When starting a business, the desire for independence and recognition of success are bigger motivators for entrepreneurs, when compared to being motivated to start a business out of necessity or due to unemployment. The newly released 2019 Small Business Support Ecosystem Report, by Catalyst for Growth (C4G), shows that unemployment or having ‘no other choice’ […]

J.P.Morgan announced this week that its two-year pilot programme for South African small and medium enterprises (SMEs) had achieved its objectives. The programme, which asserts that SMEs are the key drivers of growth for South Africa’s economy, found that greater emphasis and investment was needed to develop entrepreneurs by providing training and other business development […]