Crowdfunding: The Importance of having an Effective Strategy

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

The Benefits of a Business 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

S&P downgrades South Africa to “junk” while Moody’s places South Africa on “review” to be downgraded

Another ratings agency has “downgraded” South Africa, this time it’s S&P Global, while another Global ratings giant, Moody’s has placed the country on “review” to be downgraded. It is being thought that many ratings agencies will be looking closely into the hotly contested ANC elective conference in December as well as the annual budget speech…Read more S&P downgrades South Africa to “junk” while Moody’s places South Africa on “review” to be downgraded

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Is it enough to restore consumer confidence in their brand?

It’s official. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 releases to the public on the 23 August 2017. However, we all remember the Galaxy Note 7 fire debacle and Samsung’s lack of adequate quality control measures that led to phones exploding in customer’s pockets. This severely impacted Samsung’s bottom line almost immediately in terms of consumer confidence…Read more Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Is it enough to restore consumer confidence in their brand?