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Hola Business launches business plan training
Hola Business launches business plan trainingArticle

Hola Business is now offering online business plan training for South African entrepreneurs.

3 days ago

#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppers
#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppersArticle

Locally sourced products, services and ingredients comfort consumers, meeting their new needs for hygiene and spreading feel-good stories that celebrate the best of our diverse culture, style and ideas...

Karin Du Chenne 3 days ago

Call for food entrepreneurs to join the Cape's first kitchen incubator
Call for food entrepreneurs to join the Cape's first kitchen incubatorArticle

The V&A Waterfront has taken the next step in making the Western Cape's first inclusive kitchen incubator a reality by calling for applications...

3 days ago

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MMA SA Smarties announces 5 new Covid-19 categories and entering is freeArticle

The MMA SA Smarties has launched its Business Unusual Categories alongside its core categories for 2020, as well as a new submission process. Thanks to its partners, it will be free to enter this year's MMA SA Smarties...

14 Sep 2020

ECDC, Australia-Africa Chamber of Commerce partner to grow trade and investment relations
ECDC, Australia-Africa Chamber of Commerce partner to grow trade and investment relationsArticle

Eastern Cape companies will get an opportunity to identify and explore trade and investment opportunities available in the Australian market...

14 Sep 2020

#StartupStartAgain: Did I learn from the past?
#StartupStartAgain: Did I learn from the past?Article

With the ravaging effects Covid-19 has had on the economy, the only choice for many entrepreneurs was to start again. But, did they learn from the past?

Allon Raiz 9 Sep 2020

Tijsbert Creemers, managing director and partner, Boston Consulting Group
Mobile payments will unlock new business for banks in AfricaArticle

Mobile payments and other phone-based transactions represent a must-win opportunity for banks in Africa. The estimated market in facilitating payments alone is $500bn...

8 Sep 2020

You're never too old to be an entrepreneur
You're never too old to be an entrepreneurArticle

The Grey Incubator is pioneering a new approach to help the economy recover by saving the biggest economic contributors, middle-aged entrepreneurs...

8 Sep 2020

Early investors in 4IR startups reap rewards
Early investors in 4IR startups reap rewardsArticle

Early investors in startups with exposure to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) are benefiting from significant revenue growth despite the physical constraints...

7 Sep 2020

4 ways a website can help your small business weather the pandemic
4 ways a website can help your small business weather the pandemicArticle

The 2020 GoDaddy Global Entrepreneurship Survey found that entrepreneurs who had a website were less likely to close their businesses during Covid-19 lockdowns than those without one...

Selina Bieber 4 Sep 2020

Malan receives prestigious innovation management award
Malan receives prestigious innovation management awardArticle

A senior commercialisation specialist at the North-West University's Technology Transfer and Innovation Support (TTIS) office has won the Department of Science and Innovation/Sarima Professional Excellence Award for Innovation Management...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 3 Sep 2020

Newly launched virtual event to bring African agrofood, plastprintpack industries together
Newly launched virtual event to bring African agrofood, plastprintpack industries togetherArticle

The four-day event brings leading global manufacturers and decision-makers from the African agrofood and plastprintpack industries together, creating a network of valuable business contacts.

3 Sep 2020

Looking for the right ed-tech partner?
Looking for the right ed-tech partner?Article

The global education-technology market has grown rapidly in the last ten years, morphing from R8,6bn in venture-capital funding in 2010 to R121bn in 2019...

2 Sep 2020

Covid-19's impact on logistics is creating ripple effects in other industries
Covid-19's impact on logistics is creating ripple effects in other industriesArticle

Supply chains are under increasing pressure as the free movement of goods become more restricted due to lockdown measures implemented by governments around the world...

1 Sep 2020

It's prime time to start a business
It's prime time to start a businessArticle

Whether you are looking to replace lost income due to Covid-19 or simply aiming to plug a gap in the market, now is the opportune time for you to start a business...

31 Aug 2020

Freeing up the big bosses to focus on their core role of getting back to business
Freeing up the big bosses to focus on their core role of getting back to businessArticle

David Seinker, founder and CEO of The Business Exchange, has some practical advice for bosses finding themselves overwhelmed by the minutiae of doing business in lockdown...

Issued by Irvine Partners 31 Aug 2020

Agency credentials: So much more than swagger
Agency credentials: So much more than swaggerArticle

It's the whole package - the attitude, the appearance, the swagger. So it is with agency credentials, writes Johanna McDowell, CEO of the Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS)...

Issued by DMASA 31 Aug 2020

The trouble with remote work
The trouble with remote workArticle

'My laptop has frozen'. 'My phone has no data.' 'There's no reception where I live.' 'Our Wi-Fi is down.' 'I can't access my mail.'...

31 Aug 2020

Top leadership tips inspired by Maslow's Pyramid
Top leadership tips inspired by Maslow's PyramidArticle

great model for understanding the role leadership plays in needs fulfilment and how that can help us retain, develop and motivate employees.

Michelle Moss 26 Aug 2020

The rise of the "Covid-preneur"
The rise of the "Covid-preneur"Article

With South Africa's economic downturn, job security and income stability have become the talk of the town, resulting in gutsy entrepreneurs taking risks to thrive during this period of Covid-19

25 Aug 2020

Are SMEs strong enough to stimulate economic growth in a post-Covid world?
Are SMEs strong enough to stimulate economic growth in a post-Covid world?Article

How do we plough back into the SME sector to reignite growth? Is the sector strong enough to revive economic growth in a post Covid world as we head towards a sovereign debt crisis?

Evan-Lee Courie 24 Aug 2020

#StartupStartAgain: Was I honourable?
#StartupStartAgain: Was I honourable?Article

Allon Raiz draws on his more than 20 years of experience in business and in supporting over 13 000 entrepreneurial businesses to offer insights on the considerations and steps needed to start again and achieve the highest likelihood of success...

Allon Raiz 24 Aug 2020

#StartupStartAgain: I have more than last time
#StartupStartAgain: I have more than last timeArticle

Over the past 20 years, I have worked with many entrepreneurs who have wanted to give up. They have been at various stages of their journeys - some just a few months in, others several years into the game...

Allon Raiz 24 Aug 2020

Key lessons for starting a business post Covid-19
Key lessons for starting a business post Covid-19Article

Although the Covid-19 pandemic has created tough challenges for SMEs, it has also presented opportunities as some entrepreneurs are looking to diversify or start new innovative businesses...

24 Aug 2020

Mobile apps: The future for business
Mobile apps: The future for businessArticle

The Amazon app has more than 700 million users across the globe, nearly five times more mobile customers than all its competitors combined...

Nick Durrant 24 Aug 2020

Tetra Pak reacts to demand for sustainable packaging solutions
Tetra Pak reacts to demand for sustainable packaging solutionsArticle

Tetra Pak Southern Africa continues to adapt its value chain to support the circular economy and meet growing demand for sustainable packaging from retailers and food and beverage producers...

20 Aug 2020

Blue Planet Studio
Global business travel will not be killed off by coronavirus - new researchArticle

Global business travel has largely ground to a halt during the pandemic. Experts have been raising the alarm that this is the death of business travel as we know it...

Kieran Michael Conroy, Anthony McDonnell & Stefan Jooss 19 Aug 2020

TSIBA helps entrepreneurs leap forward in the business world
TSIBA helps entrepreneurs leap forward in the business worldArticle

The current economic downturn brought by the impact of Covid-19 has not only changed the way companies do business but has renewed focus on the role of small and medium enterprises (SMME) as a catalyst for growth and job creation...

Issued by TSIBA 14 Aug 2020

The time is now to maximise the value of the cloud
The time is now to maximise the value of the cloudArticle

Many enterprise efforts to adopt and scale to cloud have stalled. Some organisations got stuck in an experimental mindset without a sense of where their cloud journey was headed...

Sekete Maphopha 13 Aug 2020

South African consumer sentiment feels the effects of Covid-19
South African consumer sentiment feels the effects of Covid-19Article

South African Consumer Confidence Index for the second quarter of 2020 reveals a massive 20 point drop to 68 - the lowest level in 15 years...

Issued by Nielsen 13 Aug 2020

#StartupStartAgain: There's no shame in starting again
#StartupStartAgain: There's no shame in starting againArticle

Many entrepreneurs will have no option but to close down their businesses. With the ravaging effects Covid-19 has had on the economy, formal employment may not be an alternative for many...

Allon Raiz 5 Aug 2020

Why your business should sponsor a learnership
Why your business should sponsor a learnershipArticle

The disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic has seriously impacted business, leaving companies to scrutinize their spend which includes the costs incurred by B-BBEE and skills development...

5 Aug 2020

SA Innovation Summit 2020 goes virtual
SA Innovation Summit 2020 goes virtualArticle

For the very first time in its 13-year history, the SA Innovation Summit (SAIS) will be taking place virtually on 30 September and 1 October 2020, connecting the startup ecosystem across countries and continents.

4 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Marisa Logan, founder of Stream, is no stranger to success
#WomensMonth: Marisa Logan, founder of Stream, is no stranger to successArticle

No stranger to launching a successful business, Marisa Logan is a talented businesswoman who's done it all...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 Aug 2020

A look at women in tech over the years
A look at women in tech over the yearsArticle

When you think technology, innovation and pioneering, the first names that normally come to mind are those of men...

3 Aug 2020

How agile data infrastructures can save the retail sector
How agile data infrastructures can save the retail sectorArticle

Retailers have been hit hard by the current coronavirus crisis. IT teams supporting struggling businesses now need to switch to maintaining critical infrastructures that support home-workers and enable online models to run efficiently...

Eran Brown 31 Jul 2020

While fighting Covid-19 we may be losing the war against plastic pollution
While fighting Covid-19 we may be losing the war against plastic pollutionArticle

As Covid-19 cases continue to rise in South Africa and across the world, vast quantities of plastic waste are also rising...

Dr Eunice Ubomba-Jaswa 29 Jul 2020

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Why choosing the right comms partner is more important than everArticle

Rachel Irvine, CEO of Irvine Partners writes why your comms specialist is your new best friend when doing business in the new normal...

Rachel Irvine 29 Jul 2020

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The importance of industry awardsArticle

An in-depth look into the importance and future of industry awards...

Bridget von Holdt 28 Jul 2020

Grid Worldwide and IIE-Vega partner on New Normal Flag competition
Grid Worldwide and IIE-Vega partner on New Normal Flag competitionArticle

To celebrate Youth Month, Grid Worldwide in partnership with The IIE's Vega School launched a New Normal Flag competition targeting all IIE-Vega students...

Issued by Grid Worldwide 23 Jul 2020

Transnet Freight Rail introduces new business model to improve operational efficiency
Transnet Freight Rail introduces new business model to improve operational efficiencyArticle

"Some of our customers want to feel we are closer to their needs, and better able to respond on the ground. We must be responsive to that."

22 Jul 2020

Changing workspaces
Changing workspacesArticle

Saica asked two forward-thinking accountants, Peter Magner and Willem Haarhoff, about the workspace changes that have been spurred on by remote offices...

Issued by SAICA 20 Jul 2020

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20 Jul 2020

Digital Kungfu achieves 2.5 million online campaign engagements for technology clients
Digital Kungfu achieves 2.5 million online campaign engagements for technology clientsArticle

In a world flooded with online messaging, Digital Kungfu is cutting through the clutter to drive awareness and engagement for technology brands...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 20 Jul 2020

Be wary of 'Coronamania' cybercrimes
Be wary of 'Coronamania' cybercrimesArticle

During the Covid-19 pandemic, which has turned the world upside down, banking clients should exercise extreme caution when dealing with financial transactions online...

Mark Rose 17 Jul 2020

Facing retrenchment? Here's 5 tips to start a business
Facing retrenchment? Here's 5 tips to start a businessArticle

Retrenchment is a word that can strike fear into the hearts of even the most seasoned veterans of the corporate world...

15 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Need legal advice? Get Law
#StartupStory: Need legal advice? Get LawArticle

Ya'eesh Cader together with his brother made use of the nationwide lockdown to enable, rather than disable their online legal platform, Get Law...

Evan-Lee Courie 14 Jul 2020

Gail Anderson, chair of BFA Design and BFA Advertising at the School of Visual Arts, New York and Sherina Florence, creative director at Ogilvy.
The One Club increases the diversity of its leadershipArticle

The One Club has increased the diversity of its leadership by naming Gail Anderson and Sherina Florence to its Board of Directors...

14 Jul 2020

Shilpa Mehta of EO talks Covid-19, women entrepreneurship and GBV
Shilpa Mehta of EO talks Covid-19, women entrepreneurship and GBVArticle

"Women shouldn't shy away from leadership, especially during tough economic times such as these," says Shilpa Mehta, the newly elected first female president of The Entrepreneurs' Organisation Durban Chapter (EO)...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 Jul 2020

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