Category Archives: Startup

How to avoid the top mistakes that startups make (Inc)

By Annis Uzzaman  Building a startup is a tough but rewarding journey. At each step, the startup founder needs to be careful about what he or she decides to do. Every stage of the startup journey is likely to hinge on several important decisions. These are some of the typical mistakes that entrepreneurs should be careful to […]
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South Africa’s Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report 2019/2020 (GEM)

Titled Igniting startups for economic growth and social change, South Africa’s GEM report provides answers to this question: How do we ensure that more entrepreneurs flourish in South Africa? Solutions range from strengthening , to aligning learning, mentorship and support for entrepreneurs. It also includes providing entrepreneurial education for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and the digital economy. […]
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Five keys to kickstarting your full entrepreneur potential (Inc)

By Martin Zwiling Summary of key principles that you can follow to join that select realm of recognized and successful entrepreneurs: Thinking and talking won’t get you there – just do it. Starting something new is risky, no matter how many experts have reviewed it, or how much money you have. You can’t win a […]
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5 Must-do actions to keep your startup going (Inc)

By Peter Cohan This is a time for radical honesty. Leaders must set aside their fears of appearing vulnerable, take a deep breath, and stare directly into the reality of their companies’ short- and longer-term prospects. Once you, your executive team and your board share a realistic view of those prospects, you must take painful and difficult actions […]
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