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Amid the current political optimism, entrepreneurs should be especially inspired by the continued commitment to SME support which emerged as a consistent theme in both the 2018 State of the… SA’s premier entrepreneurial competition marks 30 years of celebrating entrepreneurial excellence in Durban
2016 was a tough year for many South Africans – and small businesses took a hard knock as the local economy experienced many challenges to overcome. Despite this testing environment,… Most attractive sectors for entrepreneurs in 2017
“South Africa should be tackling the rising unemployment rate by facilitating and driving entrepreneurship.” This is according to Christo Botes, spokesperson for the 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored… Unemployment remains the country’s greatest economic and social challenge
The urge to convert and scale up a small business to a medium to large enterprise is one of the most common goals among business owners. However, contrary to popular… Scaling up your business: When is it the right time to expand?
While the country and the world may be facing economic woes, it doesn’t mean it is all doom and gloom for South Africa’s local entrepreneurs. This is the sentiment of… Finding the silver lining in the dark economic cloud
The latest South Africa Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2014 revealed that entrepreneurial activity in South Africa is not sufficient, and is not in line with other sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries,… What measures need to be taken to improve entrepreneurship levels in South Africa?
Final countdown to enter the 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year competition begins. With just a little more than a month until entries close for the 2015 Sanlam / Business Partners… Calling all entrepreneurs!
Freedom represents the liberty to follow the path one chooses, which includes an individual’s career path. Entrepreneurship is one such path, and since the first democratic election in 1994, South… 21 years of entrepreneurial growth in South Africa
Technological advancements have changed the way in which the South African business landscape operates, and this is increasingly leading to many opportunities for local entrepreneurs and businesses. One such advancement… Local entrepreneurs to grab ecommerce opportunities
Starting a business is a daunting task, and growing the business, or even just keeping it afloat, can be even more overwhelming. Many new businesses do not survive this initial… Avoid making foolish business mistakes