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    Ready to scale? When is the right time to call in an Outsourced CFO

Ready to scale? When is the right time to call in an Outsourced CFO

So your company is built on tech and innovation – and its ready to move. You’re on top of trends like digitalisation, AI, cryptocurrency and exploding new industries like space and IoT. Changing times bring about incredible new opportunities. And one thing is for sure – doing business will never be the same again.

However, changing business models and rapid […]

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    Cape Town as an investment and business destination for internationals

Cape Town as an investment and business destination for internationals

The Mother City is an amazing place to do business. We have seen a lot more of the international investment and founder communities moving their lives and their ventures here for that reason. One of the biggest things going for Cape Town is that people want to be here! With the climate, the ocean, the mountains, the vineyards and […]

Passion and Perseverance – the entrepreneurial journey

Seven key learnings from having worked with more than 300 scaling companies in a stagnant economy

Entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. Building a successful company is incredibly tough. The odds are ever against you. It’s likely that not everyone in your life supports your venture. The long hours, the glaring risks, the massive sacrifice…

But you have a […]

By |October 31st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|
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    Social Selling “A mere expansion on age-old sales basics”

Social Selling “A mere expansion on age-old sales basics”

What is social selling and how has this concept impacted employee’s success?

This three-part series aims to unpack the new process of developing social relationships as part of the sales process. Through this series of articles, we will also discover how social selling positively impacts employee’s and companies.

 

Part one: The origins of social selling – what, why, and where

Part two: […]

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    Leadership in Emerging Markets – unpacking the Westerwelle Foundation’s Young Founders Conference

Leadership in Emerging Markets – unpacking the Westerwelle Foundation’s Young Founders Conference

Each year the Westerwelle Foundation in Berlin hosts a group of 25 young entrepreneurs from across the world’s emerging markets. More than 2,000 applicants were screened and interviewed for these sought-after 25 spots. Outsourced CFO founder and MD, Louw Barnardt, was privileged to be the only South African represented among the 2017 cohort. Enjoy a summarised experience by Louw […]

By |September 28th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

Staff Thought Piece: The importance of company culture

Every company, from small businesses to large corporations has a unique identifier, something that they are defined by whether consciously developed and implemented or not. This is called a company culture, which cannot be duplicated and can truly distinguish your business in a highly globalized market, where most companies find it hard to stand out.

What is company culture?

Company culture […]

By |September 28th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

Looking at Xero plug-ins

Whether you are on your way to convert to Xero or maybe already on board with running this beautiful accounting software, there are a lot of other add-ons to help optimize your accounting procedures and ensure time-saving within your business. These plug-ins range from inventory to payment, payroll, conversion, CRM, time tracking, invoicing and much more. To look at […]

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    Project Management in a High growth Entrepreneurial Environment

Project Management in a High growth Entrepreneurial Environment

Meet Tom, the founder of T&M Project Management (Pty) Ltd. Tom started his company in 2012 and now runs a team of 15 individuals. They work with different industries and take on projects of all sizes.  To consistently deliver business outcomes in a dynamic digital age where priorities, scope and urgency are in constant flux, Tom needs a project […]

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    Small Business Corporation Regime – taking the sting out of tax on those early profits

Small Business Corporation Regime – taking the sting out of tax on those early profits

Tax season is open – and SARS is on a mission this year. Fiscal budgets are under immense pressure. Political and economic circumstances in SA is causing an exodus of both tax payers and taxable assets. Many wealth management firms make a living purely from helping high net worth individuals move their income generating assets abroad.

This means that tax […]

By |July 25th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

Client Profile: Between 10and5

Meet Between 10and5, a creative industry company based in Johannesburg. Founder Uno de Waal and his team have been using Xero’s cloud accounting capabilities to build a leading company in media, influencer management, video content creation and events over the last half a decade. They boast top end brand clients like Nando’s, Mini, Adidas and many more.

Between 10and5 […]

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