ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Three myth-defying women

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Businesses owned by women now account for a third of entrepreneurs around the world. In light of women’s month, Finweek explores the myths surrounding female entrepreneurship.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Search for SA’s best SME

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The Talk Radio 702/ 567 Cape Talk Small Business Awards is in full swing. The competition aims to identify great small businesses and help them grow by generating exposure. Read more here to see how the competition works.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Mentorship opportunity with The Hope Factory

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The Hope Factory presents struggling businesses in Gauteng with the help of professional business mentors. They have assisted many black-owned small businesses in Johannesburg to get the businesses back on track and profitable over the past two years. We take a look.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: In conversation with Renee Keeble

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After managing a leading financial institution’s marketing operations, Keeble identified an opportunity within the industry to provide a truly people-centric and performance-driven outsourced contact centre. We take a look at her company, Commercial Direct.

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: 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: 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.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Young laureates 2014 announced by Rolex

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It has been announced that the 2014 Rolex Awards for Enterprise winners include five young visionaries from Africa, India, Europe and the Middle East. We take a closer look.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Interest rates reprieve can reduce your business debt

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The South African Reserve Bank’s decision to hold interest rates provides small businesses with a small window to potentially make ground in reducing debt before the next monetary policy meeting. We take a closer look.