About Diana Albertyn
Diana Albertyn completed a BA in Journalism in 2010 and has honed her skills as a newspaper reporter, senior communications specialist: strategy and media liaison and feature article magazine writer. Since joining the Entrepreneur South Africa team in 2016, Diana has honed her expertise in business leadership, content marketing and managing client accounts.
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Logistics is a big game both locally and internationally, because everything we use daily has been shipped and delivered across various destinations before it's sold and put to use. This is where you can cash in.
Almost 90% of all startups fail within the first year. But failure isn't final, as these seven entrepreneurial successes demonstrate. Their businesses have gone from being in the red to massive profitability, thanks to grit and determination.
Humble beginnings aren't the only thing these seven successful business owners have in common, but simple childhoods led to abundance later in life.
These homegrown businesses have grown from local companies to international brands. Here's how these South African entrepreneurs have successfully expanded their footprint beyond our borders.
Startup Success Stories
Mike Sharman, Ben Karpinski and Bryan Habana spotted a gap in the market for a digital agency that focused on aligning clients and brands with sports. Here's how finding a niche, the right team and being a little obsessed are the ingredients you need for a successful start-up.
After being retrenched from a senior position in 2010, Relebohile Moeng took the brave step to launch a business in an industry she knew nothing about. Here's how she's achieved success.
Starting a Business
Want to boost your income on a part-time basis? Looking for a new business to start and grow into an empire? You've come to the right place. This list of business ideas will help children, adults, men, women and even people in rural areas think about ways to become an entrepreneur.
Sibongile Manganyi-Rath quit her corporate job at 26 and established infrastructure and real estate development company Indigo Kulani Group. Today her business has expanded to include IKG Start-up Capital, which is dedicated to creating world class entrepreneurs throughout the African continent.
Zuko Tisani's Legazy is a company that plans six international immersions for mainly start-ups, executives and members of the public. He has managed to grow his business from floundering for funding, to attracting large corporate investors. Here's how your business can follow suit.
Entrepreneur, tax specialist and leadership advisor George Diab believes one's character and grit are tested when launching a start-up. Here are his lessons for not only surviving, but thriving as a new business owner, based on his own entrepreneurial experiences and those gleaned from his expertise at the NeuroLeadership Institute.
Budgeting is by far the biggest threat to wealth planning. If you're part of the majority of people who don't have a monthly budget or who have one, but don't adjust it regularly, you could be hindering your financial progress.
At 14, Rabia Ghoor launched her make-up and skincare online beauty store. She made her first sale one year later, and left school to pursue the business full time at 16. Today, this 18-year-old teenpreneur is well on her way to building an empire.