ARTICLES RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS

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.

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.

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.

UNITE BIG AND SMALL BUSINESS

2018-07-01 12:30

WHAT can be done to save small Mzansi businesses?

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

Making money from scrap metal

2018-07-03 13:04

Collins Saguru has channelled his concern over the environmental impact of metal mining into a money-making opportunity.

From Steers cashier to Durban July hatmaker

2018-07-01 06:02

Hard work, faith and always delivering on time have ensured success for milliner Nozipho Magwaza.

Converting to XBRL format can benefit companies

2018-06-25 20:08

Companies operating in SA, who are required to submit annual financial statements according to the Companies Act, should not be intimidated by the additional financial reporting regulations required by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission.

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.

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