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“I felt that getting an education was step one that I needed to change my life, so that I could be an adult and be in control of my own life. I never had someone to hold my hand, I always had to hussle,”
From humble beginnings as a volunteer on community radio, DJ Sbu has juggled multiple successful careers, projects and businesses, including being the first black owner of an energy drink company in the world – 26% of which he sold to Coca-Cola for a cool R493-million.
As one of the world’s most famous entrepreneurs, Richard Branson has successfully dabbled in everything from music to mobile to airways, hotels and healthcare.
Ashley Regenass has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to digital. By the age of 12 he’d written his first computer program and by high school he was turning a profit building PCs.
As a self-proclaimed technophile, Jonathan Smit was born at an auspicious time for an aspiring geek. Having grown up alongside the evolution of the internet and its associated applications, Smit started off tinkering on a typewriter before moving into DOS, modems, forums and, eventually cutting edge e-commerce payment platforms.
It was Anita Roddick who coined the title Business As Unusual, for her memoir on building the international beauty product empire, The Body Shop. But if she hadn’t gotten there first, it could well have belonged to serial entrepreneur Ian Fuhr – South Africa’s unlikely king of cosmetology.
Having come from humble beginnings, Margaret Hirsch, leading business woman, co-founder and CEO of the multi-million rand appliance and electronic retailer Hirsch’s, takes a fearless approach to hard work and finding opportunity in life’s hard knocks.
The staff at King Price Insurance refer to themselves as “an honourable bunch of pirates” alluding to the company’s unconventional culture and honest approach to insurance premiums.