ARTICLES RELATING TO ENTREPRENEURS

Van Reenen family takes beef business from small scale to international supplier

2019-05-16 18:00

Lourie van Reenen began with a small cattle-feeding business in 1965 and in 1983 he established a small cattle business which is today known as Beefmaster.

Entrepreneur sees gap for 'hybrid' estate agency

2019-05-12 17:14

Harry Hattingh is the co-founder of Leadhome, a business he calls a "hybrid estate agency".

50 of the most successful people in the world

2019-05-12 10:53

Take a look at 50 of the most successful people in the world in the past year, from politicians and techies to the big names reshaping entertainment.

Late payment the assasin of small businesses - SBI

2019-05-05 17:05

Many big businesses are treating small businesses as a line of credit, says the CEOI of the Small Business Institute.

Durban Chamber of Commerce launches youth employment programme

2019-04-25 17:55

The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with the Manchu group and MICT SETA recently launched a youth development programme.

9 safety tips to help curb cash crimes in SA's stores

2019-04-21 19:45

Cash crime is prevalent in SA and not going away soon, but vigilant retailers can help improve the general safety of their stores, says joint CEO of a retail cash management company.

Physical stores are not dead, but boring retail is - Google exec

2019-04-05 12:59

Physical stores are not dead, but "boring retail" is dead, according to Google's head of retail business in South Africa.

Shared learning would enhance social investment effectiveness - survey

2019-03-04 20:10

Most businesses who completed the Nation Builder assessment tools indicated that forums for shared learning would enhance their social investment effectiveness.

How load shedding hits SMEs - and what they can do about it

2019-02-18 22:05

SA as a whole is impacted by Eskom load shedding, but the implications for small and medium enterprises can be critical, says an expert.

Yalu founder challenges status quo in insurance industry

2019-02-14 18:17

Nkazi Sokhulu, founder and CEO of digital insurer Yalu, grew up in the small township of Gamalakhe in KwaZulu-Natal and shares his journey as an entrepreneur with Fin24.

 

Llewellyn sees gap in financial advisory recruitment in SA

2019-05-15 17:59

After close to two years of research, Llewellyn Paulse of The Recruitment Council saw a need for a firm focusing on the financial advisory sector.

5 ways social media recruiting can help companies handle an economic downturn

2019-05-12 15:38

Social media recruiting could help businesses cut costs while tailoring their search for the ideal candidate, according to Global Refer Social Recruitment.

This single mother briefly stayed in her car to start her business. Today she’s one of Africa’s most influential businesswomen. Here’s how she did it.

2019-05-12 07:11

Farah Fortune said she started her business out of necessity to pay for her daughter’s nursery fees.

4 Ps to choose your target market for entrepreneurial success

2019-04-28 16:57

Trying to reach too many markets simultaneously could result in reaching none at all, warns the spokesperson for the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year competition.

Load shedding blues? The Baby Turtle's got your back

2019-04-22 07:45

Baby Shark? No, it's Baby Turtle. These portable fold-away solar energy kiosks can be used to charge batteries, access Wi-Fi and be used for other power-related services, even in remote areas - and they're geared to create business opportunities for budding entrepreneurs.

Don't punish bad tenants - reward good ones, say brains behind new proptech app

2019-04-07 12:28

A new app rewards tenants for being good renters instead of punishing them for being bad ones, and hopes to make the need for credit checks obsolete too.

PICS: Zimbabwe economic crisis drives cross-border cargo shuttles from South Africa

2019-03-27 12:09

Towering piles of oil, tyres, biscuits, microwaves and toilet paper fill a small and damp Johannesburg basement – all destined for delivery to Zimbabwe by 'malayitshas'.

Make your message heard and don't take no for an answer, says Shilpa Mehta of Production Logix

2019-02-19 20:00

Shilpa Mehta is the co-owner of electronics company Production Logix and a member of the global non-profit group known as the Entrepreneurs' Organisation.

Accelerator opportunity for creative entrepreneurs

2019-02-18 13:36

The British Council along with Seed Academy and the Social Enterprise Academy are recruiting 120 creative social entrepreneurs in Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Move over co-working, hello pro-working!

2019-02-10 16:47

The concept of pro-working can be described as the older, more mature sibling of co-working, explains the a director of a high-end work space joint venture.

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