Financial empowerment is a new approach to poverty reduction that focuses on improving the financial security of low-income people. People speak of funding daily, but few know that there’s financial empowerment in the form of grants and crowdfunding. Vusi Zwane from Peermont, and Derek Whitehead from Jumpstarter join Teboho Mafodi to talk more about exploring these opportunities.More Info
If you run a start-up, you know that it’s really hard to get people to try your product. And yet we are all familiar with start-ups that introduced new products and got millions of people to use them. After all, potential customers don’t know whether you will be around three months from now. Joining Teboho Mafodi around the discussion of Product Business is Bonsai Shongwe, who’s a serial entrepreneur, Gugu Makhari, who sources products for other entrepreneurs and actress, singer, music promoter and founder of Bardill Entertainment, Mandisa Bardill. They tell us more about how to create a product, or be one and even sell one.More Info
Business incubation has been identified as a powerful tool to support and sustain small businesses and boost the economy. Incubators are organisations designed to accelerate the growth and success of entrepreneurial companies through an array of business support resources and services that could include physical space, capital, coaching, common services, and networking connections. The major question is are entrepreneurs taking advantage of these incubators? To tell us more are representatives from Incuvest and the Hope Factory.More Info
The term ‘SME’ is broad, including a wide range of organisations from a one-man band to a company of 250 staff which may look similar to a large organisation in terms of structure and process. To consider what the future of HR may look like in SMEs, the 360 Biz team first look at the current HR models and approaches being adopted in smaller organisations.More Info
Procurement and supply management involves buying the goods and services that enable an organisation to operate. There is at least one supply chain in every single industry, and in most, there are several supply chains that feed into one another. Some areas of expertise required to plan and maintain the balance between supply and demand are highly complex and are addressed on this edition of 360 Biz.More Info
Isn’t it strange that around 15% of persons with disabilities who are working are self-employed versus the less than 10% of non-disabled people with their own businesses? More disabled people are beginning to follow suit, starting up their own businesses. As the continent, government and business community, we seek to affirm and give recognition to entrepreneurs with disabilities who have demonstrated excellence, innovation and triumph over adversities in their business enterprises.More Info
Business speaking is a business that is taking over the global market where entrepreneurs and professionals are considering it as a career choice. Starting your own public speaking company can be a rewarding experience. A public speaking company will give you the opportunity to speak in front of a wide diverse group of people from industry professionals, to clubs and non-profit organisations. Starting a public speaking business gives you the opportunity to meet potential clients, establish credibility and set your own fees.
Now more than ever, responsibility for our planet and society or social clubs is an important theme in business. To find out more about this unique business model, Teboho Mafodi and Bulelani Balabala are joined by Floyed Martin from Man of Vision Social Club and Musa from Gentleman’s Club.More Info