investing in small companies & providing green business opportunities

Editor : Kate Bryant Ecopreneur editor Kate Bryant is an honours graduate of marketing and entrepreneurial studies at Stellenbosch University. As a social media strategist, Kate Bryant focuses on driving the online target market of a product or service, directly to the entity concerned. “It’s all about using the most effective social media tools, especially [...]

We do three things at Ecopreneur   We invest into smallish established companies, never seeking more than 50% of the company shareholding. To our capital we add our experience, digital marketing and franchising capabilities to unlock potential for future growth. We offer business opportunities to entrepreneurs, where Ecopreneur has directly or indirectly taken a stake [...]

Thats the difference we believe……. In private equity we have so much more than capital to offer. In digital marketing we have had the experience of putting many people into business and endlessly frustrating their competitors . In green business we have been pioneers since 1994 – the basis of our franchises

Highest levels of carbon dioxide reached

The amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has exceeded 402 parts per million (ppm) during the past two days of observations, which is higher than at any time in at least the past 800,000 years, according to readings from monitoring equipment on a mountaintop in Hawaii. Carbon dioxide, or CO2, is the most [...]

Sporting Business Opportunities in South Africa - Rematch

Coming Soon ! Place your name on the waiting list to become a franchisee in Rematch. With two stores launched in the Western Cape into strong demand, Rematch is 0pening the waiting list to potential franchisees across South Africa particularly in the Western Cape. We are looking for entrepreneurs looking to own their own unique [...]


“I never stop thinking like an entrepreneur,” says Alex Fourie, the serial entrepreneur behind iFix, a South African company that specialises in repairing Apple and Samsung devices. Alex Fourie, founder of iFix At the age of 27, Fourie has founded several companies, from organising European tours for South African bands to opening the first online [...]

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Ecopreneur has launched a Private Equity division, aimed at investing in stakes of no more than 50% of the acquired company. The aim is to help established entrepreneurs, who know their business and industry, grow their businesses to the next level. All businesses will be considered where the equity investment is up to R1m per [...]

Karoo fracking

News today according to  Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies  could authorise shale gas exploration before next year’s elections. “We want to move before the end of this administration,” Davies said at a briefing on Thursday, following Cabinet’s fortnightly meeting. “We need to advance the work on taking a decision on shale gas exploration.” Davies said [...]