Startup Success Stories

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Growth Strategies

How Business Professionals Can Redefine the Success of Your Startup

For small businesses to grow, it is important for the organization to cut their operational expenses

Starting a Business

How Frost Popsicles Has Gone From Startup To Successful Retail Brand

Natasha Fagri and Jon-Marc De Carvalho didn't draw a salary for two years while they self-funded their startup. They've learnt tough lessons and pivoted their operational models, but it's all been worth it. Here are their top startup lessons.

Starting a Business

Startup Lessons From A Mountain Bike Race Launched By Two Farmers And A City Guy

When Craig Wapnick and his partners launched Joberg2c, a nine-day, 900km mountain bike stage race across South Africa, they just wanted to live their passion. Ten years later, they have a thriving business. These are their startup lessons.

Starting a Business

Why You Need To Buy Something And Sell It For More, And Other Startup Lessons

Tarryn Tait launched her businesses in 2008. Ten years later, she counts Mr Price Home as one of her most valuable clients, and 40% of her revenue comes from online sales.

Entrepreneurs

Bryan Habana Joins New Sports-Focused Digital Agency

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.

Entrepreneurs

The Secret To A Successful Start-up? You Need To Just Start

Pepe Marais has built a R780-million business because he and his business partner took the most important step in launching a business – they started. Don't spend your life planning. Do instead.

Thought Leaders

The Beginner's Guide to Succeeding at Entrepreneurship

When you have zero experience, zero credentials and zero skills, it's tempting not to try. Do it anyway. You still can win big.

Growing a Business

Why These Founders Gave Their Suppliers and Manufacturers a Piece of the Company

Finding (and affording) a great partner as a young startup can be challenging, so these entrepreneurs proposed a more permanent relationship -- and their businesses are thriving.

Growth Strategies

These 7 Entrepreneurs Tell the Secret to Build a Consumer Brand

Impeccable Brand Strategies Help Create Brands that Talk to Customers

Starting a Business

5 Incredible Startups We Found at CES

From AI-powered translation to the first smart train set, here are five entrepreneurs changing the game in their industries.

Leadership

Stepping Up: Serial Entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk

In his first Middle East appearance, the VaynerX Chairman makes his presence felt at the 2018 Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival by not sugarcoating the realities of startup life.

News and Trends

Swiggy Timeline: From a Bootstrapped Venture to India's Fastest Growing Unicorn (Infographic)

From a bootstrapped venture to India's most sought-after food tech platform, Swiggy had an inspiring journey

Starting a Business

Brazil's Key2Enable Wins The EdTech Innovation Startup Competition 2018 by Krypto Labs

The EdTech Innovation Startup Competition winners were chosen among 800 applications from across 58 countries.