Family business finds finance - and a whole lot more
In 2005 Shainil Doorjan was ready to take the family business, which he ran together with his father and brother, to a whole new level by building their own hot-dip galvanizing plant in Pinetown, Durban. Read more >
By |2021-06-25T21:39:12+02:0025 Jun 2021|Client Stories|0 Comments


Long walk to business success
In his late twenties, Charles Ramuhashe literally walked out of his job to start his own business. “I didn’t have a vehicle. In fact, I had no taxi money, so I was walking home,” remembers Charles, who today is the owner of the Germiston-based Magnavolt, a multi-million-rand supplier and repairer of electrical motors and pumps. Read more >
By |2021-06-25T21:36:16+02:0025 Jun 2021|Client Stories|0 Comments


No limits on finding new opportunities
Looking back on the strange turns that his life has taken, Thembekile Sikenqe can see that he could easily have found himself slowly going grey at a desk in a moderately successful corporate career. But one lucky move blew open his mind and sent him on a wild adventure of entrepreneurship which he is still living every day.Read more >
By |2021-05-17T10:33:50+02:0013 May 2021|Client Stories|0 Comments


Spotting opportunities where others see gloom
If the mark of a true entrepreneur is the ability to spot an opportunity where others only see gloom, then Wynand Hart is a champion. Picture him at the end of 1995, standing outside the weathered buildings of the Sutherlands Tannery from which he had just been retrenched as part of the liquidation of the 117-year-old company. Read more >
By |2021-05-17T10:34:05+02:0013 May 2021|Client Stories|0 Comments


Restaurant entrepreneur ready for post-pandemic bounce-back
Amid all the usual uncertainties of running one’s own business, Neelesh Harduth has found an unexpected certainty: no matter what happens in future, chances are very good that things cannot possibly be as difficult as his first two years. If his business could survive that, it will survive anything. Read more >
By |2021-05-13T21:18:09+02:003 Feb 2021|Client Stories|0 Comments


Formal systems, staff relations help resilient company bounce back
A few months ago, Tshepo Mekoa was worried at the speed with which his company Brima Logistics was growing - would the intricate systems and procedures that he had set up over the last decade and a half hold under the weight of his rapid expansion? Read more >
By |2021-05-13T21:16:48+02:003 Feb 2021|Client Stories|0 Comments