SME’s Have you Completed Your Financial Planning for 2019?

While small to medium enterprise (SME) owners may not have a great deal of control over South Africa’s broader economic issues, they do have control over how they plan and manage their finances, says EasyBiz Technologies Managing Director, Gary Epstein. “The failure of many SMEs to make it past the critical 3.5-year mark is more […]

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Top three opportunities to grow small South African businesses in 2019

    2019 is well underway, bringing with it a range of risks and opportunities for startups and growing businesses. Some of the challenges your business will face – a volatile rand, Eskom load shedding, tax and labour laws – are beyond your control. To thrive this year, focus on what you can control by […]

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2018-2019 Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge in South Africa

Energizing Your Ideas! The process of shortlisting the entries submitted to the 2018-2019 Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge in South Africa has been completed. The following 13 candidates were shortlisted to pitch their projects (alphabetical order): Kutlwano Ngwarati, Boolyx Edu-Tech Leah Molatseli, LenomaLaw Lethabo Legodi, SKEYE – First Responder Service Mamkhele Msongelwa, Evaporate […]

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SME’S Dont Leave Your Tax Submissions too Late

It is critical for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to be properly prepared for the upcoming tax season. This means keeping abreast of amendments to tax regulations and affording the business enough time to adjust to any changes. EasyBiz Technologies Managing Director, Gary Epstein, says last year’s VAT increase had a significant psychological impact on […]

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Small and Medium Businesses Needing Finance Can Compare Options

19th September 2016 | No Comments

A new online portal that instantly compares finance options available to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is helping to address the number one challenge that SMEs in South Africa face – access to finance. The business-to-business portal is the first of its kind and compares loan products that many business owners and entrepreneurs don’t even […]

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Absa partners #BuyaBusiness Expo

8th September 2016 | No Comments

Big four bank Absa will be an official event partner of the #BuyaBusiness Expo, to take its franchising and small business funding options and support programmes to entrepreneurs at the co-located #BuyaBusiness and Small Business Expos. With a strong focus on business development, Absa offers a range of commercial banking solutions, as well as support […]

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Start your Own Business for Under R50 000.00

8th September 2016 | No Comments

Turn your annual bonus into a business! Getting started in business need not cost a fortune. At the #BuyaBusiness and Small Business Expo at the Ticketpro Dome in Northriding this week, business opportunities will be on show priced from as little as R1,5000 to R50,000, allowing entrepreneurs to take their first steps towards business ownership […]

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Supporting SME’s a win-win for everyone

26th August 2016 | No Comments

 If South Africa is to achieve the goal of 90% of employment opportunities being created by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) by 2030, marginalised communities must be empowered and big business needs to open the door to partnerships with emerging business, say local business experts.Speaking ahead of the upcoming #BuyaBusiness expo and Small Business Expo, […]

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A Stitch in Time

25th July 2016 | No Comments

Aspire knits 67 beanies to celebrate International Mandela Day By Grace Van Zyl The team at Aspire Wealth Management approached making a difference on Mandela day with passion, dedication and commitment.  On the 1st of July they decided to knit 67 beanies for the underprivileged and hand these out on International Mandela day to nursery […]

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