The business of shopping for Khayelitsha

2017-08-13 06:03

Grocery shopping may get cheaper thanks to a new venture that helps people buy in bulk.

A bag full of dreams

2017-08-06 06:00

Collen Mashawana arrived in Johannesburg in 2000 with big bags filled with fruits from Venda and even bigger dreams.

Risk and your business

2017-07-20 15:29

The King IV report states that the governing body of an enterprise should assume responsibility for the governance of risk and how it should be handled.

Shanduka Black Umbrellas honours top SMEs

2017-06-29 18:10

Top performing small and medium enterprises have been recognised at the Shanduka Black Umbrellas National Development Awards in Johannesburg.

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.


Coining it with bitcoin

2017-08-13 06:00

The Bitcoin crypto currency is proving to be increasingly popular, but there are a lot of people who remain reluctant to use it.

Fisherman turns $80 into $1.1bn by popularising trash fish

2017-07-19 14:23

Chuck Bundrant a college freshman with $80 in his pocket drove halfway across the country to Seattle to earn a few bucks fishing. The year was 1961.

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.

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