Ambulance service for rural areas

33 minutes ago

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.

Young entrepreneurs eye construction empire

2015-10-02 20:43

A coincidental meeting between two young entrepreneurs from Durban has turned into a successful construction business which now employs 52 people.

Four steps to unlock social entrepreneurship

2015-09-21 17:45

Last week, the Seda Nelson Mandela Bay ICT Incubator hosted sector partners and social entrepreneurs at is ICT business incubator facility.

Don't burden larger enterprises for growth

2015-09-20 16:30

Johannes Wessels suggests that if South Africa wants growth, the government should read OECD than Lenin.

Finlayson brothers tackle wealth management together

2015-09-17 16:38

Brothers Paul and Andrew Finlayson bid the world of corporate finance farewell and set up their own niche wealth management company.

Survey shows SMEs' greatest frustrations

2015-09-15 16:10

More than 1 300 business owners took part in the latest SME Insight Survey by the SA Institute of Chartered Accountants.

RainFin says lending model has Ferrari potential

2015-09-14 09:37

RainFin, a South African peer-to- peer lender part-owned by Barclays, has more than doubled loans in the past year by tapping the needs of small businesses.

Gaming used to help youth obtain jobs

2015-09-04 20:00

A new online game - Team C4 - hopes to help more young South Africans to obtain jobs in the contact centre industry.

Why SA needs more women farmers

2015-09-01 06:44

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Senzeni Zokwana has lauded women's significant role in the economic subsistence of their families at an awards ceremony.


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.

Winning women: Setting her own foundation

2015-10-04 15:43

Unathi Batyashe-Fillis has been an SABC TV news anchor, the communications manager at OR Tambo airport and now deals in matters concrete at LafargeHolcim SA, writes Sue Grant-Marshall

Dream now reality among Kalahari sand dunes

2015-09-25 17:12

SJ Koortzen, co-founder and co-developer of the Kgalagadi Lodge in the Kalahari, shares his journey and views on being an entrepreneur in the tourism industry.

SA e-commerce should build awareness

2015-09-21 17:17

E-commerce businesses should focus on building real awareness and excitement around their client’s brands in smart and creative ways, says a business owner.

The Fruit Cube looks at corporate wellbeing

2015-09-18 18:14

Siblings Andrew and Lesley Scott of The Fruit Cube specialise in delivering top quality fruit directly to the workplace.

The Lazy Makoti – 5 key business lessons

2015-09-17 13:49

Mogau Seshoene, whose business concept was born when she started teaching young brides to cook traditional meals, gives her recipe for success.

How to deal with the 'customer from hell'

2015-09-15 07:11

Customer service expert Aki Kalliatis lists six choices to save your business from difficult customers.

Franchise industry shows resilience

2015-09-08 17:39

Despite hard trading times over the past seven years, franchising has held its own, according to the Franchise Association of South Africa.

Dept of SME Development taken to task

2015-09-03 18:23

The Portfolio Committee on Small Business Development is unhappy with what it sees as a lack of consultation with the broader retail sector.

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.

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