Business model innovation

March 18, 2017

Africa has a different set of rules to play by when it comes to taking products and services to market. Its misguided for African startups and multinationals to adopt a copy and past model from developed countries when deploying disruptive innovation. This is due to our diverse consumer market and infrastructural challenges which bring about […]

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January 31, 2018

“In life you can never connect the dots looking forward only backwards” – Steve Jobs Its 01:48 am and just like clockwork, I without fail always find myself getting up in the middle of the night and what I often do is escape into this place where I start to think deeply about my work […]

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Founders – Part 2

January 2, 2018

“It reads like a novel” My journey with Tshepo aka Dee, is a story about coming of age, growth, character development, self-actualization, evolution, friendship, loyalty, mistakes and life lessons. To look back on a 19 year friendship gives an ocean of lessons for introspection and a gold mine of anecdotes from mistakes and experiences, which […]

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December 30, 2017

“From humble beginnings” The way to unpack this blog post will prove to be difficult because there’s so much to cover on a brotherhood relationship that spans 19 years but the premise is to highlight the importance of founders relationships in the startup ecosystem and how understated it is. Business partnerships contribute to one of […]

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My Manuscripts of Africa

December 3, 2017

“Who prophesize with your pen And keep your eyes wide, The chance won’t come again And don’t speak too soon For the wheel’s still in spin And there’s no tellin’ who that it’s namin’. For the loser now Will be later to win For the times they are a-changin” -Bob Dylan I view being a […]

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Great work & talent

October 21, 2017

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do” – Steve Jobs I’m particularly passionate about this subject matter because its something we really take for granted on this continent. In my career I’ve taken special care of making sure my work displays a level of ingenuity that reflects who i […]

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March 16, 2017

“Good is the enemy of great.” Its no secrete, I’m a big Steve Jobs fan, I’ve studied him intrinsically and continue to follow Apple after his passing because despite the obvious financial success of the company they make great products. In a world filled with so many brands you have to be amazed at Apples […]

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Don't be a monkey

March 14, 2017

If you want to unlock opportunities learn to knock at the front door, introduce yourself and state your case, well. Starting a new venture is always a scary experience because most of the time it requires buy in from other entities and the creation of key strategic partnerships. Whats even more scarier is that the […]

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