The value of self-confidence

2015-08-28 12:35

Improving self-confidence when it’s lacking is not always an easy task but it can have a positive impact on a business owners’ success, says a business coach.


Wearable bamboo

2015-08-27 15:17
Entrepreneur Amy de Castro's love for bamboo has inspired her to build a high-end wristwatch business.

Entrepreneur Amy de Castro's love for bamboo has inspired her to build a high-end wristwatch business.

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Red tape and funding challenge myths debunked

2015-08-25 15:51

Myths that funding and red tape are the two biggest challenges faced by emerging companies and entrepreneurs have been debunked by a report.

Guy Kawasaki: Startup pre-mortems help prevent post-mortems

2015-08-21 16:23

Get the team together, pretend the product has failed and work out why so you can avoid it in future, says Guy Kawasaki, ex-advisor to Google's Motorola business unit.

New MD for Business Partners

2015-08-19 15:11

Business Partners, a risk finance company for formal SMEs and local entrepreneurs, has announced that Nazeem Martin is retiring as managing director.

Herman Mashaba on his disillusionment with post-Mandela politics

2015-08-17 15:27

Mr 'Black Like Me' talks about his business, his disillusionment with the post-Mandela political landscape, and his hopes for a better future for South Africa.

Steve Jobs’ word of advice for young entrepreneurs – Passion

2015-08-13 15:37

Being an entrepreneur entails a lot of hard work and worrying and if you don’t love it, you’re going to fail - you have to have passion, says Steve Jobs.

Your essential guide to funding

2015-08-02 15:31

Seed Academy has developed The Essential Guide to Funding in South Africa, which is available as a free e-book download.

Client is king as customers become more picky

2015-07-30 15:08

By 2020 customer experience will overtake product and price as the key brand differentiator, according to a report.

Tools to test your business idea

2015-07-29 09:00

Knowledge about how to run a business is an entrepreneur’s most potent weapon, says a business coach.


Bamboo watch maker has no time for 'no'

2015-08-27 15:22

Amy de Castro's entrepreneurial journey began when she refused to take no for an answer and has since learned that challenging the status quo pays off.

3 ways to grow your business in today’s tough economic climate

2015-08-25 16:14

Tips for business owners in an economy which is putting direct and indirect pressure on them as well as consumers who are careful about spending money.

We need more wealthy black South Africans - Manyi

2015-08-21 20:01

Rich black South African entrepreneurs should not be expected to share their wealth, Progressive Professionals Forum president Mzwanele Jimmy Manyi says.

R250m boost for women entrepreneurs

2015-08-20 13:37

Business Partners has launched a R250m fund to "make female entrepreneurship huge in South Africa".

21-yr-old family business built on passion

2015-08-17 17:08

Husband and wife entrepreneur team Pam and George Douglas started their business with no business know-how - 21 years later they're still going strong.

Tender corruption killing small business - minister

2015-08-14 07:28

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says small firms need more support in the procurement process, and that tender corruption must be confronted head-on.

Tips on managing your business cash flow

2015-08-12 10:58

Cash flow is the heartbeat of any small and medium-sized enterprise and if your business does not have cash to pay vendors, it is unlikely to remain open for long.

Winning Women: Passing on rich values

2015-08-02 15:09

Yvonne Muthien, chairperson of the Rhodes Food Group, the Thebe Resource Incubator and the Sasol Inzalo Foundation, learnt her rich sense of values and community from Nelson Mandela. Now she is passing on these, and a lifetime of management skills, writes Sue Grant-Marshall.

BizSpark boost for SA entrepreneurs

2015-07-30 10:41

Microsoft’s BizSpark programme provides early-stage tech start-ups with the opportunity to join a vast network of entrepreneurs, partners and advisors.

Building personal power through real estate

2015-07-28 19:03

Neale Petersen of Real Estate Investor Magazine wants to transform people to become successful in building personal wealth through real estate.

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