Sibusiso Ngwenya, founder of Skinny Sbu Socks, has made headlines recently for a number of reasons and I talk to two venture capitalists about their impressions of his behaviour. They also share the five things they believe he must do to save his business.
- So-called “Celebrity Entrepreneurs”
- Why a successful brand would need R5m
- Entrepreneurial burnout
- The five things he needs to do to do to save the business
- and more.
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Polo Leteka Radebe
CEO of IDF Capital
She served as Chief Director for BEE at the Department of Trade and Industry.
CEO of Kalon Venture Partners
Clive is the former Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Accenture South
Clive joined Arthur Anderson in 1985 (now Accenture) after graduating from the University of the Witwatersrand with a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics. Clive joined Grovest, section 12J venture capital company in 2012, as a non- executive director.
In 2016, Clive formed a new venture capital company, Kalon Venture Partners, focusing on investing in digital disruptive technologies.