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Vusi Thembekwayo 10 June 2016

3 Reasons Real Entrepreneurs Don’t Need Funding

Over the past few weeks I have noted how my email has surged with requests for funding. All these emails have the same trademarks:

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Vusi Thembekwayo 08 June 2016

Boycott The Banks

I have written, deleted and re-written this article four times. My intention is neither to offend nor is it to moan at the status quo, but the need to say something about what entrepreneurs are facing forces me to drop my guard and say something.

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Vusi Thembekwayo 06 June 2016

Get Your Mind Right

I come from a very small township. You could walk the length of my township in 20minutes. Everyone in my township knew everyone. The thing about small towns is they often breed “small town mentality”.

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Vusi Thembekwayo 04 June 2016

Perfect Is The Enemy

I have recently come into the field of investing in entrepreneurial & mid-tier businesses. This has been my passion for a long time but like many other people I was waiting until the “time was right”. So I did the business plan, finalised the projections, met with investors partners, funders, fellow entrepreneurs and even started building the team. All this effort before I had done a single transaction.

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