ARTICLES RELATING TO ENTREPRENEURS

Tax incentives

2014-08-22 07:24

The tax incentive will definitely entice investors to small businesses!

Choose the right location for your franchise

2014-08-21 16:32

As a franchise owner, you have a number of factors to consider before you can open the doors to your own franchise, says an expert.

The value of a business mentor

2014-08-20 16:12

Being an entrepreneur can be lonely, especially when you don’t have an associate with whom you can discuss your business and its challenges, says an expert.

Seminar for young entrepreneurs

2014-08-18 19:23

Monkey Concepts Advertising will host a business seminar for young entrepreneurs and business professionals in Johannesburg.

Entrepreneurs vie for R1m prize and more

2014-08-15 07:27

The South African Breweries Foundation has selected the finalists in its annual Social Innovation Awards 2014, who will compete for the R1m first place prize.

Rise in informal businesses

2014-08-14 13:33

The number of people running informal businesses has risen over the past four years, but remains lower than the number in 2001, says Statistics SA.

African business reflects a crisis mentality

2014-08-12 11:12

Business confidence in Africa has reached a five-year low, according to an economic survey of finance professionals around the world.

M4Jam dishing out cash

2014-08-12 09:21

M4Jam partners have paid out R15 000 through micro jobs after South Africans completed over 500 jobs within hours of its launch.

Vusi Thembekwayo: Being a dragon changed my life

2014-08-12 06:05

Dragons’ Den SA might have changed the lives of some talented entrepreneurs during the last seven days of filming, but one Dragon says his life has changed too.

M4Jam dishing out cash

2014-08-11 13:33

Micro jobbing platform money for jam partners have paid out R15 000 after South Africans completed over 500 micro jobs within hours of its launch.

Marketing is Darren's way to make a difference

2014-08-08 17:29

What really counts for Darren Barnes, managing director of Perfect Solutions, is not how much money he makes, but the difference he makes, he says.

EY World Entrepreneur finalists announced

2014-08-07 16:06

EY's Southern Africa World Entrepreneur Awards recognise entrepreneurs, who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success.

Hitting it big with event decor

2014-08-06 19:26

Alosha Lynov of 3D Deco tells how he started his business on 60 toothpicks and a polystyrene ball, borrowing R4 000 for a trailer from his dad.

Inspiration Indaba hosted for entrepreneurs

2014-08-04 18:54

The inaugural Citadel Inspiration Indaba will offer a platform for home-grown entrepreneurial success stories to be celebrated and shared.

Durban's Sand Gang captures MH disasters

2014-08-03 18:28

A Fin24 user captured Durban's Sand Gang's latest creation, a poke at Malaysian Airlines, which has had two major disasters this year.

Dawid Mocke hits surfing success online

2014-08-03 15:25

Four-time world surfski champion Dawid Mocke reveals how an online business can take entrepreneurship to another level.

Metal wage agreement death for SMEs - FMF

2014-07-31 17:25

The wage agreement in the metals and engineering sector is the death knell for small businesses, says the Free Market Foundation.

Small firms weather the strike storm

2014-07-30 10:40

Rustenburg resembled a ghost town during the extraordinary five-month platinum strike. Yet, a group of entrepreneurs found innovative ways to survive.

Opportunities for African business

2014-07-29 15:55

African business must take advantage of African opportunities and get their respective governments to help, says the president of a business chamber.

Mid-year review keeps SME owners in tune

2014-07-28 14:25

Businesses not allocating time for a mid-year review to reflect and plan, are running the risk of not operating at their full potential, explains an expert.

World's first commercial fly farm in Cape Town

2014-07-23 11:01

By copying nature, an entrepreneurial team has put the humble fly to work to help resolve a global food problem.

World's first commercial fly farm in Cape Town

2014-07-23 07:47

By copying nature, an entrepreneurial team has put the humble fly to work to help resolve a global food problem.

Practical support helps BEE businesses grow

2014-07-22 12:49

With the right support, there is no reason why more entrepreneurs in South Africa shouldn’t be able to take their businesses to the next level, an expert says.

 

Convenience toppling experience

2014-08-21 18:31

Retailers are grappling with re-inventing the wheel as online shopping continues to grow in popularity.

Time to venture into tax incentives

2014-08-21 16:10

The tax incentive will definitely entice investors to avail more funding to small businesses, says a finance expert.

Standard Bank honoured for service to SMEs

2014-08-19 10:38

Standard Bank has won an award based on a global growth consulting firm's recent analysis of the market for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

N West women win award

2014-08-17 21:03

A group of women entrepreneurs in the North West has won the Female Entrepreneur Award of the department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries.

The number of people running informal businesses climbs

2014-08-14 20:26

The number of people running informal businesses climbs

More concern about safe business travel in Africa

2014-08-13 16:42

As business travel in Africa grows, the potential risks of travelling to certain countries in Africa must be considered by businesses, according to an expert.

Being a dragon changed my life

2014-08-12 09:22

Dragons’ Den SA might have changed the lives of some talented entrepreneurs, but Vusi Thembekwayo says his life has changed too.

Lending against moveable assets increases

2014-08-11 17:25

While unconventional, the lending against moveable assets can help businesses stay in business longer and pay employees and suppliers, says experts.

The lure of fascination

2014-08-10 11:27

Anything and anyone can become fascinating by applying some triggers, says Ian Mann.

Challenges faced by small businesses

2014-08-07 17:03

A Fin24 user explains what he regards as the biggest challenges for small businesses in the country.

Hitting it big with event decor

2014-08-07 08:51

Alosha Lynov of 3D Deco brings his creative visions to life.

Running a franchise?

2014-08-06 19:46

You need to ensure that your brand remains consistent & relevant.

Keep your franchise relevant

2014-08-05 11:44

Franchises need to ensure that their brand remains consistent and relevant so that consumers can still identify the franchise concept, experts say.

SA franchise tashas opens in Dubai

2014-08-04 12:55

Famous Brands’ lifestyle café brand tashas has commenced its global expansion programme with the launch of its maiden international restaurant in Dubai.

Where to for expansion funding?

2014-08-03 17:45

A fast food business owner who started out three years ago, is now looking to expand.

Dawid Mocke hits surfing success online

2014-08-03 15:52

Surfski legend Dawid Mocke reveals how an online business can take entrepreneurship to another level.

Make the most of govt incentives

2014-08-01 11:35

Many companies face difficulties when trying to use government incentives and that is why a consulting firm has started a special service to meet this need.

How businesses weathered the strike storm

2014-07-30 11:05

A group of entrepreneurs found innovative ways to survive in Rustenburg during the platinum strike.

Restaurants can beat the seasonal slump

2014-07-30 10:37

The winter season makes it increasingly difficult for restaurant owners to entice customers from hibernation and an expert provides tips to counteract this.

Mid-year review keeps SME owners in tune

2014-07-29 14:23

Businesses not allocating time for a mid-year review to reflect and plan, explains an expert.

Finalists in entrepreneur competition selected

2014-07-23 15:36

The 2014 Sanlam/Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year judging panel has selected 15 finalists to advance to the final round of the competition.

Gallery

An entrepreneurial team, who believes it is possible to be both capitalist and environmentalist, has put the humble fly to work to help save the sea - one fish at a time.

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Young entrepreneurs shine during pitch challenge

2014-07-22 15:00

The winners of a business startup pitch for young entrepreneurs fit in with SAB's aim to invest in a quality pipeline of entrepreneurs in core industries.

Give your business some Sugars

2014-07-21 16:39

Get your marketing right and your marketing budget becomes unlimited, says author and business coach Bradley Sugars.

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