SME
1:10

SA’s most innovative companies to be recognised at Sunday Times Top 100

Businesses that have spearheaded transformational digital projects in SA over the past two years will be celebrated by BCX at the event, says Shaheen Vawda, Head of Product Portfolio Management, BCX.

2:50

Risk assessment data from ConnectWise reveals most SMBs are at risk

Nearly 70% of SMBs have not identified and documented cybersecurity threats, making them prone to risks and vulnerabilities, says John Ford, chief information security officer, ConnectWise.

4:40

SA’s spectrum-sharing provisions vague, say industry players

Although none of the local industry players have applied to share spectrum, resource-sharing has been found to be one of the ways to drive universal connectivity in marginalised areas.

2:40
Monday

PayGate, Retail Capital target start-ups ahead of Black Friday

The local payment service provider teams up with Retail Capital to launch a short-term capital solution for online merchants.

3:00
10 Oct

Naspers SA boss heaps praise on SweepSouth

SweepSouth is part of an elite group of women-led tech start-ups that have raised $5 million funding globally, says Naspers SA CEO Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa.

4:30

MS skills programmes to help SMEs pump R81bn into economy

The Azure data centres, combined with Microsoft’s skills development initiatives, will empower SMEs to contribute billions to SA’s economic growth by 2022, says the company.

2:20

SA fintech teams to hack their way to Singapore

Twelve local start-ups are competing for two spots at the Global Fintech Hackcelerator.

5:00

Stocktaking may not be fun, but it’s a vital task for SMEs

Stocktaking forms a vitally important part of any operation’s financial management processes, says Bridget du Toit, head of sales and services at EasyBiz Technologies.

1:40

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey heads to SA

The billionaire says he will visit Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa to engage with entrepreneurs.

1:40

IT veteran Schofield holds fort at B-BBEE ICT council

The ICT Council appoints Adrian Schofield as acting CEO as it searches for a new head.

2:40
7 Oct

MTN seeks to mend relations in host countries

After facing several challenges in the countries it operates in, MTN looks to drive financial inclusion, empower SMEs, and create jobs.