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6 key lessons from the man who launched Beyoncé's career

Oct 22 2018 21:14

Dr Mathew Knowles – Music World Entertainment (MWE) founder, author, entrepreneur, professor, and dad to Beyoncé and Solange – launched his latest book in Cape Town. He shared some of his entrepreneurial insights with Fin24.

In the news

Race still shutting out entrepreneurs, says TV 'dragon'

Oct 18 2018 19:00

When trying to understand entrepreneurship in SA, one has to remember the country has "two stories", explains CEO of Watermark Pan-African Capital Vusi Thembekwayo.


Entrepreneurship: What if someone steals your big idea?

Oct 18 2018 20:44

If someone steals your business idea and makes a success of it, you deserve to lose it, says one of the featured experts on entrepreneurship TV series Dragon's Den.

In the news

How to turn a family shop into a $1.8bn multinational

Oct 13 2018 08:00

Mohan Vaswani’s father, who started selling textiles in 1948 from a shop the size of a shipping container in a small town in Indonesia, once told him, “One day you will operate across the world.”


From investment banking to car part sales - an entrepreneur's fight for transformation

Oct 07 2018 13:37

Businessman Filum Ho didn’t always dream of selling car parts for a living, but the former investment banker’s business is SA’s first black-owned glass and collision parts provider.

In the news

Judy Dlamini: Women must work 3 times harder in patriarchal societies

Aug 31 2018 05:45

Women must work three times harder than men to prove themselves in the existing patriarchal society, according to leading businesswoman Dr Judy Dlamini.


It’s a doll’s life

Aug 30 2018 15:00

ADVERTORIAL: The hustle to be the best you can be never stops.

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Uniqueness and giving back the basis of Abigail's business approach

Sep 26 2018 18:21

Abigail Mbalo-Mokoena, the founder of 4Roomed eKasi Culture, shares her journey as entrepreneur and offers some advice to those who also have such dreams.


From subsistence farming to a thriving upmarket supplier

Sep 08 2018 10:00

It may be hard to believe that some of the rare organic foods at an upmarket retailer come from small communal lands in rural South Africa - but an enterprising small-scale farmer in Mpumalanga is turning subsistence farming into a thriving business.


Property Point creates R1bn in procurement opportunities for small businesses

Sep 04 2018 18:30

Property Point has facilitated more than R1bn procurement opportunities for SMEs operating in SA’s property sector since it was launched ten years ago.


Magda Wierzycka's 10 tips to run your own business

Aug 17 2018 20:11

Most people who say they want to run a business, never actually end up doing it. Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka shares lessons on what it takes to run a business or even lead a successful career.

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