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Alan Knott-Craig On Learning To Overcome Your Fears And Building Successful Businesses After Alan Knott-Craig ran some of South Africa's well known companies like Cellfind, iBurst and Mxit, he's on a mission to broaden South Africa's wireless internet network with HeroTel.

By Daniel Newman

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We interview entrepreneur Alan Knott-Craig, who after running well known South African companies like Cellfind, iBurst and Mxit founded HeroTel, which is a Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) and his strategy is to buy up smaller WISP companies to create a broader network.

Daniel Newman

CEO of Druff Interactive, Creator of CEOwise

Daniel Newman interviews leading entrepreneurs and finds out what the secret to their success is on his platform CEOwise. After running his design agency Druff Interactive for over 15 years he realised he should have been in a different place with his business after so many years. Determined to become a better entrepreneur Daniel is on a mission to learn from the best in the business. CEOwise documents his journey of learning.
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