Category: Inspire


Entrepreneur Story: Return of The Stack

Have you been looking for a place to unwind after work and perhaps do some networking? Look no further than The Stack. Founded by husband and wife team Nigel Pace and Sarah Ord, this quirky members club meets restaurant meets bar is taking Cape Town by storm. Check out their

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Entrepreneur Story: Wild Thing

Not everyone gets to do what they’re passionate about. After working office jobs, 24-year-old Lexi and Dom decided to take the leap, do what they love and open up their own yoga studio. We chatted to them about how Wild Thing came to be, the challenges of being a young

Entrepreneur Story Lakota Inspirations

Entrepreneur Story: Lakota Inspirations

Latasha (23) and Joshua (27) are the brains behind Native American jewellery and accessories brand, Lakota Inspirations and they’ve shared with us their challenges and advice for fellow young entrepreneurs, as well as how Yoco has helped their business grow. Together they’ve built their business on customer feedback and adding

Entrepreneur Story iNkosi Eco Lodge

Entrepreneur Story: iNkosi Eco Lodge

Ever wanted to help save the planet but weren’t sure what to do or where to start? iNkosi Eco lodge aims to change this whilst still giving their guests a comfortable night’s rest. We chatted to Ursula the owner, mom, self-employed accountant and all round eco fairy to find out

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Entrepreneur Story: Rootbar

You may have heard of the “Root of all evil” but have you ever heard of the “Root of all good”? If not, then it’s time you pay Rootbar a visit. Bryan and Colette started their businesses to give people access to the benefits of juicing (basically they take all

Grain Food and Wood Entrepreneur Story

Entrepreneur Story: Grain Food and Wood

Grain Food and Wood (or just Grain if you’re on a first name basis) is all about health. Not just healthy eating but healthy living in every sense of the word. The brainchild of two university friends, Lare and Gerrie, it’s a restaurant, retail space and showroom in Johannesburg’s vibrant

Entrepreneur Story - Four and Twenty Cafe

Entrepreneur Story: Four and Twenty Cafe

They say there’s nothing quite as intense as a moment of clarity when you suddenly see what’s really possible for you. For some entrepreneurs, the decision to start a business is a long carefully analysed process. For others, it’s simply a moment where you know “this is it”. We sat

Leopold 7 Business Success Story

Entrepreneur story: Leopold 7

Re-kindling a love for beer from their university days, Marquis and Alex started their own brewery to turn a beloved pastime into a full time job. With Leopold 7 being around for just over a year, they have a good understanding of how daunting starting a new business can be.

Hair Dresser Business Success Story

Entrepreneur Story: Johnny Scissors

John Scott is crazy about hair – but thankfully not in the creepy thin man from Charlies Angels kinda way. He has always had a love of men’s style, which inspired him to start up Johnny Scissors. We met up with John to chat about the inspiration behind his business,

Entrepreneur Success Story Granadilla

Entrepreneur Story: Granadilla

Adam Duxbury and Joshua Meltz are absolutely in love with South Africa – and it shows! They started Granadilla, a men’s swimwear company, to honour Cape Town summers and the ice lolly sellers on the beaches. Swimwear is, of course, a seasonal business which presents challenges to business owners. Along