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Fostering true innovation in the financial services industry

This post originally appeared on Moneyweb in April 2015 The recipe for entrepreneurial success goes something along the line of this: Create significant economic value for an industry by commercialising an innovative product or service, scale that platform to acquire market share quickly, while tapping a network of connected, experienced captains of industry to further […]

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First mover advantage to the BMW all electric range

I remember the evening of March 31st, 2008, rather well. My aunt, who lives in Atlanta, was out to visit and had brought with her, under my instruction, a new Apple iPhone. At the time, just called iPhone (3G wasn’t even around yet), I was one of a few people in South Africa who wanted to […]

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African blogger awards opens for entries

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GQ March 2015 | Suits and Slops

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Retroviral rebrand

Mike and I started Retroviral in 2010 on the premise of working with brands to make great content and stimulate the two-way communications that are possible on the internet. The company has grown and what was four people in an office 3 times too big for it at the start of last year, outgrew its space […]

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Tips for aspiring digital entrepreneurs

First published in Finweek, I was asked to share some tips for aspiring digital entrepreneurs. Here is what I put down, being a collection of my insights from experience in the entrepreneurial industry. Put 20% of your net asset value at risk Entrepreneurs usually start working on their business before leaving the support and financial […]

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Believe in yourself

Next weekend, thousands will descend on East London to participate in the Ironman 70.3. This video is for all of you, who are doubting yourselves, in the amount of training you’ve done, whether you’ll make the cut-off, or manage to survive Bunker’s Hill – twice. Believe in yourself. It’s the best race-fuel you could dream […]

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2015 – My stock portfolio view

This time last year, I blogged about my view on the upcoming year in the markets, and which shares I’d be holding to try and keep up with the Jones’. My sentiment at the time was that the US would return to growth and that the South African economy would come under pressure. Although the […]

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You’re too young to be an entrepreneur

In July, I went to New York with the lads from Webfluential with the aim of talking to PR and content agencies about providing the service in the US, and speaking to entrepreneurs about their experience in getting their small businesses to market there. It was very clear to me that the entrepreneurs, or at […]

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Graduating from white kort-broek to GQ’s best dressed

To disclaim, I have never been a good dresser. I have always appreciated fine fabrics and a bespoke suit, but never really pushed the envelope on dressing in an edgy or trendy way. I enjoy slim fitting European brands like Hugo Boss, Ben Sherman and Diesel. I’m lucky to have been included in the 2014 […]

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