What is Crowdfunding? Crowdfunding is an investment opportunity for large amounts of people to fund a project or idea that is marketed to them through crowd funding channels. A reward-based program is often used whereby “backers” of a project will receive a reward for helping to fund the project. This reward could be in the…Read more Crowdfunding: The Importance of having an Effective Strategy
Readers of our blog are well aware of our previous post where we highlighted the benefits of having a Business Plan. Today we will be highlighting the differences between a Business Plan and a Strategic Plan and stating why both are needed for a successful business. As we stated in a previous post, a…Read more Differences between a Business Plan and a Strategic Plan
The creation of a business plan is often overlooked when it comes to business creation. Some people don’t believe one is needed unless you are trying to pitch your business ideas in the hopes of finding investors. The truth is, a business plan can be far more beneficial to a business owner (and employees) than…Read more The Benefits of a Business Plan
If you are interested in registering your business as a private company in South Africa, these are the steps you should follow as per the official CIPC (Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission) website. Make sure you have details such as the names and ID numbers of the director/s and incorporator of the company. Make sure…Read more How to Register a Business in South Africa
Ratings agency Moody's on Friday night kept South Africa's sovereign debt at above investment grade, and changed its outlook to stable. "The recovery of the country's institutions will, if sustained, gradually support a corresponding recovery in its economy, along with a stabilization of fiscal strength." the agency said in a credit rating announcement. …Read more South Africa Surprises by Overcoming the Odds, Avoids Downgrade.
Dintwe Africa Teboho is an Electronics graduate that builds gadgets that makes understanding technology easier. He says “In a world where technology is a crucial part of our lives, it’s fundamental that we are able to understand it from a young age”. Upon completing his studies, the laboratory assistant at the Central University of Technology…Read more Inspiration: Budding scientist becomes a beacon for South African youngsters interested in electronics
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum is an organisation geared towards growing, investing and developing African women-led businesses and initiatives in the broad areas of technology, inclusive infrastructure and related sectors, creative industries, and sustainable food production that shape Africa's sustainable future. They will be hosting their annual AWIEF awards at a gala…Read more News: The AWIEF is set to award female entrepreneurs that are steering Africa into a brighter future