Category: Link Worthy

  • Tech That Enables Dreams

    I love telling the story of Yebo Fresh to people. Which is why it’s even more special to see big brands also now telling the story. A company born out of a garage, with a desire to impact and serve the underserved. Fuelled by the pandemic I can’t wait to see how the Yebo Fresh […]

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    Tech That Enables Dreams
  • CCTV Lockdown

    Today calls for a tiny celebration. It marks the official end of South Africa’s hard lockdown… We’ve now entered into a “Stage 4” lockdown, which is much the same, except we are now awarded morning exercise hours… I helped Sentian put together a little light-hearted video showcasing some CCTV family keepsakes of the past 5 […]

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    CCTV Lockdown
  • Disrupt Africa interview

    A recent interview with Disrupt Africa covering: Life as a 🇿🇦 early stage investor…. after bootstrapping @WooCommerce My growing curiosity in social impact investing & low-income markets The startups I’m backing to succeed + what an “active” investor role means to me

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  • SME.Africa podcast

    Last week I sat down with a good friend doing fantastic work in the SME space in South Africa, Marnus Broodryk. Marnus convinced me to join him on his SME.Africa podcast. 4 years since our acquisition I enjoyed reminiscing over our journey and the learnings, however distant and fuzzy some parts feel. We also spoke […]

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  • July bookmarks

    Most of us default to retweets and quick shares on Twitter these days, but for posterity and future reference I’m going to blogroll a few articles I found particularly interesting this month. How an Offer to Sell Wistia Inspired Us to Take On $17M in Debt Most founders dream of building a product that eventually […]

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  • Selling though storytelling

    A fantastically told founding story behind Naadam, a sweater company breaking a cashmere cartel. This video perfectly highlights the importance of good storytelling in shaping a genuine customer connection with a brand, and in turn selling lots of products. 

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  • Under one hour

    It is both daunting and surreal to see what our generation can conceptualise, and in a few years from now build. To shape a future reality our children will see as quite ordinary!

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  • The Emirates first class experience

    In November 2014, from Cape Town to San Francisco, I was miraculously upgraded to fly first class. On not one, but two long haul flights via Dubai. A total of over 20 hours in a flying palace. It was an incredibly surreal and scarily opulent experience. It was my first (and only) time flying Emirates […]

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  • Twinkle twinkle little rockstar

    This week I discovered the artist “Twinkle twinkle little rockstar“. Thanks to an episode of Mr. Robot of all places. If, like me, you are a sleep-deprived parent used to the constant soft noise of baby carousels and nursery rhymes on YouTube baby channels, then this artist is a welcomed life line. There are some great covers to musically […]

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  • Table Mountain timelapse

    For the last 3 years I have been exploring Table Mountain National Park in pursuit of capturing its beauty like never seen before timelapse video. Recommended in 4K! Follow Brendon Wainwright on Instagram.

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