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Biz News

Tourism SMEs to get skills and funding

SMEs in the tourism sector are to get a major boost from the soon to be launched fund by the […]

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Tech

Bequester Startup Restarts for a Second Chance

“Buying something takes time, you have to look for suppliers, call them and this takes time. But with us everything […]

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Tech

Startups get App-savvy

Cape-based tech incubator Silicon Cape has partnered with Journey, an app company, on a new tech initiative. The Journey Startup Programme will help […]

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Financial Management Funding

Reasons Township Entrepreneurs Need Business Funding

The South African Black Entrepreneurs Forum (SABEF) recently released the results of their first Kasi-to-Kasi workshop in an effort to […]

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Entrepreneurs

Master Brewer Taps into Soweto’s Beer Market

“A lot of people were very surprised that a black person can brew beer,” says Ndumiso Madlala, founder and master brewer of South […]

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Business Skills & Planning Sales & Marketing

Creative Ways to use your Business Cards

If you have a business card, you already have a powerful marketing tool in your hand. While most people are […]

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Entrepreneurs

Initiative to nurture future women business leaders

Ten women entrepreneurs are getting a major business boost with the help of a year long executive leadership programme. Ernst & […]

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Entrepreneurs

Okafor: ‘Be prepared to work hard’

Name of company: Michelle Okafor African Designs Years in existence: 18 months Position: Owner Can you tell us a little bit about your background – […]

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Business Skills & Planning

Why South Africa needs ‘intrapreneurs’

‘Intrapreneurship’ is a concept of employees thinking and acting as entrepreneurs, but within the company they work for. They act […]

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Business Skills & Planning

Why South Africa needs 'intrapreneurs'

‘Intrapreneurship’ is a concept of employees thinking and acting as entrepreneurs, but within the company they work for. They act […]

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Business Skills & Planning

Practical Ways To Expand Your Business Network

There are many pluses to running your own business – you set your own hours, decide on your daily agenda […]

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Entrepreneurs Events

Event: Start Up Gauteng to discuss entrepreneurship

Date: 26 March 2014 Venue: The Open, 4th Floor, The Main Change, 20 Kruger Street, Maboneng Precinct The Start Up […]

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Business Skills & Planning

5 On-The-Go Working Spaces in Jo’burg

Co-working spaces are not a new concept in Johannesburg, many independent business professionals and freelancers find them to be a […]

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Business Skills & Planning

Using Innovation to Power your Brand

If you walk through the grocery store you’ll find at least 10 brands manufacturing the same product, many of which […]

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Business Skills & Planning

How to build a social community around your business – lessons from Starbucks

Starbucks has a big brand presence online because they are one of the most engaging companies online. According to Robert Gembarski, […]

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Business Skills & Planning

Do You Need a Business Plans, Yes or No?

If you ask the man on the street selling cigarettes, snacks and cold drink from his stall if he started out […]

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Tech

Tech Enterprise Brings Collaboration and Innovation to the Work Space

Secure social business platform Wyzetalk has found a way to set itself apart from other social network platforms. Unlike Whatsapp or Skype for example, Wyzetalk does […]

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Entrepreneurs

Creating More Women Entrepreneurs

South Africa women, like women in many other African countries, suffer from higher unemployment rates than men. In response to […]

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Tech

Make Twitter work for your business

With over 500 million users, and 135 000 new users signing up every day, Twitter can be a great place […]

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Entrepreneurs

Steve Mululu: ‘The key to wealth is your health’

Company Profile Name of company: Dream Body Fitness Years in existence: 2 years ​Your position: Founder and Head of Research and Product development, Dream Body […]

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Tech

New Fund to Boost ICT Startups

Cape Town based non-profit organisation, Silicone Cape has given rise to a new tech incubator called Springlab, which will supply […]

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Business Skills & Planning

Brand your business to success

Please define the concept of personal branding and why it is important? Personal branding is the story surrounding your name. This story […]

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Tech

Ways to win in today’s hyper competitive app markets

 In just a few short years, the number of people with smartphones has outstripped the number with clean water. The […]

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Tech

Business Partners Limited SME Index 2014

According to the 2013 fourth quarter Business Partners Limited SME Index (BPLSI), which measures attitudes and confidence levels amongst the […]