ARTICLES RELATING TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Four unlikely ways universities prepare students for entrepreneurship

2017-06-23 07:39

Giving people a chance and evaluating them purely on their merits is a huge factor in entrepreneurship, explains Sheraan Amod.

Retail giants trampling small black businesses

2017-06-14 11:31

South Africa’s big four grocery retailers are squeezing everyone else out of the market and making it impossible for independent businesses to survive, a Competition Commission inquiry has heard.

Millennials must upskill to stay on top in FinTech space - expert

2017-04-25 10:30

The financial technology industry is evolving rapidly and millennials need to upskill themselves to keep up with changes, says an industry insider.

Radio’s future is online

2017-04-09 09:00

By targeting taxi commuters, DJ Sbu hopes his initiative will add diversity to the digital radio space by attracting new listeners.

A passion for creating jobs

2017-03-26 12:07

With two busy seaports, a huge potential workforce and amazing possibilities for entrepreneurs, KwaZulu-Natal is open for business. Yvonne Grimbeek speaks to the Industrial Development Corporation’s Pat Moodley about their work in the province.

SA's entrepreneurial environment tops Russia, Mexico, Brazil

2017-03-14 19:14

South Africa provides better conditions for entrepreneurship than 20 countries that have higher per capita GDP, shows a new study.

How govt can turbo-charge SA’s growth

2017-01-18 06:55

Small businesses can rev-up much needed economic growth in South Africa, but they need added support from the government, says an expert.

SA's beer revolution: Micro-breweries get to shine

2016-12-14 19:06

The Beerhouse wants to champion the beer revolution in South Africa - and it is allowing micro-breweries to shine as well.

SA ranks 46th in global entrepreneurship index

2016-11-29 09:28

South Africa has been ranked 46th out of 85 countries in terms of its entrepreneurial environment in the Global Entrepreneurship Index for 2016.

Cooking up some tasty profits

2016-11-18 12:18

After leaving his job, Lesego Semenya travelled SA for a year before enrolling at Prue Leith Chef’s Academy to study towards becoming a chef. He started his own business, LesDaChef, in 2015.

 

SA film sector creates 21 000 jobs, contributes R5.4bn to GDP

2017-06-16 07:52

South Africa's film industry is becoming a serious economic player, having contributed R5.4bn to the gross domestic product during the 2016/17 financial year.

CarZar attracts attention of foreign investors

2017-05-08 18:58

CarZar is now being backed by Vostok New Ventures - a Nasdaq-listed $725m investment company. Fin24 looks at how the CarZar journey started.

A response to Patrick Bond: How to grow SA

2017-04-09 17:58

An entrepreneur proposes a way for the country to improve its credit rating, grow the economy and cut unemployment.

Young South African leads the way in breast prosthetics

2017-03-28 12:02

Nneile Nkholise has started a company that uses additive manufacturing to design breast prostheses for women. Her goal is to supply a soft, light-weight product that is affordable and easy to access.

Experts call for entrepreneurship to be taught in schools

2017-03-16 11:17

Entrepreneurship should be part of any school curriculum, say experts from the Global Entrepreneurship Congress, currently taking place in Johannesburg.

This Cape Town art-tech entrepreneur is inspired by maths!

2017-02-26 17:42

Victor Kirov, who quit his lucrative engineering career to create unrivalled stainless sculptures, explains to Fin24 how his work is inspired by mathematics.

The gig economy: Disrupting the traditional 9-to-5

2016-12-29 10:01

Around the world, people are taking on freelance “gigs” to supplement their incomes, while some have even abandoned their permanent jobs, making this informal economy their only source of income.

‘It’s tough out there’ – Why small business needs change to survive 2017

2016-11-29 18:05

Unless there is a fundamental political change which allows the economy to awaken and stretch its muscles, 2016 might just seem like a picnic, says a business analyst.

SA's Fourex scoops top UK entrepreneur award

2016-11-21 10:53

Foreign exchange market disruptor Fourex has scooped the 2016 New Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the UK’s “Oscars of Business”, its second major award.

Hope springs in Diepsloot through Rhiza Babuyile

2016-11-14 06:18

A community development project is solving the problem of unemployment through skills training for young people who go on to become entrepreneurs.

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