Who remembers this story? No one much. Initially I did not want to be seen on national TV, in fact in the whole of Africa, pitching my passion and being told that I am not eligible for funding. What did they mean I was not eligible. Did they not see that I had gold in my hands? The fact of the matter is that I was not ready for that funding. Looking back I can see how I was not ready to be funded.
Author: Thokozile Mangwiro
BRINGING SHARKTANK BACK ONTO THE TIMELINE
I was invited to enter SharkTank South Africa by the Awethu Incubation Hub, which I had been a part of for six months. The one thing that…… Read more “BRINGING SHARKTANK BACK ONTO THE TIMELINE”
FROM KITCHEN TO GARAGE TO RETAIL
It was hair being so dry that propelled me into this journey. I was working for a major South African bank, studying my for my Masters Degree because guess what? I was going to be a CEO of one of the departments. Not just a CEO, I was going to be the CEO that our performed my peers; that is the work horse I thouhgt myself to be. How innocent I was back then.
WHATS IN A LABEL ANYWAY?
I truly believe in the theory of starting where you are: “start with what you have; start ugly; start slowly, but just start!” With that said, the…… Read more “WHATS IN A LABEL ANYWAY?”