Africa women entrepreneurship finalists announced

2018-09-17 21:08

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum has announced the finalists for the AWIEF Awards 2018.

Lerato believes when people are empowered, success is inevitable

2018-08-22 15:16

Lerato Nxumalo, founder of LNL Group, a facilities and vegetation management company, shares her journey as entrepreneur with Fin24.

The business case for reducing carbon emissions

2018-08-16 16:57

Reducing carbon emissions is increasingly becoming a business imperative, according to Dom Chennells, CFO of SOLA Future Energy.

Alibaba's Jack Ma ‘will do anything to share technology’ with Africa

2018-08-09 17:35

Alibaba Group, China’s biggest online emporium, “will do anything to share technology” with Africa, says founder and chair Jack Ma.

This coffee's kick isn't just in the caffeine

2018-07-31 05:45

Despite the challenges facing social enterprises – limited access to start-up capital, difficulty raising funding, tension between social and commercial activities – the team at I Love Coffee are making a big impact, says Anton Ressel.

BOOK REVIEW: Start-up secrets from the brains behind Google, Facebook and Apple

2018-07-26 06:01

A bag-full of insights are on entrepreneurship are offer from three Silicon Valley coaches and 32 venture capitalists, writes Ian Mann.

This bank will give you a R1 million salary to work on your side-hustle full time for a year

2018-07-10 06:32

After a series of bootcamps over six weeks, the winner will be selected – and get a year to make a side-hustle into a business while Standard Bank pays the bills.

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.

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.

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.

 

Companies like IKEA and Accenture are following in Google's footsteps to stay ahead of the curve

2018-09-17 18:31

The labs are designed to attract the brightest minds in technology, giving them a place to channel their entrepreneurial spirit with the security of working for an established organisation.

At the start of every semester, a business school professor asks his students a question, and most everyone gets the answer dead wrong

2018-08-20 14:10

To start a business, passion isn't necessarily the key to success, experts say.

No media leaks to date for startup using Bitcoin to fight piracy

2018-08-10 20:45

A Stellenbosch-based tech start-up, which uses bitcoin to fight piracy in film, is looking to scale its technology in other forms of media.

Finalists in national entrepreneur competition announced

2018-07-31 14:27

The Entrepreneur of the Year competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS has announced the shortlist of 15 entrants.

R16m in support for financial services entrepreneurs

2018-07-30 12:38

An incubation, acceleration and investment vehicle for early-stage financial services businesses is looking for businesses or ideas that could change the the industry.

Transnet Port Terminals hosts SMME expo

2018-07-18 17:14

The drive for sustainable economic growth and development has SA government and corporates looking to enterprise and supplier development as the means to grow SMMEs and create jobs.

Upgraded fold-up solar power hub comes out of its shell

2018-06-28 07:39

Necessity is the mother of invention, and where services are not widely available, many small businesses are stepping up to fill the gap, writes Anton Ressel. Meet the new, improved SolarTurtle - a fold-up portable solar energy hub.

Past chamber presidents attend Georgian National Day

2018-06-13 17:32

No fewer than five former presidents of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry attended the National Day of the Republic of Georgia.

40% of cargo space on SA trucks is empty — this new app is selling it, cheap

2018-06-07 09:14

An innovative new app is connecting South African transport companies with spare space on their trucks with consumers who want to transport goods.

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.

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