ARTICLES RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS

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.

Keith welds his way to the top

2018-05-24 17:21

Keith Crocker, owner and founder of Crockers Iron and Metal works, started his business 42 years ago when he bought some machines and engineering equipment.

Castor seeds the basis for Thabang's bio business

2018-05-15 17:17

Thabang Mabapa is the founder of Selokong Sa Dimelana, which uses castor seeds to make castor oil and biodiesel.

Supplier development: It's time to move beyond box-ticking

2018-05-14 15:00

Increasingly rigid legislation may spark understandable fears, but supplier development can address multiple issues related to South Africa's pervasive inequality, writes Anton Ressel.

Sylvia shares her journey of becoming a property entrepreneur

2018-05-10 14:20

Sylvia Milosevic, a property entrepreneur and Wealth Alliance partner, shares more about her journey as entrepreneur.

5 investment tips for young entrepreneurs

2018-05-06 17:42

There is a rising appetite among South Africans, particularly younger generations, to run a business and becoming their own boss.

Wear You seminars aim to empower women

2018-05-03 16:46

Wear You is a meeting of the minds of women from all walks of life, with one thing in common - they are real women living in the real world, explains a brand manager.

The world's most famous tailor has followed one simple plan that has grown his tiny Hong Kong shop from a small business into a global brand

2018-04-29 15:28

Roshan Melwani, a world-famous tailor who has made suits for former President Bill Clinton and musician David Bowie, said he has made his small business extremely successful by following one plan: Give the customer what they want.

 

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.

Government to fund another 100 black industrialists after meeting 1st goal

2018-06-03 11:10

After surpassing its goal of providing financial assistance to 100 black industrialists, the government will assist a further 100 black industrialists over the next two years, says Rob Davies

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.

Previously disadvantaged face more tech start-up challenges - expert

2018-05-20 14:37

Previously disadvantaged members of the tech ecosystem face additional challenges, the general manager of Silicon Cape has told Fin24.

Entrepreneurs flock to Cape Town, Africa's start-up capital

2018-05-15 08:00

Cape Town is the start-up capital of Africa, according to the city's official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency.

Still time to enter entrepreneurship competition

2018-05-14 13:52

Entrepreneurs still have time to enter the Entrepreneur of the Year competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS.

16 startup founders share their best advice for aspiring entrepreneurs

2018-05-07 10:17

Good business advice is always useful. We asked entrepreneurs, startup founders, and CEOs to share some words of wisdom based on challenges they've faced and mistakes they've made.

From swimming for SA to making waves in boardrooms

2018-05-06 10:43

Stepping out of the pool and into the world of big business has paid off for a young man making a name for himself in boardrooms, and with royalty.

Why profit and turnover can be misleading for SMEs

2018-05-02 17:56

It’s not easy for business owners to predict future financial challenges and irregularities that may negatively impact operating costs.

Business body rejects Ivan Pillay's resignation, questions motive for charges

2018-04-12 11:41

The Small Business Institute said that, while it would normally accept the resignation of a board member facing criminal charges, it questioned the intention behind the charges against the former SARS official.

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