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Why ID Work is the next exciting young startup to watch

"The best option to learn is by doing it. The second best is to get in a room where you are surrounded with people that are doing it and learn from them" - CEO, Sayo Folawiyo

Future-proof your business by accurately anticipating your customers' needs

3 strategies to keep your customers forever

How these 3 SA businesses are dealing with 6 of the industry's biggest challenges

Franchise lessons on how to handle rising costs, bad debts and other challenges

Education as a business opportunity at the small business and franchise expo

How entrepreneurs can improve and expand the sector

2 techpreneurs and the 30 young coders helping to drive their business' growth

Sable Assets' unconventional solution to SA’s ICT skills shortage

5 ways of implementing the Companies Act in today's digital world

What the legislation has to say about the use of electronic documents, signatures and communication

10 Leap SMEs you should know about

How this accelerator's model successfully combines SME support services with enterprise supplier development

A look at the 40 SMEs chosen for the first National Gazelles programme

These are the SMEs being groomed to become the country's black industrialists

The big questions you have to be able to answer to get that funding

It comes down to team, market and profit, writes Rick Ed

Lynette Ntuli's 5 ways to become a next gen woman leader

"Being a pioneering woman is about not waiting until you're rich or famous or waiting for all of your stars to be aligned" - and other lessons from the business woman and trailblazer

Women too deserve to have their cake and eat it

Gender diversity is not only a social issue, but also a pressing business challenge, writes Kay Vittee

'Working with entrepreneurs ignited my entrepreneurial spark'

Msizi Mazibuko on the unlikely start to her entrepreneurship journey

How your business can find success using plan B, C or even D

Why pivoting could be the secret to finding your market's sweet spot

How this startup is turning the healthcare sector on its head

Here's how Get Health hopes to bridge the gap between quality service and affordability and the radical strategy they are using to grow the business

This is how Steve Mululu plans to build SA's next fitness empire

This fitness entrepreneur is cashing in on South Africa's growing fitness market

How she did it

4 women entrepreneurs on how they got their start, the challenges they've overcome and the lessons they have learnt along the way

How prepared is your business to accept mobile and digital payments?

Consumers are embracing new technologies, are you?

Why constant reinvention is the secret to keeping your business in the game

It's when business is going well that you should undertake new challenges, writes Shirley Anthony

This is how your SME can capitalise on seasonal fluctuations

The 4 areas of your business that are most affected by seasonality trends and how to prepare for them

2 Award-winning startups share how they successfully launched their apps in SA

Here's how walking in their users' shoes helped Domestly and Tuta-Me create hundreds of jobs and they tell us why the time for African solutions is now

How one entrepreneur is finding success running a side business

Food startup founder, Noni Masombuka on why being an entrepreneur isn’t always about taking a massive leap, and the 4 principles that helped her grow her business

The 3 BIG checks you should be doing throughout the year to meet your goals

Why it's important to keep a vigilant eye on your market, finances and planning strategies

What fears are holding you back as an entrepreneur?

Turn your personal weaknesses into opportunities, writes Rick Ed

How remaining agile was the secret to this startup conquering new markets

iKhokha MD, Matt Putman on how they expanded their mobile POS system to include a cash advance offering

Could your SME be a good candidate for a specialised loan?

How having a tailor-made and structured financing option can help your business reach maximum profitability and growth

Lessons entrepreneurs can learn from a corporate leader

"Sometimes you need to be task-orientated, and sometimes people-orientated" - Reggie Nxumalo

How tech is set to disrupt Africa's legal sector

A look into the future of the industry and the opportunities entrepreneurs should be exploring

What you can learn from these 6 business owners about being more productive

Ideas to get the most out of yourself and your team everyday

5 strategies to survive a zero growth economy

Pursue smart, value-preserving cost-cutting measures and avoid destructive or short-sighted cost-cutting, and other ideas to implement, writes Trudi Makhaya

Marketing done right – The Creative Counsel's co-founder breaks down 5 big ad trends that even SMEs can use

Branding lessons from Cannes that startups can use to talk to their customers

3 women entrepreneurs on finding their own definitions of success

What purpose and passion mean to the Melissa's, Sherpa Kids and Make-Up Designory founders

How an organic growth strategy was key to Galito's franchising success

CEO Louis Germishuys on growing through relationships, joint ventures and going where there is demand

20 inspiring quotes on entrepreneurship to kickstart Women's Month

Inspirational businesswomen share their thoughts on why women should seize the challenge and thrive as entrepreneurs

Why small businesses lose employees in tough economic times

Your top performers matter the most when the chips are down, writes Kay Vittee

The biggest mistake SMEs can make in their dealings with SARS

Are you guilty of using VAT or PAYE as cash flow? How to avoid this common and irresponsible business practice

Soweto’s first sip of Kofi

The co-founders of the premium coffee bar talk about the "perks" of their product offering and how they are helping to grow the township's coffee culture

What you still may not know about angel investing in SA

Christopher Campbell, co-founder of the South African Business Angel Network on the role of private investors in the entrepreneurship ecosystem

Dealing with the pressures of launching a business - one entrepreneur's story

Langalakhe Nxumalo shares what happens when business or life doesn't go as expected

2 young entrepreneurs on how they are using tech to take advantage of opportunities in the township market

'Good techpreneurs build good solutions; great techpreneurs improve people's lives' - and other powerful quotes from Tshepo Moloi and Desmond Mongwe

How startups can help Big Business drive innovation

We need more of this mutually beneficial relationship, writes Launchlab CEO, Philip Marais

Accountability and transparency in business- why they matter

Business owners - know your basic legal duties and responsibilities, writes Monisha Prem

How good companies use difficult times to become great

'It is the thoughts that break us down – not the business', writes Karabo Songo

This company is helping brands to protect their identities online

IntelliCred co-founder Shana Kay on why their services matter now, more than ever

4 edu-preneurs on teaching entrepreneurship to young students

How these initiatives are working to grow the next generation of young entrepreneurs

Meet the global funder that is investing millions of dollars in African startups

Omidyar Network’s Charmaine Padayachy on backing startups that are working to solve Africa's challenges

Doing good and doing well - quotes to inspire you to give back this Mandela Day

"Africapitalism is about the intersection of economic prosperity and social wealth, the intersection of making profit and doing good, and not waiting to finish one before you do the other" – Tony Elumelu

What SMEs can learn from how this 20-year-old brand is evolving to capture a new market

Find out how News Café is reinvigorating its brand and why customers' exposure to brands such as Starbucks is good for the brand

Think your business is unique? It might not be unique enough

Be relentless when differentiating your business, and make this a target that you continually strive for, writes Allon Raiz

'Outwork even those whom you cannot outsmart' - and other survival strategies from Tshepo Phakathi

What the man with an obsession for entrepreneurship wants those who are serious about being entrepreneurs to know

Can success rub off?

Expose yourself to other entrepreneurs to increase your chances of success, writes Rick Ed

What this VC thinks all entrepreneurs should know about the investor-entrepreneur relationship

Llew Claasen breaks down some of the biggest misconceptions and why he'd rather lose out on the next African unicorn than work with jerks

Why this is not your typical personal branding book

Personal branding guru, Timothy Maurice Webster, on 5 things you need to know about Personal Brand Intelligence and how it has an impact on how you do business

What happens when millennials run businesses

Sage, Walk with Me survey, reveals how this generation is set to change the future of work forever

Two entrepreneurship pros share what they would do with R1 000

Tshepo Phakathi and Brian Walsh get creative with limited funds

3 ways you can still rescue your struggling business

Take these preventative measures to encourage sustainable growth and avoid company liquidation

On purpose, passion, and profit

Sylvester Chauke shares how creativity and passion are the driving force behind his agency's success

4 powerful women in tech share what it takes to make it in the industry

A discussion on surviving the trenches and finding success both locally and internationally

"We are living on the periphery of our greatness" - and other powerful #YouthMonth quotes

In our own words - millennial trailblazers on changing the status quo

We answer all your big social media policy questions

Frequently asked questions about employee rights and responsibilities online

How to get your customers to buy into your product

Why not educating your market could be the reason no one is buying your product

What Brexit could mean for the African continent

South Africa's already bad economy may be the worst affected by Brexit, writes Dipolelo Moime

Why mobile marketing can be your SME's best friend

How to get the most bang for your buck, writes Herman Cremer

10 Seed Academy-backed startups you should know about

A guide to some of the best startup talent in SA's hubs, incubators and accelerators

Meet 6 young social entrepreneurs who are helping to drive change

In the business of doing good and doing well

How 80 young Africans and their one book are redefining the African narrative

We speak to the Africa80 contributors and global shapers about the message they want to share with the continent's youth

Creative Counsel co-founder on building a business big and successful enough to sell

CEO Ran Neu-Ner on the toughest question they had to answer and why getting the basics right was key

You are a leader

Every decision you make and act on – in business or in life – is you being a leader, writes Rick Ed

'We the youth' - 7 young entreps share their views on opportunities and challenges in SA

Dynamic or apathetic? Find out if SA's millennials have what it takes to change their lives and the world

How to land your first client as a young entrepreneur

Advice to secure a network of contacts and potential leads

How money remittance has leapfrogged Africa’s financial industry

Africa is open to fintech solutions that work to solve their everyday challenges, writes Dipolelo Moime

How extensive beta testing was key to us successfully launching our fintech startup

Yoco CEO on finding early adopters for their mobile POS solution and processing R100 million in card volume on the platform before launching to the public

How we built our niche sneaker cleaning service by understanding what the youth market wants

Clean Grip founders on how they're commercialising their experiences and why township sneaker-freakers are their best customers

Meet SME Growth Champions Seminar speaker: Vika Mpisane

Vika Mpisane, CEO of ZADNA, on building a strong online presence and how your domain name can help with this

7 must-do's to keep your biz debt free

No time for ‘nice to haves’ in your business, writes Jannie Rossouw, head of Sanlam Business Market

We conquered the township and built a multi-million rand construction business

Maverick entrepreneur, Neo Ramaphakela on why SA's next chapter of big commercial growth lies within the townships

How to get the market to embrace your disruptive innovation

'Don't sell the product, sell the new lifestyle' - co-founder and CEO of TMARA on how to get your customers to 'pull your product'

How this startup is part of the solution to SA's tech skills crisis

Hyperion founder, Riaz Moola, on making global connections and why CS education should be open to all

Forget SEO or websites - social media is the future

The digital economy is moving from ads to social - and the businesses that will catch on faster, will ultimately win, writes Lebogang Mokubela

What you can learn from how we nailed our business' rebranding

CEO of M. Prem Inc on how they pulled off the transformation and why a new brand is refreshing for business

Meet SME Growth Champions Seminar speaker: Jenny Retief

How entrepreneurs can take advantage of the positive and brace against the negative in a tough economic environment

Rebels with a cause: The state of SA's youth

On frustration and the fight for economic freedom

Business lessons from "Guptagate"

Once a reputation is lost, it is almost impossible to recoup, writes Kay Vittee

5 Business experts on the 5 Big mistakes to avoid when scaling internationally

Here’s why making assumptions and jumping in head first are some of the sure-fire ways to make sure your business does not make it when growing abroad

When you have to liquidate your biz - 5 considerations you shouldn't overlook

Find out what legal responsibilities and obligations you need to take care of when your business becomes insolvent

How these two entrepreneurs successfully franchised their burger restaurant concept

Find out how Burger Bistro achieved an average growth in turnover of 20% per franchised outlet

A guide to some of the best startup talent in SA's hubs, incubators and accelerators

10 Alpha Code fintech startups you should know about

Maybe your business shouldn't be on social media

It's better to not have a presence online than to be visible with no derived 'value', writes Lebogang Mokubela

Lessons from Starbucks' first month in SA

Taste Holdings CEO, Carlo Gonzaga on early feedback and why he thinks American franchise brands enjoy popularity in SA

Closing down your biz? Here are your legal requirements

A law expert on some of the risks to be aware of when you deregister your business

How SA's first black-owned vodka brand is aiming to win over African consumers

Founder, Sibusiso Sibisi, shares how they plan to make a mark in the liquor market and why their success may just come down to getting their marketing spot on

Why you need to be at the 2016 Growth Champion Seminar

Event promises to equip entrepreneurs with business and leadership skills

This unconventional startup sees a massive opportunity in pre-owned smartphones

ReWare CEO on why their model is perfectly suited for the African market

The unstoppable rise of African fintech

How the success stories are getting it right, writes Dominique Collett

What happens when you have to put being an entrepreneur on hold

One woman's story of having to close up her business and return to full-time employment

This banker turned fitness entrepreneur plans to take over the corporate wellness market

Zenzele Fitness founder on taking his role as a job creator seriously and being one of the few black players in the wellness space

These are some of the worst financial mistakes you can make in your business

5 experts on the money decisions entrepreneurs should avoid

Want to launch a tech startup? These are the legal issues you will need to know

Keeping up with the law: Learn from these SA businesses about compliance

The investment risk that all property entrepreneurs should know about

Know and understand the disadvantages of renting out your property, writes Lesiba Mooka

Getting this international certification gave our business the competitive edge

Payspace founders on how providing data security is becoming a huge advantage in the marketplace

An honest conversation with a VC about working with SA startups

Sorting the entrepreneurs from the 'wantrepreneurs' - Clive Butkow on what excites him the most about investing in go-getters
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