Survival guide for SA startups
Fin24 blogger Terence Stoker provides some down-to-earth guidelines for entrepreneurs struggling to survive in a hostile business environment.
Fear of failure part of entrepreneur's journey
The fear of failure is a common occurrence in any entrepreneur’s journey, but by nature entrepreneurs are to a degree risk takers, says an expert.
More ways to secure working capital
While cash flow is a universal challenge, entrepreneurs, who are starting and running small businesses in SA, face extra financial strains, says an expert.
Marketing before all else
If you can sell tap water, you're ready to start your own business, says small business coach Bertie du Plessis.
Why do entrepreneurs work for free?
Small business owners cannot say they're running a proper business if they are subsidising it, warns business consultant Bertie du Plessis.
When your hobby becomes your business
Having a creative idea for a business is not enough and failure to plan appropriately upfront may result in increased future tax costs, warns an expert.
Changing careers and starting a business
A Fin24 user is tired of working for someone else and wants to know how to change careers and start her own business.
UK franchise Baguette Express looking at SA
UK franchise Baguette Express is seeking international master franchise and area developer partners in South Africa to take its business global.
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