ENTREPRENEUR: How Rali Mampeule went from hawker to Harvard

This entrepreneur is buying vacant land at discounted prices to service and sell on for low-cost housing

ENTREPRENEUR: Yalu’s Tlalane Ntuli challenges the financial giants

This credit life start-up has ambitious plans to disrupt the very steady income stream of the major banks – and it is already facing push-back

ENTREPRENEURS: Soweto-born photographers on a mission to change perceptions

Their journey began with efforts to change perceptions using photography. Today these Soweto-born creatives are at the helm of their own agency

ENTREPRENEUR: Taking off with aviation entrepreneur Thokozani Miya

A passion for flying early in life pushed this entrepreneur to launch a competitively priced air taxi service

ENTREPRENEUR: Chris Leatt of Leatt Corp

From a lab outside Cape Town, the entrepreneur developed a neck brace for extreme sports that has attracted worldwide demand

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