Dealing with challenges of cross-border ecommerce

2018-03-14 16:02

Cross border e-commerce continues to provide significant opportunities for retailers and manufacturers with an international online product offering, says DHL.

6 challenges that impede entrepreneurs with disabilities in SA

2018-03-09 10:32

South Africa needs to do more to support people living with disabilities who want to run their own businesses. At present it is hard for them to make a living, says an analyst.

Should South African schools introduce entrepreneurship as a subject?

2018-02-08 10:44

Following in the footsteps of other African countries could aid SA's alarmingly high youth unemployment rate.

Gigaba: Youth should not only chase tenders

2018-01-11 10:45

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has urged SA youth to innovate instead of chasing tenders and shareholdings at established companies.

Cap40 announces 2017 award winners

2017-12-24 17:03

Cap40, a resources exchange platform that aims at helping people to do business in the Western Cape and France, recently announced its 2017 award winners.

How to build valuable networks

2017-12-03 06:25

If you dread the thought of approaching strangers to grow your business, focus on how you can add value to others.

Stella shows science and nature can go hand in hand

2017-11-16 17:56

Stella Ciolli is the founder of SKOON, a natural skincare collection using natural ingredients in scientifically formulated combinations.

Clever engineers unite

2017-11-12 11:20

The story of how F&K Engineering and Hlakani Engineering came together is inspirational.

Colleen finds her edge in SA’s oil and gas sector

2017-10-24 19:39

There has been a notable rise in female entrepreneurs in South Africa even with the many obstacles they know they need to overcome.

Business not a sprint, but a marathon for Colourworks CEO

2017-10-16 18:30

Lesley Waterkeyn, founder and CEO of Colourworks, a strategic brand experience agency, tells Fin24 about her journey since starting the business in 1998.


Competition for payments and fintech innovation

2018-03-14 15:00

Visa has announced that its Visa’s Everywhere Initiative will expand into sub-Sahara Africa.

Budget strikes right balance between taxes and incentives for businesses to grow

2018-02-24 07:00

The National Budget Speech has come at an important juncture for the economy, as entrepreneurs will be encouraged by the higher level of business certainty.

SBI announces new board, focus on SME research

2018-01-29 16:19

The Small Business Institute - formerly the AHI - has reconstituted its board of directors following the adoption of a new Memorandum of Incorporation.

Innovator Trust launches Youth Entrepreneurship Programme

2017-12-24 18:23

The Innovator Trust is an enterprise development programme created specifically for the Information and Communication Technology sector.

Wanted: Women to drive manufacturing

2017-12-03 06:25

As part of its pushto support black female-owned enterprises, the IDCwants womento play a leading role in key sectors of the economy, writes Caiphus Kgosana.

How to spot a fraudster in your company

2017-12-01 13:25

The typical South African company loses around 5% of its annual revenue to fraud, according to Christo Snyman, national director of forensic services at Mazars.

Protect your business from identity theft

2017-11-16 14:04

There has been an increase in commercial identity theft and businesses must be vigilant about documentation containing financial or personal information.

SME sector applauds Gigaba’s start-up fund

2017-10-26 12:56

The establishment of a R1.5bn SME fund in his mini budget is encouraging, but why not combine it with the existing CEO Fund for maximum effect, an expert asks.

Tech innovation conference for start-ups, investors

2017-10-22 12:50

The AfricArena tech conference in Cape Town will be the largest tech innovation conference for start-ups and investors hosted in Africa, claim the organisers.

Seeding future entrepreneurs

2017-10-15 06:01

Balancing job creation, opportunity and innovation in the agricultural sector is a challenge. Manoj Seonath, head of agroprocessing at the IDC, tells Gayle Edmunds how they are approaching it.

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