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Engen Pitch & Polish programme back in cities, towns across SA

Engen Pitch & Polish is in pursuit of South African entrepreneurs, brave enough to pitch, fail, take feedback, and stand up again...

1 day ago

Music school in Mitchell's Plain gets SBA support

Trevino Isaacs, who opened a music school in Mitchell's Plain, is one of 19 small business owners selected to take part in the sponsored Small Business Academy programme...

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Fasa collaborates to effect transformation in franchise sector

Over the past few years, Fasa members have worked closely with government to effect transformation in the sector...

16 Aug 2017

Seed Engine gets increased investment from WDB

WDB Investment Holdings has increased its stake in Seed Engine (incorporating Seed Academy and the WDB Seed Fund) from 35% to 51%, making Seed Engine a 51% black women-owned company...

15 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Bitten by the enterprising Bugz

This Women's Month, the entrepreneurial genius behind Bugz Playpark, Lise Liebenberg, talks to us about early childhood development beyond the classroom, and running your own business...

By Shan Radcliffe 15 Aug 2017

Getting a head start with Shivad Singh

Shivad Singh may only be 22 years old, but this ambitious UCT graduate has probably achieved more in the past two short years than many achieve in a lifetime...

By Shan Radcliffe 14 Aug 2017

Spotong event recognises women entrepreneurs operating in township market

Township trade magazine Spotong is celebrating Women's Month by hosting its annual Women in Business event this month...

14 Aug 2017

Celebrating women as custodians of artistic and cultural heritage

"I often wonder off the beaten track looking for the pulse of the region and the heartbeat of the community, the local artisans, the storytellers and elders of a village, the sacred values of the area..."

10 Aug 2017

The five steps to take before writing your business plan

When you have an idea for a business, it's natural to get excited and want to launch as soon as possible. However, it's better to take a step back and calmly consider what lies ahead...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 4 Aug 2017

Entrepreneur/go-getter - slasher. Are you one?

Unlike most, who look forward to a relaxing evening of unwinding after a hard day's work, John has opted for a long night of bartending at the local pub. John is what is known as a “slasher”...

Issued by Ad Talent 3 Aug 2017

Standard Bank announces 2017 Top Women Awards finalists

The awards attracted a flood of entries for this year's 14th annual ceremony, which will take place at Emperors Palace on 17 August, before a host of business and government leaders, along with celebrities...

Issued by Topco Media 3 Aug 2017

UCT GSB launches MTN Solution Space in Philippi Village

The Graduate School of Business of UCT has launched the MTN Solution Space in Philippi Village, brings the university's business resources directly to the communities of Philippi, Nyanga, Gugulethu, Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha...

2 Aug 2017

Pathways to funding for (social) entrepreneurs Do exist

The Bertha Centre's Do-ference is designed to help early-stage entrepreneurs access the tools and connections they need to take their (social) enterprises to the next level...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 28 Jul 2017

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Small startup in a big pond? You got this!

Perhaps the hardest part about being a small startup is that, from the very beginning, you have to compete on the same level as all of the big fish. You have to prove that you are just as worthy of a client's attention and dollars as your more established competitors. This is difficult enough for the big fish themselves, but for a new and tiny startup with a tinier budget? What are you supposed to do? How do you make a name for yourself when you can't spend as much as your competitors?

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 13 Jul 2017

Five success strategies you forgot to implement in your business

As more people ditch the stressful nine to five work life in search of more freedom and self-empowerment, they're following in the footsteps of their mentors. If you're one of those people, it's wonderful that you've found your way out of the corporate rat race in pursuit of loftier goals. Now you need some strategies to shift you deeper into success.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 10 Jul 2017

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