Review: Dragon’s Den Entrepreneurs Season 1 Episode 9

David Malherbe (Diesel Gas Africa)
A service that saves fuel and reduces gas emissions. R1.2million for 10% of the company.

David has a concept in an industry that has great deal of appeal because of how it’s in the green space. I would have been interested to find out about the demand that has been shown by different companies and how much they are willing to save them. If this information was satisfactory I would invest.
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Greatness is Contagious

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is around the corner, arguably the biggest celebration of entrepreneurship in the world. Every year, over 140 countries have their own version of GEW where they encourage, inspire and motivate current and future job creators to continue to innovate and reach new frontiers. It will take place from the 17th to the 23rd of November and South Africa so far has 32 partners and over 93 activities, so there is something for everyone.
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Review: Dragon’s Den SA Season 1 Episode 3

I have always been a fan of Dragon’s Den since I was introduced to the UK version. As far as I know, I have watched all the seasons that have been aired in South Africa.

When I watch the show, I ask myself whether I would invest. Here’s my answer to those questions for 7th of October show.
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Precious Talent

I recently finished a book titled The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone. A great read for anyone who is interested in the 20-year rise of the multi-billion dollar company and its billionaire dollar founder, Jeff Bezos.

There are many interesting themes in this books like how Jeff Bezos is central to Amazon, his love for books that drove innovations like the Kindle and the how he has similar characteristics of many great entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs in his uncompromising attitude toward excellence.

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