New report looks at African innovation

2020-03-11 17:38

A newly launched report identifies six African, and two South African, companies as market creating innovators.

Bad hair day? This accountant has just the right style for you!

2020-02-27 16:38

Busisiwe Mdletshe, 40, on running a beauty salon, when she is not blazing the entrepreneurship trail as a CEO of a leading accounting, tax and advisory company

It's all in the family for the entrepreneurs behind D.O.U.G.H.

2020-02-09 13:35

D.O.U.G.H. is a family business, rooted in a shared sense of adventure and a love of food.

Stellenbosch University LaunchLab CEO ready to help entrepreneurs rethink business

2020-02-06 21:56

The Nedbank Stellenbosch University LaunchLab has appointed social entrepreneur Joshua Romisher as CEO.

Swartland Group: from small family-run business to powerful enterprise

2020-01-28 21:11

In nearly 70 years, a small family-run business has grown into a powerful enterprise and gleaned some potent lessons about the power of possibility and the human spirit.

Accounting workshop to unpack unique SA business challenges

2020-01-23 18:59

The small and medium-sized business sector is the lifeblood of every economy, says Jason Blumer, CEO at Thriveal.

“I’ve been intentional in how I shape Bathu and that has helped with our growth,” says founder of Bathu, Theo Baloyi

2020-01-17 09:57

Known for its versatile, colourful and unique designs, local sneaker brand Bathu has grown immensely since its inception in 2015. With the brand’s new warehouse in Centurion, Pretoria, the business hopes to employ 100 people by June 2020

Organisations should know customers' 'distance dance' - academic

2019-12-28 18:22

A significant portion of organisations' activities focus on creating relevant and memorable experiences while cultivating engagement and building trusted relationships.

WATCH: South African sisters cut a niche in the diamond industry

2019-12-21 16:10

A love for diamonds and entrepreneurship drove two South African sisters to drop their careers as an investment banker and an optometrist. They now run one of the few women-owned diamond polishing businesses in the world.


Roadshow showcases Dubai opportunities for SA businesses

2020-03-11 18:37

The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre will be hosting its international Made For Trade Live event in Johannesburg for the first time on March 18, 2020.

‘I started my own lube company at 24 after listening to a podcast’ - Cape Town woman shares success story

2020-03-06 11:43

How this woman and her partner are encouraging positive conversations around sexuality in South Africa.

Doug's Karri solves money collection headaches for teachers and parents

2020-02-20 16:44

Entrepreneur Doug Hoernle is the founder and CEO of Karri Payments.

Zuzie and Lucy bond over batter to create success

2020-02-08 18:15

Batter Master, based in Alberton in Gauteng, produces an instant batter which is used to coat fish before it is fried.

Entrepreneur wants to help South Africans get in the savings habit

2020-02-02 19:45

Solvency, a new emerging financial services company, was founded by Mutoda Mahamba.

Adam sees a gap to streamline business processes

2020-01-24 15:29

Adam Shapiro co-founded two complimentary businesses - a SharePoint (Microsoft document management system) consultancy and a business which streamlines business processes.

Africa Scotland Business Network aims to increase business participation

2020-01-22 17:20

Since the launch of the Africa Scotland Business Network in Cape Town in November 2019, it has grown organically to a membership of 86.

How my divorce turned me into a successful businesswoman

2020-01-02 16:18

She was also crowned the 2017 Sanlam/Business Partners Mediumsized Business Entrepreneur of the Year.

10 survival tips for stressed SMEs

2019-12-26 14:18

As over-indebted consumers reduce their spending, entrepreneurs are facing increasingly challenging circumstances.

In the tourism industry? An expert offers 6 tips to supercharge service

2019-12-16 16:32

Those in the hospitality and tourism industry need to take turnaround strategies into their own hands, and it starts with getting the basics right, says a customer service expert.

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