South African Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs | Fin24

Why Africa’s women entrepreneurs struggle to grow – and how to help

Jan 18 2019 07:31

Women entrepreneurs in Africa struggle to obtain credit, and to access entrepreneurship education.

In the news

Cape Town tech firm secures $1.85m funding to expand

Jan 13 2019 13:49

WhereIsMyTransport, a public transport data and technology company founded in Cape Town, has announced an investment of $1.85m as part of its Series A funding round.


Ubuntu Baba's biggest challenge could be its golden opportunity

Jan 12 2019 16:01

A small business's run-in with a heavyweight retailer like Woolworths may be its biggest challenge yet, but the founder and owner of Ubuntu Baba Shannon McLaughlin is hopeful to swing the situation to something positive.


#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.


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.

In the news

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.

Inside Entrepreneurship


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.


WATCH: In the front seat with architect Mokena Makeka

Dec 23 2018 12:31

WATCH Mokena Makeka as he shares his thoughts on time and architecture with host Bruce Whitfield in the new VW Touareg.


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.


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.

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