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ONE WEEK UNTIL ECOMMERCE AFRICA CONFEX...


Posted on: February 11th, 2016 by Chris M 1 Comment
I think there's no question that the growth of eCommerce in South Africa is growing at an incredible rate. Not only are there eCommerce websites appearing constantly, there is international interest and eCommerce company's are already being bought but key international brands. Throw mCommerce into the equation and we have an industry that is starting to boom. That's very much focusing on the supply side, but with S...

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MAC AUTOMATOR: BATCHING TURNS ME ON ;)


Posted on: January 31st, 2016 by Chris M 2 Comments
This evening I came across Mac Automator and I sat here for a while trying to figure out how I've never come across it before. I consider myself a serious super user when it comes to computers and with my programming background I like to think that I am good at finding ways to speed up processes and workflows. With Mac Automator in my back pocket, I'm going to be able to save myself several hours of work every single...

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WHERE TO RENT IN THE WESTERN CAPE


Posted on: January 19th, 2016 by Chris M No Comments
Having lived in the Western Cape for over a few decades, I feel comfortable saying that my knowledge of the beautiful area is good. Off the back of this, Private Property have asked me to write an article on the best areas of the Western Cape to rent in and although I'm not a properly expert that might play to your advantage because I'm unbiased an...

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THE FINTECH SECTOR JUST ROCKS!


Posted on: January 10th, 2016 by Chris M No Comments
I've fallen in love with the fintech market sector, the combination of two of my passions (technology and investing) has me intrigued each time a company launches something new and innovative. For a long time I've felt that the current financial advisor situation is broken, I believe that it's full of people who don't have the average person's best interests at hand, are stuck in old ways or favour those people wh...

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PROFMED: HEALTH CARE FOR QUALIFIED...


Posted on: December 10th, 2015 by Chris M No Comments
For as long as I can remember, I've always lived by the motto of "hard work pays off" and that hard work has its rewards. Just like anybody else, I love a good story about someone who struck it lucky, but those are few and far between. Through my career I've interacted and worked with far more people who are successful because of dedication and hard work. I'm not simply referring to financial success or growing a bus...

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PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN ON THEIR ANDROID...


Posted on: November 23rd, 2015 by Chris M No Comments
Just a few weeks ago my wife and I were blessed with the birth of our first baby boy. Although it's only been a few weeks, being a technologist has me thinking into the future and wondering how on earth I'll protect him against everything that's out there on the world wide web. In a day and age where everything is happening on mobile devices, it's becoming increasing hard to monitor what a child might be doing on the...

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STARTUPS AND FUNDING?


Posted on: November 10th, 2015 by Chris M No Comments
Regular followers of my blog will have picked up that I've been doing some writing for the Awethu Project and went into some details about their funding options. I'd like to write a final post on why someone would want to apply for ...

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A BUSINESS FUNDING OPTION TO CONSIDER


Posted on: November 6th, 2015 by Chris M 1 Comment
Just a few days ago I introduced you all to the Awethu Project, a company that invests in entrepreneurs with the aim of impacting thousands of people and using entrepreneurship to turn around our unemployment problems in South Africa. Today I felt I would give you a quick break down of how you go about applying for funding. So if yo...

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CALLING INNOVATORS, YOUR CHANCE TO...


Posted on: November 3rd, 2015 by Chris M No Comments
I’m taking part in a campaign called the Pathfinders Challenge by Standard Bank. For this campaign I’ve been asked to blog about my experiences as an entrepreneur, what it’s been like to start a business and any advice I have to share with all of you. Before I do that, let me take a moment to tell you about this competition though because it’s a good one! ...

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THE AWETHU PROJECT


Posted on: November 2nd, 2015 by Chris M 2 Comments
I remember the moment when I decided to become an entrepreneur, it feels like it was just yesterday. What an incredible feeling and now when I look back I can easily tell that I was always meant to be an entrepreneur and the decision I made was the correct one. I'm not the most knowledgeable person when it comes to economics and politics, but I listen to the radio, I read the news and I do my best to stay abreast. Ou...

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