25 MAY 2017 – MEDIA RELEASE 1. BACKGROUND The country’s downstream industries in the metals and engineering sectors, particularly small to medium sized enterprises (with up to 50 employees) are under serious pressure due to a number of structural factors, which have undermined the sector’s competitiveness. This has resulted in a number of firm closures…Details
Download National Pavilion List for 2017/18 here: national_pavilion2017-18
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) invites you to apply to participate in the Outward Selling and Mission (OSM) to Singapore and Malaysia. The Mission forms part of the dti’s objective to create and identify export markets for South African value-added products and services in Southeast Asia. The Mission serves also to promote…Details
Minara Chamber of Commerce Gauteng invites you to a presentation on accessing Funding for your Business brought to you by Incentives SA.
FUNDING YOUR BUSINESS
Government Grants, Finance and Private Funding
Thursday, 18th May 2017
Seats are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.
Download the invitation for more details:INVITE_Funding_For_Your_Business
South Africa’s Land Bank has set a target of disbursing “at least” R1-billion in 2017/18 to support investments by black entrepreneurs in the agricultural sector and to begin transforming a loan book that is still overwhelmingly composed of funding to established commercial farmers. Should the R1-billion target, which has been approved by the National Treasury,…Details
Make sure potential customers can find your business locally on Google. Effort is important, but knowing where to make an effort makes all the difference. I’ve helped hundreds of local business owners bolster their SEO. In many instances, entrepreneurs have solicited my business after unsuccessfully trying to boost their own SEO for years. The issue…Details
When you don’t have the resources to build custom solutions, you can rely on these affordable (or free) fixes. For many startups, achieving meaningful growth — the kind that gets the attention of investors and potential buyers — means having the right tools. While larger companies can usually afford to build their own custom solutions,…Details
Water is the most important shared resource in the world and it is becoming scarcer by the year. We know it is key to our survival but how does it affect business and insurance? At the time of writing, the Western Cape in South Africa has 125 days left before the province is without water.…Details
Africa has continued its upward trend in the number of private equity (PE) exits, according to the EY and African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association’s (AVCA’s) fifth annual survey, How private equity investors create value. The survey found that PE houses exited a record 48 companies in 2016, up from 44 in 2015. Both…Details
Whether President Jacob Zuma stays or goes is of little consequence to the economic well being of the poor. This according to the South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR)‚ which launched a report on Tuesday, making its case for the introduction of a new system to replace black economic empowerment (BEE). This follows‚ among…Details