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Prepare your business to benefit from AI
Prepare your business to benefit from AI

If data is the new oil, artificial intelligence (AI) can arguably be its best drill, able to uncover insights and mine real business value from the huge and complex data sets that typify modern organisations.

By Rudeon Snell 4 hours ago

Women-led businesses key to unemployment alleviation in SA - Sandwich Baron CEO
Women-led businesses key to unemployment alleviation in SA - Sandwich Baron CEO

Sandwich Baron CEO and founder Sally J'Arlette-Joy believes that women-led businesses are the key to alleviating South Africa's growing unemployment rate...

1 day ago

Mandi Fine, CEO of F/NE Group Global.
#WomensMonth: Generic business lessons for the 21st Century from healthcare advertising

Mandi Fine is CEO of F/NE Group Global, which turns 20 years old this August. Here, Fine explains how specific data science and storytelling skills are transforming marketing and communications, as well as future trends to embrace in any industry...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

#PODCAST: The Art of storytelling in your business
#PODCAST: The Art of storytelling in your business

"How I Built This" with Flying Kite's Charles Hsuan interviews growing small-to-medium-sized business owners to find out about their journeys towards entrepreneurship success...

2 days ago

Create a MVP that will interest customers
Create a MVP that will interest customers

Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is a development technique in which a new product or website is developed with sufficient features to satisfy early adopters...

2 days ago

Why choose enterprise solutions?
Why choose enterprise solutions?

Even though solutions designed for small to medium businesses (SMBs) are cost-effective and relatively easy to implement, they do not meet the scalability and capacity requirements needed for the enterprise...

2 days ago

#StartupStory: Zeelo launches in South Africa
#StartupStory: Zeelo launches in South Africa

Zeelo, the shared transportation service, has launched in South Africa - it's first overseas market after the UK.

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

Shaun Vorster is the vice president of business programming at World Expo 2020. Image supplied.
#WorldExpo2020: How local businesses can unlock B2B and B2G value

We speak to VP of business programming for World Expo 2020 (one of the biggest event on the planet), South African, Shaun Vorster about the opportunities that this event will afford businesses in South Africa and across the rest of Africa...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

#StartupStory: Are you having a 'Blue Monday'?
#StartupStory: Are you having a 'Blue Monday'?

"Facial recognition software can potentially recognise a 'Blue Monday' simply by scanning employee expressions"...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

Winners of Fairlady Santam 2019 Women of the Future Awards: Rensha Manuel, Nondumiso Sibaya and Phillipa Geard. Image supplied.
Fairlady Santam 2019 Women of the Future Awards announces winners

The winners of the 2019 Fairlady Santam Women of the Future Awards were announced at a VIP luncheon MC'd by businesswoman and Women of the Future judge, Johanna Mukoki...

16 Aug 2019

Trends helping fashion retail SMEs scale up
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

The Next Brand Ambassador judges Nandi Madida, Odette Van Der Haar and Sylvester Chauke. Image supplied.
New reality show to inspire budding entrepreneurs

SABC3's new reality show, The Next Brand Ambassador, is set to inspire the country's budding entrepreneurs...

16 Aug 2019

CiTi partners with City of Cape Town to empower female entrepreneurs
CiTi partners with City of Cape Town to empower female entrepreneurs

The digital economy has forever changed the way the world does business, but those who do not adapt will be left behind...

16 Aug 2019

Orms launches mentorship programme to empower women in arts
Orms launches mentorship programme to empower women in arts

In celebration of Women's Month, Orms has launched a mentorship programme aimed at empowering female artists...

16 Aug 2019

Entrepreneurs called to tackle land restoration in Africa
Entrepreneurs called to tackle land restoration in Africa

The DOEN Foundation and Seedstars have joined forces to launch the DOEN Land Restoration Prize...

16 Aug 2019

Let's focus on the gender imbalance in tech entrepreneurship
Let's focus on the gender imbalance in tech entrepreneurship

It is an opportune time to review the progress that women have made in the technology industry and to ask what more we could do to encourage higher female participation in the sector...

By Selina Bieber 16 Aug 2019

ANPI announces semi-finalist judging panel
ANPI announces semi-finalist judging panel

The semi-finalist judging panel for this year's Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) have been announced...

15 Aug 2019

Building Africa's budding tech ecosystem
Building Africa's budding tech ecosystem

Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) has designed and co-developed incubator programmes with Innovator Trust to support, grow and inspire emerging tech entrepreneurs in Cape Town...

15 Aug 2019

How The Appliance Bank is helping support the unemployed through entrepreneurship
How The Appliance Bank is helping support the unemployed through entrepreneurship

In partnership with household appliance companies and retailers, The Appliance Bank (TAB) is helping provide income-generating opportunities for SA's unemployed men...

15 Aug 2019

Strategies for business owners during tough economic times
Strategies for business owners during tough economic times

A tough economy does not always spell bad news for business...

By Christian Harbeck 15 Aug 2019

What's the blindspot event bringing SMEs to their knees?
What's the blindspot event bringing SMEs to their knees?

It just takes one event to knock the life out of an SME...

14 Aug 2019

It's time to support SA's women in business!
It's time to support SA's women in business!

The Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs report revealed that in South Africa women in early-stage entrepreneurial activity dropped by 15.7% in 2018...

14 Aug 2019

7 Tax tips for SMEs
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
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
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

The future looks bright for student entrepreneurs
The future looks bright for student entrepreneurs

More often than not, the key to successful entrepreneurship isn't about who has the best idea or marketing plan...

13 Aug 2019

A myriad of opportunities for local startups in the transport sector
A myriad of opportunities for local startups in the transport sector

Generation.e has launched a startup pitch competition to take place at Smarter Mobility Africa 2019...

13 Aug 2019

Faith & Fear's founders, Taryn Hunter Sharman and Perri King.
#WomensMonth: The Faith & Fear of running a 100% female-owned growth-hacking business

From the boardroom to business results, Faith & Fear 'growth hacking' consultancy founders Taryn Hunter Sharman and Perri King are all about unlocking new revenue streams for private and public companies alike. Here's how to put the current decade's big buzzword of growth hacking to work for you...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Aug 2019

Networking: the bread and butter for business success
Networking: the bread and butter for business success

By networking with like-minded, professional business owners, entrepreneurs and industry leaders you will be able to nurture relationships...

12 Aug 2019

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