There is no time like the present to start investing in your dream. The pandemic has highlighted to many that tomorrow is not always granted and we need to do what we have been putting off today. If you have enjoyed the freedom of working from home or dreamed about being your own boss, now is the time to go for your dreams.
Seasoned and aspiring entrepreneurs alike are excited and preparing to take advantage of a newly energised nation with a pent-up desire to spend. Although this may not appear to be so right now, there is no doubt that a frenzied ‘Start-up Nation’ is on the horizon. This is on track to be a global trend, with millions of start-ups expected to take flight.
If you aren’t sure how to start and what your new business will be, but you’re hoping to ride this new wave of opportunity – Your business starts right here.
If you have decided that the entrepreneurial way of life is for you, then act now. Take the small step of getting your business or company registered, even if you have no name or any idea what you want to do. Don’t wait until the conditions are perfect, the conditions will never be perfect. These small steps of entrepreneurship will inspire you to act on the next steps. Soon, you will have the idea, the name of your company, the business plan and before you know it, you will be on your path to where you want to be.
“Entrepreneurship is a viable and exciting career option for many, however starting a business is daunting and challenging at any time. When starting a business, it’s not only about getting your company registered and compliant quickly and professionally, it’s about doing what we can to help every new start-up succeed in business and to do this right from the start. The NSBC is proud to partner with the CIPC, to work together in creating and growing successful businesses with the ultimate vision of driving job creation and alleviating unemployment,” says, Mike Anderson: NSBC founder and CEO.
“A key customer segment of the CIPC is micro and small businesses. Up to 90% of the over 400,000 companies that we register annually fall into this category; i.e. start-up businesses comprising of between one and three directors, those that make a huge contribution to our economy, creating much needed employment opportunities. The CIPC therefore welcomes the collaboration with the NSBC with which it had concluded a formal MoU in recent months. Through this partnership, small businesses will enjoy the benefit of webinars and other online tools, access to CIPC’s business and registration channels to not only formalise but also to remain compliant as required by the Companies Act,“ says Adv Rory Voller, Commissioner of CIPC.
“Our biggest message to new start-ups is that you don’t need to travel this challenging path alone. ‘Trial and Error’ is long gone, there are organisations such as the NSBC that assist in the start-up process and then fuel the growth towards success.”
If you are serious about starting out and taking control of your own life, become closely associated with the NSBC and Launch My Start-up initiative. This journey will give you all the insights, tools, start-up guidance, how to register a company, business ideas, learnings, access to professionals etc. So, if you ready to go, let’s get you going. Success is yours to discover. Imagine!