Frequently asked questions
What criteria do you use to select members? Be a founder, co-founder or owner of a business (20%+ shareholding) or hold the top position in the company and are directly responsible for all operations of the business. i.e. CEO or managing director. Have plans to grow your business to R100m or more in annual revenue. Meet with a Civitas advisor in which we assess the trustworthiness, caliber and growth potential of the business and founder.
Helping entrepreneurs succeed
Paul Smith spent the last 15-years obsessed with the question: how can we help entrepreneurs succeed? This article summarises the findings of his search.
We regularly invite successful founders and experts to share the inside story of how they built their business. Here is a list of speakers who have shared their story with the Civitas community.