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Profiles

It took a year for customers to smell the coffee

Aug 15 2017 16:14

Gcobani Gogoba faced many fears before tapping into his savings to buy two espresso machines and a generator to start his coffee-making business from the boot of his car.

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    WATCH: A glimpse into machine learning and why firms should embrace it

    Aug 08 2017 17:25

    DataProphet is a company that uses machine-learning to help its clients improve productivity in order to save money.

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    Strawberry fields forever

    Jul 30 2017 06:00

    This KZN farmer’s determination never to give up, combined with savvy and patience, is starting to bear fruit.

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    A career driven by a dream

    Jul 30 2017 06:00

    Andronnica Masemola is not a name that rings a bell for many in corporate South Africa, but it’s a name not to be ignored.

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    Delia takes 'triple threats' in her stride

    Jul 28 2017 16:37

    Delia Sainsbury identified a huge gap in the market to train performers at her Waterfront Theatre School and Waterfront Theatre College.

     
     
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    Entrepreneur realises CEO dream at the young age of 26

    Apr 13 2017 14:41

    The 26-year old CEO of SMTAX started his career at a big accounting firm, but quickly felt like a "small fish in a much bigger pond". He speaks to Fin24's Liziwe Ndalana.

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    Winning women: Teasing the taste buds

    Feb 19 2017 06:02

    Gauteng-based catering company By Word of Mouth has been teasing taste buds for nearly a quarter of a century, thanks to its dynamic founder and owner, Karen Short, writes Sue Grant-Marshell.

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    Gerald Wolman celebrates business, diplomatic success at 90

    Jan 29 2017 19:05

    Well-known Cape Town businessman, Dr Gerald Wolman, celebrated his 90th birthday recently and looks back at an extraordinary life of achievements.

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    Unlocking the secret sauce of venture capitalism

    May 26 2017 20:10

    Deon Lewis, co-founder and CEO of Futureneers, is passionate about the venture capital industry, not only in South Africa, but in Africa and globally.

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    Leaving corporate world to become an entrepreneur

    May 26 2017 19:44

    Thomas van der Linde left the corporate world where he was a marketing director for multinational companies to pursue his passion to be an entrepreneur.

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    Greyton farm worker’s entrepreneurial spirit

    May 24 2017 20:16

    At almost 60 years of age Elias Mkhalakahla, who manages the maintenance team at Tru-Cape’s Greyton apple and pear grower, The Oaks Estates, seems just to be beginning his career.

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    From eczema struggle to handmade soap success

    Apr 25 2017 14:34

    Zikhona Tefu quit her job with no business know-how or business plan.Today her pure, natural soaps are sold in townships and the whole family is involved in the business.

     
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    Yoco: market makers, not mere market participants

    Nov 28 2016 13:42

    Katlego Maphai, CEO of Yoco, founded the technology-driven company aimed at helping small businesses with four friends a few years ago.

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    Spinach King's determination pays off

    Nov 27 2016 17:36

    Lufefe Nomjana has celebrated with Virgin Active SA when the Spinach King Health Foods Café and Bakery opened at the Khayelitsha Community Trust Mall.

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    Green entrepreneur refused to give up on her dream

    Nov 15 2016 18:08

    Robyn Smith is a "green entrepreneur and the founder of Faithful to Nature, a niche e-commerce site, stocking over 11 000 organic and natural products.

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