Refining the drink of pirates

2018-10-10 10:34

Whistler Rum is crafting rums that promise to turn this distilled liquor from a nasty mixer drink into one of the more sophisticated spirits of the decade.

SA ranked most innovative country in sub-Saharan Africa

2018-07-11 20:05

SA scored well for its sophisticated market and business sector. But the research also found room for improvement: low foreign direct investment, too many pupils per teacher at schools, and low enrollment rates at tertiary institutions.

DTI holds rural and township business forum

2018-06-10 16:10

Township and rural entrepreneurs to gather in Durban for a consultative meeting with government aimed at boosting their business potential

Avon Justine Super Hero Conventions

2018-06-06 12:19

It’s time to reveal the Super Hero in you!

#EntrepreneurCorner: Building an online health booking platform

2018-03-23 06:30

This week we are featuring entrepreneur Sheraan Amod, who is the CEO of RecoMed, an online healthcare booking platform.

#EntrepreneurCorner: SONA, Budget Speech and your business

2018-02-22 14:58

In this week’s episode, coach Anton Ressel talks about how the State of the Nation Address and the national budget will affect the running of small businesses.

From washing cars to multimillion rand panel shop owner

2017-10-06 08:11

Thembi Sithole, owner of G&T Auto panel beating business started washing cars at her former employer; a panel beating shop.

WATCH: A glimpse into machine learning and why firms should embrace it

2017-08-08 17:25

DataProphet is a company that uses machine-learning to help its clients improve productivity in order to save money.

R1m boost for SA craft e-commerce

2017-02-28 17:21

Small Business development ministry commits R1m to the marketing of e-commerce platform, Peek for South African crafters and designers to sell their products.

Jeff Schumacher: Gotta startup? Want to raise capital? Here’s your cheat sheet

2017-01-18 19:09

Jeff Schumacher is one of the most recognisable venture capital investors in California. He chats to Alec Hogg about start-ups, innovation ideas and much more.


"I quit law school, am a bartender and sell marijuana to make a living"

2018-09-20 10:32

This week's announcement that the private consumption and growth of dagga is now legal in South Africa has met with lots of celebration. While the sale of weed still has criminal implications, many have been making a living from it for years.


2018-07-01 12:30

WHAT can be done to save small Mzansi businesses?


2018-06-07 12:00

MANY of us are familiar with self-help books that promise riches if the writer’s formula is followed, but what is it these men and women actually say?

"I was unemployed so I started a company that helps people find their first jobs"

2018-04-17 13:59

At 29-years-old, Whitney Jacobs is a social entrepreneur who set up an online platform to help tackle the national crisis of the unemployed youth of South Africa. This is how she made it possible and creating change.

'Stand up and kick those doors down' - Advice for women in SA's business world

2018-03-17 15:09

The public and private sectors can and must do more to help support and develop the careers of young South African women, specifically in media, says Pontsho Manzi.

Cooking deals one pot at a time

2018-02-04 06:00

With the retail business evaporated, Chef Nti tapped into her passion and found the pots, writes Lesetja Malope.

WATCH: Why have a conference when you can have a do-ference?

2017-08-31 11:17

A conference with a difference, especially for early-stage entrepreneurs seeking a one-on-one session with a business coach or an investor, is set to take place around SA.

Joburg to host top global entrepreneurship congress

2017-03-08 13:47

Entrepreneurs from around the world will turn their attention to South Africa next week, when for the first time since its inception in 2009; the Global Entrepreneurship Congress comes to the country.

Stephen Koseff: Nenegate’s bright side – we now have cohesion. Hope springs

2017-01-20 10:11

Investec CEO Stephen Koseff was among those who stepped up to the plate after Nenegate. He says cohesion between business, government and labour has never been greater.

The world in a cup of tea

2017-01-12 14:14

Toni Glass turned her love for tea into a unique business that is highly successful in South Africa. Now she is aiming to take her gourmet teas to the rest of the world.

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