Success tips when doing business in Botswana in 2024

doing business tips in Botswana

  1. Your joint venture partner or Botswana shareholder must not merely be a nominee for the sake of meeting the rules of foreign company incorporation. You should choose a partner that actually brings a lot to the table, including local knowledge your business would need in Botswana;
  2. To optimize the success of your new business venture in Botswana, Healy Consultants recommends your firm i) complete a feasibility study ii) prepare a detailed business plan iii) communicate with the Botswana Chamber of Commerce iv) speak to your local embassy in Botswana and v) communicate with Healy Consultants Clients who successfully launched their business in Botswana;
  3. Foreign companies should be aware i) Botswana statistics and market data are usually imprecise ii) transactions tend to take longer than expected iii) more frequent and longer market visits are required, at least initially iv) complex business procedures are common;
  4. An essential factor in starting a business in Botswana is to thoroughly research the business sector you are planning to invest in. Healy Consultants recommends our Client prepare a detailed business plan including an extensive market study and evaluation of competitors.

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