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This is how you land a lucrative sponsorship deal for your business

Everything you need to know about this mutually beneficial arrangement

10 reasons SMEs should keep an eye on the budget speech

From tax to red tape and the National Development Plan, these are the issues that will have an impact on your business

The most important (and real) marketing advice you will read this year

'Get closer to your customer' and other marketing insider secrets for building a resilient brand

What to expect at the Africa Sourcing and Enterprise Summit

SMEs encouraged to attend South Africa's leading procurement and inbound supply chain indaba

Find out how Kleoss Capital hopes to transform SA's private equity landscape in more ways than one

CEO Hale Matsipa on why transformation is a business imperative

Traditional and digital marketing are not mutually exclusive in Africa

The full potential of digital marketing on the continent has not been tapped into, writes Joseph Neusu

Find out how introducing employee perks paid off for these 3 companies

A look at how both employees and employers can benefit from a happy team

'See failure as a tool to be better' - Nicole Parfitt

The entrepreneur of the week took the entrepreneurial leap in an effort to invest her talent into her own business

How making it into one of the world’s best accelerators helped us gain access to the US market

Go1 co-founder, Melvyn Lubega talks about taking his startup to the Y Combinator and the 3 biggest lessons they learnt from the experience

7 unpopular truths about raising VC

'Raising capital does not validate your business model - only customers do and other tough lessons you should know

Funding wishlist – 5 startup founders tell us how they would spend an extra R1 million in their businesses

Find out why marketing, tech and staff are the top areas that these entrepreneurs say they would spend the most money on

The 6 challenges every franchise owner should be preparing for

How rising costs and shrinking disposable income and market share are set to affect your business

Trust your gut to make the right decision and make it quickly

Gideon Galloway, King Price founder and CEO is having fun pushing the boundaries of the insurance industry

Which of these dated online strategies is your business guilty of?

And the new trends you should be implementing

How startup Vault is taking on investor relations inefficiencies

Co-founder, Simon Hammerton on the motivation behind the startup, building a strong client base and growth plans

Entrepreneurial passion disease

What role does the media play in giving us a skewed understanding and personal expectation of the concept of "passion"? asks Allon Raiz

What you need to know about Skype for Business

The platform looks to focus on businesses with new integrations

Preparing for the unthinkable as an entrepreneur

Can your business survive if you can’t be there to run it day-to-day for several weeks? asks Rick Ed

Lessons from one of the world's leading business speakers

Vusi Thembekwayo joins top 12 international speakers ranks - here are insights from his latest talk

Meet the entrepreneur behind the franchise brand that's bringing a world of teas to SA consumers

Find out how Ditshego Sedikela found the perfect business model and is making a success of it

Focus on women startup founders in SA

We speak to Alexandra Fraser, partner and director of Batstone, about whether women in tech are getting a raw deal

Putting the 'modern gentleman' to work

The founders of the 'Good Sir' campaign on how promoting respect and networking skills makes good business sense

How to come up with a billion-dollar app idea in Africa

To find success, don't forget the continent you are operating in, writes Tavonga Musingarabwi

5 entrepreneurs share what they do everyday that drives their success

And the bad work habits they want to quit

CEO versus CFO - who is the real leader?

Find out the key differences between these leadership positions

Master the art of saying no to customers without losing them

3 effective ways to gain customer loyalty

Find out how this startup made it to the top of a global competition - and what you can learn from how they prepared

Lumkani co-founder, David Gluckman on how preparing for a big competition is a lot like preparing for funding

How to finally get LinkedIn to work for you and your business

Consistent and disciplined use of the platform can generate return on investment, writes Sakhile Ndlovu

Locomute is bringing car sharing to SA - this is how they hope it pays off

Why the founders believe shared mobility has a future in the country

Is there room for Snapchat in the African market?

Taking on Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp and YouTube is still a tall order for the $15 billion messaging new kid on the block says digital strategist Tavonga Musingarabwi

What smart entrepreneurs do when faced with a tough year

It is possible to take advantage of the economic downturn - this is how

'The main objective is to build sustainable wealth and to leave a legacy '- Zano Sithetho

The entrepreneur of the week is a young trailblazer who knows all about the importance of a good suit in dressing for success

The business, economic and political trends that will affect every business owner this year

Expect macroeconomic challenges, a vocal civil society and the rise of the black industrialists, writes Trudi Makhaya

SA startups to keep an eye on in 2016

A look at the tech companies who have their sights set on growth

Revised visa regulations set tone for upbeat 2016

Table Mountain, Robben Island and other popular tourist attractions report a record festive season

What you need to know about the 2016 customer

Brands that prioritise customer experience will get the biggest slice of the consumer market pie this year

How much do you really know about your employees?

Survey shows that more businesses are requesting background checks

How we raised venture capital - what no one tells you about what happens next

This is how fintech startup, Zoona navigated their first big cash injection and are becoming a continental game-changer

9 surprisingly easy cost-cutting initiatives you can start implementing today

Ways to save money you might not have thought of

What you need to know to apply for the WeChat seed fund

Search begins for tech-enabled startups

Crowd-farming platform wants to launch African wealth into the mainstream

Founder, Ntuthuko Shezi, on how they are making investing more accessible to the average South African

How startup CrashDetech is using tech to reduce emergency response times

Founder, Jaco Gerrits on why the popular expression "If you build it, they will come" is just a startup myth and other lessons learnt

Enterprise supplier development in 2016 - What SMEs and corporates can expect

Talking procurement strategies, supply development and what needs to be done to get more SMEs contract-ready

How Grotech is helping individuals and companies invest in SA tech startups

High targeted returns and tax breaks for investors with appetite for risk

A look at the future of work

Globalisation, flexibility and shorter working hours are set to transform the workplace

Why prejudice is the next big issue in business

The 7 'ism-pitfalls' that can kill your business

Why you need to get serious about your business' social media risk management

Bad news travels fast, here is how to protect your company's reputation

Medical response startup to represent SA in global social entrepreneurship competition

Chivas Regal 'The Venture' campaign continues its annual search to support entrepreneurs looking to do good

5 significant legal developments every entrepreneur should be aware of

Advice on POPI, BBBEE and more from legal expert and entrepreneur Andrew Taylor

Marketing lessons you need to take into this year

5 solid ideas to help you put together an integrated, well thought out plan

Find out if 2016 is off to a good start with these 5 questions

What you should be focusing on in the first few weeks of the year

The secrets to cultivating committed and loyal employees

Why money and perks are not the factors that matter in promoting workplace satisfaction

Lucrative sectors SA entrepreneurs should be looking at in 2016 and those to avoid

Why you should seize opportunities in the green and education sectors

'I am constantly balancing the needs and vision of the company with those of my team members' - Raksha Mahabeer

The entrepreneur of the week is a strong believer in getting the basics right in order to access opportunities

This startup wants to take away the hassle out of home improvements

One Click Fix founders on how they are connecting homeowners and tradesmen

The Creative Counsel launches incubator for black-owned businesses in the advertising sector

Initiative aims to support transformation in the industry

The tech trends set to change how business is done in SA

Barry Dwolatzky on why we can expect increased application of Internet of Things, big data, cloud and artificial intelligence technologies

Comparing the costs of leasing versus buying

Loan, leasing, overdraft or buying on instalment? Here's how to make the right choice for your business

Silvertree to invest $10 million in African startups in 2016

Company announces 2015 was its strongest year since its launch

The good versus the bad: What SMEs can expect this year

Entrepreneurs are likely to face a tough year ahead. Here’s how you can take advantage of the positive and brace against the negative

5 business basics you should revisit

Use the start of the year to regroup and refocus

Questions cash-savvy entrepreneurs should always ask when buying equipment

Avoid the stress that comes with purchasing assets for your business by following this checklist

Ignore these 5 marketing trends at your own risk

Ideas that you may have missed out on in 2015 that you need to pay attention to this year

The important conversation you should be having with potential customers

Too busy mopping the floor to turn off the tap? AND other deadly startup mistakes - writes Rick Ed

Make 2016 the year you finally perfect your hiring strategy

6 recruitment strategies you need to follow to give your startup the edge

How management styles are changing and why you should care

5 key trends you should be following to build a strong team

Start the year on the right note with these money lessons

What to do with your festive season profits and other financial advice for the year ahead and beyond

2 big startup blunders to avoid this year

Why it's important to get your business model and financials right

4 simple strategies to help your startup stay ahead of game

How to succeed despite economic challenges

5 SA tech trends for 2016

How the ICT sector is set to develop according to the IDC's FutureScape Predictions

Everything you need to know if you plan on buying a franchise in 2016

Strategies for dealing with franchise costs, equipment finance and exiting the business profitably

5 ways to be a more balanced entrepreneur in 2016

Mental and physical health tips to keep you productive and happy this year

Attracting customers – How Richard Branson nailed it

Find out how you can tackle the sales challenge and win

Why and how young entrepreneurs can learn to code

Want to learn to code? We give you 5 of the best places to learn how

Why big corporate CSI initiatives need to help build more SMEs

Big business can assist entrepreneurs by offering support and incubation, says SAP's Pfungwa Serima

5 tips to help you be more productive this year

Strategies for working faster and smarter despite distractions

4 tech developments we are likely to see more of in 2016

Find out why you should keep mobile growth, e-commerce and online security at the forefront of business this year

The 6 startup success habits to practice in the new year

What winning entrepreneurs do everyday

How cultivating this new habit can help you predict what your customers want

Become future-focussed this year in 5 steps

Is your new business idea just New Year's inspiration or is it the real deal?

The 4 questions you should ask BEFORE taking the leap

5 Ted Talks to kick off 2016

Inspiring lectures to develop both your business and yourself this year

What female entrepreneurship looked like in 2015

We look at the ups and downs faced by female entrepreneurs - the business pioneers that continue to break glass ceilings

What our thought leaders want you to know moving into 2016

Leadership advice from our favourite columns this year

The biggest challenges faced by SMEs in 2015

From load shedding to interest rate hikes, these are the obstacles that entrepreneurs faced this year

Here is what it means to be a startup founder in SA - a year in review

Surprises and challenges faced by newly-formed enterprises in 2015

Entrepreneurs who made news in 2015

A look at enterprises that had a bumper year including The Creative Counsel, Finfind and Vigo

Looking for a tech incubator in 2016? Here’s what Cape Town and Gauteng have to offer

We take a look at the two regions taking the biggest slice of SA's ICT sector

The year's top business advice to take into 2016 (Video)

Tips and insights from our favourite entrepreneurs and thought leaders

The 5 biggest reasons why entrepreneurs throw in the towel

How understanding your purpose can help you survive the highs and lows of entrepreneurship

The one thing you can start doing today to uncover your leadership style

Tips to get you journaling like a pro and why your business needs it

How to make the most of the slow period

Experiencing the opposite of festive frenzy? Here are 2 ways you can still improve your business this season

2016 looking positive for Private Equity in Africa

Investors showing growing interest in the broader sub-Saharan Africa region

SA's enterprise and supplier development challenges and what needs to be done going forward

Jackie Mathebula, Chief Executive Officer of Aurik Enterprise Development on why it's vital that big corporates embrace SMEs

Why your customers aren’t shopping online and how you can change this

Ecommerce tactics to use this festive season and beyond

South Africa and Nigeria lead Africa's e-commerce market - study

Cross-border shopping is a growing trend on the continent

2 entrepreneurs share how they make it through the festive highs and lows

Dealing with the challenges of the holiday frenzy and slowdown

SweepSouth founders on the biggest lessons from their Silicon Valley accelerator experience

Co-founder, Aisha Pandor on why local startups are in an excellent position to take advantage of international opportunities

Customer service hacks for the festive season

Here is how to design the ultimate shopping experience, writes Aki Kalliatakis

Strategies for providing your customers with a world-class mobile experience

Take your mobile marketing efforts to new heights

Here is how to spend your marketing budget (of any size) in 2016

How to get the most bang for you bucks
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