How technology is reshaping South Africa’s small business economy

We spoke to hundreds of small business owners across the country, to highlight the critical issue of small business technology adoption.

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Businesses are getting left behind

Three-quarters of small businesses still print invoices out at work.

Three-quarters of small businesses still print invoices out at work

Bad connectivity still a huge barrier to change

In 2018, almost half of South African small businesses struggle with internet connectivity at work.


Attitudes towards technology adoption amongst small business in South Africa

Almost half of respondents admit that they could be more technology savvy.


Getting on board with cloud technologies

Over half of small businesses see the significance of cloud technology, and have included it in their plans going forward.


How the cloud supports business

While 70% of small businesses using cloud technology save more than 10 hours a week, over half (52%) save money.


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Source: An online survey was fielded to 500 small business owners in South Africa by World Wide Worx in December 2017 and January 2018.