About 300 new businesses in W Cape per month

2015-08-31 14:09

On average, more than 300 new businesses were registered in the Western Cape each month, since the start of this year, according to an economic update.

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 golden priorities for entrepreneurs

2015-07-19 15:38

As an entrepreneur, you’ll be wearing a lot of hats and dealing with a constant barrage of issues. Each day’s tasks and priorities will likely be a jumbled mess that changes as new emergencies and challenges arise.

Delivery and payment gap in SA below average

2015-07-16 17:11

Expect the gap in South Africa between delivering goods and being paid for them as a whole to bounce back, research shows.

Would you do business with yourself?

2015-07-14 10:40

An important question a business owner or manager should ask himself is whether he would do business with himself and why, explains a performance consultant.


Doing business in Africa seminar in CT

2015-08-31 13:50

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host a seminar entitled "Doing Business in Africa" at the V & A Waterfront in Cape Town.


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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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.

Many businesses start off on a high note and thrive for a few months, but keeping a business running for 21 years is a major achievement for any entrepreneur.

Many businesses start off on a high note and thrive for a few months, but keeping a business running for 21 years is a major achievement for any entrepreneur.

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JT Foxx: Visa rules throttling small business

2015-08-12 07:58

The new child visa regulations are making it difficult for entrepreneurs to succeed in South Africa, according to wealth coach JT Foxx.

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.

Bigger is not always better

2015-07-23 08:29

Small businesses are the backbone of any country’s economy.

How to help employees with debt

2015-07-19 15:12

Big companies have played a significant role in reducing the indebtedness of their employees and, by doing so, have improved the quality of life of the country’s citizens, writes Frank Magwegwe

Understand your costs to make a profit

2015-07-15 12:22

Would you rather have a business with a turnover of R5 million and R100 000 profit, or a business with a turnover of R500 000 and R200 000 profit? A successful business is one that makes its owner a profit, writes Maya Fisher-French

Funding small business is risky – a hybrid solution

2015-07-13 15:23

An analyst searches for a solution to the small business financing conundrum – access to finance and quality businesses concepts worth funding.

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