Sinenhlanhla Ndlela’s sweet inspiration

Sinenhlanhla Ndlela moved to Johannesburg to discover her true purpose – and found it as an entrepreneur, making delicious artisanal ice-cream “I left Cape Town...

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An inaugural small business survey released by Yoco – a fintech startup listed state economy and lack of cash flow as some of the...

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Vere Shaba, an award-winning green building innovator, made a big mistake when she entertained an offer from a Spanish company. The entrepreneur, who is the...

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According to Yoco, a fintech startup company, most entrepreneurs dip into their personal savings when looking for startup capital for a business. Depending on the...

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When looking to get extra cash flow to start or grow your business, it is important to research exactly what your business needs before...

Nthabiseng Etoma-Marengwa has started 3 successful businesses...

Pretoria-born businesswoman Nthabiseng Etoma-Marengwa, who has started three businesses in five years and now employs 11 people, plans to open her own nail manicure...

KZN entrepreneur tops Eskom Academy class

Nompilo Vilakazi topped the class of 176 graduates with an average of 89%. The graduates are all either Eskom contractors or suppliers, or entrepreneurs...

Former FNB executives disrupt the insurance industry

The pair have founded Yalu, a digital insurance company that covers your personal loans and pays your credit provider in the event that you...

It’s possible for a business to thrive...

We unpack what it takes to for a business to thrive in the absence of the head honcho

AKA to shut down company Beam Group

Kiernan Forbes, also known as AKA, announced yesterday that he had to make the difficult decision to shut down his company Beam Group. He took...

Social entrepreneur Zuko Mandlakazi on helping the...

Mandlakazi’s journey only started when he realised that his aunt, who is hard of hearing, was in danger. Even though his aunt can lip-read, he...

From teen mom to nuclear scientist

Nuclear scientist Senamile Masango’s story seems to be more suited to a Hollywood screenplay, but it’s all true. Once a teenage mom, she was recently...

Law firm founder on how she didn’t...

Born to pastor parents, Kuhlula Ndhimawas the classic good girl. An intelligent A-student who was raised in the church, she never gave her parents...

From electrical engineering to teaching

Why did you decide to become an educator? It was a God-given calling, which I’d previously ignored by studying electrical engineering. While doing so, I...


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