Entrepreneurship may be a tremendously rewarding endeavor if done correctly, but it can also be time-consuming. Because the entrepreneurial journey is plagued with uncertainty, entrepreneurs need all the help they can get to secure the success of their business. The Standard Bank has launched a series of advise for South African entrepreneurs, offering expert views and ideas on how to develop successful enterprises.
Standard Bank is one of the country’s five largest banks, and it has always focused aiding entrepreneurs in creating long-term, profitable enterprises. Standard Bank’s advice series contains articles, podcasts, and videos featuring guidance from well-established business owners, industry experts, and large corporate leaders who offer their expertise to assist other entrepreneurs grow.
The Bank On Us platform, according to Standard Bank, provides a wide range of help and solutions that can be highly useful for every sort of entrepreneur, whether a startup or a multinational.
“Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, just starting out as a business owner, or one with years of experience under your belt, there will always be people from whom you can learn or draw inspiration, and who can provide you with a fresh perspective that enhances your journey,” says Jenine Zachar, Standard Bank’s Head Enterprise and Direct Banking.
Podcasts and videos from business leaders such as Dr Aisha Pandor, co-founder of SweepSouth and restaurateur Sean Barber, founder and CEO of the Rockets Group and Dawie Roodt, and trends expert Dion Chang are part of the Bank On Us content series, which is free and available on the Standard Bank website.
“This series is essential for business owners and can be quite beneficial even if you are only interested in entrepreneurship.” “The conversations we’ve arranged with some of South Africa’s top industry experts and most successful entrepreneurs are aimed at assisting and encouraging the country’s entrepreneurs as they navigate their own paths to success,” says Rofhiwa Madzena, news anchor and host of the Bank On Us series.
According to Jenine Zachar, the country’s ongoing growth of entrepreneurs is essential to the economy, hence Standard Bank takes every effort to assist entrepreneurs.
“The expansion of entrepreneurship in South Africa is crucial to enabling broad socioeconomic development and generating job growth.”
“In recognition of the critical role that entrepreneurship plays in the economy,” she added, “we are committed to making essential information, assistance, and tools available to business owners in a convenient and accessible manner.”