ARTICLES RELATING TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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.

Youth in Business programme open for applications

2019-12-12 15:08

Young entrepreneurs from the Cape Town suburbs of Khayelitsha, Mitchells Plain, Mfuleni and surrounding areas have an opportunity to take part in tech training.

Egg-spired entrepreneur wins national business plan competition

2019-12-02 09:06

Tebogo Mathe from Pretoria is the national winner of the 2019 SME Toolkit BUSINESS/PARTNERS Business Plan Competition for Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs.

IAN MANN REVIEWS: Dismiss investment in Africa at your peril

2019-11-30 08:00

Africa has a population of 1.2 billion people and is undergoing an historic economic revitalisation, says Ian Mann.

UK-SA Tech Hub supports upskilling programme for youth

2019-11-21 16:25

The UK-South Africa Tech Hub recently announced the Cape Innovation Technology Initiative as its partner for the Developers Placement Programme.

OPINION: Open for business? How SMMEs in South Africa can thrive

2019-11-18 06:34

About 98% of all registered businesses in the country are SMMEs. But SMMEs consistently contribute less than 28% of jobs, say the authors.

 

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.

Women tavern owners among those benefitting from SAB Zenzele scheme

2019-12-12 16:24

SAB is preparing to wind down its broad-based black economic empowerment programme, SAB Zenzele, currently valued at almost R10bn.

91% of SMEs in SA impacted by late payments - survey

2019-12-07 16:30

A survey among more than 500 small and medium sized businesses in SA found that 91% are impacted by their invoices being paid late.

Business savvy sisters self-funded the first company to bring plastic bricks to SA - ‘I left my auditing job to do this’

2019-12-01 07:01

These women own South Africa's first eco-friendly brick company which manufactures bricks using sand and recycled plastic.

5 successful entrepreneurs share exactly how they were able to come up with a business model that was right for them

2019-11-26 17:34

There's a lot of wisdom out there on what you should and shouldn't do. But the most important thing is choosing a business model that works for you.

France to support 1 000 African entrepreneurs to attend Africa-France Summit in 2020

2019-11-19 19:40

1 000 African entrepreneurs will get the opportunity to participate in the Africa-France Summit in Bordeaux, France, from June 4 to 6 next year.

Entrepreneurship: 5 ways to determine your business position in the market

2019-11-16 15:55

For SMEs the importance of knowing your position in the market can never be emphasised enough, says Futhi Cabe, WesBank head of the SME segment.

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