James Maposa
SOUTH AFRICA
To succeed, don't be an island...

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[James Maposa] Most claim to be self-made but, how possible is it for one person to have the chops to know all the sectors he's invested in so well and always win? Counsel is king...

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Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
#StartupStory: A new online platform for moms, brands and 'momfluencers'

#StartupStory: A new online platform for moms, brands and 'momfluencers'[Jessica Tennant] MomSays, an online resource for moms who are looking for unbiased, trusted advice from other moms regarding the best product solutions for their families, recently launched its new website...

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Yaw Dwomoh
SOUTH AFRICA
The African narrative: For Africans, by Africans

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Image source: Gallo/Getty Images.
[Yaw Dwomoh] "Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter..."

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Natasha Fourie
SOUTH AFRICA
How to grow your startup one step at a time: Step 1

How to grow your startup one step at a time: Step 1[Natasha Fourie] Market research and competitor analysis as part of the Ideation phase...

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Silvia De Jager and Lisa Illingworth
SOUTH AFRICA
The 10 commandments of social entrepreneurship

The 10 commandments of social entrepreneurship
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[Silvia De Jager and Lisa Illingworth] There are many businesses that are underpinned by solving problems for the benefit of society at large and out of this has arisen this area of entrepreneurship...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
Amy Kleinhans-Curd on her entrepreneurial gifts from Madiba and other 'giants'

Amy Kleinhans-Curd on her entrepreneurial gifts from Madiba and other 'giants'
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[Leigh Andrews] On Wednesday, 20 February, Miss SA 1992 and philanthropic businesswoman Amy Kleinhans-Curd was the Red & Yellow School's lunchtime lecturer. She shared her personal journey and three insights from Madiba and other 'giants' at her table that this country - particularly local businesses and entrepreneurs - can't do without...

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Juanita Pienaar
SOUTH AFRICA
Heavy Chef names top 5 most exciting startups for 2018

Packed venue as Heavy Chef announced their top 5 most exciting startups in South Africa.
Packed venue as Heavy Chef announced their top 5 most exciting startups in South Africa.
[Juanita Pienaar] Heavy Chef has named its top five most exciting startups for 2018 and asked each one how they plan to change the world...

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Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
#StartJLM: The rise of the startup nation

#StartJLM: The rise of the startup nation[Jessica Tennant] Jerusalem has seen an influx of entrepreneurs emerge over the past six years, especially in medical and biotechnology... Here, an overview of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem and the 'rockstars' building the startup nation that is Israel...

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Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
"Build, move fast and break things" - Waze co-founder Uri Levine

"Build, move fast and break things" - Waze co-founder Uri Levine[Jessica Tennant] Uri Levine, serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Waze, spoke about disrupting inefficient markets and improving under-functioning services by focusing on solving big problems, at a breakfast event hosted by BusinessLive...

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George Wyngaardt
SOUTH AFRICA
Building a business while fighting breast cancer

Jade Wyngaardt, founder of Click Africa Digital.
Jade Wyngaardt, founder of Click Africa Digital.
[George Wyngaardt] This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, George Wyngaardt shares how his wife, Jade Wyngaardt started a digital marketing agency while fighting stage 3 breast cancer...

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Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
Joe Public founders named 2018 Medium Business Entrepreneur of the Year

Joe Public founders named 2018 Medium Business Entrepreneur of the Year[Jessica Tennant] Joe Public founders Pepe Marais and Gareth Leck were announced as 2018 Medium Business Entrepreneur of the Year at this year's Entrepreneur of the Year competition sponsored by Sanlam and Business/Partners. This just off the back of being announced Loeries 2018 Agency of the Year...

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Smith Willas
SOUTH AFRICA
7 ways to motivate yourself to achieve entrepreneurial success

7 ways to motivate yourself to achieve entrepreneurial success
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[Smith Willas] The road to a successful entrepreneurship might seem exciting and full of adventure, but the truth is it is not easy to become your own boss...

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Juanita Pienaar
SOUTH AFRICA
Do. Learn. Fail. Repeat. Again and again.

Nic Haralambous on the Heavy Chef stage. © .
Nic Haralambous on the Heavy Chef stage. © [[https://www.facebook.com/heavychef/ Heavy Chef Facebook]].
[Juanita Pienaar] Heavy Chef and Nic Haralambous tackle the topic of failure, and states that in South Africa there is no better conversation to be had...

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John Sanei
SOUTH AFRICA
The road to conscious capitalism

The road to conscious capitalism
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[John Sanei] The world is caught in a never-ending chase. Without even realising it, we seem always to be hurrying after something - something we can't even describe - a chase to nowhere...

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Cameron van der Burgh
SOUTH AFRICA
Olympic champion or entrepreneur: What drives the spirit of excellence?

Olympic champion or entrepreneur: What drives the spirit of excellence?
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[Cameron van der Burgh] Cameron van der Burgh shares several principles that guide his personal progress and success - whether he's leading in the swimming pool or taking on the challenges of entrepreneurship...

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Stephen Sandmann
SOUTH AFRICA
What's it like to be a digital marketing entrepreneur?

What's it like to be a digital marketing entrepreneur?
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[Stephen Sandmann] So, what's it like? Stephen Sandman shares a candid collection of experiences he's picked up along the way...

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Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
Grey Adventures rolls out to SA

Grey Adventures rolls out to SA[Jessica Tennant] The Grey Group's Grey Adventures startup incubator is now operational in its Johannesburg office as it continues to roll out across the global network. Here, an interview with Francois du Preez, chief digital officer at Grey Africa, to find out more about this open culture of collaboration from a local perspective...

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Juanita Pienaar
SOUTH AFRICA
#StartupStory: Lokal Link, matching up the right influencer with the right brand

Hlumelo Ndoni, co-founder and growth lead of Lokal Link.
Hlumelo Ndoni, co-founder and growth lead of Lokal Link.
[Juanita Pienaar] Hlumelo Ndoni who founded Lokal Link started his career as an intern at Hellocomputer and noticed a new form of brand communication gaining popularity globally...

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Bogosi Motshegwa
SOUTH AFRICA
Once you've decided what business you are in, now build a brand (Part 2)

Once you've decided what business you are in, now build a brand (Part 2)
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[Bogosi Motshegwa] People don't really care about what you are selling, they care about your 'brand'... (Part 2)

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Bogosi Motshegwa
SOUTH AFRICA
Once you've decided what business you are in, now build a brand (Part 1)

Once you've decided what business you are in, now build a brand (Part 1)
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[Bogosi Motshegwa] People don't really care about what you are selling, they care about your 'brand'...

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