Inside Secrets on Raising Start-Up Funding
It’s out there. We show you how to get it.
We interview local entrepreneurs and the investors who backed them to reveal the secrets to landing:
- Bank loans
- Venture capital
- Angel investment
Web Hosting Special Feature
A great website can mean the difference between average and excellent sales. We tell you how to take your web presence from good to great.
Make Better Decisions
Being able to pull the trigger is one of the benefits of being your own boss, but some entrepreneurs are still gun shy.
The Truth About Property
Home ownership is one of the fundamentals of a free economy, and in many ways the activity in residential property markets correlates with the health of the economy of the country. But have recent developments changed this thinking?
Having one big customer is wonderful – until something bad happens. Find out how our start-up coach suggests you deal with this challenge if it presents itself.
Get Bang for your Buck
Is your design agency fulfilling your mandate efficiently and with excellence? Good design can have a huge influence on the success of a company’s marketing strategy. Yet in order for success to be ensured, clear goals need to be set.
Find a Business Mentor
Great business mentors can have an enormous impact on early-stage start-ups. Their connections can open doors that would otherwise be closed and their experiences can save entrepreneurs from suffering from the same start-up mistakes they’ve already made.
Entrepreneur Mag April Issue
We give you top tips on how to double your turnover.
More Than Double Your Turnover
10 years to R100 million. Less than 2 more to R250 million. Find out how Chris Wilkins did it, and how you can too.
Branson on why money isn’t everything
Sometimes it’s actually better to start with less money than pots of it.
Make your mark
Why you don’t need to belong to big chain stores to have a successful brand. Lone stars who are rewriting the rules…
A 6 step process for finding, hiring and keeping superstar employees.
In the know but customer no-show
You have the expertise but where are the customers?
Be a mental machine
Three strategies to work brain-boosting activities into your busy schedule.
Entrepreneur Mag March 2013
Find out how 2 men turned an SMS into a R300 million empire.
From Students to Moguls
How two men turned an sms into a R300 million empire.
Be Like Zuck
Lessons on building a team from Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook.
Become a Master Marketer
Three simple, cost effective marketing steps that will get you to the top of your game, reaching the right consumers, and beating your competitors.
Feed Your Brain
How to train your brain to stay focused.
Be Your Brand
Kate Moodley shares her take on the accountability of business leaders, always delivering on what you promise and becoming a market leader.
Smart Finance, Smarter Businesses
Successful businesses bring in enough money to keep going. It’s as simple (and complicated) as that.
Entrepreneur Mag Feb 2013
It’s time to change what you know about getting business funding!
MYTH: There’s no business funding available.
FACT: There’s more funding for you than ever before.
Entrepreneur’s little black book of funders.
- Who they are
- What they look for
- How to contact them
The Unrealistic Optimist
Young urban entrepreneur Jonathan Liebmann is dispelling myths left, right and centre: Property entrepreneurs need to be older, more established. Wrong. Johannesburg as a hip urban centre is a thing of the past. Wrong. Businesses can’t thrive in the centre of town. Wrong. Welcome to Maboneng Precint, which is breathing life back into Joburg’s CBD.
Make Your Brand Voice Heard
Adapt your social media plan for 2013 and capitalise on the year’s biggest trends.
Get Excited About New Ideas
Learn to trust your entrepreneurial instincts.
Staying On Top While the Market Changed
Colin Thornton talks to Entrepreneur about the transformation of Dial-A-Nerd from a budget solution for customers to a premium service for corporates.