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Eastern Cape woman's geyser sleeve reduces power consumption

2017-07-23 15:22

An Eastern Cape innovator may have found the solution to reducing the cost of a geyser’s energy consumption with a simple contraption to heat water.

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.

Free workshops for 900 young entrepreneurs

2017-07-12 13:49

The 2017 BUSINESS/PARTNERS competition for young entrepreneurs provides the opportunity for those between 18 and 35 to try their hand at entrepreneurship.

Why SMEs should look at alternative energy solutions

2017-07-07 18:49

The financial strain on businesses is expected to increase exponentially in the foreseeable future as Eskom’s planned 19.9% tariff hike was announced in June.

Wahi wants to disrupt storage industry

2017-06-30 16:48

Wahi is a South African start-up that connects the owners of space to the people who need space – both commercial and residential.

Job shaving means entrepreneurship skills more important for SA youth

2017-06-27 18:25

SA youth will increasingly have to explore entrepreneurship for employment opportunities, says the spokesperson for a national entrepreneurship competition.

Soweto's urban entrepreneurs take on the world

2017-06-25 13:16

Dozens of township entrepreneurs' creations have sold worldwide with help from Soweto's Box Shop, a not for profit organisation.

Advice from winning entrepreneurs

2017-06-15 18:13

Entrepreneurs in the SME sector have long regarded business mentorship as one of the fundamental factors required for developing this space in the SA economy.

Changing the way safe drinking water is bought, sold in Africa

2017-06-13 18:07

SA has over the last few years experienced water shortages that has led to it not being able to provide reliable water supply to almost two million people between 2011 and 2015.

Leaving corporate world to become an entrepreneur

2017-05-26 19:44

Thomas van der Linde left the corporate world where he was a marketing director for multinational companies to pursue his passion to be an entrepreneur.

 

SA 'shoots itself in foot' on innovation

2017-07-20 16:06

Countries like Chile, Moldova, Malta, Greece and Cyprus rank higher than SA for innovation, while Mauritius is in 6th place.

Avoid running business like personal piggybank

2017-07-14 18:03

In an effort to keep taxable earnings down, many business owners will run personal expenses through their business.

Small business, big money

2017-07-10 15:59

How a novel finance matchmaking site is shaking up the start-up sector and linking small business with capital providers.

Gigaba moots small business incubators

2017-06-30 18:11

Small business is critical for the stimulation of inclusive economic growth, according to Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

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.

Entrepreneur tackles prejudices about relatable dolls for African girls

2017-06-26 18:34

An entrepreneur is tackling complexes among young African girls by selling dolls with ethnic hair.

Education key to successful entrepreneurship

2017-06-23 14:25

Once someone understands the building blocks of business, he or she can better distinguish between a poor or great business opportunity, says an expert.

Young entrepreneurs helped by Bizniz in a Box

2017-06-14 19:17

Coca-Cola Beverages SA is working with young people to help them triumph over challenges as most young people struggle to find work and many have given up hope.

Unlocking the secret sauce of venture capitalism

2017-05-26 20:10

Deon Lewis, co-founder and CEO of Futureneers, is passionate about the venture capital industry, not only in South Africa, but in Africa and globally.

Greyton farm worker’s entrepreneurial spirit

2017-05-24 20:16

At almost 60 years of age Elias Mkhalakahla, who manages the maintenance team at Tru-Cape’s Greyton apple and pear grower, The Oaks Estates, seems just to be beginning his career.

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