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Optimising cash flow improves chances of sustainability
Optimising cash flow improves chances of sustainability

Failure to optimise cash flow is one of the key reasons that could lead startups to shut their doors...

14 hours ago

Look to overseas markets to grow your business
Look to overseas markets to grow your business

André de Beer, began his entrepreneurial career in 2005 when his family bought Megamaster, then a regional supplier of grills and fireplaces in the northern part of South Africa...

1 day ago

MEST Africa invests $1.1m in tech startups across Africa

MEST Africa continues its commitment to early-stage startups, investing in eleven teams from its 2019 graduating cohort...

7 hours ago

World Entrepreneurs' Day: Tackling late payments together

21 August is World Entrepreneurs' Day (WED). Designed to celebrate entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders around the world...

By Colin Timmis 1 day ago

Trends helping fashion retail SMEs scale up

Even though 54% of South African consumers are swayed by social media when making fashion purchasing decisions, in-store shopping continues to grow...

16 Aug 2019

7 Tax tips for SMEs

Taxpayer education and the cost of tax compliance remains a significant challenge for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs)...

14 Aug 2019

Saving tips for small businesses

More than 70% of small businesses struggle to survive the first two years of operation, with poor cash flow management and insufficient funding...

14 Aug 2019

Investment at all levels is needed

A short while ago I was honoured to be invited to the Economic Growth summit in Windhoek, Namibia...

By Melkisedek-Shivute Ausiku 13 Aug 2019

In a downturn economy, there are deals to be had - but at what price?

Alternate lending, including fintech offerings, have a vital role to play in the future of our economy. But in the current environment, there is a cautionary tale for both want-to-be lenders and consumers...

By Gary Palmer 12 Aug 2019

TechCrunching the African Startup Battlefield with Mike Butcher

As a writer, editor, interviewer, moderator and columnist in the tech media world, Mike Butcher covers everything - from the smallest tech startups to the largest tech giants...

By Evan-Lee Courie 7 Dec 2018

Small business has a critical role to play in the economy - but entrepreneurs need better financial skills

While government is stepping up to support small business more than ever before, the sector will not thrive unless entrepreneurs are also equipped with the financial tools to optimise their organisations - UCT Associate Professor Mark Graham...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 7 Mar 2018

Namibian startup festival launches

The Namibia Start-Up Festival for entrepreneurs, takes place this week, 9-10 June 2017, at the Warehouse Theatre in Windhoek...

5 Jun 2017

#AfricaCom: Africa's tech startup funding landscape in numbers

Disrupt Africa, an independent news portal with a keen eye on the African tech startup scene, released its first industry funding report...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Nov 2016

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