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Save the African Startup Gazelle and Forget the Lesser-Spotted Unicorn

To create a lot of jobs in South Africa we need to fund Gazelles, writes Keet van Zyl

Today's Top Entrepreneurship And Business Stories (17 November)

Top Farmers, New Entrants And Agriculturists Recognised, Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Challenge Winners Announced, and more

Crime Response App Namola Reaches 100,000 Users

The app was launched nationally last week

South Africans Are Demanding Higher Levels Of Convenience - How Your Business Can Keep Up

Ease and speed of shopping experience are some of the factors your customers are judging you on

Powerful Quotes On Inspiring Social Change From This TEDxJohannesburg Talk

GEW event kicks off with some big questions

Durban-Based Tech Company Spazapp Partners With Mastercard To Bring Mobile Payments To Informal Traders

4,500 Micro-businesses already using Spazapp's buying app

This Former Investment Banker Is Part Of SA's New Breed Of Wine Makers

How Magna Carta Wines founder, Mphumeleli Ndlangisa, launched a wine label without a wine farm

This Kenya-Based Startup Has A Free Internet Tech Solution You Should Know About

BRCK’s free consumer internet is subsidised by advertisers

Put Your Business's Name In Lights

SAB launches SA's first digital billboard that promotes entrepreneurs and their businesses

3 Times Richard Branson Was The Ultimate Champion For SA Entrepreneurs

The Virgin founder today opens SA Global Entrepreneurship Week at the launch of new gen startup campus in Johannesburg

The Fashion Business Like Any Other Business Is About Relationships - Tshepo The Jean Maker

Tshepo Mohlala talks about how a supportive network helped him to survive in the competitive fashion industry

South Africans Need To Demand Better Quality Goods And Services - Here's Why That's A Good Thing

Product of the Year CEO Preetesh Sewraj says more businesses need a quality-focussed mindset

The 2017 Africa Country Benchmark Report Is Your Definitive Guide For Doing Business In Africa

Report measures, ranks and interrogates each of the dynamic 54 African countries

Russell Simmons Has A Unique Take On Success - Which Of His Mantras Will You Try?

Find out why he says 'a good giver is a great getter'

What Mr Price Is Doing Right - How The Retailer Bounced Back

FNB economist comments on how they turned around their fortunes

The Founder Of This Black Hair Care Startup Says More Brands Need To Respect Their Customers

Mummy Mthembu-Fawkes, founder of Earthy products shares how she communicates with her loyal base

Could This Be The Hottest New Fast Food Franchise On The Block?

Grilled chicken franchise chain, Nkukhu Box, has 9 stores in the Gauteng, Mpumalanga and North West provinces

What I Learnt In My First 5 Years As An Entrepreneur

Clockwork Media co-founder Nic Simmonds reflects on his journey from salaried worker to business owner

Fledgling Businessman Sees Success In Transport Sector

Montsamaisa Bosigo Transport offers corporate shuttle and door-to-door courier services

Romeo Kumalo's 4 Principles For Finding Your Direction In Business

Find out the one piece of advice the veteran businessman would give to all aspirant entrepreneurs

7 Black-Owned Travel Startups Changing The Face Of SA Tourism

From group travel and families to solo travelers and couples - this is what is on offer

How To Sell To The First Generation Of Digital Natives

South African youth are resistant to traditional advertising - you have been warned, writes Ernst Wittmann, global account director MEA, Alcatel

SAB Invests R200 Million Into Black-Owned SMEs With The Aim To Transform Its Supply Chain

Supplier development programmes to help grow black-owned suppliers and create jobs

4 Insights We Took From MTN's Digital Entrepreneur Masterclass

Event series helps SMEs make sense of the "Digital Industrial Revolution"

A Look At VC Firm Knife Capital's First Global Investment

Cape-based firm invests in Swedish IoT startup alongside Candy Crush creators

John Sanei On The Four Ways Disruption is Transforming Our World

The trend specialist and futurist was recently chosen as the first South African to join Singularity University's panel of global speakers

How Blaque Pearl Lifestyle Capitalised On Their Big TV Break

Siyabesho Thutha and Zimkita Sidumo share the ups and downs of ​growing a business in the spotlight

Find Out Why This Founder Believes SA's Logistics Industry Is Ripe For Disruption

EmptyTrips founder, Benji Coetzee, wants to bring the industry out of the dark ages

Jeff Bezos Is Now The World's Richest Person - Find Out The Strategies Behind The Amazon Empire

A willingness to experiment is behind the online retailer's massive growth, writes Shirley Anthony

Free Peer-To-Peer Payments Finally Available In SA Thanks To Startup Slide

Now you can send money to any email address or phone number

The Big Ideas That Inspired Some Of SA's Most Exciting Startups

The stories behind Yoco, Lazy Makoti, weFix and others

How Takealot Became SA's Best Online Retailer

Learn from these 8 strategies behind the etailer's success

Mama Money App Now Allows Users To Fica With A Selfie

The money transfer startup's online registration process takes less than three minutes

This Newly Launched Technical Assistance Programme Aims To Reduce SA's High SME Failure Rate - Find Out How

Business Partners wants to equip entrepreneurs with the specialist skills they need to enter the big leagues

SMEs Make The Cut In #MTBPS2017

Treasury announces R1.5 billion fund for SMEs

Mastercard Collaborates With Startup Yoco To Bring Card Payments To Another 15,000 SMEs In SA

The fintech company is also moving into physical retail distribution

6 Tech Trends All Tourism SMEs Should Embrace This Holiday Season And Beyond

Your guide to staying relevant to your customers

Business Robberies Up 5%

Carjackings, home robberies and business robberies see bigger rises in the 2016/17 financial year than previous years

Small Suppliers Reap Rewards From This Year’s Massmart Supplier Development Programme

Participants given exposure to international markets

What You Can Learn About Mastering New Markets From The Tashas Founder

11 things you should know about Natasha Sideris' latest launch in Dubai

This Company Has An Innovative Solution To The Lack Of Data In The Township Retail Sector

Selpal wants to link manufacturers and their township merchants and consumers

This Fashion Entrepreneur Is Helping African Designers Break Into International Markets

Paris-based Mahadi Granier, founder of KHALALA, shares how she launched her global business

Where Shrewd SME Owners Will Be Spending Their Money In The Year Ahead

2018 will require careful planning, considerable effort and investment, writes Darren Upson, EMEA Director SMB, Xero

4 Ways These Local Fintech Companies (Big And Small) Are Using AI

AI, chatbots and robo-advice are just some of the ways they are hoping to make money easier

10 Signs You Are Running A Dying Business

Watch out for these bad habits, says John Sanei

Find Out About The Consulting Firm That's Helping Businesses Secure Millions In Funding

Uzenzele Holdings provides specialist advice on government grants, incentives and loans

10 People You Didn't Know Were In Tech

Find out why these local and international celebs are banking on tech

Quotes From African Legal Innovators On How They Are Disrupting The Sector

Shining the spotlight on legal and justice innovation in Africa

Airbnb Injects $1 Million To Boost Community-led Tourism Projects In Africa

Investment will focus on empowering townships through hosting and promoting sustainable and inclusive tourism through tech

7 Reasons Entrepreneurs Have Turned Down Big Money

South African and international entrepreneurs prove it's not just about the cash

Next Generation Of Family Business Leaders Embracing Digital Change, But Facing Hurdles

PwC identifies 4 'next gens' - stewards, transformers, intrapreneurs, and entrepreneurs

Discovery Awarded Banking Licence

Banking unit expected to be up and running by the middle of 2018

Ludwick Marishane Shares 7 Secrets For Commercialising An Innovative Idea

Advice from the DryBath Gel inventor

Here Are South Africa's Most Innovative Apps For 2017

Winners of the MTN Business App of the Year Awards revealed

This Is Where You Should Be Spending Your Time On Twitter

#InfluentialFridays, #TeamTalksWithTibz and other hashtags you should be following

How This Local Startup Scored Partnerships With Global Giants Facebook And Google

Hyperion founder on making the most of partnerships

7 Of The Biggest Local Celeb Businesses To Launch So Far In 2017

Why 2017 is the year of the celeb entrepreneur

Learn From These Entrepreneurs Who Bounced Back From Failure To Something Even Bigger

Entrepreneurs from Miles Kubheka to Jannie Mouton prove that struggles do not mean the end of the road

South African's Social Media Habits Revealed

The country’s 26.8 million internet users spend almost three hours a day on social media

What You Should Know About The Startup OUTsurance CEO Is Joining

Willem Roos quits the financial services company he helped found

Don't Miss Your Shot - 5 Foolproof Ways To Beat Procrastination

How to take the first step, and other lessons for getting started

4 Reasons To Be Optimistic About The Future Of Women In Tech In SA

Why events like the Standard Bank 'Women in Tech' conference matter

Johannesburg Is Africa's Most Visited City

Travellers spent U.S.$2.56 billion in the city in 2016

What You Should Know About This Global Tech Event And The 11 SA Techpreneurs Attending

Seda-supported IT startups are showcasing their products and services at GITEX Technology Week

How The Two Founders Behind SA's First Stokvel Expo Are Catering To This Fast-Evolving Market

StokvelEx wants to fix the 'disconnect" between service providers and stokvels

A2X, SA’s New Stock Exchange Opens For Business

Debuts with three secondary listings and four leading brokers on board

All The Ways We Can Expect TymeDigital To Shake Up SA's Banking Sector

Consumers and fintech sector set to benefit

WhereIsMyTransport Completes Public Transport Data Collection in Gauteng

Transport tech startup has successfully digitalised informally run public transport information from all major South African cities

'Take-Outs' From 3 On-Demand Delivery Startup Guys On The Rise

The founders of Zulzi, Bottles App and OrderIn weigh in on what it takes to make it in this highly competitive space, writes Rick Ed

Meet The Woman Offering A Tour Of Cape Town's Startup Scene On Airbnb

What you need to know about Lianne Du Toit the "Start Up Saint''

Why #EduTechAfrica Should Get You Excited About The Future Of Education In Africa

All the ways technology is changing education on the continent

African E-Commerce Giant Jumia Introduces Jumia Bot, Nigeria’s First E-commerce Bot

Innovation to help customers get personalised deals on Jumia Nigeria

SA Legal-Tech Startup Secures $US 1 Million For Global Expansion

Investors include Seedcamp and Nextlaw Labs

What Happened After This Newly Launched Taxi-Hailing App Trended On Social Media

Startup VayaTaxi founder gets real about the highs and lows of going viral

Silicon Valley-Based Global Investment Fund Invests In Entersekt

Investment to fund the authentication and app security company's further international expansion and research and development

Nearly 50% Of SA Offline Shoppers Are Thinking Of Going Online In The Coming Year - Survey

2017 South Africa E-Commerce Report reveals our online shopping behaviours

OUTsurance Enters Investment Sector With New Offering OUTvest

Crowdvest feature allows friends and family to collectively invest

The Surprisingly Simple, But Powerful Habit Behind This Entrepreneur's Success

Seola Mashamaite founder of Mon-Cal makes the case for running a tight ship

How SA's Government Can Help Small Businesses

A lack of funding limits the country's pool of entrepreneurs, writes Colin Timmis

This Entrepreneur Is Using A Social Franchise Model To Build A Network Of Locally-Owned Water Businesses

Kusini Water is providing rural communities with access to safe and affordable drinking water

Sheryl Sandberg Wants You To Lead Differently

Why she advocates that you have your team's back

Opportunities In SA's Fuel Retail Industry

James Noble, Business Development Manager: Fuel Industry, Absa Business Banking gives a breakdown of the industry's performance and alternative profit opportunities

South Africa Slips 14 Places In WEF Global Competitiveness Index

Corruption, crime and theft and government instability cited as major factors

Loyal1 Wants To Help SMEs Reap The Rewards Of Loyalty Programmes

Platform aims to help businesses attract and retain customers

Read This Before Your Next Big Business Tech Purchase

Here's how to avoid buying costly, pointless IT solutions

Is Your Business Built To Last Or Built To Exit?

And other funding fundamentals you may be ignoring

Ayanda Thabethe - Not Your Typical Celeb Entrepreneur

Find out about the TV personality’s business ventures before all the fame

All The Latest Facts And Figures You Need To Know About SA's Entertainment And Media Industry

Find out the size of the industry, projected growth and the sectors to watch out for

The Booming Agribusiness Opportunity You May Not Know About

Find out why the growth of the macadamia nuts sector makes it a product worth watching

Why All Business Owners Should Be Paying Attention To Pick n Pay's Bitcoin Pilot

Could this payment method be in your business' future?

Is It Really Possible To Run A Business Properly On A Smartphone?

It’s possible but you have to get the fundamentals right first, writes Gary Turner

The 5 Things This Tech Conference Taught Us About The Future Of Business In Africa

Why technologies like 3D printing, IoT and Robotics could be a lifeline for small businesses

SA-Founded Bitcoin Platform Announces An R120 Million Investment

Luno aims to expand into over 40 countries around the world

Real Talk From Local Entrepreneurs About Starting A Business With Less Than 10K

6 powerful quotes that prove it’s possible to build an empire with very little startup capital

Vusi Thembekwayo Selects MyGrowthFund's #Top40 Entrepreneurs

R18 million to go towards mentorship and skills development

The Challenge Of Keeping A Last Will And Testament Safe In The Event Of An Unforeseen Disaster

The importance of estate planning

Lady Liberty Is Looking To Be The Next Legal Disruptor - This Is What You Should Know About What They Do

How founder, Samantha Ngcolomba, is working to make legal services more accessible

The Brands That Prove Africa's Fashion Industry Is On The Rise

A look at Pichulik, Lisa Folawiyo, Khosi Nkosi, and other fashion brands gaining international attention

Smart Procurement World Empowers Small Business Owners

Port Elizabeth-based electronics manufacturing company, Millbug, wins "ESD Expo Grow" competition

9 Times Wendy Luhabe Proved Courage Was The Ultimate Fuel For Success

The SA business pioneer on courageous leadership
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