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EF-Active gears up for export success

Having successfully established and serviced the expanding EF-Active range within South Africa, the brand is now focusing on introducing itself to new markets on the African continent...

12 hours ago

Successful entrepreneurs need more than a good idea

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) found that South Africa has one of the highest business startup failure rates in the world...

14 hours ago

Sectional title industrial property: It makes good business sense for SMEs

Industrial property that has always been tightly held by institutional investors is now available to smaller businesses and investors, writes Rael Levitt...

By Rael Levitt, Issued by Inospace 13 hours ago

6 insurance types you may need to safeguard your business

The recent spate of violence in SA proved that business insurance is an important safeguard for any business. Here are insurance types to consider...

By Johannes Masiteng 2 days ago

Pineapple closes Series A round at R80m

Pineapple has closed their Series A round at R80m in total. Notable investors on the ticket are Lireas Holdings, the Asisa ESD Fund, E4E, Vunani Capital and the Old Mutual Enterprise & Supplier Development Fund....

3 days ago

PayQin closes seed round with plans to expand in Africa

PayQin has announced a new €300,000 seed investment round that takes the company's funding up to $1m...

3 days ago

First Soko District retail concept to open at Rosebank Mall

Rosebank Mall in Johannesburg will soon be home to the first Soko District, a new multi-brand retail concept that aims to re-tell the retail story...

26 Jul 2021

Small traders suffering as a result of Cape Town taxi violence

"When the taxi drivers shoot at each other, we lie on the ground next to our stock"...

By Vincent Lali 26 Jul 2021

5 ways to cope with WFH fatigue

It's undeniable that the pandemic has taken so much from us over the past year, it has also in turn required a lot from us - mentally, physically and emotionally...

By Vivian Chuene 23 Jul 2021

Convergence Partners to drive digital inclusion in Africa with latest fund

Convergence Partners has announced the successful first close of its third fund, the Convergence Partners Digital Infrastructure Fund (CPDIF) at $120m...

23 Jul 2021

#StartupStory: Quickloc8 - An app helping the taxi industry fight Covid-19

Quickloc8, a technology startup company, is making AI a reality for the taxi industry...

By Imran Salie 22 Jul 2021

#BizTrends2021: 3 new trends to anticipate in arts and culture

At the beginning of this year I wrote a trends piece. Reviewing it now, that feels like a very long time ago. So much has happened in just a few months. But at the same time, many of those trends are still relevant...

By Rucera Seethal 22 Jul 2021

How to get clients and build your customer base

Whether you have started your own business or joined an existing one, career success depends largely on one thing: clients...

1 day ago

#RevivingTownshipEconomies campaign helps to restore small businesses

Small businesses are in crisis following the devastation caused by the recent looting and vandalism which swept across Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal...

2 days ago

Media startup wins international award

Media startup has won a major international award, recognising the publication's commitment to making news accessible to all...

2 days ago

In the as-a-Service economy, subscription without service just won't fly

If we think about the past year in business, the subscription and as-a-Service (aaS) economy has to be at the top of the trend lists...

By Daniel Teixeira 3 days ago

More African cities to emerge as leading startup and investment hubs

Ian Lessem, managing partner at HAVAÍC, believes several other African cities are quickly emerging as leading startup and investment hubs to watch...

3 days ago

The Innovator Trust making a difference, one young entrepreneur at a time

With Youth Month concluded, it is not without adversity for South African youth who are battling the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, a waning economy and an alarming youth unemployment rate...

Issued by The Innovator Trust 23 Jul 2021

Circular Economy Boost programme calls for SMEs

Once a fringe subject, the circular economy is rapidly becoming mainstream as more businesses transition away from a linear, carbon-intensive and waste-creating economy...

23 Jul 2021

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