If you pair an entrepreneur up with an existing business where the owner is wanting to retire, the new entrepreneur will take an already successful business forward in leaps and bounds not only because all the value drivers that make a business successful are in place, but also because technology has changed and the retiring owner will certainly not have taken advantage of new technologies and the new entrepreneur will.
The green cooperative enterprise has capitalised on cleaning the litter-strewn streets of Alex by collecting plastic for cash.
How a failing business became a successful enterprise.
Brothers Andrew and Chris Brown turned bad coffee experiences into a tangible business idea by starting The Daily Buzz.
While everybody believes that Finweek technology guru Simon Dingle is only into high-tech solutions, he found this excellent video which shows that sometimes low-tech solutions can solve big problems.
According to the World Bank’s 2013 Doing Business Report, South Africa has been joint-ranked, along with Malaysia and the United Kingdom, as the easiest country in the world for small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs) to access credit.
Simon chats with David Mattin about the major consumer trends for 2013, new year’s resolutions for your business and making money from a business blog.
49% of those surveyed said that the SA economy will be conducive for business growth in the next 12 months.
Small businesses could drop two places in their BEE ratings if they fail to meet minimum requirements.