Getting the capital you need is difficult as an entrepreneur. Banks are wary of giving loans to start-ups. Angel investing is an option you should consider.
Welcome to another quiz! This week one lucky winner will receive a copy of Bill Browder’s ‘Red Notice’, the chilling true story of how a financier became one of Vladimir Putin’s most wanted. This quiz can be found in the back of the Finweek issue dated 6 March – 12 March, on shelves now. Welkom by nog ’n vasvra! Vandeesweek se gelukkige wenner ontvang ’n kopie van ‘Red Notice’ deur Bill Browder, ’n ware verhaal van hoe ’n finansier een van Wladimir Poetin se grootste vyande geword het.
Sanlam’s Johan Van Zyl is retiring after 12 years of heading the ship. He speaks of the journey to turn Sanlam into one of the leading life insurance companies it is today.
South Africa’s low growth rate will limit prospects of an all-out housing boom. Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene’s budget may have placed limits on the housing sector, particularly with regard to transfer duty. Bill Rawson, chairman of the Rawson Property Group comments
The JSE released its annual financial results for the year ended 31 December 2014 and there has been revenue growth in its different areas of business.
Founders of Euphoria Telecom, George Golding and Conrad de Wet are revolutionizing the way business owners run their communications. This phone service uses the internet as opposed to a traditional analogue landline cabling system.
Dimension Data recently signed a five-year deal with Tour de France owners to be the official technology partner. Both organisations expect to deliver and share the best race information speedily and in real-time.
Tax-free savings accounts have been launched to encourage South Africans to save more and to reduce household indebtedness and vulnerability. This could be the most exciting development in the financial industry in about 40 years.
The Coega Development Corporation is working on a project to empower youth through skills development to become employable and self-sustainable.
In a world where technology dominates, do show days still make a valuable impact in selling houses? Consumers still value the opportunity to view homes “in person”.
For those of you who aren’t saving as much as you’d like to, journalist Kristia van Heerden speaks to the experts on how you can go about making more money.