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Downgrade Survival Guide

27 November 2017

South Africa’s Small & Medium Businesses should brace themselves for further economic volatility following more downgrades of the country’s sovereign credit ratings.

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Making child’s play out of entrepreneurship

23 November 2017

Becoming an entrepreneur and starting their own business is not usually top of mind for children. Yet, it’s been estimated that, in five years’ time, more than 40% of the American workforce will be freelancers, part-timers or otherwise self-employed. South Africa will likely follow suit.

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Black Friday: How small businesses can win customers (and keep them coming back)

15 November 2017

The retail industry is gearing up for the busiest time of the year, with Black Friday and Cyber Monday fast approaching. This year, 24 November kicks off the holiday season shopping frenzy, as consumers hunt for bargains on Christmas gifts and stock up on holiday essentials and consumables for the year ahead.

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#GEW2017: Make sure your small business survives its first year

09 November 2017

During Global Entrepreneurship Week (13-19 November 2017), the spotlight is on the small business owners who power the world economy. It's exciting to see so many South Africans embrace entrepreneurship to create a better life for themselves, their families and their communities.

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PROTEC gets R85,000 grant from Sage Foundation and Hot 91.9 FM for STEM education

06 November 2017

Sage Foundation, in partnership with Hot 91.9 FM, have awarded a R85,000 grant to PROTEC, a non-profit organisation (NPO) that aims increase the number of matric school leavers with the interest and ability to enter careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund offers new funding for bright ideas from African non-profits

01 November 2017

Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund offers new funding for bright ideas from African non-profits

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#WorldSavingsDay: How culture can improve your savings

26 October 2017

World Savings Day (31 October 2017) is coming up and entrepreneurs and small business owners will again be reminded of the importance of cutting costs and finding ways to do more with less.

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#MTBPS2017: Small & Medium Businesses applaud Gigaba’s start-up fund

25 October 2017

In his first mid-term budget policy statement as Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba painted a worrying picture of the South African economy.

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Sage and Dignity Dreams empower young women with reproductive health information

20 October 2017

It is estimated that there are more than 2 million girls aged 12-18 years who are living below the poverty line in South Africa, and hence cannot afford sanitary products.

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