Day In The Life

Celebrating South African Female Start-Up Founders


In acknowledgement of women’s month, we reached out to four female start-up founders who are on our radar right now. Meet them here: Palesa Sibeko - Inquisition, SiGNL and Girls Invent Tomorrow Ever the multi-tasker, Palesa Sibeko is co-founder of three companies: Inquisition, a design consultancy; SiGNL, a creative technology company and Girls Invent Tomorrow, an [...]

A Day in the Life | Walk Fresh


Walk Fresh Sneaker Cleaning & Shoe Care Turns 2! If you haven’t heard about this Daveyton-based shoe care business, you’ve been missing out. Co-founded by Lethabo Mokoena, Thabang Nkadimeng, Thabo Manzini, Kamogelo Boikhutso and Kabelo Moswenke, Walk Fresh came about when Mokoena identified an opportunity to create employment for his peers, who were not privileged enough [...]

A Day In The Life | Zodwa Pakade, CEO


We chatted to devoted mom, book fanatic, and inspiring and respected business woman, Zodwa Pakade, about her career in Education, the importance of reading, and which paperback is currently occupying her bedside table. Zodwa is chief executive at MANATI Alternate Student Funding (MASF), a newly founded South African student funding private enterprise. Prior to this she [...]

A Day in the Life of Bev Greenhill, Lawyer turned Entrepreneur


If you have just finished your Law degree, served your articles and have been admitted to the Bar, and then suddenly you realise you don’t want to work for a law firm - don’t be discouraged. Just read on… Bev Greenhill, owner of a gift and home deco business called Handmade by Bev in Sandton, went [...]