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SME ministry on the cards

2014-04-17 14:57

The creation of a small and medium enterprises department to help stimulate the local business industry is very likely, says ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete.

SA entrepreneur lectures at Oxford

2014-04-15 16:59

SA entrepreneur Allon Raiz, CEO of Raizcorp, presented masterclasses on entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School.

Four from SA among top African innovators

2014-04-14 12:17

Four South Africans are among ten finalists selected from almost 700 applications for the Innovation Prize for Africa 2014.

The hardest skill

2014-04-13 09:15

Good decision-making is an art that comes from experience, says Ian Mann.

Support for struggling entrepreneurs

2014-04-11 18:01

Social Impact Bonds hold potential for government to increase effective support for struggling entrepreneurs in South Africa, according to a new report.

Thabethe: SMMEs cannot emerge forever

2014-04-11 15:30

Government supports SMMEs, but they must also become sustainable and cannot be emerging forever, says Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Elizabeth Thabethe.

Late payments dilemma

2014-04-04 09:35

Advice for a user who is battling with clients paying late or withholding payment.

Competition for social innovators

2014-03-31 16:32

Entrepreneurs can now enter the annual SAB Foundation Social Innovations Awards and stand a chance to win R1m.

Nutritious and affordable

2014-03-26 17:12

Believe, believe, believe is the motto of the founder of nutrition company Futurelife.

How can I protect my designs?

2014-03-26 17:12

A Fin24 user is scared that potential investors may steal his business ideas.

Measuring success by nutritional impact

2014-03-26 12:18

Believe, believe, believe, but never lose sight of reality, is the motto of entrepreneur Paul Saad, founder of nutrition company Futurelife.

Everyone can be creative

2014-03-23 12:37

Your last failure may be part of your next success. Ian Mann discusses.

Effecting change

2014-03-16 10:22

Ian Mann discusses how leaders succeed in getting their people to follow.

Home office overtime

2014-03-12 09:26

The pros of working from home far outweigh the cons, says a Fin24 user.

How can I protect my design from theft?

2014-03-10 13:30

Advice for a Fin24 user who is worried that potential investors might take his application design and sell it off as their own.

No office shirt required

2014-03-09 09:32

The biggest challenge about working remotely may be the mental shift, says Ian Mann.

Small business lifeline?

2014-03-06 07:17

Apprenticeships could give SMEs a vital boost, says Geoffrey Chapman.

8 Tips for aspiring business owners

2014-02-26 11:15

If you’re thinking of starting your own business, this one’s for you. We list crucial do’s and don’ts that every aspiring business owner should be aware of.

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Don't just think about how you can earn money, but how you can provide a product or service that is awesome, says iFex CEO Alex Fourie, who is one of Forbes' Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa.

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Small businesses highly vulnerable - FNB

2014-02-12 11:15

The sluggish economy is likely to impede potential growth of small businesses, yet a loan is not always the only option in tough times, says an expert.

The folly of cheap money

2014-02-09 09:30

Ian Mann explains why the oversupply of labour is a global headache.

MBA students offer help to companies

2014-02-07 15:07

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business is accepting enquiries from organisations interested in being field partners for one of the MBA courses.

Trash for cash

2014-01-30 13:24

An enterprising couple aims to tackle social ills with a recycling start-up.

The power of purpose

2014-01-26 12:25

Think about the two most important days in your life, says Ian Mann.

 

Maponya is beacon of hope for youth

2014-04-16 20:06

Dr Richard Maponya has been honoured for his outstanding entrepreneurial achievement and leadership under almost impossible conditions.

Franchises awarded for excellence

2014-04-14 16:45

The Franchise Association of South Africa has awarded its annual excellence awards to a number of achievers in the industry.

Deadline looms for entrepreneur fellowship

2014-04-13 17:40

Aspiring entrepreneurs have until the end of April to apply for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship bursary.

Don't be short-sighted about BBBEE codes

2014-04-11 19:03

Smart businesses are realising that compliance with the new BBBEE codes offers opportunities for some real innovation, says an expert.

Flexible working breeds innovation

2014-04-11 17:29

More and more businesses are realising the importance of nurturing innovative entrepreneurs among their employees to help drive growth.

Gear up for Africa

2014-04-06 10:09

If you're thinking of venturing into Africa, this is a must-read, says Ian Mann.

SA hesitant to take entrepreneurship leap

2014-04-03 17:38

As South Africa’s economy grows, so will the number of business opportunities available for entrepreneurs to take advantage of, says an expert.

Great graphics hit home

2014-03-30 12:15

A great idea that's badly presented sounds like a bad idea, says Ian Mann.

Everyone can be creative

2014-03-26 17:12

Your last failure may be part of your next success. Ian Mann discusses.

Losing sleep over late payments

2014-03-26 16:08

A Fin24 has a big problem with clients paying late or withholding payment altogether.

Everyone can be creative

2014-03-23 12:39

Your last failure may be part of your next success. Ian Mann discusses.

Mandelas aim to conquer European wine market

2014-03-20 08:52

Nelson Mandela's oldest daughter Makaziwe and a granddaughter have launched their wine collection in the Netherlands in the family's first commercial venture.

Effecting change

2014-03-16 10:21

Ian Mann discusses how leaders succeed in getting their people to follow.

We're Talking About: Small Business

2014-03-13 06:47

Standard Bank is looking for 12 entrepreneurs to participate in a 10-part TV series. They could win a R1m investment into their dream.

IP theft concerns

2014-03-11 11:49

A user worries that investors could sell off his application design as their own.

Working from home poses time conundrum

2014-03-10 12:50

What you save in time from working remotely you put back in, says Fin24 user Richard Durrant.

No office shirt required

2014-03-09 09:29

The biggest challenge about working remotely may be the mental shift, says Ian Mann.

Would you pay to spend a penny?

2014-02-28 11:50

A Danish firm has come up with a clever way to incentivise people to use pay toilets, and create a virtuous circle which removes and reuses waste.

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Red tape is a major barrier for budding entrepreneurs in South Africa, says Alex Fourie of iFix, who is also one of Forbes' Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa.

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Alex Fourie of iFix, who is one of Forbes' Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa, believes in seeing a need and acting on it.

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SA makes strong showing on Forbes list

2014-02-09 11:00

Seven South African entrepreneurs have been named on Forbes magazine's annual 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs list.

The folly of cheap money

2014-02-07 15:29

Ian Mann explains why the oversupply of labour is a global headache.

How to capture clients

2014-02-02 12:53

Know why your customers buy from you and find your unique value, says Ian Mann.

Trash for cash

2014-01-29 07:29

An enterprising couple aims to tackle social ills with a recycling start-up.

The power of purpose

2014-01-26 12:20

Think about the two most important days in your life, says Ian Mann.

 
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