Launching a company within an industry you know nothing about? (Like Elon Musk did). No, you're not crazy.
You have a dream but you need a checklist to achieve it.
Challenges include lacking resources, funding or losses that you have to spend time recouping. But with a little creativity, you will be able to mitigate risk and maintain steady, albeit slow, growth.
2. Focus on what machines can’t do
Matt Brown chats to Ross Drakes about the realities of managing cashflow of a business and shares little known tactics and tips for entrepreneurs so they always get paid and keep the doors open.
Sisa Ngebulana, the founder of Rebosis, SA’s first black-managed and substantially held property fund to be listed on the JSE, reveals the mindset that helped him win against all odds.
When purchasing and transferring shares in a private company, make sure you dot all the i’s and cross all the t’s, before later claims are made to your hard-earned success.
Launching a business is all about recognising a gap in the market — and then capitalising on it.
Don't let your search for a dream job drive you crazy.
Creating a successful product that is affordable and appealing to your audience but that still puts profit on your bottom line is a balancing act, according to Geoff Prissman, director and co-founder of Slo-Jo, creators of tailor-made taste sensations for South African restaurants and hospitality outlets.
Money can make the difference between success and failure. Can your start-up’s IP attract the right investors?
Your business cannot do without a trademark in today’s competitive environment. Here’s why.
Readers took the opportunity to "Ask Al" some start-up questions. How do you get rid of an unwanted partner that has a 20% shareholding in...
Put the pieces of your business together smartly to make it stronger than the sum of its parts.
Insider insights on what makes start-ups great, competitive and poised for growth — and how your start-up can emulate them.
Persistence is about finding new and creative solutions to unexpected or inevitable problems.
Your 20s are meant for hustling.
Want to overcome some of the hurdles of starting a business? These tips will help you reach the finish line faster.
Is it the idea? The team? The will to keep pushing forward? The money? It’s all of these things, working together.
Risk is inherent but minimising it is pretty much common sense, when you stop to think about it.