Results for SME market

News

Survey sheds light on SMEs approach to marketing
Survey sheds light on SMEs approach to marketingArticle

An SME Marketing Landscape Survey reveals that SMEs in Southern Africa see the need for a marketing strategy but do not plan or track their results efficiently...

10 Sep 2020

SMEs reporting revival and Covid-19's influence
SMEs reporting revival and Covid-19's influenceArticle

In 2019, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) sent out a Request for Information (RFI) to assess the market's appetite for the potential comprehensive review and overhaul of financial reporting for Small Medium Enterprises (IFRS for SMEs), writes Milton Segal, SAICA Senior Executive: Corporate Reporting...

Milton Segal, Issued by SAICA 9 Sep 2020

SME South Africa launches online B2B service marketplace for SMEs
SME South Africa launches online B2B service marketplace for SMEsArticle

SME South Africa, the leading business resource platform for entrepreneurs and small businesses, launched Serv.co.za, a B2B service marketplace...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 3 Sep 2020

South African entrepreneurs making lemonade from lemons
South African entrepreneurs making lemonade from lemonsArticle

Covid-19 struck without notice. Some have found a way to harness their cookie jar. Here are their stories. We hope you find them inspiring, practical, and encouraging...

Issued by Doughgetters 22 May 2020

Free e-book: 4 key reasons why Microsoft Teams can boost teamwork and drive productivity
Free e-book: 4 key reasons why Microsoft Teams can boost teamwork and drive productivityArticle

If you aren't digitising how your team connects and collaborates, chances are your competitors might be ahead of you in the game...

Issued by Internet Solutions 13 Dec 2019

6 ways you can take your business growth to the next level
6 ways you can take your business growth to the next levelArticle

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is a cloud-based, all-in-one business management solution designed specifically for the growth and operational challenges small and medium-sized businesses face...

Issued by DAC Systems 12 Dec 2019

Crypto attack? It won't happen to my business
Crypto attack? It won't happen to my businessArticle

The warnings are everywhere - you need to defend your business from a potential email security threats. The problem? 97% of people globally can't correctly identify a sophisticated phishing email, according to Intel Security...

Issued by Uthanda 19 Nov 2019

Vumela Fund makes substantial investment in fintech disruptor, Profitshare Partners
Vumela Fund makes substantial investment in fintech disruptor, Profitshare PartnersArticle

The Vumela Fund, managed by Edge Growth Ventures, has announced that it will be forwarding a R25m capital line to ProfitShare Partners (PSP)...

Issued by Edge Growth 5 Nov 2019

Vumela Fund makes substantial investment in fintech
Vumela Fund makes substantial investment in fintechArticle

The Vumela Fund, managed by Edge Growth Ventures, has announced that it will be forwarding a R25 million capital line to ProfitShare Partners (PSP). This deal links strongly to the Vumela mandate of supporting high growth SMEs in the banking supply chain with good economic and impact returns.

4 Nov 2019

How AI, robotics and blockchain are changing the business landscape
How AI, robotics and blockchain are changing the business landscapeArticle

Technology is changing the face of business faster than industrialisation did. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is well underway...

Adrian van der Merwe 12 Aug 2019

Digital Kungfu wins Africa's top Technology Start-Up at inaugural Africa Tech Week
Digital Kungfu wins Africa's top Technology Start-Up at inaugural Africa Tech WeekArticle

Digital Kungfu, a purpose-built lead generation company for technology businesses, walked away with the Best Technology Start-Up Award at the inaugural Africa Tech Week Awards last Tuesday night...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 11 Mar 2019

#BizTrends2019: Integrated reporting - the end of annual financial statements?
#BizTrends2019: Integrated reporting - the end of annual financial statements?Article

Over the last six years, integrated business reporting has gained a significant amount of traction, with big corporates migrating from the traditional reporting method, which focuses on financial statements, to a more integrated framework of reporting that incorporates all aspects of the business...

Faith Ngwenya 17 Jan 2019

Dominique Collett, head of AlphaCode
#BizTrends2019: It's all about fintechArticle

Innovations in the fintech space is showing no signs of slowing down. Here's what we can expect in 2019...

Dominique Collett 14 Jan 2019

Never Ncube is the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of Dandemutande.
Seizing opportunities in Zimbabwe's new eraArticle

As Zimbabwe courts investors and ramps up efforts to create a business-friendly environment, connectivity and communication will be key to forging a path towards the country's digital future...

Never Ncube 19 Jul 2018

Image source:
#BizTrends2018: Upping our game in the commercial property sectorArticle

The commercial property industry saw peaks and troughs in the past year and what I am happy to have observed is landlords finding new, creative ways to source new tenants and retain existing tenants...

Scott Field 8 Jan 2018

Automation is key for distributors to act fast and meet customer demands
Automation is key for distributors to act fast and meet customer demandsArticle

Wholesalers and distributors have to constantly look for ways to better manage their stock holding and streamline their processes, from sales to shipping, and purchasing to warehouse management, in order to retain a competitive edge...

Samantha Proctor-Parker 16 Nov 2017

Will the new minimum wage be enough?
Will the new minimum wage be enough?Article

The new National Minimum Wage has finally been tabled and it is causing consternation across country and company. Pressing questions remain around the still low amount, and its viability in the current economy...

13 Oct 2017

Photo by William Stitt on Unsplash
African SMEs need to prioritise supply chain managementArticle

According to John Lucas, country manager of DHL Express South Africa, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) need to make supply chain management part of their business plan if they want to succeed...

27 Sep 2017

Quality of service a challenge in Ghana ICT market
Quality of service a challenge in Ghana ICT marketArticle

More consolidation on the cards for Ghanaian ICT market, says IDC...

24 Aug 2017

Image Source:
#Indaba2017: A taste of what's in storeArticle

Thousands of exhibitors, travel buyers, visitors and media from all over the world is converging on the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban to experience the dynamic African travel industry...

16 May 2017

Image Source:
Hidden Gems: 90 of the best SMEs selected to participate at IndabaArticle

90 small businesses or "Hidden Gems have been selected from around South Africa to receive expert coaching ahead of their sponsored debut at South African Tourism's Indaba...

4 May 2017

SMEs potentially biggest losers of digital disruption
SMEs potentially biggest losers of digital disruptionArticle

My year started on an absolute high as I had the privilege of joining Peter Diamandis' Abundance 360 Summit via video-streaming...

Mark Geschke 28 Feb 2017

Africa's growing middle class opens doors for health insurance industry
Africa's growing middle class opens doors for health insurance industryArticle

Figures indicate that Africa's middle class has more than tripled over the past 30 years. This trend, bodes well for the health insurance industry...

8 Nov 2016

SME development - more needs to be done
SME development - more needs to be doneArticle

Minister Pravin Gordhan's mid-term budget policy statement had good news for the local SME sector...

Katlego Maphai 31 Oct 2016

Adclick Africa launches its SME Marketing Services business unit at Leaderex 2016
Adclick Africa launches its SME Marketing Services business unit at Leaderex 2016Article

Adclick Africa, a leading provider of digital advertising solutions to brands seeking relevant audiences in Africa, launched its business unit that offers affordable digital marketing services to SMMEs in South Africa...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 1 Sep 2016

Watson and Ferguson. Or is that Ferguson and Watson…
#BehindtheSelfie with... Andrew Watson and Dylan FergusonArticle

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Andrew Watson and Dylan Ferguson, the relatively young directors at Watson Ferguson marketing consultancy for SMEs...

Leigh Andrews 14 Jun 2016

Forget SEO or websites - social media is the future
Forget SEO or websites - social media is the futureArticle

I'm not sure if you've noticed but we are living in a new revolution - the digital revolution. And because of this, marketing has changed; it has become increasingly obvious that it is no longer about "sell sell sell", but "engage engage engage"...

Lebogang Mokubela 30 May 2016

Image via
Cape Town Tourism's BDF to benefit three SMEsArticle

Beneficiaries for the Cape Town Tourism's Board Development Fund (BDF) for 2016 was announced at a special event held for the finalist where they...

1 Apr 2016

[NewsMaker] Kristin Louw - GM of Digital Briefcase
[NewsMaker] Kristin Louw - GM of Digital BriefcaseArticle

Kristin Louw has been appointed general manager of Digital Briefcase, a new division of Spark Media launched to address the digital marketing needs of the SME market...

Louise Marsland 18 Feb 2016

Eldon Pillay, Manager: Growth and Acquisition Finance at Standard Bank
New approach to establish sustainable enterprisesArticle

The focus of the latest changes to B-BBEE legislation is on enterprise development...

15 Oct 2015

Acquisition leads to new IT services powerhouse for SMEs
Acquisition leads to new IT services powerhouse for SMEsArticle

Cyberlogic, Cape Town based IT services ans support firm, will take a majority stake in Stellenbosch-based IT services firm, Space Age Technologies...

8 Sep 2015

Students spend 52% of stipend on transport
Students spend 52% of stipend on transportArticle

Stanley Hutcheson & Associates (SHA) recently conducted a survey on the daily challenges facing South African students and found financial issues to be the most pressing...

14 Aug 2015

Awesome South Africa mobile app launched to promote tourism
Awesome South Africa mobile app launched to promote tourismArticle

Developer Brandon Wilson has released his Awesome South Africa mobile app, which offers vendors and merchants in the tourism industry a platform on which to promote products, services and establishments to tourists...

Tom Jackson 22 May 2015

Reasons you should take your small business into the cloud
Reasons you should take your small business into the cloudArticle

Cloud computing is the buzzword of the moment and many small business owners are starting to get excited about its promise...

23 Apr 2015

Managed services born again in Africa
Managed services born again in AfricaArticle

The notion of managed IT services is not new, but thanks to the ever-evolving nature of technology and the rapid growth of cloud services in Africa, managed services has in effect been born again.

24 Oct 2014

Digital marketing workshop for Cape Town SMEs
Digital marketing workshop for Cape Town SMEsArticle

The GYB Group has launched a digital marketing workshop to provide SMEs with answers and practical solutions to enable these businesses' digital efforts to produce bottom-line results...

2 Sep 2014

Uganda SME market to benefit from managed services solution
Uganda SME market to benefit from managed services solutionArticle

Pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks (GIN), in conjunction with managed services company, SevenC Computing, will be launching an iWayAfrica managed infrastructure and service...

21 Aug 2014

Managed service support - key to growth for iWayAfrica
Managed service support - key to growth for iWayAfricaArticle

Pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks (GIN) has announced that its iWayAfrica business will be partnering with managed services company, SevenC Computing to grow its foothold in...

16 Jul 2014

How to lose your data and possibly your job
How to lose your data and possibly your jobArticle

Today's SME market understands the importance of stable databases, code and language and they want solutions that offer stability and reduced cost of ownership. The consequences of data corruption are dire and the impact of data loss on business could be detrimental.

4 Jun 2014

World Design Capital project celebrates a year of business
World Design Capital project celebrates a year of businessArticle

Shopstar, a World Design Capital 2014 project, celebrates a year of business, following its Beta launch in May 2013. Described by Ventureburn, as one of the top tech start-ups in the country, its first shop to go live was Dear Rae, making its first online sale within 24 hours.

19 May 2014

Consistent broadband connectivity for sub-Saharan Africa
Consistent broadband connectivity for sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

Intelsat S.A. will reportedly provide a managed broadband service to Vodacom, enabling the telecoms company to offer a differentiated broadband service targeting the SOHO and SME users across sub-Saharan Africa.

1 Apr 2014

Next >
System.Web.UI.Html32TextWriter
Let's do Biz