Hook-ups to success

What started off as an informal gathering among friends has developed into a serious networking platform exposing entrepreneurs and start-ups to a world of new investment possibilities. Held on the first Friday of the month, The Hookup Dinner is about giving start-up entrepreneurs a voice by creating a platform from which they can network, learn

THUD Envisions Connecting 1 Million African Startups – DrLifesgud

THUD is the cool and hippy networking platform right now in Johannesburg which has an unconventional mode of making returns. The Hookup Dinner started with Selebogo Molefe aka DrLifesgud and partner, building, selling and renting beam bags to events. After realizing these events lacked certain basic ingredients so relevant to young South African entrepreneurs, Lifesgud Global Investments begun THUD where

The Lazy Makoti – 5 key business lessons

Johannesburg – The business concept of The Lazy Makoti, which means the lazy bride when translated, came to life last year when Mogau Seshoene (26) started getting requests to teach young brides-to-be how to cook traditional meals. Spotting a gap, Seshoene registered the business and currently has three employees that assist with cooking classes and administration.