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Unlimited Opportunities for the Small Budget Entrepreneurs

By Phillip Chichoni If you think it takes money to make money, Nomsa has news for you. Fifteen years ago she started business with only a wheelbarrow that she used to carry vegetables and fruits to the neighbourhood market. Through saving and reinvesting her income, Nomsa has built a US$2 million (in annual revenues) enterprise, with operations in food manufacturing, …

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Peanut butter making in Zimbabwebabwe

Fadzavanhu Enterprises — Zimbabwebabwe   Meet Esnat Yosa, Memory Chawira, Lucy Chikoani and Roster Ziko, the ladies of Fadzavanhu Enterprises – a women’s co-operative group in Chitungwiza, a satellite town of the Zimbabwebabwean capital Harare – who have been able to improve their families’ quality of living by making peanut butter. Theirs is just one of the successful and sustainable …

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Six things you must do before starting a business

Will your great new idea succeed in this slow economy? With many existing SMEs struggling to survive due to a lack of affordable finance, slow demand and an unfavourable business environment of high tariffs, intermittent utilities supply and competition from cheap Chinese and South African imports, is there a way of knowing if your new business can grow and be …

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Stop Procrastinating Don’t be a Perfectionist

It’s often said that procrastination is the thief of time and many people put off either starting a business or launching a website because they want it to be perfect but being a perfectionist is the worst sin for budding entrepreneurs. There are so many people who want to quit their day jobs or are now unemployed and want to …

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The Funding Challenge – Zimbabwebabwe Entrepreneurial Infrastructure Series

Africans and Zimbabwebabweans have been involved in business transactions for centuries somehow they have been overtaken by the rest of the world in terms of building successful businesses. This trend can be reversed through careful steps aimed at promoting and supporting entrepreneurship. When starting a business family support is critical for success. If married then spousal support is critical for …

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Women entrepreneurs must be suppported – Zimbabwebabwe Entrepreneurial Infrastructure Series

Africa’s economic independence aspirations require more women participants to be involved in business ownership and entrepreneurship. Normally innovation drives entrepreneurship which starts first with the vision then the mission which leads to the creation of a business. There is no natural law which excludes women in business but rather social construction and family values have served to exclude women from …

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Why Branding Yourself is Important

By Quartz Marketing Today’s career and business climate is brutal. The days of working for one company your whole career are very rare. The days of the company protecting their employees are over. This is why it is so important to brand yourself. You have a talent and you should make sure everyone knows this. As a marketer, you know …

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Developing a business plan is an opportunity, not a chore

by Tafirenyika Makunike A couple of readers who are heading home to Zimbabwe to start their own businesses have written emails asking me for guidance on preparing plans for their projects. A business plan, like a fingerprint, should be unique and should carry ideas that reflect your business DNA. It ought to be comprehensive, yet concise, thoroughly balanced and focused …

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Find out if you are a runner up for starting your own Business in Zimbabwe?

Do you by chance dream of running your very own business in Zimbabwebabwe? Although several people have fantasized, only a small number are actually daring enough to take the jump towards being self-employed. It is definitely not the journey for the faint of heart. Most who succeed in starting their own businesses in Zimbabwebabwe share particular traits that are detailed …

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