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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...

3 days ago

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

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

TechCrunching the African Startup Battlefield with Mike Butcher
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
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

Warehouse Theatre, Windhoek, Namibia.
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
#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