Copying claims against Woolworths over health bars

2019-01-18 08:26

Another small business has complained of Woolworths copying its product - this time it's a nutrition bar. The retailer has, however, denied the claims outright, saying that it started developing its product years before ever meeting the entrepreneur.

#Woolworths: Worried a big corporate will steal your idea? Here's how to protect what's yours

2019-01-11 08:46

Small businesses with unique ideas have various options when it comes to protecting themselves from big corporates and others stealing their intellectual property, legal experts say.

She is more than just Akon's sister - meet the woman behind the musician's billion rand brand

2018-11-22 11:14

Khady Thiam Gueye certainly punches above her own weight beyond being known as "Akon's sister".

Top 10 reasons to attend IGNITION 2018

2018-10-22 12:21

Ten reasons Business Insider’s IGNITION conference is a must-attend event this December.

A LinkedIn co-founder shares his secret for fast growth and getting ahead of the competition

2018-10-08 17:01

It's called "blitzscaling" and requires prioritizing

SA tech entrepreneur charged for fraud in New York amid shocking allegations of how he may have lied and cheated to get money

2018-08-30 09:21

He reportedly bragged about hiring a computer hacker to create fake information.

FROM BANKING TO BURGERS!

2018-08-28 10:00

NO BUSINESS owner ever had it easy – they’ve had to struggle back after being knocked down.

Join these women-led business organisations to help you build your own company

2018-08-20 14:07

It's time to update your network and share your success with other women, if you haven't already.

POLISH UP A SOLID SET OF FINE VALUES

2018-08-10 12:00

THIS is the ninth year of ENGEN Pitch And Polish, but it has what many young entrepreneurs need.

 

Could 2019 be the year you finally start your own business?

2019-01-16 16:37

Now is as good a time as any to turn your business dreams into a lucrative reality.

8 signs you're not ready to start your own business

2019-01-09 08:50

Some people don't have an entrepreneurial mindset, and there are clear signs that you're not ready to start your own business.

An 18-year-old started a fashion business on Instagram and the lookbook with her family is so adorable

2018-11-06 12:57

The family all got involved in her dream project.

Entrepreneurship: What if someone steals your big idea?

2018-10-18 20:44

If someone steals your business idea and makes a success of it, you deserve to lose it, says one of the featured experts on entrepreneurship TV series Dragon's Den.

3 mistakes I made when I started my company that I'll never make again

2018-09-02 15:00

Slip-ups like overworking and not tracking your financials can cost you greatly.

A business coach who's taught thousands of people explains why it's OK to be a jack-of-all-trades instead of knowing exactly what you want to do

2018-08-28 16:14

Marie Forleo recommends pursuing every passion you have, because you never know when your skills can converge.

This entrepreneur started a thriving business selling luxury watches from the university library he was living in

2018-08-27 09:45

With just R3,700 in his pocket and nowhere to live, 20-year-old Sakhile Maseko built an online luxury watch retail business.

TAKE THE CHANCE!

2018-08-11 12:00

ARE you a pupil with a passion to start your own business one day?

A new frontier in fitness

2018-08-02 09:57

The use of electro muscle stimulation technology has turned a humble home fitness business into an international franchise brand.

BLACK SMALL BUSINESS SHINES

2018-07-08 15:00

WE SHOULD read about and be inspired by top performing small businesses daily.

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