Twelve start-ups that graduated from the Launchpad Accelerator Africa Class 3 were provided with some nuggets of wisdom.
Selected social entrepreneurs will provide financial and non-financial support to promising social enterprises in a three-year initiative.
Starting a business is not easy, explains its owner, but she is tasting success while her customers savour the flavours of the continent.
Around 80% of the funding needs of SMEs are not met by banks, mainly because they do not have the structural capacity, says the CEO of Spartan.
Demand for the dolls has been so overwhelming that the business pair have launched Sibahle dolls with albinism and vitiligo.
There are still motor vehicle repairers and panel beaters in Durban who are not yet registered in terms of the Second-Hand Goods Act.

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77% of SA organisations have experienced economic crime and CEO’s and boards are increasingly being held accountable for economic crime.

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My Small Business Gov to pay up R1.2bn in Gautrain settlement

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My Small Business Going into Africa as a small business

“Understand the market, know its culture and be open to learning new ways of doing business”

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Proliferation of fibre to the home in Johannesburg to grow in 2016.



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