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Perspectives on building high-growth companies in South Africa.

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36 ideas from Simon Spurr on selling into enterprise customers, surrounding yourself with good people and having a strong board of mentors and advisors.

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11 business ideas on skills, communication with teams, habits and processes.

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9 business ideas on funding modules, growth and success.

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13 business ideas on creating a referral-based business, operating in Africa and communication with teams.

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20 business ideas on digital marketing, automation and using tech as a competitive advantage.

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33 ideas on starting businesses, finding co-founders and getting crowdfunded 

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27 ideas on moving to Silicon Valley, competing internationally and building a world-class company

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33 ideas from Nic Haralambous on entrepreneurial life, fundraising and founding a cryptocurrency startup

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17 ideas from Daniel Goldberg on launching a platform, being a solo founder and raising funding

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20 ideas from Brett Perlstein on growth, early customer sales, scaling your business and financial management

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33 ideas from Bradley Whittington of Superbalist on eCommerce, hiring and managing engineering teams

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17 ideas from Dominic White of SensePost on running a professional services firm, hiring a CTO and creating great technical talent

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34 ideas from Lolo Ndlovu of The Sneaker Shack on spotting opportunities, testing ideas and customer feedback

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31 ideas from Grant Ansell of Perron on starting, fitting out and managing restaurants 

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25 ideas from Gerrie Brink from AQUAffection on starting a business, finding opportunities, managing and marketing

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Justin Hunter is the founder of Daily Fruit. Founded in 2010 they have been delivering fresh fruit to offices to help keep employees healthy. Currently they supply over 500 corporate clients delivering more than 150 000 pieces of fruit a week.

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