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A company of one and it’s run, run, run
A company of one and it’s run, run, run
When Simbongile Ndlangisa ditched her nine-to-five job to start her own PR business from home, she thought, great, now I can sit and watch...
The sweet scent of trans success
The sweet scent of trans success
On a flat and uninspiring street in the tiny Eastern Cape town of Despatch, Cloe Gair’s Lari-Lu perfume shop is something of an anomaly. It’s...
Orphaned at 13, she has cared for her siblings her whole adult life
Orphaned at 13, she has cared for her siblings her whole adult life
The youngest was too young to know what was going on when my father died. I was only 13 years old, the oldest of four. I remember a relative coming...
[Video]Thulane was born to cook
[Video]Thulane was born to cook
Young foodie, Thulane Shabalala walked away from a promising career as a professional hotel chef to pursue his own dream in the food industry.
[Slideshow]Thokoza artist: 'I resurrect sneakers'
[Slideshow]Thokoza artist: 'I resurrect sneakers'
Entrepreneur Mark Chiruma has adopted an unusual way to make spare cash and practice his art: he gives old sneakers fresh and funky new looks.
Every fledgling small business must learn to fly
Every fledgling small business must learn to fly
Tebogo Molotsi was the oldest of four children being raised by a single mother who was a domestic worker. As soon as she matriculated, she was...
Where’s the money, honey?
Where’s the money, honey?
Franchising opportunities abound — with options for entrepreneurs available in sectors such as fast food, cellular outlets, automotive as...
[Video]200 YSA 2013: An eco-friendly entrepreneur
[Video]200 YSA 2013: An eco-friendly entrepreneur
VIDEO: Sizwe Nzima is an entrepreneur assisting his Khayelitsha community by delivering medicine by bicycle. He is an M&G 200 Young South African.
[Video]YSA Final auditions: Ludwick Marishane
[Video]YSA Final auditions: Ludwick Marishane
Young entrepreneur Ludwick Marishane pitches his 'Dry Bath' idea without using words ahead of the M&G's 200 Young South Africans.
Business experience aids entrepreneurs
Business experience aids entrepreneurs
There are three important reasons why some business experiences can give an entrepreneur a real advantage -- networks, industry knowledge and...
A toolkit for any business
A toolkit for any business
South African entrepreneurs are some of the most hungry for good business information if the experience of the small to medium enterprise (SME)...
Starting a business? First find yourself a mentor
Starting a business? First find yourself a mentor
Prior to start-up, even novice entrepreneurs are generally aware that the venture creation process is likely to be demanding, not least because...

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