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So I am starting a startup – Part 1

It’s been a while. I have had a blast the last two months. So I have been working on a startup (name? not to yet to be revealed…bear with me) and you know here blog about starting a business and how to find viable business ideas, so I had to challenge myself to apply these principles in real life. In coming up with this business idea, here is the framework I used to select one. ... Continue Reading →
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Jeff Mulaudzi, a young South African entrepreneur, doing it big with bicycles

  Sir Richard Branson once said, “Opportunities are like buses – there’s always another one coming!”. In his own respect he was right, BUT in the case of young Jeffrey Mulaudzi, a 22 years old chap, from Alexandria, a town in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sir Richard Branson is WRONG. Here is another charged and inspirational entrepreneurial success story from ... Continue Reading →
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Don’t run of capital in your startup, find this…

Today, I am just going to give a few tips about starting a business. It’s what’s called product-market fit versus startup capital. When you start a business, whether it’s clothing boutique or a fast food restaurant, you have to be generating revenue enough to cover your costs before you run out of capital. Most startup businesses have failed not because their business ... Continue Reading →
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Out of Malawi a young African entrepreneur rises, Gonjetso Chinyama

Here is an inspiring story of a Young African entrepreneur: At age 21, this young Malawian, Gonjetso Chinyama is the founder and CEO of Pakwathu, a website that allows users to search and access resources online for properties. These properties includes houses and farmlands that are for sale or letting in Malawi. Gonjetso Chinyama, is a final year student of Management Information Systems ... Continue Reading →
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Entrepreneurship is the key to unlocking Zimbabwe’s potential

When one thinks about Zimbabwe’s current economic challenges that require innovative thinking and solutions, one can immediately turn to entrepreneurship education, technology and idea incubation for Zimbabweans as a major drive to solve these challenges. An entrepreneur in a country like Zimbabwe would be a person who shows creativity and ability in bringing available resources by gathering ... Continue Reading →
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Entrepreneurship support can help grow Zimbabwe’s economy

In recent years, all over the world, the promotion of entrepreneurship as an insurrection to solving numerous economic and social challenges facing developing countries has been receiving significant attention by, governments, policy makers and the academic fraternity. Notwithstanding the attention that has been given, little has been done in trying to empower aspiring entrepreneurs and those ... Continue Reading →
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Is getting a job a challenge? – Here is 21st century career advice for college students

I have met a lot of recent graduates who have graduated from universities and colleges with good grades and they are, unfortunately, finding themselves in the streets without jobs. It’s really regrettable that you would have spent time and money investing into a qualification that you can not make money from, I mean a degree or diploma you monetise. It’s sad, isn’t? Ok we ... Continue Reading →
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From poor to rich – How much sweat it takes from zero to billionaire [Infographic]

How much sweat it takes from zero to billionaire, check out the infographic below on how billionaires became billionaire. Click here to enlarge Source: fundersandfounders.com; Infographic by Anna Vital Continue Reading →
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How startup funding works

Here is an interesting infographic by Anna Vital on how startup funding works. Enlarge image by clicking here Continue Reading →
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Small business loans in Zimbabwe

Are you struggling to fund your business? The Small and Medium Enterprises Association of Zimbabwe has its Savings and Credit Cooperative Society offering affordable small business loans to Zimbabwean SMEs. They say security (where necessary) does not have to be title deeds. But you have to save first with SACCOS before you can gain access to SME loans. Here is their concept, quite innovative ... Continue Reading →