#StartupStory: iTorho Technologies is making it easier to do formal business online
#StartupStory: iTorho Technologies is making it easier to do formal business online

iTorho Technologies is a free platform that enables entrepreneurs to list their offerings, manage bookings and client information, as well as receive payments was created with the mission of catalysing broader economic inclusion for SMMEs...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

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 2 days ago

#StartupStory: Marisa Calvert Communications launches
#StartupStory: Marisa Calvert Communications launches

With over 10 years in PR and marketing communications, Marisa Calvert, an award-winning communications professional, launched Marisa Calvert Communications...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

Rachel Irvine shares the highs and lows as Irvine Partners celebrates its 10th birthday
Rachel Irvine shares the highs and lows as Irvine Partners celebrates its 10th birthday

At a time when many PR agencies have retrenched, or worse, closed, Cape Town-based Irvine Partners is celebrating its 10th birthday...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

2020 South African Small Business Awards winners
2020 South African Small Business Awards winners

The National Small Business Chamber (NSBC) hosted the 2020 South African Small Business Awards virtually to announce the champions of entrepreneurship...

By Evan-Lee Courie 19 Nov 2020

#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 5: The false start
#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 5: The false start

In the 20 years I have worked with entrepreneurs, there is a phenomenon I have seen all too often - the false start...

By Allon Raiz 18 Nov 2020

#GEW2020: Entrepreneurship is a way of life for many
#GEW2020: Entrepreneurship is a way of life for many

"Know what you want and be prepared to have your own beliefs challenged. Understand that failure is not finality, but dwelling on it is the quickest way to derail your future success," says intrepid entrepreneur and businessman Michael Pretorius...

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Nov 2020

#GEW2020: 5 tips to start becoming a self-starter
#GEW2020: 5 tips to start becoming a self-starter

There is no question that for many people these are challenging times to remain motivated...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 16 Nov 2020

#StartupStory: Introducing Tame, a new pet management system
#StartupStory: Introducing Tame, a new pet management system

If you have a pet as your best friend, you'll probably want to do everything you can to ensure that they are safe, healthy and happy...

By Evan-Lee Courie 12 Nov 2020

5 habits of highly resilient businesses
5 habits of highly resilient businesses

Businesses of all sizes need to get resilient - and quickly. But what does resilience look like?

By Lee Naik 11 Nov 2020

How digital technology can help your small business
How digital technology can help your small business

Technology can help your small business to be more efficient, reach new markets, and cope with the new social distancing requirements we all face...

By Selina Bieber 11 Nov 2020

#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 4: Misunderstanding pivot
#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 4: Misunderstanding pivot

Allon Raiz shares some important lessons he has learned using a sequence that mirrors the typical stages of any entrepreneurial journey - from ideation through to scaling a business...

By Allon Raiz 10 Nov 2020

#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 3: Insufficient financial runway
#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 3: Insufficient financial runway

Over the past 20 years, Allon Raiz, CEO of Raizcorp, has learned many tough lessons and overcome many entrepreneurial challenges...

By Allon Raiz 4 Nov 2020

#ConsciousLiving: Ashaki driving purpose-led beauty through impact sourcing
#ConsciousLiving: Ashaki driving purpose-led beauty through impact sourcing

Through her natural haircare brand Ashaki, Nthabiseng 'Joy' Duff has set out to prove that the beauty industry can be a positive force for change...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Oct 2020

Unchartered waters: Our new normal and adjusting to it
Unchartered waters: Our new normal and adjusting to it

None of us expected what 2020 had in store for us, but we all adapted (or didn't) differently. At the same time, the new normal has meant different things for different people and for different organisations...

By Brian Eagar 28 Oct 2020

#ConsciousLiving: 3 SA businesses championing fashion rental and resale
#ConsciousLiving: 3 SA businesses championing fashion rental and resale

These businesses are slowing the lifecycle of fashion by championing rentals and resale in South Africa...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Oct 2020

#Anzisha2020: SAYNA brings digital studies to Madagascar
#Anzisha2020: SAYNA brings digital studies to Madagascar

Matina Razafimahefa is the founder of SAYNA, an innovative edtech venture based in Madagascar, and a runner-up in the 2020 Anzisha Prize...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Oct 2020

#Anzisha2020: Supreme Sparkle brings beauty services to Cameroon
#Anzisha2020: Supreme Sparkle brings beauty services to Cameroon

As a finalist in the 2020 Anzisha Prize, Agbor-Ebai Nenembou of Cameroon shares more about her startup, Supreme Sparkle, a multifaceted business that offers tailoring, salon and spa services...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Oct 2020

#Anzisha2020: Minute5 offers a convenient service to customers in Uganda
#Anzisha2020: Minute5 offers a convenient service to customers in Uganda

Katumba Jonathan Paul from Uganda is an entrepreneur, tech enthusiast and developer and CEO of Minute5. As a finalist in the 2020 Anzisha Prize, he shares more about the startup...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Oct 2020

Boris Dzhingarov
How South African SMEs can rally for a strong 2021

Life has never been easy for small business owners. Even in a 'normal' year, keeping your own company afloat is rife with challenges, but 2020 upped the ante significantly...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Oct 2020

Is it time to change your side hustle into your main job?
Is it time to change your side hustle into your main job?

During the national Covid-19 lockdown, many South Africans took up side hustles to help make up for a drop in their income or to make productive use of their extra time at home...

By Selina Bieber 22 Oct 2020

#ConsciousLiving: How Palesa Pads is helping SA's girls stay in school
#ConsciousLiving: How Palesa Pads is helping SA's girls stay in school

WATCH: To date, Palesa Pads has helped over 5,000 girls access affordable, eco-friendly reusable sanitary pads so they don't have to miss a day of school while on their period...

By Sindy Peters 20 Oct 2020

Why your mobile strategy should be top-of-mind
Why your mobile strategy should be top-of-mind

Mobile app usage increased by 40% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020 and in-app spending hit a record high of $27bn...

By Nick Durrant 19 Oct 2020

African Sports Content Network is decentralising consumer access to quality sports products
African Sports Content Network is decentralising consumer access to quality sports products

African Sports Content Network (ASCN) was founded with the mission to decentralise consumer access to quality sports products...

By Papama Nyati 13 Oct 2020

How South African startups can thrive amid the Covid-19 pandemic
How South African startups can thrive amid the Covid-19 pandemic

Like other business startups across the world, South African startups were severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The economy of the country has been battered, and every business is feeling the heat...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Oct 2020

Q&A: Mic Mann talks SingularityU SA Online Summit 2020
Q&A: Mic Mann talks SingularityU SA Online Summit 2020

Mic Mann, co-CEO of SingularityU South Africa, shares more about what can be expected from this year's SingularityU South Africa Summit, which takes place online from 14-15 October 2020...

By Evan-Lee Courie 6 Oct 2020

Meet Shruti Dowlath, UCT Shark Tank 2020 winner
Meet Shruti Dowlath, UCT Shark Tank 2020 winner

Shruti Dowlath, founder of UnifySA, has been named the UCT Shark Tank 2020 winner...

By Evan-Lee Courie 5 Oct 2020

Find an on-demand handyman with Fundi App
Find an on-demand handyman with Fundi App

WATCH: Paulo Mpokwa, co-founder of Fundi App, shares the journey of the small business that helps you find affordable, well-trained and vetted handymen for both domestic and commercial needs...

By Evan-Lee Courie 5 Oct 2020

#ConsciousLiving: Greenmovement - environmentally inspired solutions
#ConsciousLiving: Greenmovement - environmentally inspired solutions

Greenmovement is an energy-innovation centric organisation that aims to create cost-effective, renewable and accessible energy for the African continent...

By Evan-Lee Courie 5 Oct 2020

#StartupStory: Process your payroll anytime, anywhere with KarbonPay
#StartupStory: Process your payroll anytime, anywhere with KarbonPay

With KarbonPay, you can easily process your payroll any time, anywhere...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 Oct 2020

Next >
Let's do Biz