Africa is a continent filled with promise and opportunity.
The idea of owning your own business is scary, exciting and filled with promise. The reality is hard work, often messy and filled with late nights and anxiety. Here are nine lessons I learnt launching my start-up straight out of university.
It’s vital that you perform a role before you delegate it in your start-up. Here’s why.
There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to launching your business, but there are some tried and tested truths to guide you.
You’ve got the drive and the motivation. You’ve got the passion. You’ve got the work ethic and the energy. As an entrepreneur, you might...
If your dream is to work from home, and you don't know where to start, this list has something for you. Guaranteed.
Sure, landing a big client can seem like a gift from the gods, but don’t get too excited. What seems like a great opportunity might actually be a ticking time bomb.
Ever thought of Singapore or Denmark? Yes, Denmark is actually a very good idea.
Not every great business needs to be unique or even new. Some of the best business ideas are spotted in other markets and then brought to local shores. The trick is to recognise what will — and won’t — work.
6 South African entrepreneurs who bootstrapped their business to success.
Lots of great businesses had their start in a cramped home office or converted garage. But that can only work for so long. How do you move into an office without spending a fortune?
Rome wasn't built in a day and neither is a business. Start small and then scale out.
If your product or service falls short of great, your company won't last long.
The official launch of your business went well and you are now expecting customers to show up in their thousands to support you, right? Wrong. At this point, you realise that they were at the launch only for the free food and drinks.
Deciding when to become an entrepreneur is different for every person.
Almost everyone has some entrepreneurial spirit, and with it, the potential to run their own businesses. But an entrepreneur’s life isn’t for everyone.
In this edited excerpt, Andrew Yang explains why entrepreneurs spend too much time focusing on creativity and not enough on organising and implementing a strategy to achieve their dreams
You want to give your new company your entire focus but few people can afford to abruptly give up their pay cheque.
That’s right, for free – or so close to free, it may as well be.
Starting a business doesn't have to take months or years. Follow these steps and have your business ready to launch in no time.