flagging currency.

A digital library for everyone

2016-05-03 12:20

South African digital media start-up Eduze is providing users across the country with free access to its rich digital library. The best part? No 3G or ADSL or electricity required.

Brewing a beer business

2016-04-29 07:00

Kevin and Philippa Wood started Darling Brew in 2010 with money from their house bond. Today they sell 80 000 litres of beer a month and have their own tasting room and restaurant.

Chance for social entrepreneurs to win big

2016-04-27 14:43

The SAB Foundation will open entries for its annual social innovation programme soon.

Bookkeeper or accountant? How to decide

2016-04-22 08:30

Not only does it keep you out of trouble with the taxman, but good accounting gives you a picture of how you are doing and allows you to make business decisions.

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