The Business Plan – Is it Time for a New Approach?

The Business Plan – Is it Time for a New Approach? Lately, I’ve been rethinking Business Plans. On the one hand – in the consulting, finance, investor and academic world – what is meant by a Business Plan is a fairly comprehensive research project. It includes a thorough analysis of issues including customers, markets, competitors,

Business Plan Writer – How to Choose One?

Everyone knows the saying that there are only two things of which we are certain in life: “In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.” History tells us that this saying originates more than 220 years ago. American-born Benjamin Franklin was a statesman, scientist, and writer who frequently corresponded with the prominent international

SME Funding available to South African entrepreneurs

SME Funding available to SA Entrepreneurs

SME Funding access has long been seen as one of the biggest challenges to new and existing entrepreneurs. In having dealt with thousands of startups over the last decade, one of the most contentious and challenging issues to any SME is arguably the Lack of Access to SME Funding.   Read More: Here’s why investors

Love Your Competitors!

Although most entrepreneurs dream of having a market all to themselves, it has been shown that you’re probably better off with having some kind of competition. People usually think that with no competition the entire market for their product or service will be theirs. If nobody is competing in your space, it’s probably safe to

Is Your Business Idea Feasible?

Feasible or not! Feasibility; an important component that so many new entrepreneurs fail to consider. Before you get to the stage of starting your own business, and opening your doors for the first time, there are two vital aspects that most individuals find very difficult; firstly, getting a new business idea and determining whether this new