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Entrepreneur Rodney Maduwa on starting his own paint manufacturing company
Entrepreneur Rodney Maduwa on starting his own paint manufacturing compa... He speaks to TRUELOVE about his journey.
Jeff Bezos shares best advice for anyone starting a business based on founding Amazon 26 years ago
Jeff Bezos shares best advice for anyone starting a business based on fo... Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will step down as CEO on Monday. He said his willingness to face failure and take risks helped propel the e-commerce giant.
Virtual business mall: The new way of doing business in SA
Virtual business mall: The new way of doing business in SA Entrepreneurship is the way forward and the way to grow our country. This is a topic that is highly debated by Parliament as it looks to add entrepreneurship into the curriculum.
How to get on to shelves in Shoprite, Pick n Pay, Massmart, and Food Lover's stores
How to get on to shelves in Shoprite, Pick n Pay, Massmart, and Food Lov... Here's how small businesses can list their products in big retailer's supermarkets.
Entrepreneurs: are they born or made?
Entrepreneurs: are they born or made? What are the qualities required to grow a flourishing business? And is it nature or nurture that makes a successful entrepreneur? It’s a bit of both, it seems.
Young Pietermaritzburg student opens manufacturing plant
Young Pietermaritzburg student opens manufacturing plant A 28-year-old PhD chemistry student from Pietermaritzburg on Sunday opened the doors to D Chem Group, a detergent and cosmetics manufacturing plant in Boom Street.
Small businesses could unlock SA's economy - so why aren't they being handed the keys?
Small businesses could unlock SA's economy - so why aren't they being ha... Ben Bierman, managing director of Business Partners Limited, shares insights and tips from the specialist risk lender's 40 year history of assisting SMEs.
Jessica Alba: this is why I decided to step away from acting
Jessica Alba: this is why I decided to step away from acting Jessica Alba says everything changed when her daughter came along
Leading blended Scotch whisky, Chivas Regal, Introduces Chivas Venture x A Grade
Leading blended Scotch whisky, Chivas Regal, Introduces Chivas Venture x... Zaid Osman, Founder and CEO of Sneaker exchange and Grade Africa in partnership with Chivas will give a once in a lifetime opportunity to 4 apprentices from different corners of the...
Former gamer ready to conquer US after SA mobile marketing success
Former gamer ready to conquer US after SA mobile marketing success Greg Chen is the co-founder of South African tech start-up Mobiz, which has raised $1 million for expansion in the US.
‘It takes courage and a village’ - Testlio co-founder on what it takes to make it as a woman in tech
‘It takes courage and a village’ - Testlio co-founder on what it takes t... Eight years ago, Kristel Kruustük and her husband started a tech company that puts women at the forefront.
How my late dad, 'Bra Snooks', inspired me to start my own real estate business
How my late dad, 'Bra Snooks', inspired me to start my own real estate b... Matseleng Mogodi is the founder and principal at real estate agency Snooks Estates, which she established in Soweto 23 years ago.
Tech matchmaking platform between Cape Town and Stockholm launched
Tech matchmaking platform between Cape Town and Stockholm launched A new technology partnership wants to connect companies, developers, investors, entrepreneurs, and institutions in Cape Town with those in Stockholm, Sweden.
OPINION | So you have a side hustle - but are you legally in the clear?
OPINION | So you have a side hustle - but are you legally in the clear? Many small businesses start off as a side hustle. The authors explain some of the legalities involved.
Book Extract | Towards inclusive innovation and entrepreneurship
Book Extract | Towards inclusive innovation and entrepreneurship There are different ways to do innovation. You can plant a lot of seeds, not be committed to any particular one of them, but just see what grows. And this really isn’t how we’ve app...
How to stay in love with your business (and your business partner) through the hard times
How to stay in love with your business (and your business partner) throu... A successful partnership often requires stepping away from your day-to-day to understand your partner on a deeper level - and to have a little fun.
OPINION | Hard truths nobody will tell you about entrepreneurship
OPINION | Hard truths nobody will tell you about entrepreneurship The sunshine squad will tell you small businesses are the future and to go out on your own if you find yourself out of a job. But the reality is not so easy, says Andrew Robinson.
Local entrepreneurs could drive SA’s 4IR success
Local entrepreneurs could drive SA’s 4IR success The importance of entrepreneurs in driving SA forward toward the 4IR.
7 cost-cutting ideas for small business owners trying to stay afloat in raging pandemic waters
7 cost-cutting ideas for small business owners trying to stay afloat in ...
Is burnout slowing down business?
Is burnout slowing down business? Sometimes working too hard can be counter- productive. Entrepreneurs Nandi Dlepu, Kefiloe Dikgole and Buyisiwe Dlamini share how they keep it together when they’re feeling stressed
Luvuyo Rani offers tips for hopeful entrepreneurs
Luvuyo Rani offers tips for hopeful entrepreneurs In order to support their customers in reaching their 2021 aspirations, Game spoke to award-winning tech entrepreneur, Luvuyo Rani, about what it means to start your own business in...
Who are you gonna call? Social media's 'ghostbusters' solve digital drama
Who are you gonna call? Social media's 'ghostbusters' solve digital drama When a business faces a social media crisis, the first two days are critical. Hence the name 48H, explain Victor Dlamini and Mike Stopforth, co-founders of consultancy 48H.
R&D-heavy German federal agency looking to work with SA companies
R&D-heavy German federal agency looking to work with SA companies The State Development Agency of the Free State of Thuringia in Germany is looking for opportunities in SA.
2020 was an awful year, and people turned to astrology - entrepreneurs say business is booming
2020 was an awful year, and people turned to astrology - entrepreneurs s... Astrologers have seen business boom this year. And five of them (mostly Leos and Scorpios) foresee some good news: "2021 will be a lot better."
SA small businesses crippled by debt, lack of relief funding, new report shows
SA small businesses crippled by debt, lack of relief funding, new report... Many small businesses have battled existing debt, lack of cash reserves and no access to relief funding.
'Let yourself dream again' - Future Females’ Lauren Dallas on entrepreneurship during uncertain times
'Let yourself dream again' - Future Females’ Lauren Dallas on entreprene... "A dream deferred is not a dream denied."
Kefilwe Mabote becomes fast-food franchise owner plus 5 influencers that have ventured into business
Kefilwe Mabote becomes fast-food franchise owner plus 5 influencers that... We take a look at some of the country's top influencers that have also ventured into entrepreneurship
What you need to know if you’re considering starting your own business
What you need to know if you’re considering starting your own business These are tough times for entrepreneurs – but the right connections can make all the difference.
Looking for a cow? It's a few clicks away thanks to young Polokwane woman's new app
Looking for a cow? It's a few clicks away thanks to young Polokwane woma... Young innovator has developed an app where you can buy livestock and all things agriculture online.
‘In the DNA’: How social entrepreneurs are getting creative in pandemic
‘In the DNA’: How social entrepreneurs are getting creative in pandemic As the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic forces businesses worldwide to reinvent themselves, social entrepreneurs are getting creative to help communities hit hard by the pandemic – fro...
Perseverance propels DJ Zinhle during pandemic
Perseverance propels DJ Zinhle during pandemic Entrepreneur DJ Zinhle sees the world through rose-tinted glasses. Well, to be more precise, some of these glasses are glossy black, others have animal prints and some are slanted i...
How to broaden your business' reach and sell across multiple channels
How to broaden your business' reach and sell across multiple channels Showfields founder and CEO said it's important to pinpoint your customer's needs before introducing any new technology into their experience.
V&A Waterfront offers opportunities for culinary innovators and other entrepreneurs
V&A Waterfront offers opportunities for culinary innovators and other en... The V&A Waterfront's is developing an integrated farm-to-fork food experience as well as offering more opportunities at its future-focused co-working hub Workshop17.
IAN MANN | Jeff Bezos asked 260 people to help finance his online bookstore. Two-thirds said no
IAN MANN | Jeff Bezos asked 260 people to help finance his online bookst... This 360-page collection of stories is a feast of ideas, gleaned from the author's interviews with successful entrepreneurs, says Ian Mann.
WATCH | Bonang launches a sparkling wine in a can
WATCH | Bonang launches a sparkling wine in a can Media personality and entrepreneur Bonang Matheba has done it again!
Moyosola Kara’s top tips on starting your own brand
Moyosola Kara’s top tips on starting your own brand Communications strategist Moyosola Kara shares practical tips on how to launch a brand successfully
A guide on how to become your own boss
A guide on how to become your own boss Have you always wanted to start your own business, but had no clue where to begin? Read on for some practical and expert tips on how to become your own boss.
Women-owned businesses present lower risk factor, data shows
Women-owned businesses present lower risk factor, data shows Data indicates that women-owned businesses present a lower statistical risk for business financiers, says the area manager at SME finance company Business Partners.
New Google digital hub provides free tools for businesses and individuals
New Google digital hub provides free tools for businesses and individuals The hub will give 500 000 small businesses help to get online or improve their digital presence through Google My Business.
Pretoria-born CEO of Starbucks SA on plans to revive iconic brand locally
Pretoria-born CEO of Starbucks SA on plans to revive iconic brand locally As with any business venture, taking a risk is required, says Adrian Maizey, founder of Rand Group, an investment partnership which owns Starbucks Southern Africa.
INTERVIEW | US-based, Pretoria-born CEO of Starbucks SA on plans to revive iconic brand locally
INTERVIEW | US-based, Pretoria-born CEO of Starbucks SA on plans to revi... As with any business venture, taking a risk is required, says Adrian Maizey, founder of Rand Group, an investment partnership which owns Starbucks Southern Africa.
INTERVIEW | Curro founder Chris van der Merwe on starting from zero, building cars and making wine
INTERVIEW | Curro founder Chris van der Merwe on starting from zero, bui... Dr Chris van der Merwe is not only the founder of what grew into JSE-listed education providers Curro and STADIO, he also likes cars and making wine.
INTERVIEW | Curro founder Chris van der Merwe on starting from zero, building cars and making wine
INTERVIEW | Curro founder Chris van der Merwe on starting from zero, bui... Dr Chris van der Merwe is not only the founder of what grew into JSE-listed education providers Curro and STADIO, he also likes cars and making wine.
INTERVIEW | Curro founder Chris van der Merwe on starting from zero, building cars and making wine
INTERVIEW | Curro founder Chris van der Merwe on starting from zero, bui... Dr Chris van der Merwe is not only the founder of what grew into JSE-listed education providers Curro and STADIO, he also likes cars and making wine.
Investing in South Africa’s entrepreneurs key to job creation and growing the economy
Investing in South Africa’s entrepreneurs key to job creation and growin... With an unemployment rate of 29.1% and economic growth of 1.2% (optimistically speaking), it is difficult to overstate the importance of entrepreneurship in the South African econom...
SA businesses can now join IDC-backed platform supporting enterprises that make a difference
SA businesses can now join IDC-backed platform supporting enterprises th... Social enterprises in SA can now become part of a new platform created by the Industrial Development Corporation and the Social Enterprise Academy.
V&A Waterfront and Treasury's Jobs Fund launch R63-million 'incubator' for food businesses
V&A Waterfront and Treasury's Jobs Fund launch R63-million 'incubator' f... The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town has announced a R63-million investment in partnership with National Treasury's Jobs Fund to create opportunities in the food industry.
These lekker local shoes have made waves in 23 countries - and celebs love them
These lekker local shoes have made waves in 23 countries - and celebs lo... SA shoe retailer VELDSKOEN did not allow the coronavirus pandemic to unhinge the business - in fact, it used the crisis to learn some valuable lessons.
Entrepreneurs cook up success in a crisis
Entrepreneurs cook up success in a crisis Kabelo Molepo joined the ranks of many South Africans who went from job seeker to setting up a business with Daddy Bae's Kitchen.
Ramaphosa lauds young entrepreneurs as 'silver lining to the dark Covid-19 cloud'
Ramaphosa lauds young entrepreneurs as 'silver lining to the dark Covid-... South Africa's already-high official unemployment rate is expected to surge as a result of the pandemic's impact on businesses.