Making SMEs Matter

Making SMEs Matter

Latest Episodes

11 Entrepreneurs Who Changed South Africa Forever (Season 3 Finale)
March 22, 2020

May this final episode inspire you to go out there and build the business of your dreams. A business that lasts, one that touches people's lives and makes this country better. The path of an entrepreneur is not an easy one, but remember that you're...

A Conversation With Sir Richard Branson
March 16, 2020

In this episode Marnus Broodryk has a conversation with Sir Richard Branson, Investec’s Co-Founder Stephen Koseff and Youth Employment Service intern Khensani Mongwe about entrepreneurship and how to tackle youth unemployment in South Africa.

The Millionaire Music Mogul: DJ Sbu
March 08, 2020

Sbusiso Leope, popularly known as DJ Sbu, is a passionate musician and entertainer who used his marketing mind to turn a public platform into a business empire. In this episode he shares his entrepreneurial journey and gives us an update on the...

Rising From the Ashes: the Legacy of Amanda Dambuza
March 01, 2020

This is the story of Amanda Dambuza, the incredible entrepreneur who overcame great difficulty to reach the top of the business world in SA. She now serves as the founder and CEO of Uyandiswa Project Management Services.

The Entrepreneur Behind One of SA's Hottest FinTech Companies: PayFast
February 23, 2020

Jonathan Smit is the founder and MD of Payfast. In this episode he shares his incredible journey as an entrepreneur, as well as some golden advice on how to create a memorable brand, build a hard-working team and create a product that truly helps your...

Tech Entrepreneur Who Built and Sold a R100 Million Software Company
February 16, 2020

Ashley Regenass is the CEO at SynergERP, one of SA's leading software companies. In this episode Ashley shares his incredible journey to the top as well as some invaluable lessons about business and people.

How Gideon Galloway Built King Price Insurance
February 09, 2020

The incredible journey of Gideon Galloway who went from being a waiter and leaving university without a degree to being the founder of King Price insurance, one of SA's most successful new brands in the space. His vision for doing things differently...

Escaping Poverty and Building a Multi-million Rand Retail Empire: Margaret Hirsch
February 02, 2020

Margaret Hirsch is an incredibly special entrepreneur who co-founded one of SA's top appliance and electronic retail organisations, Hirsch’s. Her mindset is absolutely bulletproof and this story will leave you feeling inspired to chase down your most...

Building SA's Beauty Salon Superpower: Sorbet
January 26, 2020

Ian Fuhr tells the story of building South Africa's beauty salon giant, Sorbet. His ability to focus on impacting customer's lives and being fully invested in his staff is what allowed him and his team to reach incredible heights.

From Side Hustle to Global Giant: The Story of USN
January 19, 2020

This is an inspiring story that started many years ago when USN founder and owner, Albé Geldenhuys, was mixing his own supplements at home and selling them to his friends. It was his sheer determination to win and passion for helping others achieve...