ARTICLES RELATING TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP

State bank aims to bolster township economy

2014-10-08 05:00

The Gauteng government will push ahead with plans to launch a state bank to assist township entrepreneurs get access to funding, says premier David Makhura.

You too can be a business dynamo

2014-08-13 09:41

If you don’t believe in yourself, you will never know if you can succeed in business, says Kalyani Pillay, CEO of the South African Bank Risk Association.

Creating a 30-hour work week

2014-08-12 16:08

Knowing how to use your time effectively is a more valuable skill than knowing how to make, manage, invest and spend money, says Pieter Scholtz.

Time to honour women

2014-08-06 10:36

Strong women role models inspired me, says entrepreneur Shauwn Mpisane.

Time to honour women

2014-08-05 15:28

Strong women role models inspired me, says entrepreneur Shauwn Mpisane.

SA should start thinking about its future

2014-07-28 18:33

The SA way of thinking is one where the future is rarely considered, unless you talk about job creation for the youth, says Marck Maphori.

SA needs more young entrepreneurs

2014-06-24 11:58

Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu says the participation of the young in the economy is inadequate.

Why you need a mentor

2014-05-16 16:11

All new business owners should find a mentor to guide them, says an expert.

Opportunity lies on the other side of risk

2014-03-21 18:21

Challenges such as strikes, load shedding and e-tolls reinforce the statement that starting and running a business in South Africa is not for the faint-hearted.

Zuma: Don't favour youth over older workers

2014-03-20 10:39

Youth employment must be encouraged, but this does not mean older workers must be neglected, says President Jacob Zuma.

Change in delivery patterns

2014-03-13 17:20

More retailers are beginning to realise that the cost of logistics could be reduced if they establish their own distribution centres, says an expert.

Celebrating youth entrepreneurship

2014-03-04 16:55

Youth entrepreneurial excellence will be celebrated at the inaugural Maverick Awards in June 2014.

Eskom outages to take higher toll on business

2014-03-04 10:23

Power outages are a leading cause of business interruption in SA and the economic impact is likely to increase even more, warns an expert.

Business asks for more BEE recognition

2014-02-27 16:45

A big frustration for business is the disregard for its role in terms of black economic empowerment, according to a business organisation.

ADVERTORIAL: ViGO CEO to empower business owners

2014-02-24 13:11

ViGO CEO Carl Wallace has been selected by an initiative of the World Economic Forum to give SMEs in Africa a boost.

Nominations for top businesswomen awaited

2014-02-21 16:37

Nominations for the Businesswomen’s Association of South Africa, Cape Town branch’s regional business achiever awards are now open.

Making a social impact and profit

2014-02-21 15:27

Forbes has honoured Jonathan Liebmann of Propertuity for his positive impact on the urban environment.

Biotechnology in his blood

2014-02-21 15:17

Ashley Uys, MD of Medical Diagnostech, is among Forbes' 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa.

Fixing Apple gadgets

2014-02-21 10:55

Fin24 speaks to Alex Fourie, one of Forbes' Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa.

High honour for fixing Apple devices

2014-02-20 11:09

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

Biotech puts Ashley on road to success

2014-02-17 16:26

Ashley Uys, managing director of Medical Diagnostech, is ranked on Forbes magazine’s latest 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa list.

Strengths and pitfalls of family businesses

2014-02-07 11:57

Over a complete business cycle family businesses outperform other types of businesses, but they do need to avoid some potential pitfalls, says an expert.

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Two people from KwaZulu-Natal have given new meaning to social entrepreneurship when they decided to start a recycling company.

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Keep your business afloat in tough times

2014-01-16 11:07

An expert gives pointers on how to position your business for long-term profit in today's poor economic climate.

 

Creating a 30-hour work week

2014-08-19 07:46

Knowing how to use your time effectively is a more valuable skill than knowing how to make, manage, invest and spend money, says Pieter Scholtz.

30-hour work week?

2014-08-13 20:46

Why managing your time effectively is a valuable skill. Read.

Creating a 30-hour work week

2014-08-12 16:10

Knowing how to use your time effectively is a more valuable skill than knowing how to make, manage, invest and spend money, says Pieter Scholtz.

Mpisane: 'Honour women'

2014-08-05 15:31

Women can inspire you to be a better entrepreneur and employer, says Shauwn Mpisane.

The stunning success of failing better

2014-08-03 19:57

There are some things we have to go through by ourselves to not only learn, but to learn correctly, writes Zareef Minty.

SMEs: Be prepared for change to thrive

2014-07-07 05:00

Business today is a rapidly changing, competitive place where the only constant is change, says Standard Bank. How will you change to succeed?

SA needs more young entrepreneurs - minister

2014-06-22 15:29

Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu says the participation of young people in the country's economy is inadequate.

Turning risk into opportunity

2014-03-26 17:12

Starting a business in SA is not for the faint-hearted.

Startup success secrets

2014-03-20 11:28

Biotechnologist Ashley Uys is one of Forbes' 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs.

Govt policy implementation vital for SMEs

2014-03-14 15:32

Government has outlined plans to stimulate the development of small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurs, but significant challenges remain, says an expert.

New partnership set to help entrepreneurs

2014-03-10 16:51

A new partnership between Nedbank and the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship will enable budding entrepreneurs to participate in entrepreneurial development.

Positive impact of winning a competition

2014-03-04 13:36

William Duk of Plantation Shutters shares how being the winner of the 2012 Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year competition, has helped him.

SMEs and independent accounting

2014-03-03 17:28

Research shows that the services of a chartered accountant can add value beyond mere book-keeping to a small business, says Saica.

A helping hand for SA’s young men

2014-02-25 16:43

Corporate South Africa is joining hands to tackle the lack of direction for many young men in SA.

ADVERTORIAL: ViGO CEO to empower business owners

2014-02-24 12:24

ViGO CEO Carl Wallace has been selected by an initiative of the World Economic Forum to give SMEs in Africa a boost.

Opportunities for SA entrepreneurs

2014-02-21 15:31

Fourteen entrepreneurs have completed a successful trip to the UK and other interested entrepreneurs can apply to take part in the next one.

Fixing Apple gadgets

2014-02-21 15:24

Alex Fourie of iFix, who made it to Forbes' 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs, believes in acting on a need.

Making a social impact and a profit

2014-02-21 12:18

Jonathan Liebmann of Propertuity is one of Forbes' 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa, due to his positive impact on the urban environment.

SMEs bank on easy access to money

2014-02-20 21:00

About 30% of small business owners believe their chances of accessing cash from financial institutions would be increased this year, a study shows.

Entrepreneurs begin mentorship with SAB

2014-02-18 12:34

The South African Breweries youth entrepreneurship development programme, SAB KickStart, has selected its Top 18 National Finalists of 2014.

SMEs not confident about SA’s labour

2014-02-14 14:57

Small and medium businesses are still not confident that South Africa’s labour dispensation is conducive to their business’ growth, according to an index.

Mashaba: SA has draconian labour laws

2014-02-04 18:49
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South Africa has reached the end of entrepreneurial development because of draconian labour legislation, says Black like Me founder Herman Mashaba.

Changing careers and starting a business

2014-01-21 14:18

A Fin24 user is tired of working for someone else and wants to know how to change careers and start her own business.

Cycling his way to business success

2014-01-15 11:14

Delivering his grandparents' chronic medication led Sizwe Nzima to come up with an innovative and entrepreneurial plan for a business.

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