Future Females launches all new program for tech entrepreneurs

  Future Females has secured a partnership with the UK-SA Tech Hub, to support 50 South African, early-stage female tech entrepreneurs, to transform their ideas into businesses.

Planning a Year End function in 5 easy steps

Actions speak louder than words, and this wisdom is true for almost every sphere of life. After all, it’s much more meaningful to show someone that you love them, rather than just saying it....
Future females

FNB partners with Future Females to grow SA women entrepreneurs

In a bid to address the slower pace of women entrepreneurship development in South Africa, FNB has joined forces with Future Females as the main sponsor of all its South African chapters. The partnership will...

Call to enter for the SAB Kickstart Urban Agri Programme

Youth-owned businesses in the agricultural sector are invited to apply for SAB KickStart’s Urban Agriculture programme, which aims to create sustainable employment. Now in its second year, the Urban Agriculture programme looks to invest in...
business travel

Flight Centre Business Travel: Travel grant worth R150 000 up for grabs

For the first time in South Africa, Flight Centre Business Travel has launched the ‘Corporate Travel Grant Competition’, offering small to medium-size enterprises the opportunity to win R150 000 in travel credits to help...
Generation Z ecommerce

Generation Z drive future of mobile ecommerce

All things considered, it’s no surprise that ecommerce has fundamentally changed over the past few months. The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged consumers to switch to online shopping and contactless payment alternatives to abide with...
SANTAM Women of the Future Awards

Entries open for the SANTAM Women of the Future Awards

Entries are now open for the 6th annual SANTAM Women of the Future Awards in partnership with Fair Lady and Truelove, along with co-sponsor, Lulalend. The SANTAM Women of the Future Awards invites women entrepreneurs...
Theo_Baloyi Entrepreneur of the Year® competition

Meet the finalists: Entrepreneur of the Year® Competition

Theo Baloyi is one of the finalists in the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS, in the Emerging Business Category. With a bold vision to build an African-centric footwear brand...

2019 National Budget speech: Five positive, key take outs for local SMEs

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni yesterday referenced the private sector as the key engine for job creation in his National Budget speech. Ben Bierman, MD of Business Partners Limited, fully supports this statement, and says...

South African entrepreneur needs your help to win the global Chivas Venture social entrepreneurship...

Co-founder of Khula App, Matthew Piper won the South African round of the global Chivas Venture competition and now needs South Africa to rally behind him. Khula App, developed by three local entrepreneurs is set...
what does level 4 mean for business

Businesses required to be Covid-ready before reopening

With South Africa moving to a level 4 lockdown as of today, businesses able to commence operations as of 4 May will need to ensure that they are “Covid-19 ready” as emphasised by Minister...

Introducing the world’s first online digital accountant

There is no denying that finance is an ever changing industry and accountants need to adapt to keep up. It seems that the days of punching numbers into calculators and scribbling down sums are a...

Enabling sustainable entrepreneurship for our youth

As we celebrate this youth month, we are unfortunately also faced with the staggering rate of unemployment which continues to threaten the economic stability of South Africa. It is evident that the current labour...
What is POPI

What you need to know about POPI

The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI), 2013 comes into force today, 1 July 2020. Rohan Isaacs and Tatum Govender from the Technology and Privacy team at Herbert Smith Freehills South Africa answers some questions,...
Covid 19 sruvey

Recent survey paints worrying picture

According to a survey done of 2300 business owners done by the South African SME Finance Association (SASFA) and assimilated by HeavyChef, only 15% of SMEs have support and 75% will fail if lockdown...