Book Review: $100 Startup

Book Review: $100 Startup The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future by Chris Guillebeau simplifies the process of starting a business, cost effectively, and is helpful for entrepreneurs wanting to take practical steps . For me, it has also served as a disciplinary device. $100 […]

Growing Hands Training Launches Established Business Programme

Growing Hands, a Non Profit Enterprise Development initiative will be launching its 2015 Established Business Development Program. There programme is one that is highly regarded by entrepreneurs. They released information of the established business programme. The press release says: Growing Hands practical approach to business education and training has been well received by past attendees. The program […]

Opportunity RoundUp – 30 April 2015

Raizcorp Acumen Programme Applications are invited for the Raizcorp Acumen Programme. Your company must be trading for 12 months and have a turnover of R 50 000-00. One of the best mentoring and growth opportunities available. Under 35 Maverick Awards Entries are open for the “Maverick Awards” which targets South African youth entrepreneurs. New Generation […]

Making pizzas isn’t chemical engineering

What do a pizza maker and a chemical engineer starting businesses have in common? They both recognise an opportunity, and they will both assemble the resources they need to run their businesses. They are entrepreneurs, but they have major differences. The chemical engineer who is commercialising a new process to create solar panels is described […]

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ROLLER COASTER OF VOLATILITY By Haroun Pochee.  B.Com CA (SA) – Growing Hands Entrepreneur Development Are we on a real life rollercoaster ride of fast paced change, unexpected twists, turns and breathless anxiety? Whether it is in our business environment, political happenings, managing the myriad of power cuts, the extreme fluctuations in exchange rates and […]