Josh Cote, entrepreneur and managing director of EA Worldwide Acquisitions travelled to Johannesburg last week to speak at an entrepreneurial event which offered advice and encouragement to budding entrepreneurs.
South Africa is a nation that encourages it's people to start a business, the support and education provided on entrepreneurship is incredible
(1888PressRelease) August 23, 2012 - Josh Cote the Founder of EA Worldwide Acquisitions, a highly successful outsourced sales company based in the UK spoke at the South Africa Entrepreneur Event in Johannesburg. These quarterly entrepreneurial conferences and events are supported by the South African Institute for Entrepreneurship which was created in 1996 to provide guidance, training and the resources needed to start a small business, the event was shaped in the sole interest of promoting small business enterprises and to encourage entrepreneurship in South Africa and to promote financial development throughout the country.
Seasoned business owner Josh Cote was the keynote speaker at the event where he drew attention to the predicted growth of the outsourced sales market. His topic was titled 'Take the Leap into Entrepreneurship'
The event takes place every quarter with the goal of educating people on the requirements of starting a small business, including business development, time management, and the steps needed to become a successful entrepreneur, many of which are covered in EA Worldwide Acquisitions business development program.
Josh Cote was also a guest speaker at a follow up seminar in the South African city of Durban. He spoke about the complications of starting a business from scratch and how he overcame them, EA Worldwide Acquisitions MD, Josh Cote said on the current state of entrepreneurship in South Africa.
'South Africa is a nation that encourages it's people to start a business, the support and education provided on entrepreneurship is incredible and I encourage people to take advantage of those resources'
The South African Institute for Entrepreneurship has a clear goal to drive entrepreneurial ventures in South Africa to create financial development, economic cohesion and to reduce the high rates of poverty amongst the population. This was the third trip EA Worldwide Acquisitions have made to South Africa where their MD Josh Cote has had the opportunity to speak at such events. In a country that produces a large deficit of business owners in comparison to its size the positive possibilities of self employment are greatly encouraged by the South African Institute for Entrepreneurship and Global Entrepreneurship Week hosted In South Africa by a development organization called Outgoing Endeavor since the project began in 2008.
Outgoing Endeavor Managing Director, Malik Fal, stated, "A deliberate effort must be made to foster a culture of entrepreneurship in South Africa. Local entrepreneurial heroes need to be sought out and celebrated.
EA Worldwide Acquisitions plan to further engage in Entrepreneurship development in South Africa with plans to return to the country in early 2013.