Are you familiar with Canva? 19-year old Melanie Perkins dreamt of transforming the graphic design and publishing industries. Today Canva is valued over R1$ Billion. To listen how she built this, click here or subscribe to the podcast.
UCOOK came about in 2014 when two friends, David Torr and Chris Verster Cohen, noticed a gap in the market for convenient, healthy dinner solutions. After officially launching the business in 2015, they were quickly joined by a few friends, [...]
We often wonder what inspired an entrepreneur to take a step of faith and start their own company. But what happens if they only start after 60 years of age? Is it too late? According to Paul Tasner, it's never [...]
Katlego is the co-founder & CEO of Yoco, a fin-tech venture in the electronic payments space. Yoco offers an easy way for SMEs to securely accept card payments at the store or on the go, empowering the growth of entrepreneurial [...]
Joe Gebbia, the co-founder of Airbnb, bet his whole company on the belief that people can trust each other enough to stay in one another's homes. How did he overcome the stranger-danger bias? Through good design. Now, 123 million hosted [...]
Cape Town born creator, Paul Simon, founded YDE which started as an innovative fashion idea that rocketed to fame as a successful South African brand. After selling YDE to Truworths Group, he launched a Children’s Play Area, a novel retail [...]