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DiscoverIkasi opens doors for township tourism

2017-11-13 16:33

When Ntsebenziswano November and friends started searching for places to visit in Khayelitsha they couldn't find any good online listings. So they created their own website - DiscoverIkasi.

#EntrepreneurCorner: Don't obsess over protecting your idea

2017-09-27 17:50

Business coach and adviser Anton Ressel says stop wasting time and money on an idea that probably wasn't yours to start with.

Yoco and that beaten-down eatery in the US

2017-09-04 13:07

CEO Katlego Maphai fondly shares how a run-down eatery in the US inspired the Yoco co-founders to bring an accessible mobile payment system for small businesses to SA.

Junk status signals hard times for small business

2017-04-09 12:49

The downgrades from ratings agencies will likely impact infrastructure projects and lead to a decline in procurement from small business, says the AHI.

Tax revenue shortfall could be even higher than R30bn - expert

2017-03-02 06:12

National Treasury’s estimate of a R30bn revenue collection shortfall is optimistic, saysKyle Mandy, Director at auditing firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers

BEWARE: New scam targeting small businesses

2017-01-10 18:28

A businessman spotted a scam targeting his small business, and nipped it in the bud before it caused him major loss. He shared his story with Fin24.

Makhura: Like Italy, small business should be SA's growth engine

2016-10-18 18:45

Gauteng premier David Makhura says the small business sector should be the driving force behind Gauteng's economy, as it is in Italy.

Many businesses still ill prepared for Popi - survey

2016-06-06 11:58

Many organisations have a poor grasp of the legal requirements around confidential data outlined in the Protection of Personal Information Act, a survey shows.

Doug Reed: Disrupting ‘Rewards’ programs – The battle for retention

2016-05-18 07:56

Entrepreneur Doug Reed, who is addressing the gaping hole in loyalty programmes for small and medium businesses, unpacks his Loyalty Specialists programme to Alec Hogg.

Client is king as customers become more picky

2015-07-30 15:08

By 2020 customer experience will overtake product and price as the key brand differentiator, according to a report.

 

#EntrepreneurCorner: When to bring a partner into your business

2017-10-11 15:14

In this week's episode of #EntrepreneurCorner, resident coach Anton Ressel looks at bringing a partner into your business.

#EntrepreneurCorner: Why it's crucial that you pay yourself first

2017-09-20 14:32

A lot of entrepreneurs would argue that it's not possible to pay yourself first, but resident business coach and adviser Anton Ressel challenges them on this in this week's #EntrepreneurCorner.

WATCH: Why have a conference when you can have a do-ference?

2017-08-31 11:17

A conference with a difference, especially for early-stage entrepreneurs seeking a one-on-one session with a business coach or an investor, is set to take place around SA.

Small businesses told co-operatives give the muscle to buy cheap

2017-03-29 14:32

Small business enterprises are not failing because they are incapable, but because of a lack of knowledge about business and the resources available to them.

R1m boost for SA craft e-commerce

2017-02-28 17:21

Small Business development ministry commits R1m to the marketing of e-commerce platform, Peek for South African crafters and designers to sell their products.

Fiddling with tax won't boost small business - Davis committee

2016-11-29 18:26

Entrepreneurship cannot be driven by the tax system and the current tax regime is adequate for small business growth, says Judge Dennis Davis, head of the Davis Tax Committee.

Local govt essential for small business growth - analyst

2016-08-01 18:49

Newly elected municipal office bearers should hit the ground running when they assume their duties following the local government elections, says an analyst.

SA small business optimistic - survey

2016-05-24 13:29

Small businesses in South Africa are optimistic about the future, says a new survey.

Five things SMEs should focus on in mini budget

2015-10-21 09:59

An economist has highlighted five points small business owners should watch out for in Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s mini budget.

Slow paced JSE transformation a ticking time bomb

2015-06-19 13:20

Fatima Vawda, founder and CEO of 274 investment managers, says blacks own or have direct influence of 3% of the R12trn invested on the Stock Exchange.

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