Enabling new business models through blockchain

By Press Release 6 October 2016

How BlockChain has become known as an emerging way for businesses, industries, and public organisations to almost instantaneously make and verify transactions, streamline business processes, save money, and reduce the potential for fraud. FULL STORY >


South Africa needs more start-up businesses

By Press Release 15 August 2016

“We need to think beyond a job,” says Mike Anderson, founder & CEO of the National Small Business Chamber (NSBC). FULL STORY >


Security Alert: Starting an online business?

By Press Release 21 June 2016

Daryl Blundell, managing director, Sage SSB (Start-up and small business) provides five security tips that will help keep your business’s online store safe. FULL STORY >


Mastering the challenges of building your own business

By Press Release 8 June 2016

Starting a business is about passion, hard work and sacrifice. Entrepreneurs are the drivers of prosperity, but this can sometimes be a daunting task. MD for Sage SSB, Daryl Blundell, details six essential skills to overcome business... FULL STORY >


5 rules for managing people in your start-up

By Staff Writer 16 March 2016

Managing director for Sage HR & Payroll, Sandra Swanepoel, dispenses some advice on how to hire for your start-up, as well as how to effectively manage people within your small business. FULL STORY >


Telecoms start-up Vumatel changing the game one suburb at a time

By Press Release 26 October 2015

Five additional suburbs have endorsed Vumatel to join the growing list of Vumatel ‘fibrehoods’ in South Africa FULL STORY >


SweepSouth first SA start-ups to join Silicon Valley’s 500 Start-upss accelerator

By Staff Writer 3 August 2015

Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund and start-ups accelerator, 500 Start-upss, has announced its 14th batch of start-ups, which includes the South African home cleaning service, SweepSouth. FULL STORY >


Microsoft BizSpark Champions Tech Entrepreneurship in SA

By Staff Writer 14 July 2015

Microsoft, through its BizSpark programme, has now opened up a world of untapped opportunities for over 1600 South African start-ups, who have in turn created over 300 jobs. FULL STORY >


Microsoft announces expansion of BizPark initiative

By Ryan Noik 3 September 2013

Microsoft South Africa today announced that, in partnership with the government’s Jobs Fund, it will be “dramatically expanding” its BizPark programme, with the aim of fostering 600 technology start-ups in the next three years. FULL STORY >

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