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As business owners, people assume that we know everything there is to know about running a business. The truth is that an owner’s passion and skills are more likely to be in the creation of the product or service that they offer. That's why we’ve enlisted industry experts across various fields – helping you bridge knowledge gaps in areas such as accounting, law or marketing.

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    Due Dilligence

    Posted June 29, 2020 by Entri Admin

    Entrihub chats to Khanya Okumu, Enterprise and Supplier Development Specialist. Khanya talks about what due diligence entails. Question 1: What does due diligence entail? Khanya: A due diligence is basically a review of the business. For example, I have submitted an application to buy a business a...

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    Small business relief for the COVID19 crisis (updated 21/04)

    Posted March 28, 2020 by Entri Admin

    We applaud President Ramaphosa on his decisive action to protect our country’s citizen and declaring a national 21-day lockdown. He also acknowledges the dire impact this will have on the economy particularly small business and employees. In response to this, the government has set up various ...

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    How to get your business off the ground

    Posted September 29, 2019 by Entri Admin

    Great idea- check. Potential customers- check. Now what? We outline below what the key steps are in starting a business as well as some useful resources. Many of these resources are listed on Entrihub, so be sure to be signed up and logged in to follow the links. Choosing a name First things first...

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    The Myriad of Funding Opportunities

    Posted August 24, 2019 by Entri Admin

    An entrepreneur’s biggest hurdle Any entrepreneur will know that funding is usually the biggest challenge to overcome. For most entrepreneurs, the first step is to apply for a bank loan. More often than not, they get turned away because their business is too risky. But it doesn’t have ...

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    The importance of social media for small businesses

    Posted August 24, 2019 by Entri Admin

    Lesley Mallon, founder of Think Social Media, chats to Entrihub about the importance of social media for small businesses. In this fireside chat, Lesley answers the following questions: How important is social media for SMEs? What are the pros and cons of having a social media presence? How sh...

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    What do investors look for?

    Posted August 24, 2019 by Entri Admin

    As an entrepreneur, there may come a time where you would need to approach an investor for funding. There is a myriad of funding options available but the next question you should be asking is "what will make them invest in my business?". Different investors have different criteria and fo...

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    The importance of branding

    Posted August 24, 2019 by Entri Admin

    Nici Mancini, Founder of Purple Mosaic Design and Branding, sits down with Entri and talks Corporate Identity.   Question 1: Who is Nici? Nici: I am a graphic designer with a focus on branding for companies. I would be your brand custodian, so working with you right from the start all the ...

  • 8 Inspiring Ted Talks for Entrepreneurs

    Posted Fri at 9:27 AM by Entri Admin

    8 Inspiring Ted Talks for Entrepreneurs Do you need inspiration or an extra boost of motivation? Trade scrolling through Instagram and Facebook for Ted Talks that will increase productivity and give you that much needed motivational boost for the day! Here are 8 motivational/inspirational/informat...

  • Development Finance Institutions

    Posted December 21, 2020 by Entri Admin

    Entrihub chats to Khanya Okumu, Enterprise, and Supplier Development Specialist. Khanya talks about Development Finance Institutions. Question 1: Can established businesses apply for DFI funding? Khanya: Anybody can apply, but not everybody's gonna get in. I think yes, so there is DFI's that loo...

  • Online Magazines

    Posted December 14, 2020 by Entri Admin

    Entrihub chats to Tanaka (General) Mutakwa, Founder of #NoDaysOff. Tanaka talks about online magazines (Part 1). Question 1: Why have an online magazine? Tanaka: I'd say an online magazine or an online presence is a place basically where your audience can find out about you and you've got a way ...

  • Visual Production as a Business

    Posted November 30, 2020 by Entri Admin

    Entrihub chats to Tashinga Mutakwa, Founder of GreenBack Media Group. Tashinga talks about visual production as a business. Question 1: Tips to start a video production company Tashinga: Okay, I'd say the first thing you need to do is to know who you're targeting. There's a lot of space for visu...

  • What is the value of feedback

    Posted November 30, 2020 by Entri Admin

    Entrihub chats to Steve Reid from Centre Management of False Bay College and Centre of Entrepreneurship. Steve discusses the value of feedback. Question 1: What is the value of feedback? Steve: Feedback; they say is the breakfast of champions. It's easy to talk about feedback but, sometimes we d...

  • The Consumer Protection Act

    Posted November 16, 2020 by Entri Admin

    Entrihub chats to Ashley Curran, founder of Curran Attorneys. Ashley talks about Consumer Protection Act (CPA). Question 1: What is the Consumer Protection Act (CPA)? Ashley: Okay, so your Consumer Protection Act applies to businesses that in the ordinary course of their business are either sel...

  • Events management as a business

    Posted November 10, 2020 by Entri Admin

    Entrihub chats to Tashinga Mutakwa, Founder of GreenBack Media Group. Tashinga talks about events management as a business. Question 1: What does event management entail? Tashinga: Our event side of the business actually started from house parties. We were just trying to be cool, to be honest, a...

  • The Companies Act

    Posted November 2, 2020 by Entri Admin

    Entrihub chats to Ashley Curran, founder of Curran Attorneys. Ashley discusses the Companies Act. Question 1: What is the Companies Act and who needs to comply with it? Ashley: The companies act underwent a number of changes back in 2008. Since 2008 our new companies that came into effect and i...

  • Choosing a Corporate Identity Consultant

    Posted October 26, 2020 by Entri Admin

    Entrihub chats to Nici Mancini, the Founder of Purple Mosaic Design and Branding. Nici talks about choosing a corporate identity consultant. Question 1: What to consider when choosing a consultant to assist with your CI? Nici: There are some startups out there that don't necessarily have a lot ...

  • Overcoming Self Doubt

    Posted October 19, 2020 by Entri Admin

    Entrihub chats to Steve Reid from Centre Management of False Bay College and Centre of Entrepreneurship. Steve talks about overcoming self-doubt. Question 1: How to conquer self-doubt Steve: Self-doubt can be a real killer. You know they talk about an entrepreneur's business the analogy is tha...

  • Bio

    Posted October 13, 2020 by Entri Admin

    Entrihub chats to Tashinga Mutakwa, Founder of GreenBack Media Group. Tashinga talks about why he started his business and what’s next for Greenback Media. Question 1: Why did he start the business? Tashinga: I started by following the passion firsthand then with anything that you do that ...

  • Growing Your Social Media Following

    Posted September 28, 2020 by Entri Admin

    Entrihub chats to Lesley Mallon about the importance of social for SMEs. Lesley also addresses how to grow your social media following.   Question 1: How do you grow your following? Lesley:  I'm a big believer of organic growth. I like organic growth. Organic growth is something where...

  • Full Time Student and Part Time Entrepreneur

    Posted September 21, 2020 by Entri Admin

    Entrihub chats to Tashinga Mutakwa, Founder of GreenBack Media Group. Tashinga talks about being a full-time student and a part-time entrepreneur. Question 1: Who is Tashinga Mutakwa? Tashinga: My name is Tashinga Mutakwa. I run a media company called Greenberg Media Group. We deal with event ma...