The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA), in association with Sanlam, has released its annual franchisor/franchisee surveys for 2017. South Africa has over 845 franchised systems with 40,528 stores. The survey interviewed over 300 franchise-owners around the country, covering a number of topics including start-up costs, growth areas, and challenges in their particular sector. 25% of
Do you have a downgrade plan for your business? The #FutureCEOs team discuss this and more with Ross Drakes, Creative Director at NiceWork, and Grant Gavin, owner of RE/MAX Panache – both highly successful entrepreneurs and both actively engaged in making their businesses downgrade resistant. Listen to this conversation if you’re serious about business growth
Are you looking to start something new? Do you need to get your foot in the door somewhere? Perhaps you’re trying to work for a company you’ve always admired or loved? This brilliant 2min conversation will help!
The #EuroFilmFestSA Festival Director, Katarina Hedrén, Ben Keuffel from the Goethe Institut, and the CEO of Ndoti Productions, Nhlanhla Ndaba joins Hlubi and Gareth to discuss the different approaches they see when comparing the film industry in SA with what is happening overseas.
What do you get when you take a Master’s Degree in Engineering, add a healthy portion of entrepreneurial flair, a dash of applied ethics, and leave it simmer for a few years? Hasan Darwish, the founder and CEO of Modular Innovations, is the result of this interesting recipe. Hlubi Mboya and Gareth Armstrong talk to
Andiswa “Andy” Manxiwa, is one of South Africa’s most famous runway fashion faces, having worked in NY with Ford Models and being chosen as one of the faces of global cosmetic company, Avon Cosmetics. Now, as an Entrepreneur and Show Producer, her name and skills have pulled together shows like: Miss South Africa, Naomi Campbell’s
Michal Wronski has been recognised as one of the ‘Top 200 Young South Africans’ by Mail & Guardian and in the Media’s ‘Top 40 under 40′ in both 2014 and 2015. He has a passion for social business and sustainability and is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers. Mike is also an
Our #StartupOfTheWeek this week is the newly launched low cost, South African airline, Skywise. Hlubi and Gareth are joined in studio by Mr. J. Malik and Ms. Tabassum Qadir, Skywise Airlines Co-Chairs, who talk to them about the interesting and exciting journey of starting an airline, as well as some of the tough and firm