South Africa’s unemployment numbers reveal chronic joblessness.
A deeper analysis of South Africa's joblessness reveals a scarier picture of large sections of the population suffering, especially the country's youth.
Building diverse networks with people different from ourselves allows people to access new information and resources.
When attempting to network, people face social and spatial barriers.
Refugee Talent, a digital matching platform to assist refugees in finding work in Australia, emerged out of one of the Techfugee Sydney Hackathon events.
Social enterprises set up by refugees are also helping countries to overcome some of the challenges of economic and social integration of new arrivals.
Small outfits need cyberprotection too.
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Nearly half of cybercriminals target small businesses. An expert explains how sole proprietors and entrepreneurs can boost cybersecurity without breaking the bank.
Budding entrepreneurs take note – here's how to raise money to fund your dream project.
Young Kenyan entrepreneurs hard at work. Such enterprise must be encouraged.
African governments and businesses must do more to assist young people by creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem to support them. Without this support, all of their potential may stutter and die.
Robots can help a new business deal with all the mundane tasks.
Much of the debate about robots talking jobs focuses largely on a jobless future. But robots can deliver a host of benefits, especially for start-ups and entrepreneurs.
Working not begging?
They are the army of ideas people and go-getters who will haul the economy back to its feet. Aren't they? The reality is not quite as rosy.
How do innovators acquire their skills?
Researchers surveyed college students to find out what was influencing student motivation. They found good relationships with faculty make a big difference, but not good grades.
Women who live in countries with more generous childcare policies are more likely to start growth-oriented businesses.
Women in countries with better access to policies like paid leave and subsidized child care are more likely to start a business oriented toward growth and job creation.
Obama swears to help struggling African entrepreneurs.
Those looking to start a business in Africa face enormous obstacles, even with the backing of foreign investors.
You WILL build the world’s fastest electric car for me.
Ashlee Vance's new book is a fascinating portrayal of the personal sacrifices and mental detachment of one of the world's most successful engineers.
All dressed up, somewhere to go. A FAFA fashion show in Nairobi.
Ask ten people what they think about Africa’s rising cities and you get ten different opinions. The only thing they will agree on is that traffic is awful. In truth, 52 cities with more than a million…
One more coffee, then we’ll get our £1m idea.
Creative ideas and how we turn them into successful business ventures and social enterprises are vital to the UK’s global competitiveness. But how do we best support this? Of course there are many different…
Bunches of case studies on your doorstep.
Legend has it that notorious American hold-up man Willie Sutton, who netted an estimated US$2m between the late 1920s and his final arrest in 1952, was once asked why he robbed banks. His reply: “Because…
Success: 2011 winner Tom Pellerau impressed Lord Sugar with his curved nail file invention.
An alien watching The Apprentice might be forgiven for thinking all that was needed to be a successful entrepreneur was a sharp suit, a few snappy lines and an ability to blame your colleagues for everything…
The Korean presence in Australia is growing rapidly and Sydney should show some Seoul.
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Koreans are Sydney’s most entrepreneurial ethnic group, with the city’s culture and economy standing to benefit if it brands…
Small-business owners need to recognise the particular needs of their staff and customers.
Why do some small firms survive and prosper, while others don’t? When you put this question to a business consultant, academic or even an experienced business person, their biases show immediately. The…