ENTREPRENEURSHIP: James Caan on the entrepreneurial journey – Pt 2

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Journalist Lisa Illingworth spoke to James Caan of Dragon’s Den fame about his Step Up 2 a Start Up initiative for the 31 July edition of Finweek. In this article she speaks to Caan about his own entrepreneurial journey and who is really responsible for the development of SMMEs.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: James Caan on the entrepreneurial journey – Pt1

James Caan, Lisa Lllingworth

Journalist Lisa Illingworth spoke to James Caan of Dragon’s Den fame about his Step Up 2 a Start Up initiative for the next edition of Finweek. In this article she speaks to Caan about his own entrepreneurial journey and who is really responsible for the development of SMMEs.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Your franchise and the interest rate

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The cost of living is increasing due to the recent interest rate hike. With the interest rate increase, the cost of lending will increase for franchisees and this puts some pressure on cash flow as they would have to service a bigger loan repayment. We look at the effects.

OPINION: Africa must build industries for the continent

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Brands are taking advantage of the increasing and developing markets in parts of Africa and so South Africa is experiencing a consolidation in the marketing services sector. Oresti Patricios looks at what African entrepreneurs should really be considering.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: New reality show to reward entrepreneurs

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Standard Bank and SABC 3 have partnered to bring you the most prestigious and financially rewarding business reality TV series in South Africa. This show aims to find a business that epitomizes passion, energy and entrepreneurship. We take a look.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Start a business for Mandela Day and win

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To celebrate Mandela Day this month, Seed Engine is offering a free 10-week entrepreneurial course to a lucky South African with a great business idea. We look at tips on how to start a business and how to enter the competition.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Can introverts shine as leaders?

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We usually expect extroverts to be charismatic, outgoing and articulate. And these are usually the type of employees that gets promoted over the introverts. But Colette Symanowitz looks at examples of introverts who made it big.

START-UP: The learning machines of Eben Esterhuizen

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South African-born, New York-based entrepreneur Eben Esterhuizen is solving the problem around predicting social and economic trends by using new technology that could help revolutionise the way you do business. We take a closer look at this entrepreneur.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Break the rules

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Every industry has unwritten rules, rules which no one has thought to question. Breaking these rules usually requires significant change in a business, and humans are designed to resist change. We look at how breaking the rules can help you in the long run.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Inspire South Africa Summit to feature innovators

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The Inspire South Africa Summit in Johannesburg will be held in August this year with Siyabulela Xuza amongst others to talk more about his life story. We take a closer look.