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

Anja van Beek
#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
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

Bryan Turner, partner, Spear Capital
#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

Kuhle Mnisi, operator investor, Secha Capital
#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 Yet, existing debt, lack of cash reserves, outdated financials, and an inability to operate during the national lockdown, forced almost half of South African small businesses to shut down...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

Mike Middle, partner, Innate Motion
#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
#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?
#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
#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

#EvolutionofWork: The 'new normal' is here to stay
#EvolutionofWork: The 'new normal' is here to stay

As part of our #EvolutionofWork content feature, SoulProviders Collective's business unit manager Nosipho Ginindza shares what the future of work looks like from their point of view and how they're navigating the 'new normal' in the aftermath of Covid-19...

By Jessica Tennant 23 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Entrepreneurship
#BestofBiz 2020: Entrepreneurship

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2020

Factors that will aid small business recovery over the next year
Factors that will aid small business recovery over the next year

Small and medium enterprises tend to take the hardest knocks in an economic downturn. Nothing illustrates this better than the unravelling impact of Covid-19, which left many SMEs teetering on the edge of collapse...

By Colin Timmis 7 Dec 2020

Agency Scope Insights: Trends on the path to new world agility
Agency Scope Insights: Trends on the path to new world agility

As preparations get underway for the fourth Agency Scope study to begin in May 2021, Johanna McDowell, Scopen partner and director for the UK and South Africa notes that some of the trends seen in the global research will be a barometer for the pressures, proficiencies and pandemic recovery in South Africa...

By Johanna McDowell 26 Nov 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Brands and businesses can keep evolving in a changing world
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Brands and businesses can keep evolving in a changing world

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Bradley Kirshenbaum at the Alinea Retail Master Class to find out about future retail trends...

9 Nov 2020

Sandton, South Africa's financial hub
Trends in fund domiciliation and capital raising

New research shows that the choice of fund domiciliation has become an increasingly salient issue for investors and fund managers, and that there are still enormous opportunities for driving capital in Africa...

6 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!
Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

AWIEF2020 Conference announces speaker lineup
AWIEF2020 Conference announces speaker lineup

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has announced plans to hold its sixth Annual Conference and Awards from 2-3 December 2020...

21 Oct 2020

Building the "Wall Street" of Africa
Building the "Wall Street" of Africa

Wall Street, the historic headquarters of some of the largest US brokerages and investment banks, however, as Africans we can recreate this and build our own "Wall Street" on the African continent...

15 Sep 2020

#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possible
#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possible

There's never been a better time to rewrite the future or a better time to come on board to sponsor BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2020

Get ready to celebrate #SmallBizFriday
Get ready to celebrate #SmallBizFriday

Small Business Friday was created nine years ago by the National Small Business Chamber in response to small business owners' most pressing need: getting more customers...

31 Aug 2020

GGDA's plans to reignite Gauteng's economy
GGDA's plans to reignite Gauteng's economy

The Gauteng Growth Development Agency (GGDA) continues to accelerate its strategic intent to grow the province's economy...

25 Aug 2020

Get media exposure for your small business with Ad Crashers
Get media exposure for your small business with Ad Crashers

The Ad Crashers initiative is focused on giving much-needed marketing support to the small businesses that need it most...

7 Jul 2020

[REPORT]: The impact of the Section 12J incentive on SA's economy
[REPORT]: The impact of the Section 12J incentive on SA's economy

The Section 12J Association of South Africa has released a report outlining the details the impact which the Section 12J incentive has had on the SA economy...

29 Jun 2020

Why global investors should invest in Africa's tech startups
Why global investors should invest in Africa's tech startups

It's a well-known fact that the youth are the primary consumers of technology. A fact that puts Africa, with its literally hundreds of millions of young people, firmly on the map as a significant global launchpad for technology startups.

By Kashira Naidoo & Zach George 26 Jun 2020

The scenario of young entrepreneurs in Africa
The scenario of young entrepreneurs in Africa

A look at the future of young entrepreneurs in Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 24 Jun 2020

[REPORT]: The Most Innovative Companies 2020
[REPORT]: The Most Innovative Companies 2020

Boston Consulting Group's 2020 Most Innovative Companies Report shows that successful innovators produced superior shareholder returns from the Great Recession to the current crisis...

22 Jun 2020

Trading within SMME sector shows recovery as SA adapts
Trading within SMME sector shows recovery as SA adapts

The Yoco Small Business Recovery Monitor shows trading within the Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMME) sector across South Africa has now returned to 44% of pre-Covid-19 lockdown levels...

22 May 2020

#AfricaMonth: 4 trends impacting African entrepreneurship in 2020
#AfricaMonth: 4 trends impacting African entrepreneurship in 2020

Africa's entrepreneurship rate is the highest in the world. According to the African Development Bank (AfDB), 22 % of Africa's working age population segment are starting their own businesses...

By Melissa Mbazo 12 May 2020



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