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Nadine von Moltke-Todd - Page 10
Editor-in-Chief: Entrepreneur.com South Africa
As the president of the Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals (ABSIP), Sibongiseni Mbatha has learnt that true success can only be achieved when people take responsibility for their actions, respect each other, and work collectively to achieve a common goal.
Shameem Kumandan has gone from a small-business owner to a high-growth entrepreneur by shifting her mindset and following five simple rules for growth.
Launching a business is all about recognising a gap in the market - and then capitalising on it.
With no pageanting experience, Keri Stroebel entered Mrs South Africa in 2016 to do something different and combat her post-partum depression. The experience changed her life, giving her the direction she'd been looking for.
Bringing a new product to the FMCG market is tough. You need the right product, partners and mindset. Here's how the founders of Zang are getting it right.
Sometimes the only way to live your dreams is to leap first, and then find the idea that will make your entrepreneurial goals come true. Mahadi Granier is living proof that where there's a will, there's a way.
When Sisa Ngebulana left Mthatha to pursue his dreams he had high aspirations for himself. He didn't know what path his career would take, but he did know he wanted to achieve greatness. When he listed Rebosis Property Fund in 2011, it was the first black-managed and substantially held property fund to be listed on the JSE. He is also the founder and CEO of Billion Group, a commercial and retail property developer that will spend in excess of R35 billion over the next ten years on its current projects.
When Peter Mountford joined Super Group as CEO in 2009, the company was in dire straits. It was losing R1,5 billion per annum and had debt of R4,3 billion. Today it's a profitable, cash positive business once again, with a turnover of R30 billion expected in 2017 and a market cap of R12 billion. Here's how a failing behemoth found its feet, got back on track, and turned a profit.
Rapper and entrepreneur Slikour believes his success is the result of one key element: The aspiration to make something of himself, and create a platform for his voice to be heard. Now he's bringing that mindset to South Africa's black urban youth.
22-year-old Art Viljoen doesn't want to build an empire; he's using entrepreneurship as a means to follow his dream and become a world-renowned designer.