R16m for 8 disruptive financial services startups: apply for SA’s most prestigious programme

Whether you are currently working in a corporate or perhaps you’re already a fintech or financial services entrepreneur, AlphaCode Incubate could be the big break you’ve been waiting for. This year-long startup support initiative of Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (RMI), Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Royal Bafokeng Holdings seeks top applications that could disrupt […]

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Know Your Niche

The four Ps of pinning down your target market for entrepreneurial success Starting out, many entrepreneurs try to cater to all markets because they’re afraid of limiting their potential for sales. Although entrepreneurs are usually encouraged to think big, when it comes to defining the nature of your business, thinking too big can be detrimental […]

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Internet tools and platforms are making it easier for female entrepreneurs to get businesses off the ground

Entrepreneurship and female empowerment are two powerful potential catalysts for economic growth in South Africa. Bring them together in the form of higher rates of female entrepreneurship, and you have the potential to contribute to a significant increase in GDP and jobs over the next decade. To put this into context, the South African government […]

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