She said 25 years after democracy, South Africa has achieved little by way of economic transformation, and that the untransformed economy is one of the biggest barriers to entry for SMMEs
CEO of Stratcom Branding, Gail Macleod explains, 'As the founder of an SMME
that started in my kitchen, I believe that small businesses are the ticket for economic recovery, growth and job creation in SA.
saw the Who's Who of the regional shipping industry rubbing shoulders with the global industry captains while thrashing out the sector's future course of action.
With more than 600 decommissioning projects likely to be disposed of during the next five years across the globe, the biggest challenges facing the oil and gas industry today is the effective decommissioning of aging offshore platforms, subsea wells, and related assets, said leading industry experts at a major seminar held on the sidelines of Seatrade Maritime Middle East (SMME
2018) in Dubai.
Increased footfall we are witnessing at SMME
this year reflects the success of these efforts.
According to a press release, the graduating students belonged to different departments of SMME
including Mechanical Engineering, Robotics and Intelligent Machine Engineering, Design and Manufacturing Engineering, Biomedical Sciences and Engineering.
Widely regarded as one of the most important maritime events and to be held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, UAE, SMME
will showcase and cement anew the cosmopolitan city's status as a leading regional and international maritime hub, said a statement.
In this paper, SME and SMME
will be used interchangeably.
Team Eco-motive from SMME
also pitched in with their prototype car Whisper, and won the Perseverance and Spirit of the Event Award amidst loud cheers from the crowd.
"A conscious approach to business sets in motion a self-perpetuating cycle that aims to benefit everyone along the value chain," said Neill Hobbs, co-founder and director for Anuva Investments, a section 12J Venture Capital Company (VCC) that invests in South African small, medium and micro-sized enterprises (SMMEs
However, the general consensus in SMME
research, within the developing economy context, is that a very limited number of these organisations use financial bootstrapping (Fatoki, 2014; Afolabi et al., 2014; Schofield, 2015; Zwane & Nyide, 2016).
SmartMetric Inc (OTCQB: SMME
), a provider of biometric user validated credit and debit cards has entered into talks with banks.