Work hard, adapt, dream: advice from Papua New Guinea’s SMEs

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Despite the problems 2020 posed for many of Papua New Guinea’s SMEs, some are entering 2021 with a bang. Business Advantage PNG asked them for their advice on how to thrive in tough times.

More than taxis: ODESH aims to create a new market for on-demand services in Papua New Guinea

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Finding a safe and reliable taxi service in Port Moresby can be an issue, but entrepreneur Isaac Jipsy has developed ODESH, an online solution that is changing the way taxi services operate in Papua New Guinea’s capital.

Towards a ‘Silicon Valley of the Pacific’: the PNG Digital ICT Cluster

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The tech sector Papua New Guinea is growing fast  but is constrained by a skills gap. Business Advantage PNG profiles the PNG Digital ICT Cluster, which is helping local tech talent reach its goals.

Money for something: Papua New Guinea SMEs should be cautious about loans

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SME Business Advisor Akae Beach, from Beach Accounting Advisory, looks at the pros and cons of taking part in the Papua New Guinea government’s SME concessional loan plan.

Building trust critical for a successful ecommerce, says digital agency founder

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Zha Agabe-Granfar, founder of Verge, a boutique digital and design solutions agency based in Port Moresby, shares her top advice for SMEs seeking to thrive in the digital space: trust is king.

In brief: Wafi-Golpu closes in on environmental permit and other business stories

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Wafi-Golpu close to environmental permit, Kina Bank to launch capital fund for SMEs and PNG LNG delivers its highest production moment yet despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

Package delivered: government gives first K$100m to help Papua New Guinea SMEs

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The first half of the Papua New Government Government’s promised K200 million funding for small and medium-sized enterprises has been handed over to Bank South Pacific. The money will be used to provide subsidised business loans.

Appetite for change: best practice tips for Papua New Guinea ecommerce

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Small businesses could be up and running with an ecommerce site in as little as a month, if they follow the advice of Robert Webber and Kaye Iling, the brains behind Food Pro PNG’s recent ecommerce launch.

Boardroom briefing: innovative SME advice, starting up sales online and PNG business people honoured

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The reason most startups fail, how to succeed in ecommerce, and PNG business people honoured. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

New way to pay: NiuPay drives online payments in Papua New Guinea

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Fintech company NiuPay is making headlines with its e-government solutions and a recent partnership with Kina Bank. Business Advantage PNG meets its Director, James Inglis, to learn more about the business.