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Skinny Sbu Socks: The story behind the brand

Sibusiso Ngwenya (24), founder and head designer of Skinny Sbu Socks, has an unusual passion for sock-making and says he owes it all to his mother The back story Describing his deep passion for socks, Ngwenya shares a personal anecdote about … Continue reading

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5 hacks for the perfect pitch

Pitching is a skill worth mastering. All entrepreneurs will at some point have to pitch their business idea when trying to secure funding from an investor, or even sell to a potential client. We’ve rounded up 5 important basics you need to know to deliver a winning proposal. 1. Have in-depth … Continue reading

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Life, Entrepreneurship and Lessons with Mosa Moamogoe

One learns many lessons from failure, and for Mosa Moamogoe, entrepreneur and managing director of AfriTravel International, the most important was how vital it is to know and understand who you are before starting a business. Q: Please tell us … Continue reading

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Get into the EO Accelerator Programme NOW!

Do you want to accelerate your business to the next level? MyStartUp and Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) is giving one deserving South African entrepreneur a last minute FREE entry into the EO Accelerator Program worth R22,500. The EO Accelerator program is … Continue reading

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This Method of Follow Up Will Definitely Make an Impression

“Follow up” — the very phrase elicits either rolling eyeballs or waves of nausea. Why? Because in our automated and metrics-driven world, follow up has evolved into a series of canned emails, scripted phone calls and customer-relationship management follow-up reports for managers. … Continue reading

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Head Honcho’s Nick Kaoma

Author: CADINE PILLAY Fashion mogul in the making to discuss the highs and lows of being an young entrepreneur in SA This article forms part of the Youth Month 2015 series in which SME South Africa, throughout the month of June, will highlight … Continue reading

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First tenders set for South Africa’s electronic portal

Author: Marino Donati The first tenders will go live on South Africa’s new electronic public sector procurement portal at the end of the month. The government has introduced the e-Tender Publication Portal, a single platform where tenders will be published, … Continue reading

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‘Nigeria’s Netflix’ takes Nollywood to a global audience

Author: By Tomi Oladipo BBC, Lagos In a corner of the room, facing the rest of the operation and separated by a glass partition, sits Jason Njoku, the company’s founder. Born and brought up in London, Mr Njoku is now … Continue reading

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5 Things You Should Know to Be an Entrepreneur While Working a Full-Time Job

Author: Brandon Turner, Contributor, Real Estate Investor and VP of Growth at BiggerPockets.com I heard some pretty terrible advice the other day. The advice came on a business podcast from a successful entrepreneur who had built a company to billion-dollar status. … Continue reading

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Moving from Survivalist Entrepreneur to Enterprise Owner

Author: Thandi Skade Are you tired of scraping from month-to-month or feeling that dreaded bout of anxiety over cash flow issues? We unpack five key strategies that will help you grow your small business from survival to growth stage Being … Continue reading

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