The youngest self-made billionaire says his success is less about his own brilliance and more about his employees — and luck

2018-06-20 18:00

John Collison attributes his success to the skills of his employees - and luck.

Benefits key to talent management

2018-06-15 17:17

Keeping the best staff in place requires more than a great salary - excellent benefits are increasingly key, says Steven Nathan, CEO of 10X Investments.

Business Partners approves over R1bn in SME funding

2018-06-11 15:20

The past financial year risk financier Business Partners Limited approved R1.049bn in funding through 295 investments for small and medium enterprises.


2018-06-08 10:00

Lindokuhle Duma is a young entrepreneur who has been given the wings to fly his businesses.

Government to fund another 100 black industrialists after meeting 1st goal

2018-06-03 11:10

After surpassing its goal of providing financial assistance to 100 black industrialists, the government will assist a further 100 black industrialists over the next two years, says Rob Davies

Source Africa trade show free to attend

2018-05-31 18:07

Over 100 local and international manufacturers and thousands of buyers are expected at the 6th edition of Source Africa in Cape Town.

Keith welds his way to the top

2018-05-24 17:21

Keith Crocker, owner and founder of Crockers Iron and Metal works, started his business 42 years ago when he bought some machines and engineering equipment.

Castor seeds the basis for Thabang's bio business

2018-05-15 17:17

Thabang Mabapa is the founder of Selokong Sa Dimelana, which uses castor seeds to make castor oil and biodiesel.

Supplier development: It's time to move beyond box-ticking

2018-05-14 15:00

Increasingly rigid legislation may spark understandable fears, but supplier development can address multiple issues related to South Africa's pervasive inequality, writes Anton Ressel.

Sylvia shares her journey of becoming a property entrepreneur

2018-05-10 14:20

Sylvia Milosevic, a property entrepreneur and Wealth Alliance partner, shares more about her journey as entrepreneur.


A 32-year-old startup CEO threw up the first time she tried to negotiate a raise — and it inspired her to launch her own company

2018-06-17 12:56

The Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew explains that she started the company to give young professionals the kind of guidance she wished she'd had earlier in her career.

Two ways internet access impacts aspiring young entrepreneurs

2018-06-14 14:38

There are two areas impacted by access to internet that will affect aspiring entrepreneurs of the future, says David Morobe of Business Partners.

Trump policies won’t unravel these SA entrepreneurs' plans

2018-06-10 14:00

Founders and entrepreneurs of an innovative fuel payment processing system have their sights set on the US, and President Donald Trump’s policies won’t deter them.

OPINION: Entrepreneurs with disabilities want training not pity

2018-06-03 17:59

In a world that frequently sees past people whose bodies don't look or work like theirs, entrepreneurship offers persons with disabilities a liberating option, writes Liesl Jobson.

The deliberate disruptor

2018-06-03 06:08

Quinton Zunga knows exactly what he wants and is clear about paving the way few have dared to tread.

8 simple ways to scale up your business

2018-05-28 13:48

Starting a business is one thing but scaling up a successful start-up is a whole different ball game, explains Viresh Harduth of Sage.

Previously disadvantaged face more tech start-up challenges - expert

2018-05-20 14:37

Previously disadvantaged members of the tech ecosystem face additional challenges, the general manager of Silicon Cape has told Fin24.

Entrepreneurs flock to Cape Town, Africa's start-up capital

2018-05-15 08:00

Cape Town is the start-up capital of Africa, according to the city's official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency.

Still time to enter entrepreneurship competition

2018-05-14 13:52

Entrepreneurs still have time to enter the Entrepreneur of the Year competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS.

Western Cape Funding Fair lending a hand to small business

2018-05-08 13:53

Entrepreneurs in the Western Cape once again have the opportunity to engage with potential investors and take part in business masterclasses.

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