Co-Founder and Managing Director of Perpetu8, S’onqoba Vuba, joined us for an insightful evening as we delved into how technology and innovation can improve our society and day-to-day living experiences in a time of rapid technological change!
Named one of the “Inspiring Fifty Women in STEM”, Lebo Mokgabudi’s passion for building an inclusive digital economy in emerging markets through digital financial services has led her to acquire extensive experience in building technology solutions for multinationals across worldwide emerging markets.
I’ve met a lot of business owners and entrepreneurs who knew absolutely nothing about business when they started. These are often my favourite kinds of entrepreneurs to meet. They have a hunger for knowledge and an itch in the world that they absolutely had to scratch.
In the past, building product meant sitting with your team (or alone) in a remote place that none of your customers would ever visit until the product was perfect. When the founders believed that perfection had been acquired they would release the product into the wild and wait for the money to roll in. Or not roll in.
In this first of a 6-part series entitled Bootstrapping your idea, serial entrepreneur, author and master-bootstrapper Nic Haralambous takes us through the process of starting something from scratch on a small budget.
Big career decisions do not announce themselves well in advance, as part of that neat and tidy career plan you had in mind 5 years ago. They simply confront you. An opportunity pops up that isn’t exactly what you planned for. Life happens.
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