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'As an entrepreneur, evolve and adapt with the times'- Entrepreneur DJ Sbu

Serial Entrepreneur and media personality DJ Sbu, whose real name is Sibusiso Leope, says that he learnt entrepreneurship from when he was a child, tending to his parents spaza shop. He says the spaza shop kept him from the streets and taught him how to be a problem solver. He encouraged parents to teach their children about business at home.
DJ Sbu was speaking at Voice of Wits' inaugural Young Entrepreneurs Summit 202, held virtually.

Igniting Youth Entrepreneurship During the Time of Covid-19

The inaugural Young Entrepreneurs Summit brought entrepreneurs and experts together to share their insights and experience around innovation and entrepreneurship to help aspiring young entrepreneurs build high-growth start-ups in a panel discussion. Financial Journalist and host of Business Buzz on VOW FM Mudiwa Gavaza spoke to panelists; Lebo Phasha, business mentor and general manager for Southern Africa at the African Management Institute, Liz Letsoalo, entrepreneur and founder of Masodi Organics and Neil Welman, co-founder of alternative small business lender Lulalend.They discussed igniting the spark for youth entrepreneurship, especially during the time of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Business Pitch: From starting a business with R350 Covid19 grant to using gogo's Recipe to start a jam business

Financial journalist at the SABC Liabo Setho, Lebo Phasha, business mentor and General Manager for Southern Africa at the African Management Institute, and Masego Kwenamore a Certified Business Mentor and entrepreneur, heard from entrepreneurs pitching their business and how they are keeping afloat during the pandemic. Three businesses walked away with great prizes from VOW FM and Wits Business School.

Marketing for Small Business, How to Sell with Social Media?

Many small business reportedly fail because they do not invest enough in marketing for their business, as some see it as an expensive exercise. VOW FM Station Manager, Shoeshoe Qhu speaks to social media expert Keneilwe Malotle who is a Project Manager at Digify Africa, about marketing small businesses online. Entrepreneurs walked away with knowing the importance to have social media as a tool for their businesses.

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