Entrepreneurs can apply for property programme

2015-10-05 19:57

A Growthpoint Properties initiative has opened its next application window for entrepreneurs working in the property industry to join its business incubation programme.

We’ve had enough; let’s make our leadership take notice

2015-09-27 15:00

There is no reason, other than failing government policies, that South Africa should find itself slipping in almost every sector.

Study shows heightened levels of youth entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan youth

Youth show higher levels of entrepreneurial intention than adults. Watch.

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Three steps to customer retention that lasts

2015-07-27 13:19

The cost of gaining a new customer is up to six times more than the cost of retaining an existing customer, says a business coach.

The importance of a financial plan

2015-07-05 15:19

A financial plan is a dynamic tool that should be used to manage your finances so that your money is always in the black, over medium- and long-term periods too.

On the JSE, founding CEOs outlive professional managers – by a mile

2015-06-30 16:27

Alec Hogg shares more of his research into the JSE’s Top 100 Company CEOs and presents some more interesting facts.

Youth empowerment initiative launched at WEF

2015-06-04 19:20

The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation has pledged $4.5m towards a new youth empowerment initiative that will provide business skills for 25 000 young Africans.

Small business funding programmes need to improve - survey

2015-05-13 09:33

The main problems entrepreneurs face are finding customers, raising funds, a lack of guidance and entrepreneurs’ tendency to wear too many hats, an SA survey shows.

Small business minister markets SA to the world

2015-03-22 17:00

The South Africa government was committed to help small enterprises grow into thriving businesses, Lindiwe Zulu told international business leaders in Italy.

Loving to create something from nothing

2015-03-10 15:43

Ruark Ferreira and his partners create a place where both property owners and tenants can come together in a trusted environment for a better rental experience.


SA entrepreneurship has lost one of its greatest champions

2015-09-29 15:40

Co-founder of the Arcay Group, Kevin de Villiers, has died after losing his battle against cancer.

Most new businesses fail: Annie McWalter – avoiding the pitfalls

2015-09-18 10:17

Some entrepreneurs fail not because their business case is poor or they lack ability, but because they lack support, says Annie McWalter, CEO of the Hope Factory,

5 ways co-creation ensures long-term success

2015-08-05 09:00

Eugene Jansen gives five reasons why co-creation provides the best blueprint for long-term venture success.

The 1% difference

2015-07-17 12:27

The gap between current reality and the dream can sometimes seem insurmountable, says Harry Welby-Cooke.

Going 12 rounds

2015-07-05 15:13

Like a boxing match, this book consists of 12 rounds. Because being in business can be a bit like being in the ring with Mike Tyson, the path to creating success is also similar to a boxing match.

Customer satisfaction in the world of social media

2015-06-30 15:33

The adage that there is no second chance to make a good first impression is quite true in business, says Pieter Scholtz.

Help! I’m married to a workaholic

2015-05-25 11:46

Workaholics think that business is all about busyness and that there isn’t anything they can do to reduce their working hours, says business mentor Harry Welby-Cooke.

7 ways to go from boss to leader

2015-05-10 16:43

Many people view the words ‘boss’ and ‘leader’ as interchangeable – but they are vastly different.

Funding fair for growing businesses

2015-03-10 16:36

A wide range of options available to entrepreneurs from public and private funding institutions will feature at the Western Cape Funding Fair.

SME expo to visit major SA cities

2015-03-06 12:23

The My Business Expo, geared towards startups and small business owners, will take place in Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town.

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