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About 98% of all registered businesses in the country are SMMEs. But SMMEs consistently contribute less than 28% of jobs, say the authors.
Entrepreneurs have a key role in solving unemployment, but not all entrepreneurship funds are created equal, says Aubrey Hruby.
Property Point has facilitated more than R1bn procurement opportunities for SMEs operating in SA’s property sector since it was launched ten years ago.
Cape Town is the start-up capital of Africa, according to the city's official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency.
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.
There are four ways new Minister of Finance Malusi Gigabe can ease the burden of SMES, according to a business chamber which will meet with him soon.
If you’re a business builder with a small retail operation, you may wonder whether it’s a good idea to take part in the mayhem of Black Friday.
The private sector has set aside R1.5bn to help small and medium enterprises survive the tough economic climate.
Self-employment has lifted business activity in the second quarter of this year despite poor economic conditions, an index shows
An analyst searches for a solution to the small business financing conundrum – access to finance and quality businesses concepts worth funding.
Many small businesses thrive despite the sluggish economy, writes Jenny Retief.
The record fuel price increase will seriously affect already stretched household finances, warns the CEO of the Consumer Goods Council of SA.
Previously disadvantaged members of the tech ecosystem face additional challenges, the general manager of Silicon Cape has told Fin24.
SMEs are taking more risks and feeling more confident in putting their concepts and products on the market, according to Retail Capital CEO Karl Westvig.
Lesley Waterkeyn, founder and CEO of Colourworks, a strategic brand experience agency, tells Fin24 about her journey since starting the business in 1998.
The next eight years will likely see an above-inflation year-on-year electricity tariff increase of at least 6% to 8%, warns an energy expert.
A tax expert dispels myth for entrepreneurs and SMEs, and says they stunt their growth potential by ignoring the benefits of registering as a tax unit.
The Export Import Bank of the United States is placing an increasing focus on small and medium enterprises, according to chair Fred Hochberg.
Tradesmen will continue to play a critical role in growing the South African economy through their skills, says head of small enterprise at Standard Bank.
In an era when companies are fighting over prices and reward mechanisms, many businesses are ignoring what the customer really wants, says an expert.
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