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Cape Town - Entrepreneurs in the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector have long regarded business mentorship as one of the fundamental factors required for developing this space in the South African economy.

This need has also been a key highlight in a number of well recognised industry surveys and research – appealing for both the private and public sector to take action and provide more support for budding young entrepreneurs.

This is according to Gugu Mjadu, spokesperson for the 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year® competition, sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS, who points to the recently released results of the first quarter 2017 Business Partners Limited SME Index, which reported an 82% level of importance placed on business mentorship in the development of a business.

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