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Business Model Generation
Alexander Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur
This is a handbook for visionaries, gamechangers, and challengers striving to defy outmodedbusiness models and design tomorrow’s enterprises.It’s a book for the business model generation.
Click HERE to download
Stories to Motivate!
Mr. Steve Mululu
From the slums of Kenya to building a business empire
How a Kenyan from the slums built a business empire in South Africa. Mr. Steve Mululu, a Kenyan entrepreneur, built a very successful Chain of Health and fitness businesses in South Africa.
From a family of 60 children in Kenya, Mr. Steve Mululu moved to South Africa and changed his future forever!
Millionaire at 23
Sandile Shezi is a stock market trader who used his college tuition fees to start trading!
The foreign exchange market is the biggest financial market in the world. At least four trillion dollars is traded on currency markets on a daily basis. This market is known for its volatility and high risk nature, which is why it is mostly traded by banks and big corporate. However a young South African trader has managed to crack it. Sandile Shezi has successfully learnt how to trade currencies and at just 23 he’s become one of the youngest multi-millionaires in the country. Shezi now wants to empower other young South Africans to do the same.
How small business can evolve in South Africa
According to research by World Wide Worx, there are an estimated 650,000 small businesses in South Africa, employing around 7.8 million people. Now, these businesses face various challenges in this ever-changing environment. Investor and serial entrepreneur Mr. Vusi Thembekwayo joined us in the studio to take a closer look at entrepreneurship and where we stand as a country in this regard.
AfriBizKid Comment: We DO NOT agree with Vusi’s opinion about not having a business plan for a start-up! Sure, the 80-page business plan he refers to is too much, but the 5-page AfriBizKid business plan ROCKS! Sorry, Vusi!
World’s wealthiest author talks about OVERCOMING FAILURE!
Hear how Ms. J.K. Rowling picked herself up from the depths of failure to write the Harry Potter series, and went on to become the RICHEST AUTHOR in the world.
In this video, Ms. J.K. Rowling is speaking at the Harvard Commencement Ceremony in 2008.
Thai Micro Farmer
This is a MUST WATCH video, showing how Mr. Jon Jandai, tired of the Bangkok city madness, returned to his home and used a small piece of land, borrowed from his mother, to set up and cultivate vegetables to supply the local village.
This is a fascinating story, with so many lessons to anyone thinking of setting up a micro-farm.
Robert Smith is an American businessman, philanthropist, chemical engineer, and investor. He is the founder, chairman, and CEO of private equity firm Vista Equity Partners.
Listen to his amazing message, which includes how he funded the study loans of 400 scholars!
This is another 5-star MUST WATCH video!
Instructional Videos for Small Business Owners
How to Evaluate Startup Ideas
YC Partner Kevin Hale walks us through the process of evaluating ideas and how founders should think about their startups. Startup School is YC’s free online program for founders.
How To Find Product Market Fit
David Rusenko details the story of how Weebly developed one of the most popular website creation and hosting sites on the web today. Startup School is YC’s free online program for founders.
How to Talk to Users
YC Partner Eric Migicovsky outlines a framework for asking questions and collecting feedback from your users.
How to Plan an MVP
YC CEO and partner Michael Seibel shares his approach to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and getting your first users as a pre-launch startup. Startup School is YC’s free online program for founders.
Startup School Q&A
Week # 1
YC partners Kevin Hale, Adora Cheung and Eric Migicovsky answer questions from the audience after our first week’s lectures.
How to Succeed with a Startup
Sam Altman, President of Y Combinator, shares his thoughts on how you can succeed with a startup. Startup School is YC’s free online program for founders.
How to Set KPIs and Goals
YC partner Adora Cheung covers the importance of defining and tracking KPIs to understand how effectively your startup is reaching your goals.
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