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How your small business can look after its people and increase productivity
We celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week (16 – 22 November) against the backdrop of a year that has been exhausting for small and medium businesses and their people. As entrepreneurs start to think about what comes next, higher productivity and growth are very much on the agenda. One of the keys to achieving this goal is […]
Global Entrepreneurship Week: Learning to dance in the hurricane
“The reason I exist online is to break down the prosperity gospel of entrepreneurship: not everyone is going to make it. That’s the harsh reality that you will either have to find out for yourself, through repeated failure, or come to grips with and start tackling now.” Mashudu Modau tells it like it is. And […]
We time-travelled to 2025 and learnt about the Digital Finance Future
We put Pieter Bensch, EVP, for Africa & Middle East at Sage, in a time machine and sent him to 2025. COVID-19 is a distant memory, but we learnt a lot. Now, here we are, five years later, and it’s a good time to reflect. Describe ‘business as usual’ in 2025. How does it compare […]
#GEW2020: Why every business should be an impact business
“We live in the most unequal country in the world. This inequality bleeds through the ecosystem and prevents entrepreneurs from accessing opportunities and funding. Creating a start-up culture in South Africa means creating an enabling community. This is so important.” Vuyolwethu Dubese is on a mission to drive inclusion and reduce inequality through what she […]
Global Entrepreneurship Week: Priceless advice from a venture scout
If Octavius Phukubye ruled the world, the first thing he’d do is offer Black women equal pay. Not only because it’s long overdue, but because he believes that Africa’s potential relies on the success of Black entrepreneurs and, in particular, Black women-owned small businesses. Growing up, Octavius witnessed his mother – a subsistence farmer and […]