ENTREPRENEUR: Ntuthuko Shezi creating a cash cow

The ‘crowd-farming’ founder has enjoyed great success in just two years, and he has ambitions to grow his business elsewhere in Africa

ENTREPRENEUR: Owner of Native Nosi Mokgadi Mabela

The former government bureaucrat’s beekeeping venture is a return to her roots, but she is using a modern method to draw in investors and expand her business

ENTREPRENEUR: TymeDigital CEO Sandile Shabalala

The head of SA’s new digital bank brings experience gained over 26 years in the field to the venture

SA's Kylie Jenner: How 17-year-old Rabia Ghoor is building her own make-up brand

She’s not old enough to vote — but Ghoor’s make-up and skin-care brand could make her SA’s very own Kylie Jenner

PROFILE: Yael Geffen, spearheading the family dynasty

The young CEO of Sotheby’s International Realty SA has the daunting task of growing the company at a time when online firms are trying to steal market share ...

ENTREPRENEUR: Founder of Zenzele Fitness Itumeleng Phake

Phake left the world of banking to start a company that, in three years, already boasts a network of gyms in the headquarters of some of SA’s biggest corporates

ENTREPRENEUR: Co-founder of ReWare Nothando Moleketi

The market for pre-owned handsets has become huge in SA. Used-phone business ReWare entered the industry at just the right time

ENTREPRENEUR: WeThinkCode_’s Arlene Mulder

The former investment banker left the world of finance to pursue her dream of a tech business with the aim of revolutionising education and producing top tech ...

SA startup taking local and international museums by storm

An enterprising Cape Town-based company has produced hi-tech exhibits of the natural world for a US museum

This entrepreneur established the first luxury jewellery business in a township

There have been many challenges for NQ Jewellery Design Services owner Nqobile Nkosi

ENTREPRENEURS: Fuel cell plant developers Vinay Somera & Sakib Khan

Government’s hydrogen fuel cell strategy to use locally mined platinum and generate jobs has created an opportunity to make components for the global market

PROFILE: Serial entrepreneur Hamza Farooqui

The man who has his sights on ownership of a commercial bank, along with a friend of the Guptas, wants to give black entrepreneurs a bank that talks their ...

ENTREPRENEUR: Founder of Guns & Rain Julie Taylor

Anthropologist who wanted to help artists from the continent has created a showcase that sells their works through the Internet and via Skype and Instagram

ENTREPRENEUR: Cognition.Online’s Kyle Dodds

While working as a tutor during his university days, Dodds was forced to turn business away. But that experience opened his eyes to the potential of an app

Entrepreneur: CEO of WeChat Africa Brett Loubser

The man who thinks he can take on WhatsApp may not have had success as an entrepreneur, but his career highs and lows have taught him remarkable resilience