Three sectors where small businesses can still grow in a recession

2018-12-02 17:06

There are still some opportunities for SMEs during a recession, as certain business sectors have been known to weather periods of low economic growth.

Black Friday and your business: A trade-off between volume and value

2018-11-22 19:26

Regarding Black Friday and Cyber Monday, business must realise a sale is a trade-off between volume and value, says the head of analytics at FNB Business.

Grow your business like an anthropologist

2018-11-17 10:00

If you're trying to market your offering without understanding the people buying or selling it, you may be wasting your time, says Warren Moss.

Life of Pep Stores founder Renier van Rooyen was a classic rags-to-riches story

2018-11-10 15:50

Renier van Rooyen, founder of Pep Stores and life-long friend of fellow retail giants Christo Wiese and Whitey Basson, has passed away at the age of 87.

'Impostor syndrome' holding back women in tourism

2018-11-07 19:43

Female entrepreneurs in Africa's tourism industry must beware of impostor syndrome, warns the chair of the Association of Women Travel Executives.

Onslaught of cyber-attacks on SA businesses - expert

2018-11-02 21:57

SA businesses of all sizes have been hard hit by an onslaught of cyber-attacks, although this is not always public knowledge, says a cyber risk expert.

What about the small business sector, Minister Mboweni?

2018-10-26 12:34

The small business sector is crucial to boosting economic growth, and SMEs are having to work harder than ever to survive, say industry experts.

Uzalo’s GC on why he doesn’t have celebrity friends

2018-10-24 10:24

He says there’s too much fakeness in the entertainment industry

Race still shutting out entrepreneurs, says TV 'dragon'

2018-10-18 19:00

When trying to understand entrepreneurship in SA, one has to remember the country has "two stories", explains CEO of Watermark Pan-African Capital Vusi Thembekwayo.

WATCH: Khayelitsha's Buhle Sithela uses solar power to host pop-up cinemas

Buhle Sithela, an innovative 22-year-old Khayelitsha resident, uses proceeds from his bin cleaning service to host pop-up movie nights for his community.

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Winners of first Google Impact Challenge Africa announced

2018-11-29 18:32

Twelve non-profits and social enterprises were each awarded a share of $2m in grant funding in the first Google Impact Challenge Africa.

BOOK REVIEW: Most startups fail, so how will you overcome the odds?

2018-11-22 05:45

Energetic entrepreneurship is just what the nation needs! Only problem is, startups mostly fail, writes Ian Mann.

Kurlz & Kutz founders saw gap for children's hair salon

2018-11-15 17:26

Entrepreneurship is not only about building your own business, but also about offering a solution and having the passion to see it through, according to the founders of a children's hair salon.

SA entrepreneurs get exposure at in China

2018-11-09 15:46

The SA companies and agencies exhibiting at the first China International Import Expo are satisfied with the responses from potential Chinese clients.

How to raise a unicorn

2018-10-30 06:02

Apart from being a mythical creature, a unicorn is also a privately owned startup valued at over a billion dollars. There's a trick to finding that rare beast, says Mikael Samuelsson.

Youth in SA townships could unlock job creation, summit hears

2018-10-24 10:48

Paying young people in South Africa's townships for social types of work - whether running a book club or teaching others how to use Wi-Fi in the community - needs closer consideration and support, says development strategist Dr Kate Philip.

6 key lessons from the man who launched Beyoncé's career

2018-10-22 21:14

Dr Mathew Knowles – Music World Entertainment (MWE) founder, author, entrepreneur, professor, and dad to Beyoncé and Solange – launched his latest book in Cape Town. He shared some of his entrepreneurial insights with Fin24.

How to turn a family shop into a $1.8bn multinational

2018-10-13 08:00

Mohan Vaswani’s father, who started selling textiles in 1948 from a shop the size of a shipping container in a small town in Indonesia, once told him, “One day you will operate across the world.”

Missing Skinny Sbu has been found

2018-09-28 14:34

Missing entrepreneur Sibusiso Ngwenya has been found

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