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#LockdownAdvice: Building an opportunity matrix
#LockdownAdvice: Building an opportunity matrix

The scale of the national Covid-19 lockdown is unprecedented in living memory. As entrepreneurs, we need to be making the right decisions for right now...

By Allon Raiz 3 Apr 2020

Survey reveals challenges for small businesses amidst Covid-19
Survey reveals challenges for small businesses amidst Covid-19

Findings from the pre-lock down Covid-19 National Small Business Survey released by the National Small Business Chamber (NSBC) shows deep economic challenges for small businesses during these unpredictable times.

3 Apr 2020

Regulations for grocery retail SMMEs and informal food traders during lockdown
Regulations for grocery retail SMMEs and informal food traders during lockdown

The Department of Small Business Development has issued directions to assist SMMEs operating grocery stores to comply with lockdown regulations...

14 hours ago

Green Outcomes Fund launched to grow green SMMEs
Green Outcomes Fund launched to grow green SMMEs

The Green Outcomes Fund (GOF) is a first of its kind structure, which incentivises local South African fund managers to increase investment in green SMMEs...

18 hours ago

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down
The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 day ago

Rebuilding the post-pandemic economy
Rebuilding the post-pandemic economy

The Covid-19 pandemic is set to realign the world's social and economic structure...

1 day ago

Protect your data by moving to the cloud
Protect your data by moving to the cloud

In South Africa, 75% of CEOs stated that the increasing complexity of cyber threats is shaping their businesses...

1 day ago

MEST Africa Challenge now open
MEST Africa Challenge now open

The MEST Africa Challenge returns for its third year, offering up to $50,000 in equity investment for startups...

3 Apr 2020

Adzooma opens up free access to support businesses
Adzooma opens up free access to support businesses

Adzooma will be providing free access to their platform in a bid to assist businesses who are struggling to keep their online presence alive amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak...

3 Apr 2020

7 tips to choosing an executive business coach
7 tips to choosing an executive business coach

Choosing an executive business coach can be very expensive especially when things don't work out...

By Jeff Lomey 3 Apr 2020

How entrepreneurs can handle the effects of Covid-19
How entrepreneurs can handle the effects of Covid-19

Many business owners and entrepreneurs are worried about the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and... they should be...

By Papa and Hetty Boachie-Yiadom 2 Apr 2020

DPO SA works with local banks to deliver global-first, hybrid payment solution
DPO SA works with local banks to deliver global-first, hybrid payment solution

DPO South Africa has launched its new, fully managed, payment solution that gives small and medium companies the same power and access to services as enterprise players...

Issued by DPO SA 2 Apr 2020

Covid-19 is a game changer for the private equity industry
Covid-19 is a game changer for the private equity industry

South Africa started 2020 on the ropes with economists generally expecting the annual GDP growth to be below 1%...

By Nicole Paige, Michael Denenga and Ashford Nyatsumba 2 Apr 2020

5 tips for SMEs in times of a crisis
5 tips for SMEs in times of a crisis

It's safe to say that many businesses are beginning to feel the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

1 Apr 2020

Digemy launches gamified Covid-19 learning platform
Digemy launches gamified Covid-19 learning platform

South African-based edtech startup, Digemy, has launched a gamified, data-light e-learning platform to educate the continent on Covid-19...

1 Apr 2020

SA startup Quench expands into grocery deliveries
SA startup Quench expands into grocery deliveries

On-demand drinks delivery business Quench has expanded its service to include groceries...

31 Mar 2020

Get government, corporate support to survive Covid-19: spend 5-min doing your bit
Get government, corporate support to survive Covid-19: spend 5-min doing your bit

To help business owners everywhere, we're advocating with government and big business for more of the right sort of support. But we need five minutes of your time to do that..

Issued by Edge Growth 31 Mar 2020

It's time to grab the opportunities
It's time to grab the opportunities

The nature of the world we live in is that we are surrounded by threats and opportunities. Today we are faced with multiple new threats...

By Jake Shepherd 30 Mar 2020

Productive tips and tricks for remote working
Productive tips and tricks for remote working

No one could have anticipated the technological impact a pandemic like Covid-19 would cause as workers become more reliant on technology more than ever...

By Martin Zugec 30 Mar 2020

The #Covid-19 Survival Toolkit for the small business
The #Covid-19 Survival Toolkit for the small business

To help you respond at speed to the coronavirus and its effects, we've developed a Covid-19 Survival Toolkit for the small business and entrepreneur...

Issued by Edge Growth 30 Mar 2020

Tips from founders of successful small businesses
Tips from founders of successful small businesses

As failing South African parastatals continue to put huge pressure on the economy and negative international sentiment makes corporate investors nervous...

30 Mar 2020

How entrepreneurs can stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic
How entrepreneurs can stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic

It is often said that the elderly and those with impaired immune systems are most at risk due to Covid-19, but small businesses are just as vulnerable...

30 Mar 2020

R200m set aside for entrepreneurs to fight Covid-19
R200m set aside for entrepreneurs to fight Covid-19

As South Africa enters the nation-wide lockdown, black entrepreneurs can look forward to funding of between R500,000 and R10 million in concessionary loans...

30 Mar 2020

#StartupStory: mo-Wash provides mobile hand washing units
#StartupStory: mo-Wash provides mobile hand washing units

Godfrey Sono and Sibusiso Vilakazi successfully launched mo-Wash, mobile hand washing units into the market. This stand-alone, fully automatic portable unit requires no plumbing or drainage, providing a cost-effective hygiene solution...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Mar 2020

Zoho offers small businesses emergency relief
Zoho offers small businesses emergency relief

Zoho Corporation launched a Small Business Emergency Subscription Assistance Programme (ESAP) to help customers worldwide weather the global crisis...

27 Mar 2020

Fasa hopeful franchise sector will bounce back post-lockdown
Fasa hopeful franchise sector will bounce back post-lockdown

The Franchise Association of South Africa says one of franchising's biggest attributes is its ability to adapt and innovate...

27 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Lockdown hits informal traders
Covid-19: Lockdown hits informal traders

Many traders have no savings and without any income they don't know how they will make it through the next 21 days...

By Ashraf Hendricks 26 Mar 2020

13 security controls for SMEs and cybercrime
13 security controls for SMEs and cybercrime

SMEs are the perfect victims for cybercrime. Focused on getting their businesses off the ground, they are oblivious of the vast amounts of data they're accumulating...

25 Mar 2020

Relief for SMMEs amid Covid-19
Relief for SMMEs amid Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic, which has been declared a National Disaster and has prompted a 21-day national shut down, is having catastrophic effects on businesses throughout South Africa and around the globe...

24 Mar 2020

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