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2:10
5 hours ago

The future of commerce… and it’s not made from bricks or mortar.

The secret to succeeding in business, even in uncertain times and a turbulent global economy, lies in moving your shop online, says Web Guru.

2:40
Yesterday

GreenCape, Treasury launch R488m fund for green SMMEs

The Green Outcomes Fund has been established to grow green small, medium and micro enterprises in SA.

2:00

WCape app gives entrepreneurs, small business a jump-start

The provincial government unveils an app version of its small business and entrepreneurship support and resource tool, JUMP.

2:50
Tuesday

Jack Ma Foundation seeks more of Africa’s Business Heroes

The Jack Ma Foundation kick-starts its second annual search for “Africa’s Business Heroes”, with a prize pool of $1.5 million.

1:10

 Hello Contract debuts subscriber portal

The service gives entrepreneurs and small businesses unlimited access to a database of legal contracts.

2:50
1 Apr

SA’s mobile marketing start-up Mobiz gets R18m funding

Mobiz will use the investment to fund expansion as it looks to grow its footprint in the US and Europe.

3:00

From begging on streets, entrepreneur launches e-marketplace

Tankiso Motaung’s Red Puppy platform wants a slice of SA’s estimated R10 billion online shopping sector and to take on the likes of Takealot.

3:40
31 Mar

Google commits $800m to support small businesses, governments

Of the total $800 million, over $200 million will go towards an investment fund that will provide financial support for small businesses amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

2:10

MS severs ties with controversial facial recognition start-up

The company will no longer make investments in firms that sell the controversial technology, and will disassociate itself from AnyVision.

2:50

Govt portal allows firms to seek trading approval during lockdown

In order for businesses to trade during the lockdown, they have to apply via a government portal, in terms of the regulations.

5:30

ICT SMEs must not be side-lined in Debt Relief Fund

Government is urged not to discriminate against ICT businesses in the Debt Relief Fund allocation process.

2:40
24 Mar

Vodacom extends COVID-19 loans for SMMEs

In an effort to help small businesses, the telco offers loans to SMMEs, with a turnaround time of four hours.