Start your Own Business for Under R50 000.00

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 for the price of their annual bonus.

Over 100 franchises and business opportunities across a variety of sectors will be on show at the #BuyaBusiness and Small Business Expos, where aspirant business owners can discover opportunities, attend workshops on business ownership, and speak to business support services and financers about how to go about getting a new business up and running.

Among the lower cost opportunities to be showcased at the expos are:

My Mobi Car Wash is a mobile car wash system using just 5 litres of water. A range of affordable and flexible solutions will be on show at the expo.

Blue Label Telecoms, also host of the Blue Label Business Theatre at the expo, will showcase its opportunities for the virtual distribution of secure electronic tokens including prepaid airtime, starter packs, data and electricity tokens, as well as transactional services such as ticketing and financial services.

Wicked Waffles and Toppings, a range of delicious waffles, waffles on sticks and savoury snacks, are proving hugely popular at parties, festivals and other events. Low cost franchise opportunities are available.

Zhauns Business Opportunity and Engineering Group sells a wide range of manufacturing machines that allow buyers to set up factories in their home towns. From toilet paper manufacturing and brick making through to key cutting machines, ice cream makers, candy floss and juice machines, Zhauns industrial machines are of a high quality, offering low operating costs and potentially high returns.

Specialised Tyre Technology self sealing tyre technology minimises the risk of tyre blowouts for light vehicles through to industrial vehicles. SSTT offers reseller and distributor opportunities both locally and internationally.

Autoscreenz provides opportunities for businesses to offer windscreen repairs and headlight restoration.

JK Bending Machines offers would-be business owners an opportunity to start their own ventures doing decorative metal work, gates, furniture and other wrought iron products, with no experience required.

MiniChess, an award-winning educational programme, offers great opportunities for former teachers, stay at home moms and community workers looking for flexible work hours.

MathZone Express develops and markets a range of educational software and education support materials for use by tuition centres.

Lifestyle Galaxy offers an opportunity to start your own digital business marketing technology products.

Bitcoin Mining offers opportunities to participate in the cryptocurrency economy.

Amazing Grace Tombstones, specialising in tombstones, has also introduced a new range of affordable plastic grave markers, which eliminate the risk of theft of iron markers. This business opportunity with a high income potential will be on show at the expo.

Flash third party vending machines allow businesses to sell electricity, airtime, and data, accepts DStv payments and more.

Staged by Thebe Reed Exhibitions, The Small Business Expo and the #BuyaBusiness Expo at the Ticketpro Dome in Northriding Johannesburg from the 8th -10th September 2016.

With different focus areas, the co-located expos will serve as a hub for all businesses, partners, investors and customers. Small Business Expo, in partnership with the Eskom Development Foundation, is devoted to the development and growth of small and medium enterprises by providing an opportunity for them to market themselves and interact with corporates and investors.  #BuyaBusiness expo will connect entrepreneurs and investors who are looking to grow, diversify or enter business partnerships with one of the many business and franchise opportunities to be showcased. Valuable information sessions, workshops and business networking opportunities will run throughout both expos.

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