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Three sectors where small businesses can still grow in a recession

Dec 02 2018 17:06

There are still some opportunities for SMEs during a recession, as certain business sectors have been known to weather periods of low economic growth.


Q&A: How small businesses can guard against cyber threats

Nov 24 2018 15:00

Simon Bryden of cybersecurity firm Fortinet shares ways that small enterprises, which are under resourced, can better equip themselves against cyber threats.


Q&A: GetSmarter's founders on entrepreneurship and online learning

Nov 25 2018 08:56

Fin24 talks to brothers and founders of online learning platform for adults GetSmarter, which has grown to employ over 350 full-time staff and was last year listed on Nasdaq for $103m.


#Entrepreneurs: When you're (literally) the mother of invention

Nov 24 2018 13:04

In the case of a Western Cape mom who fell pregnant with quadruplets, the unexpected scale of her new family ignited not just her maternal instincts, but an entrepreneurial one too.


Kurlz & Kutz founders saw gap for children's hair salon

Nov 15 2018 17:26

Entrepreneurship is not only about building your own business, but also about offering a solution and having the passion to see it through, according to the founders of a children's hair salon.

Inside Entrepreneurship


Black Friday and your business: A trade-off between volume and value

Nov 22 2018 19:26

Regarding Black Friday and Cyber Monday, business must realise a sale is a trade-off between volume and value, says the head of analytics at FNB Business.

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Young techpreneur wins Business Partners competition

Nov 23 2018 18:12

Khomotso Malakalaka was announced as the national winner of the 2018 SME Toolkit Business Partners Business Plan Competition for Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs.


WATCH: Rwandan entrepreneur turns her beetroot into red wine

Nov 17 2018 15:58

An unemployed Rwandan woman has started an international business selling about 1 000 bottles of homemade beetroot wine. She now employs 17 people.


Grow your business like an anthropologist

Nov 17 2018 10:00

If you're trying to market your offering without understanding the people buying or selling it, you may be wasting your time, says Warren Moss.


Opportunities for youth and small businesses in maritime

Nov 10 2018 13:03

Stakeholders are looking to develop SA's maritime sector, which has opportunities for youth and small businesses, says an industry representative.

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SA entrepreneurs get exposure at in China

Nov 09 2018 15:46

The SA companies and agencies exhibiting at the first China International Import Expo are satisfied with the responses from potential Chinese clients.

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Onslaught of cyber-attacks on SA businesses - expert

Nov 02 2018 21:57

SA businesses of all sizes have been hard hit by an onslaught of cyber-attacks, although this is not always public knowledge, says a cyber risk expert.

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