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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

French team in SA invites you to attend "Ambition Africa" the biggest Franco-African B2B event
French team in SA invites you to attend "Ambition Africa" the biggest Franco-African B2B event

Business France South Africa, is most pleased to present to you: Ambition Africa 2019, the leading annual business forum for Franco-African economic and trade relations...

Issued by Business France South Africa 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

Igniting social entrepreneurship
Igniting social entrepreneurship

Our history that relates to home-ownership... or rather the lack thereof in some communities, is an extremely powerful and inspiring platform to ignite entrepreneurship in this sphere...

Issued by African Entrepreneurs Conference 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

#PODCAST: How I Built This: Petra Laranjo talks on finding your 'why'
#PODCAST: How I Built This: Petra Laranjo talks on finding your 'why'

"How I Built This" dives into the stories behind growing SME's and the movements they built...

12 Aug 2019

Gary Palmer, CEO, Paragon Lending Solutions
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

4IR, employment shifts drive new real estate trends
4IR, employment shifts drive new real estate trends

As the economic and growth data of the country continues to paint a bleak picture, it also tells the story of employment and entrepreneurial shifts driving new trends in terms of where we live and work...

By Craig Francis, Mike Moran and Frances Gray-Mnukwana 12 Aug 2019

5 things women seeking to go into business should know
5 things women seeking to go into business should know

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are an important driver of economic growth and a source of employment, especially for countries such as South Africa...

By Elaine Wang 12 Aug 2019

Daniel Thebe presenting at #CEM19. Yes, Darth Vader music played as he walked on stage
#CEM19: How to eff-up early in business, then recover

Daniel Thebe, founder of Isidima Brands Multimedia and Uhuru Consumer Electronics, explained his five phases of career growth so far at the 2019 CEM AfricaSummit, issuing advice and learnings for those looking to follow in his footsteps as a young entrepreneur from Khayelitsha...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Aug 2019

Western Cape agriculture honours female entrepreneurs
Western Cape agriculture honours female entrepreneurs

On the eve of Women's Day 2019, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture held its annual Female Entrepreneur Awards Ceremony in Stellenbosch, honouring the many hard-working women in the sector...

12 Aug 2019

Image credit: Ryoji Iwata on Unsplash.
#FutureFit Yourself: Going back to basics

To be "warriors" of change, marketers need to solve tomorrow's problems today...

By Carmen Murray 8 Aug 2019

Standard Bank Top Women Awards finalists announced
Standard Bank Top Women Awards finalists announced

Topco Media in partnership with Standard Bank have released the names of those companies and individuals named as finalists in the 2019 Top Women Awards...

Issued by Topco Media 7 Aug 2019

App directory aimed at helping local SMEs
App directory aimed at helping local SMEs

The recent launch of the South African App Integrator Directory is set to solve the complexity of choosing apps for small business owners...

7 Aug 2019

The power of SA proptech: Business opportunities that effect change
The power of SA proptech: Business opportunities that effect change

IWG plc catches up with Sean Godoy, founding member of the SA Proptech Association, on the proptech status in SA...

Issued by GO Content Lab 6 Aug 2019

A conversation with Yanina Dubeykovskaya
A conversation with Yanina Dubeykovskaya

Oliver Fortune Chikodzore speaks to Yanina Dubeykovskaya, founder at Women Influence Community, owner of WOW speakers agency and president of World Communication Forum Association about the global gender agenda...

By Oliver Fortune Chikodzore, Issued by African Entrepreneurs Conference 6 Aug 2019

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5 ways to make the most of your 24 hours

Although success looks different to each of us, certain qualities make it easier to navigate whichever path you choose. Time management is one of those skills...

By Sibu Mabena 6 Aug 2019

#PODCAST: How I Built This: Anja van Beek on being a leadership coach
#PODCAST: How I Built This: Anja van Beek on being a leadership coach

"How I Built This" dives into the stories behind growing SME's and the movements they built...

5 Aug 2019

How gender balance boosts business, raises global GDP
How gender balance boosts business, raises global GDP

It's no coincidence that #BalanceforBetter was the theme for International Women's Day 2019. The call highlighted the need for stronger gender balance in the world...

By Tiffany Kelly 5 Aug 2019

The FNB Business Women's Breakfast in association with Smile 90.4FM
The FNB Business Women's Breakfast in association with Smile 90.4FM

Mark your calendars! The 2019 FNB Business Women's Breakfast in association with Smile 90.4FM takes place on 27 August at the Cape Town International Convention Centre...

Issued by Smile 90.4FM 2 Aug 2019

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Here's what SMEs need to know about using their customer communication channels effectively

There are a few basic things every business can do to ensure that its communication strategy is as effective as possible...

By Greg Chen 2 Aug 2019

Explore Rwanda with Kaya Business Travel
Explore Rwanda with Kaya Business Travel

Kaya Business Travel and MaZo Connect are inviting all SMEs, entrepreneurs, executives and government leaders to join them as they head to Kigali, Rwanda to attend the Golden Business Forum - an opportunity to network, find opportunities and to explore intra-Africa trade...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 1 Aug 2019

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