There is a useful set of steps to follow to help the transfer of technological innovations to entrepreneurs who can put them into use.
The market research stage is often criticized as useless and inappropriate, but it’s essential to success in business.
Selling assets and shedding staff is not the a recipe for survival.
Nigeria’s post COVID-19 economic recovery plan has resulted in only marginal improvements in economic growth, manufacturing and foreign direct investment.
There’s no convincing evidence that listing on the alternative stock exchange promotes growth and sustainability for small and medium sized firms.
The co-operative business model needs to be seriously considered and nurtured as a viable response to closing companies and lost jobs as a result of the pandemic.
Australia’s R&D expenditure as a percentage of gross domestic product has declined over the past decade.
Nigerian small business owners highlight the factors that limit full potential of social media use in commerce.
Collective action by the industry and government is key to unlocking opportunities for small and medium-sized citrus growers.
South Africa’s food system is dominated by big firms, leaving small businesses to supply localised and under-served markets, and provide rural employment. It needs to be inclusive and diverse.
Africa’s leaders need to implement COVID-19 policies that protects African economies from the health crisis.
China rose to become the second biggest market for venture capital in the world. Then came COVID-19.
Taxes designed to encourage a green transition can instead penalise smaller businesses and ensure they’re left behind.
Small businesses are disproportionately affected by natural disasters. To improve community resilience, we need to help them ‘build back better’.
Small businesses fail to recognise the business benefits and importance of prioritise staff mental health and well-being.
SME’s ability to innovate and work internationally can give them an advantage in the marketplace, and ensure a long-term return on investment.
Simply providing more money will not accelerate the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises.
Women-owned small business in Tanzania stay away from formal loans because of their negative beliefs about loans.
And Brexit could make things even more challenging.
To make graduates employable and close the training gap, we need to strengthen links to industry and pay attention to the changing needs of businesses.