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SMEgo aims to streamline the funding application process for SMMEs

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on the health of the South African SMME sector....

11 Sep 2020

UCT GSB's e-Track programme takes 9 local startups to the next level

Nine South African startups participating in the latest e-Track Venture Exploitation Programme (VEP) at the UCT Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) Solution Space have made the cut to progress to the third round of the schools e-Track programme...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 8 Sep 2020

Early investors in 4IR startups reap rewards

Early investors in startups with exposure to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) are benefiting from significant revenue growth despite the physical constraints...

7 Sep 2020

Applications open for SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Programme

The SAB Foundation is calling for entrepreneurs to apply to their annual Tholoana Enterprise Programme which aims to give entrepreneurs invaluable help and support...

2 Sep 2020

Entires open for SME Toolkit-Business/Partners Business Plan Competition

The SME Toolkit-Business/Partners Business Plan Competition provides an opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into a viable business...

2 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: Heineken South Africa celebrates phenomenal entrepreneurs

A group of entrepreneurs selected by Heineken will receive a complementary online advertising package with a total value of R90,000 to promote their businesses on Bizcommunity...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 24 Aug 2020

Funding is not the only requirement for SME growth

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2019/2020 revealed that there are four times more early stage entrepreneurs in South Africa than established business owners...

18 Aug 2020

How can we uplift female entrepreneurs?

Whilst female entrepreneurship is on the rise globally, The World Bank's research shows that female entrepreneurs tend to encounter a unique set of challenges in starting and running their businesses...

By Andiswa Bata 13 Aug 2020

SME South Africa launches the Women's Month campaign 'Breaking the Funding Glass Ceiling'

SME South Africa commemorates Women's Month 2020 with the launch of the 'Breaking the Funding Glass Ceiling' series, sponsored by Nedbank...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 11 Aug 2020

Funding the rise of the female-led digital economy in Africa

When it comes to making good business decisions, representation matters. Always...

By Janade du Plessis and Kashira Naidoo 6 Aug 2020

Big boost for chemical services company

Edge Growth has announced a partnership with entrepreneurial company Massive Quantum, which procures and supplies raw chemical materials and engineering products to South Africa and its neighbouring states...

Issued by Edge Growth 29 Jul 2020

Tavern Relief Programme aims to raise R100m support package

The Tavern Relief Programme seeks to raise R100m to support 34,500 taverns over a two to three-month period by providing food parcels and other necessary supplies...

27 Jul 2020

Facebook publishes the Global State of Small Business Report

Facebook has published the Global State of Small Business Report. Compiled in partnership with the World Bank and the OECD. It surveyed over 30,000 small business owners and employees from around the world in over 50 countries...

20 Jul 2020

Sea Monster makes a huge splash

Animation and gaming company partners with Edge Growth and FirstRand's Vumela Fund to unlock digital solutions...

Issued by Edge Growth 15 Jul 2020

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