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Keet van Zyl, one of South Africa's top Venture Capital investors unpacks what he looks for in a start-up, what your pitch deck should include, and the red flags that investors walk away from. Would your start-up make the cut?
When Grant Ponting took over the Trappers franchise in 2003, he needed to build a strong, cohesive group geared for growth, win the trust of his franchisees and prove that business is better when you work together. Today, Trappers has 34 stores and a turnover of R300 million. Here's how.
How Pepe Marais and Gareth Leck Built, Sold and Bought Back South Africa's Largest Independent Agency, Joe Public
Pepe Marais and Gareth Leck sold Joe Public because they were young and excited. It would take them eight years to buy their business back. Today they're South Africa's largest independent agency, with a turnover of R700 million, and gross profits in excess of R200 million.
As a start-up, does your vision push the boundaries? Are you putting everything you have into achieving something great? Here are seven lessons to help you (and your business) reach full potential.
What does it mean to navigate a disruptive world and succeed in a market-place that is changing faster than it's ever changed before?
To be a success in today's fast paced world, you need innovation at the heart of everything you do.
What growth path did GetSmarter founders, Sam Paddock and Rob Paddock follow that allowed them to sell their business for R1,4 billion, and what can you learn from their journey?
Xoliswa Daku believes in creating wealth through property developments. This principle has been her guiding star, helping her take an R18 million business to R100 million in under four years.
You're either a change-maker, or someone who is influenced by the shifting conditions around you. The truly successful know how to determine their own destinies. Here's how they do it.
True success starts within. Are you willing and able to discover and pursue your passions, focus on self-development and always add more to the people and situations around you?
Exceptional customer experiences are what differentiate the world's top performing brands from their competitors. Is it at the centre of your growth strategy?
Robin Olivier launched his first business with two partners and R5 000 between them. Within ten years they'd built a R140-million organisation with 110 employees, but they didn't even have an HR manager. Good people were leaving, and Robin realised they needed to make some serious changes. Here's how those changes have almost doubled the business's turnover.