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From nothing to a multi-million-rand company

The danger of complacency is just one of the many things businessman Lebo Motshegoa has learnt in the 12 years since he founded his research company. This is his story so far . . .

From cashier to Oxford University graduate

Eight years ago, Ntokozo Qwabe worked as a cashier at Checkers. Today he holds a Master’s degree in Public Law from Oxford University with plans to complete a second Master’s degree next year

Business Q&A: Daryl Bartkunsky

Daryl Bartkunsky, Managing Director of Student Brands, shares his tips for young entrepreneurs.


Riaaz Jeena and Fayaaz Alibhai are the brains behind the association that’s every guy’s wet dream: the Supercar Club. We chat to them about their business, their future plans and their promise to make driving your dream wheels a reality.

Laduma Ngxokolo on why it was important to get his master’s

MaXhosa founder Laduma Ngxokolo recently obtained his master's degree at the University of the Arts London. We sat down with him to chat about this two-year journey

From waste collector to buy-back centre owner

Meet Tshepo Mazibuko, co-owner of K1 Recycling plastic waste buy-back centre in Katlehong

Allon Raiz: Mistakes entrepreneurs should avoid

Allon Raiz is the founding CEO of Raizcorp, the only privately held, unfunded, profitable business incubator in Africa. Raizcorp supports more than 240 businesses.

How can small businesses effectively manage cash in uncertain times?

Investec's Sean Jackson gives business-owners guidance on what to do to negotiate the current uncertain economic climate

Live Chat with Jo Huysamen – 10 August 2010

Download the transcript of our live chat with Jo Huysamen, owner of event planning company HiJinx.

Live Chat with Hanlie Raath – 28 October 2009

Download the transcript of our live chat with psychotherapist Hanlie Raath.

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