Top-tier technology now available for SMEs to finance

Seidor Bluekey and Merchant West have partnered to bring financed technology solutions to growing businesses. Business owners know that successful business expansion requires carefully balancing investment in new tools and services with cashflow requirements for daily operations. “One of the challenges our clients face is the ability to invest in value-adding technology solutions for their […]

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Artificial Intelligence reveals three trends in South African domestic abuse

Digital abuse, infidelity, and alcohol abuse are emerging as common conversation topics between victims of domestic violence in South Africa and rAInbow, an artificial intelligence-powered smart companion. Developed with funding partner, Sage Foundation, and social justice organisation, The Soul City Institute, rAInbow allows users to ‘chat’ to a non-human over Facebook Messenger. It provides a safe space for domestic […]

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Teach your children to have self-respect

Imagine holding a big juicy orange in your hand. The fruit feels heavy and cool and you excitedly anticipate enjoying what it has ‘inside’. You know for sure that the orange, when squeezed, will only produce orange juice. You do not expect, nor will you receive, apple, pear or even grape juice, right? This is, […]

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When life gives you lemons – have an emergency fund

Life is full of surprises, unfortunately not all good. While you can’t predict everything that may happen, unexpected problems are easier to deal with when you’re financially prepared. Marlies Kappers, head of marketing at DirectAxis Financial Services, says the first thing to consider is what you can realistically and affordably insure against. These will be […]

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What is Homeopathy?

22nd February 2016 | No Comments

 Treating illness with homeopathy is not a new practice. In fact, in many European countries it is no longer considered “alternative” medicine. In France, for example, over 30% of general practitioners prescribe homeopathic remedies. In Britain, the number is well over 40%. Although homeopathy is not as common in America, it continues to gain increasing […]

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Lisa Raleigh shares her fitness world with us

14th February 2016 | No Comments

1. Why did you start your own business? I love the creativity that comes with being your own boss – the freedom and flexibility allows you to expand, to be original and do things exactly the way you want to. Freedom to travel is also a wonderful perk. 2. What are the hours that you […]

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Sihan Wiid of Mink Interiors

14th February 2016 | No Comments

1. Why did you start your own business? I’ve always had a passion for creativity. I had an opportunity to start my own business 9 years ago when I met the right person at the right time, I used to do freelance photography, curated art shows, and was a partner in an art gallery where […]

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Tiffany Lumley New Born Photographer in Cape Town

14th February 2016 | No Comments

1. Why did you start your own business? For many years I was in advertising. I loved my job and I loved the excitement of a 9 – 5 corporate job. All that changed when my daughter was born. It was a morning when I had a very important task and a team that depended […]

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