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Are These Six, SA’s Most Important Venture…

August 23, 2019

Who would you turn to if you were a SA tech startup looking for venture capital (VC)? South Africa’s VC sector has grown substantially in recent years, with over R1-billion invested in startups and early-stage companies in 2017, according to report last year by the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association’s (Savca) (see this story).... Read more

Brand New Technology for Millennial Renters

August 13, 2019

#GenerationRent, a new App, rewards rental tenants and landlords Positioned to cater specifically to the Millennial demographic, this service is a brand new take on rental services. Being trumpeted as a disrupter in the property market has not made Gil Sperling, CEO of Flow, complacent about his success as a 35-year-old millennial. Sperling made... Read more To view the article on privateproperty.co.za click here.

Entrepreneur Lessons – Why is it worth…

August 6, 2019

Everyone can be an entrepreneur if you want to be one. But, it’s possible you may have to let go of old ways of thinking and doing things. You may have to push your boundaries like you never have before, and for sure, you have to get over the idea that when you work,... Read more

Africa’s Top 10 tech startups of the…

June 27, 2019

As a continent, Africa is contributing its fair share of exciting businesses to the world of tech. Indeed, as infrastructure grows, more and more startups are appearing and the future looks exciting, not only for African developers but for the global stage that will benefit from the innovation and design produced as a result.... Read more To view this article on bizcommunity Click here.

Ozow nets follow-on funding from Kalon Venture…

June 25, 2019

Kalon Venture Partners announced yesterday that it had made a follow-on investment in Ozow (formerly i-Pay) of an undisclosed amount. Ozow, which was founded as i-Pay in 2014 by Mitchan Adams, Thomas Pays and Lyle Eckstein (pictured above, from left to right), facilitates bank-to-bank automated and instant electronic funds transfers (EFTs) in a matter... Read more To view the article on Ventureburn click here.

Turning your business into a highly valued…

June 13, 2019

Clive Butkow, Kalon CEO was interviewed by Robert Jewell and the a4e Team. This newsletter is based on an interview I had with Clive Butkow, the Chief Executive Officer of Kalon Venture Partners. The interview was aired on Impact Radio 103FM on 10 June 2019. You can also listen to the interview by clicking... Read more To view the article on www.a4e.co.za click here

Entrepreneur Lessons – Do I Need a…

June 10, 2019

Successful people get coaches. They invest in a coach, because they are HUMBLE enough to acknowledge they can’t figure out next level success on their own (otherwise, they’d already be at that level). High performers invest in coaches because they want the edge, they want confidence knowing they’re striving intelligently, they want to cut... Read more

Entrepreneur Lessons – To Outsource or Not?

June 6, 2019

As an entrepreneur, should I outsource as much as possible? When it comes to outsourcing it can be a difficult decision to make at first. Of course, there are some processes that can or even should stay in-house. However, most of them can be outsourced. It is important to ask yourself a few main... Read more

Go With The Flow

June 6, 2019

As it currently stands, the property industry both locally and abroad is one of the few industries that have not yet been disrupted by tech or innovation. For Flow CEO Gil Sperling, this was a golden opportunity to execute an incredible vision. “Compared with any other industry, the property industry – and in particular... Read more To read the article on fastcompany.co.za click here.