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SA Entrepreneurs are Naïve, Lazy and Self-Centred

What a revelation. Delegates and government officials at the 2018 Southern Africa Business Incubation Conference (SABIC) quibbled over whether our incubators and their skills transfer processes positively impacted our ecosystem sufficiently well enough to get them out of the starting blocks. By contrast, in advanced economies like Sweden’s, where there are over 120 incubators, their …

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Yes, apartheid IS to blame

“How’s business?” is a phrase that kids in white South African homes commonly hear at family events and when friends come round for a braai.  Not unusual in a society where entrepreneurship is common place. But this is not the norm in black families. According to a UCT Unilever Institute study, there has been a …

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