Mentorship from Founders Who Bootstrapped Their Business to Success

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R2,125 /Month
Founder of The Human Entrepreneur
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I am Willem, an award-winning business and startup coach and mentor. As the recipient of the esteemed title of Startup Mentor of the Year 2023, I bring 23 years of entrepreneurial experience to the table. With a focus on leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship, I offer a unique human-centered perspective. Through my Life Design program for entrepreneurs, I help you reclaim your life and optimize your business for profitability.

What Can I Expect From This Expert?

Dream, defy, and discover the optimal path to your destiny by clearing your hurdles and finding the most efficient and practical route to success.

R1,500 /Month
Founder - OBSS.CO.ZA - Web Design & Brand Development Agency
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I help entrepreneurs, consultants, and startups attract their ideal clients and achieve explosive growth on and offline. As the founder of OBSS, a web design & branding agency, and a seasoned project manager, I've mastered the art of crafting winning strategies. My superpower? Simplifying complex concepts into actionable steps you can implement easily. Unlock lead generation secrets, and position yourself as the trusted choice for your ideal clients. Let's build your dream together!

What Can I Expect From This Expert?

Ideal for beginners starting with lead generation basics. Learn skills to attract your ideal clients and build a thriving business.

Founder of Ubuntu Business Consulting
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I'm a social entrepreneur and business coach with an MBA and a Doctorate in Business Leadership. With over 20 years as an entrepreneur, I focus on coaching and training entrepreneurs. I can assist entrepreneurs with starting a business, idea validation, and considerations when starting a business. Passionate about using entrepreneurship to fight unemployment, I've developed new methods for this during my studies.

What Can I Expect From This Expert?

Sessions are focused on specific goals and objectives aimed at helping you achieve your full potential.

R1,250 /Month
SME Finance and Business Management Consultant
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I am an experienced entrepreneur, SME finance expert, and business management consultant with many years of experience supporting startups and early-stage SMEs to establish themselves, grow, and expand. I specialize in recognizing both immediate opportunities and potential problems before they arise by assessing both the business and the relationship with the entrepreneur. My expertise lies in guiding businesses through the critical phases of development, ensuring their survival and success.

What Can I Expect From This Expert?

Assessment of the business and its activities Analysis of what issues need to be addressed indicate additional information and anlysis required.

Co-Founder of Tholo Leads the Way
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I'm Steven, bringing over 20 years of expertise in business, education, and mentoring. Dedicated to helping entrepreneurs achieve their objectives, I specialize in strategic planning, business development, and leadership coaching. With a deep understanding of entrepreneurial challenges, I offer customized solutions to drive success. You'll receive advice and feedback on critical topics such as compliance, business modeling, business profile, business plan, branding, and promotion.

What Can I Expect From This Expert?

These sessions are tailored to your specific needs, and we work closely with you to ensure that you get the most out of your mentorship experience.

R1,750 /Month
Digital Biz Strategist at Green Frog Digital
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Hi, I'm Tanya McKey, a Digital Biz Strategist and Funnel Nerd! I teach service-based entrepreneurs how to optimize their sales and serve a wider audience with automated funnels. With over 20 years in consulting, I know the challenges that entrepreneurs face when trying to package, price, and market their services and products to build profitable, cash-flush businesses.

What Can I Expect From This Expert?

Business Clarity Session

Marketing Portfolio Manager at FNB
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As a mentor, I offer over 10 years of expertise as a marketing and sales strategist in the FMCG, banking, and Fintech industries. My passion for innovation drives me to excel in solving complex problems, specializing in business development and strategy execution. My tailored services are designed to support entrepreneurs in achieving their goals. I can assist with Industry/Market Analysis, Customer analysis, Go-to-market strategies, and Marketing planning and optimization.

What Can I Expect From This Expert?

I make it a priority to gain a deep understanding of your business and industry before providing tailored guidance in a structured manner.

Founder of Lacoona Legal
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Hello, I'm Jack, a legal consultant and entrepreneur with nearly a decade of experience in the field of law and venture building. Having successfully started and exited companies, I offer valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities faced by entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises in South Africa. I can provide guidance on the legal requirements necessary to open a business. Let me leverage my expertise to empower your business for success.

What Can I Expect From This Expert?

Tailored mentorship in law and business, emphasising practical insights, ethical practice, and integrity in business.

Founder at Start-up Mentors
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Embark on a game-changing journey with a serial entrepreneur. I'm a curious, creative, and tech-savvy force with a passion for turning cool ideas into reality. Let's ditch the old-school Business Plan approach and dive into a world of Lean Methodologies, strategic thinking, and entrepreneurial flair. I'm all about helping you crush challenges, tweak your business game, and maximise your growth potential. Your future self will thank you!

What Can I Expect From This Expert?

Benefit from personalized guidance as I help you fine-tune your business strategies, overcome obstacles, and optimize your personal growth potential.

Founder of Ostibel
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I am deeply committed to mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs towards achieving their goals. With over 14 years of formal business and work experience, I successfully launched my first profitable venture while studying at the University of Pretoria. My expertise lies in business management and entrepreneurship. Currently, I run Ostibel Africa, a natural skincare brand. I am passionate about developing SMMEs, entrepreneurship, business development, leadership, and women's empowerment.

What Can I Expect From This Expert?

I have adopted a specific mentoring and coaching methodology ideal for the South African market.

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