Raizor's Edge

Raizor's Edge

Allon Raiz speaks and lectures to audiences and business schools across the globe. His organisation, Raizcorp, has spent the past two decades incubating over 13 000 entrepreneurial businesses. His exposure to thousands of entrepreneurial journeys, as well as his own, has resulted in an unmatched depth of experience in the field of entrepreneurship. Raizor’s Edge is devoted to entrepreneurs at various stages of their journeys who may use these conversations as a catalyst to solving a problem, as an affirmation of a strategy or for more insight and additional knowledge. Each discussion is a no sugar-coated ode to entrepreneurs; each expresses the entrepreneurial journey as it is – warts and all!
South Africa
11 Podcast shows

Self-motivation for Entrepreneurs

Do you know why 90% of small businesses fail within the first 10 years? Because the entrepreneur just gave up. In this podcast series, Allon Raiz looks at why some entrepreneurs don’t give up and explores self-motivation techniques that can help someone get through moments of self-doubt. Whether you’re just…
2 Feb 6 episodes English Business

In the media with Allon Raiz

This is where you'll find the latest interviews, news articles and media updates featuring the CEO of Raizcorp, Allon Raiz.
17 Jan 1 episodes English Business · Business

20 lessons over 20 years

Over the past 20 years, Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz has learned many tough lessons and overcome many entrepreneurial challenges. He has also had the privilege of learning from the journeys of over 13 500 entrepreneurs who have passed through Raizcorp. In this podcast series, Allon shares 20 of the most…
1 Dec 2023 20 episodes English Business

The Successful Pitch

Forget everything you’ve been taught about pitching your business — you’re doing it wrong. To achieve success as an entrepreneur in business, you need to be able to pitch your business to clients and investors. Without a polished pitch, you’re wasting time and potentially risk losing future funding. Over the…
21 Feb 2023 52 episodes English Business · Management


Deep Dive is a series of thoughtful, layered, nuanced and authentic live conversations that deal with day-to-day entrepreneurial dilemmas. Instead of offering clichéd soundbites, the presenters – Allon Raiz and Kumaran Padayachee – engage in in-depth conversations. The series is unashamedly highbrow, philosophical, authentic and practical.
22 Feb 2022 5 episodes English Explicit Management · Business News

Small Business Leadership

As an entrepreneurial leader, you will deal with a leadership crisis or problem at multiple points on your entrepreneurial journey. This series is called “Small-Business Leadership” and not just “Leadership” because there is a stark difference between personal, small business and big business leadership. At the heart of the series…
8 Feb 2022 6 episodes English Business · How To

Navigating Extreme Change

The Navigating Extreme Change podcasts are based on a series of articles written by Allon Raiz during the COVID-19 lockdown. The concept of change management is not new. However, extreme change resulting from an external force brings to the fore the substantial friction between the need to change and an…
12 Oct 2021 5 episodes English Explicit Business · Management

#AvoidingHiringMistakes - For Small Businesses

Entrepreneurs know that the cost – both monetary and risk – of hiring the wrong person is much higher in a small business than in a big one. But how can you avoid making expensive hiring mistakes? In this #AvoidHiringMistakes podcast series, Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz shares the lessons he…
19 May 2021 7 episodes English Explicit Business · Management


It is a widely held myth that when one achieves entrepreneurial success, it becomes easier to be an entrepreneur. This is not true. It is always challenging to be an entrepreneur. As one grows more successful, it is just the nature of the challenge that changes. This podcast series and…
27 Dec 2020 52 episodes English Explicit Business · Self-Improvement


#EntrepreneursAsk is an opportunity to ask your most burning, difficult questions to Allon and other experts here at Raizcorp. The answers you can expect - straight talk and experience backed insights.
16 Feb 2021 4 episodes English Explicit Business · Education


According to academic research, there is no single psychological typology or set of characteristics that guarantee an entrepreneur’s success - however, as Allon has worked with entrepreneurs and business leaders across the globe, he has witnessed how the following six characteristics have assisted in their achieving business success.
3 Sep 2019 6 episodes English Business · Education