Report reveals that 2017 entrepreneurial activity in SA 4.1% higher than 2016

The recently released 2017-18 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report for South Africa revealed that entrepreneurial activity in the country is at its highest level since 2013. The report also shows that total early-stage entrepreneurial activity (TEA) is at 11.0% – 4.1 percentage points above the 2016 score of 6.9%. Kobus Engelbrecht, spokesperson for the 2018 […]

Who’s the best?

South Africa vs. Sub-Saharan Africa entrepreneurs There has been much talk around the rise of the African continent and many comparisons have been made between entrepreneurship and business levels in South Africa and other African regions. According to Christo Botes, spokesperson for the Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® competition, while some countries […]

Who’s the best? South Africa vs. Sub Saharan Africa entrepreneurs

There has been much talk around the rise of the African continent and many comparisons have been made between entrepreneurship and business levels in South Africa and other African regions. According to Christo Botes, spokesperson for the Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® competition, while some countries report higher entrepreneurship levels, this doesn’t […]

Entrepreneurship attractive on the continent

But SA hesitant to take the leap South Africa’s economy is projected to steadily grow with 2.7% in 2014 and 3.2% in 2015, and according to Kobus Engelbrecht, spokesperson for the Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® competition, this growth will result in many opportunities for local entrepreneurs. He says that as South […]

Ministry of entrepreneurship necessary in SA

Entrepreneurial leader, Mark Lamberti, recently called for the creation of a Ministry of Entrepreneurship in South Africa at the recent Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of Year® competition launch. This was echoed by Professor Dilip Garach, of Garach & Garach Financial Advisory Services who called for a Small Business Ministry to be established locally. According […]

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