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Hard-won Startup Lessons From 7 of SA's Top Entrepreneurs
Launching a business is tough, but with perseverance, a willingness to learn from mistakes and a focus on the future, you can turn your dream into a reality. Seven top South Africa entrepreneurs share their hard-won start-up lessons.
5 Ways To Fast Track Your Startup Success With This Expert Advice
Launching a business is tough, particularly when you don't know what you don't know. One of the quickest ways to fast-track your own success is to learn from others - what they wish they'd done differently, what they know now that they didn't know then, and what the secret sauce is to start-up success.
All the VC Terms You Need To Understand If You Want To Secure Funding
Darlene Menzies has made it her business to understand the funding landscape in South Africa. But six years ago she was on the other side of the table, pitching her start-up to a room full of investors. Here's what she knows now, that she wishes she'd known then.
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.
Wes Boshoff's 7 Lessons In Reaching Your Business's Full Potential
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.
9 Lessons I Learnt Launching My Startup Straight Out Of University
The idea of owning your own business is scary, exciting and filled with promise. The reality is hard work, often messy and filled with late nights and anxiety. Here are nine lessons I learnt launching my start-up straight out of university.
How Seelan Sundoo Turned a Bad Partnership Into Success
Seelan Sundoo learnt the hard way how a bad partnership can kill a business. Today he's taking a different approach.
The Best Advice I Ever Got
When Siya Mapoko's first business was failing, he was desperate for advice. He turned to the JSE's top business titans to discover the secrets to success. What he learnt not only changed his business, but also influenced countless other SMEs over the years.