SA businesses encouraged to create incubators to develop tomorrow’s entrepreneurs

“If all business owners in South Africa commit to mentoring one young entrepreneur, we have the potential to double entrepreneurship in two to three years.” This suggestion was made by a local entrepreneur at the inaugural 2015 Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® Alumni Association, an entrepreneurial platform established in an effort to […]

Local entrepreneurs to grab ecommerce opportunities

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 stemming from the evolution of the internet is the rise of eCommerce – a platform used to market, promote, sell and buy goods and services […]

Let your garden grow

For Justin Sam, Sanlam/ Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® 2014 entrant, building a sustainable business means getting your hands dirty, writes Jane Steinacker-Keys. Even though Justin Sam knew little about plants when he started his vertical and rooftop landscaping business, what he did have was his training and experience as an aeronautical engineer – […]

Welcome to 2013

Feed on the positive SME entrepreneurs! The Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® team welcomes you to 2013! May we feed on the positive this year and not allow the eternal pessimists to shape us into a negative frame of mind. May we celebrate entrepreneurs and their relentless drive to grow their businesses […]

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