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  • Zara's latest store concept is coming to Cape Town
    Fashion retailer Zara is currently refurbishing and enlarging its flagship store at Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre in Cape Town in order to make it the brand's newest concept store in South Africa, offering a fully integrated experience with zara.com.
  • The Radio Awards 2021 finalists
    The Radio Awards honours outstanding achievements across Campus, Community, Public Broadcast, and Commercial radio, setting benchmarks for all stations and professionals to strive towards. Finalists for the general categories have been announced.
  • Pick n Pay's exclusive lease agreements coming to an end
    Supermarkets that are privately-owned and controlled by historically disadvantaged persons (HDP) can immediately access letting space in all shopping centres where a Pick n Pay store has exclusivity provisions in its lease agreement.
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Wesgro, Finfind partner to link local businesses with funders

Wesgro has partnered with FinFind to develop a Fund Matchmaking Portal aimed at making access to finance for startups and SMMEs easier...

By Johannes Masiteng 1 Jun 2021

More SA online shops offer buy now pay later option

Fintech startup and buy now pay later (BNPL) provider Payflex says that its customer base has soared from 70 merchants in 2019 to over 700 active stores this year...

27 May 2021

#StartupFunding101: Raising capital in Africa and crossing the bridge to the US

Pardon Makumbe, co-founder and managing partner of CRE Venture Capital, chats about the challenges of raising capital in Africa and shares advice on crossing the bridge to the US...

By Evan-Lee Courie 18 May 2021

4 e-commerce trends, and how to use them to accelerate your business

2020 proved to be a year of unprecedented consumer demand when it came to e-commerce adoption and popularity...

3 May 2021

Setup a Startup launches Investment Readiness Programme Digital Platform

How can you prepare your company to be investment and due-diligence ready from the very beginning? To get the answer, join the launch of the Setup a Startup Investment Readiness Programme. A digital platform that connects entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors...

Issued by Setup a Startup 23 Feb 2021

Deadline for Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme nears

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is calling for applications for its 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. With the deadline fast approaching on 31 March 2021...

22 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: 4 principles to embrace to become an adaptive leader

2020 has shown us so many real qualities about leadership. The one that will be most prominent in 2021 and beyond will be the role of the 'adaptive leader'...

By Anja van Beek 25 Jan 2021

5 tips for business continuity in 2021

By the time you read this, South Africa would have been in a state of lockdown for more than 300 days, and there is no end in sight; here or globally...

By Stefano Migliore 22 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 4 trends that will have a major impact on private equity in 2021

Amidst the general chaos of 2020, investors were hit hard. With economies around the world all but shutting down in March, activity ground to a halt...

By Bryan Turner 13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 4 strategies to rethink investing in SMEs

Last year proved that SMEs are the backbone of the South African economy. Yet, existing debt, lack of cash reserves, outdated financials, and an inability to operate during the national lockdown, forced almost half of South African small businesses to shut down...

By Kuhle Mnisi 11 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Purpose or profit. It's not a choice

For the past 50 years, the primary role of business in society has been to maximise shareholder return, a consequence of Milton Friedman's seminal article in the New York Times in 1970 in which he stated that "any other use of shareholders money was irresponsible"...

By Mike Middleton 7 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 6 key trends for small businesses in 2021 and beyond

For many small business owners 2020 may go down as one of the most challenging years since starting their business. But with the challenges also come some interesting, exciting and innovative changes...

By Mike Anderson 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: What will customers expect from you in 2021?

Now that 2020 is behind us, we can draw on some insights to guide businesses on what we are likely to see in 2021...

By Robin Fisher 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 4 qualities VCs will look for in entrepreneurs in 2021

2020 has been difficult for everyone, but businesses have faced an especially tough time. A few startups have, however, risen above the storm, managing to continue on their upward growth trajectory...

By Philani Sangweni 6 Jan 2021



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