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Inoxico enables sustainable business growth

Credit-focused fintech helps drive better business decisions The Vumela Fund, established by FNB Business and Edge Growth, is excited to announce an equity investment into Inoxico, enabling the company to continue establishing itself as a recognised commercial credit risk technology provider. The importance of trade credit Inoxico is a tech company that uses trade credit …

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WATCH: How to make remote working work for you – a guide for managers and staff

The Covid-19 has caused remote working to become the norm for many companies, and it looks as though this working model may endure well beyond the pandemic. While remote working has many benefits, such as removing the commute to the office, it also presents a new set of challenges for both employees and managers. Impact …

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Empowerment through entrepreneurship – Miss Universe South Africa 2020 launches #DestinyDesigned

Miss Universe South Africa 2020, Natasha Joubert, has launched #DestinyDesigned, a project to empower fashion designers through her own passion for entrepreneurship and design. Natasha– who will be representing South Africa at the Miss Universe pageant later this year – is a fashion designer who started her own company Natalia Jefferys in 2016. It’s an all-female …

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Tackling compliance: a key focus area for small businesses

By Dhiraj Mathapersadh – Project Officer at SAICA Enterprise Developmen Compliance is one of the most essential and often overlooked business functions for small business owners. For many entrepreneurs, the primary concern is revenue generation and ensuring profitability for their company. Business compliance is a legal requirement but is often not prioritised due to business …

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Can social entrepreneurship be a panacea to the socio-economic ills post COVID-19 pandemic?

By Vovo Ngcwabe – Head of CSI and Stakeholder Management , Barloworld The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic is having far-reaching social and economic implications that have sharpened the economic disparities, accelerated the already spiraling unemployment rate and further deepened the levels of poverty. There is consensus that the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and …

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Business development service providers also need a helping hand!

In South Africa, there are many entities active in offering business development services (BDS). Some are consultants or incubators, some are financiers or educators, and others straddle several such positions simultaneously. Indeed, the South African legislation around such things as enterprise and supplier development means that there is often fertile ground for such operators to …

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