Funding advice for a mouthwash entrepreneur

2015-11-26 09:06

Having a business idea is one thing, but implementing that idea can be a huge headache, one exacerbated by a lack of funding.

W Cape entrepreneurs can pitch for funding

2015-11-23 16:24

Entrepreneurs in the Western Cape are invited to apply for a multi-million rand investment to grow their businesses, as part of the Western Cape Funding Fair.

Profit margins hit by rate hike

2015-11-20 18:50

The increase in interest rates will add more pressure for businesses by making debt more expensive and likely hitting profit margins in the long term, warns an expert.

Entrepreneur climate becoming hostile in SA

2015-11-13 12:54

Contrary to global trends, SA’s small and medium enterprises are showing a decline in employment, turnover and a majority are struggling to survive, an index shows.

Friends & Friction: Not all of us can run businesses

2015-11-01 15:06

Listed as a reserve for the E team, he knew he would never walk out to a roar at Orlando Stadium, says Muzi Kuzwayo.

Kagiso Monnapula: Local is lekker – Small trumps Big Business

2015-10-29 16:36

Kagiso Monnapula thinks South Africans will slowly move towards supporting smaller local players. And this notion will see people going local.

Increase in business identity theft

2015-10-26 17:49

South African businesses have noted an increase in corporate identity theft incidents over the past year, according to a survey.

SA urged to develop tomorrow's entrepreneurs

2015-10-19 09:55

If all business owners in SA commit to mentoring one entrepreneur, we have the potential to double entrepreneurship in two to three years, says a local entrepreneur.

Doing good business with the youth

2015-10-13 17:13

Indira Tsengiwe, founder of Youngpreneur Media, shares her views on youth and entrepreneurship in Africa.

Top 5 things SMEs want from government

2015-10-09 12:00

A new research study shows there are five things South African business owners would especially like government to help with in order for them to thrive.


Those in business feel more unsafe - chamber survey

2015-11-23 20:10

More than 83% of the members of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry who partook in a survey, feel more unsafe than five years ago.

Young farmer wins youth entrepreneur programme

2015-11-23 16:02

The top five winners of SAB's annual competition for youth-owned businesses will receive a share of R1.5m in business grants.

Entrepreneurs need risk taking skills, says Zulu

2015-11-16 20:00

Skills such as innovation and risk taking should not be overlooked as essential ingredients to SMMEs, says Small Business Development minister Lindiwe Zulu.

The Art of War: There are wolves in client skins

2015-11-11 19:11

This Fin24 user says she learnt the hard way not to trust all prospective clients.

South African SMEs optimistic despite challenges

2015-10-30 14:44

The future of the South African economy and the future of job creation are inextricably dependent on small business, the survey reveals.

Making insurance enjoyable in every way

2015-10-26 18:13

Gideon Galloway, CEO of King Price Insurance, wakes up in the morning to try and make a difference in the world - and have fun while doing it.

Marketing, wrong partners big worry for SMEs - survey

2015-10-19 15:30

Marketing is a big concern in SA's small business community, followed by a lack of confidence and partnering with the wrong people, according to a survey.

Safety syringes: Local engineer to open first plant in southern Africa

2015-10-18 15:58

Jonas Gutu, a KwaZulu-Natal-born engineer, will become the first manufacturer of hypodermic disposable syringes and needles in southern Africa when his plant opens shop next year.

Ambulance service for rural areas

2015-10-09 14:15

A Fin24 user wants to start an ambulance service to help his community as many people die while waiting for an ambulance which takes forever to arrive.

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.

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