Editorial

Making Green Mainstream

Making Green Mainstream

It’s human nature to resist change, but if we set aside the fear of the unknown and ask: “What is the benefit from this upheaval?”, we open a window through which to learn, and the opportunity to re-craft new systems.

Opportunities

GROUNDSWELL Africa

GROUNDSWELL Africa – Supporting Enviropreneurs

Are you an active, involved global citizen with a business or idea in the water sector that has the potential to create a cleaner, more efficient and sustainable way of living?

Lighten Up

Public Bathroom

Toilet Humour is No Laughing Matter in Cape Town

Capetonians are living by the mantra of letting it mellow when it's yellow and when it comes to public bathrooms, things are getting a little awkward. However, there is nothing wrong with seeing the funny side of our waterless predicament.

Books

Wellbeing Economy

The Wellbeing Economy

In Lorenzo Fioramonti's book "Wellbeing Economy" he addresses issues that many of us avoid like the plague. However, the harsh realities of the world we live in need to be addressed, regardless of how uncomfortable they make us feel.

Words of Wisdom

Empower Women

#EntrepreneurCorner: It’s Time for Women to Step Out of the Support Zone – VIDEO

We aren't about to burn our bras and take to the streets in protest, but when strong women encourage women to empower themselves, we listen. Catherine Wijnberg, Founder of Fetola, gets real about creating strong women in this #EntrepreneurCorner video.

A Time for Consolidation

In trying times, one man's problem is another's profit. If you find a partner, you might well find solutions that profit your business and theirs. When the wind drops and the economy stagnates, says Catherine Wijnberg, Fetola's CEO, there's a way to rise above the situation and get a long view of the horizon.
video

Video: Anton Ressel Talks Partnership on #EntrepreneurCorner

Don't muddy the waters with a partner if things are going well, but when you need to grow, and you start to scale, you probably need more hands on deck. Fetola senior mentor, Anton Ressel, and Fin24's Liziwe Ndalana recently launched the #EntrepreneurCorner video podcast series. In the latest issue, they discuss factors to consider when taking a partner into your business.

Calling Exceptional Small Business Owners

Do you know a small business owner who is ready to take her business to the next level? Are you a high-potential entrepreneur who yearns to drive his dreams to unimagined places? This amazing opportunity for black-owned SMEs is taking new applicants. Read what current participants have to say about it!

Five Reasons All Start-Ups Need a Virtual Space

What is the collective noun for a group of entrepreneurs? An ambition or an acceleration? A hustle or hive? Whatever! A great deal of good comes about when a whole bunch of them work together in the same space. South African entrepreneur, Sibongile Booi, shares her knowledge of experience owning a virtual office space

Built to Last or Built to Exist?

Everyone knows there’s no such thing as a free lunch. Before you leap on the business funding trolley, Rick Ed asks whether your small business really needs funding to help it grow. The safest bet to grow your SME, is to grow your sales and customer base...