South African entrepreneurs share business advice, insights and lessons
(Cape Town, 12 March 2013) Leading Internet Service Provider, MWEB recently made an exciting addition to the Entrepreneur Zone on their website, launching a weekly series of video interviews with a variety of successful South African entrepreneurs. The Entrepreneur Zone provides relevant, real-life, educational content for South African small business owners and entrepreneurs.
“The Entrepreneur Zone, launched late last year, has been a great success with this important market segment,” says Carolyn Holgate, General Manager of MWEB’s Connect Division. “The MWEB Entrepreneurs selected for the video interviews have experienced and overcome challenges faced by South African small business owners, and provide strong, practical advice, insights and lessons. A few of the interviewees so far include David Donde of Truth Coffee Roasting, Sylvia Gruber of Rubybox, and Paul Raphaely of NoMU brands.”
The Entrepreneur Zone is a user-friendly portal providing short, sharp daily advice and tips on how to run and grow a Small Business in South Africa. Designed to support and inspire small business owners and Entrepreneurs, it provides interesting articles on marketing, technology, general management and finance as well as business news and columns from industry experts.
MWEB is known as an ISP who focuses on removing barriers to connectivity, and providing a service that positively impacts its members and the South African business community. The creation of the Entrepreneur Zone and the MWEB Entrepreneur videos is a natural extension of this ethos of connecting people and creating communities.
“We hope to encourage an exchange of ideas, inspiration and information amongst the Entrepreneur Zone users, including encouraging interested parties to contribute and get involved in meaningful ways,” says Holgate.
You can experience the Entrepreneur Zone or view the MWEB Entrepreneur videos by going to http://www.mweb.co.za/Entrepreneur or following @M_trepreneur on Twitter.
Since 1997, MWEB has been championing a free web in South Africa. It has led the industry from the start with the introduction of the Internet to South Africans to the launch of South Africa’s first Uncapped ADSL product. Today, MWEB provides Internet connectivity and solutions for home users, business owners and large corporates.
Dedicated to constantly driving change in the industry and deploying world class research and development teams, MWEB is focused on removing all barriers to Internet connectivity and services to positively impact its customers and broaden the South African Internet landscape.
MWEB is owned by JSE-listed MultiChoice South Africa Holdings Limited, a Naspers limited subsidiary that has more than 30% Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment shareholders.