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CEOwise is a platform created by Dan Newman that inspires and motivates entrepreneurs. Dan interviews leading entrepreneurs and finds out what the secret to their success is. After running his design agency Druff Interactive for over 15 years he realised he should have been in a different place with his business after so many years. Determined to become a better entrepreneur Dan is on a mission to learn from the best in the business. CEOwise documents his journey of learning.

CEOwise is a platform created by Dan Newman that inspires and motivates entrepreneurs. Dan interviews leading entrepreneurs and finds out what the secret to their success is. After running his design agency Druff Interactive for over 15 years he realised he should have been in a different place with his business after so many years. Determined to become a better entrepreneur Dan is on a mission to learn from the best in the business. CEOwise documents his journey of learning.
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South Africa

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CEOwise is a platform created by Dan Newman that inspires and motivates entrepreneurs. Dan interviews leading entrepreneurs and finds out what the secret to their success is. After running his design agency Druff Interactive for over 15 years he realised he should have been in a different place with his business after so many years. Determined to become a better entrepreneur Dan is on a mission to learn from the best in the business. CEOwise documents his journey of learning.

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English


Episodes

CEOwise Podcast #36: Interview with entrepreneur Manny Rivera - Planet Fitness

6/18/2019
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We interview entrepreneur Manny Rivera, who's the founder and CEO of Planet Fitness. After learning the industry in New York, Manny started Planet Fitness with no budget by making an independent gym owner an offer he couldn't refuse.

Duration:00:24:35

CEOwise Podcast #35: Interview with entrepreneur Alan Knott-Craig - HeroTel

3/19/2019
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We interview entrepreneur Alan Knott-Craig, who after running well known South African companies like CellFind, iBurst and Mxit founded HeroTel, which is a Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) and his strategy is to buy up smaller WISP companies to create a broader network.

Duration:00:19:15

CEOwise Podcast #34: Interview with entrepreneur Pepe Marais - Joe Public

3/5/2019
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We interview entrepreneur Pepe Marais, who co-founded Joe Public, one of the biggest independently owned advertising agencies in South Africa. After being bankrupt in 2009 Pepe found his life's purpose and not only turned his business around, but his entire life. It's all documented in his booked titled Growing Greatness, which is a must read.

Duration:00:31:30

CEOwise Podcast #33: Interview with entrepreneur Ian Fuhr - Sorbet Group

11/9/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Ian Fuhr, who founded the Sorbet Group in 2005 which has now grown to over 200 stores nationwide and 6 stores in the UK. Ian is a serial entrepreneur who has launched many successful companies in industries he knew very little about.

Duration:00:18:12

CEOwise Podcast #32: Interview with entrepreneur Colin Timmis - Xero

10/29/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Colin Timmis, who founded South Africa’s first cloud accounting practice in 2011, Real Time Accounting. Then, a few years after being appointed as South Africa's first Xero partner Colin became Xero Country Manager South Africa. Xero is the emerging global leader of online accounting software that connects small businesses to their advisors and other services.

Duration:00:24:44

CEOwise Podcast #31: Interview with entrepreneur Pat Pillai - Lifeco Unltd SA

10/29/2018
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We interview social entrepreneur Pat Pillai, who after being a national news anchor for 15 years, is founder and CEO of LifeCo UnLtd SA, which invests in impact entrepreneurs and impact enterprises. LifeCo UnLtd SA has benefited over 112 000 beneficiaries in SA (5000 are young entrepreneurs; 124 are established adult entrepreneurs, of those 76 are impact/social entrepreneurs).

Duration:00:18:30

CEOwise Podcast #30: Interview with entrepreneur Mark van Diggelen - GameZBoost

9/19/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Mark van Diggelen, CEO of GameZBoost, whom created a white label mobile gaming platform that is currently deployed in 45 countries around the world. In addition, Mark's mobile gaming tournaments have taken the industry by storm.

Duration:00:18:03

CEOwise Podcast #29: Interview with entrepreneur Regine Le Roux - Reputation Matters

9/19/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Regine Le Roux, founder of Reputation Matters, who has been looking after company's reputations for over a decade. Regine also published her first book aptly titled 'Reputation Matters' the building blocks to becoming the business people want to do business with.

Duration:00:22:46

CEOwise Podcast #28: Interview with entrepreneur Andrew McLean - Cycle Lab

9/19/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Andrew McLean, a former pro cyclist and founder of Cycle Lab, who has cycling megastores around the country. Andrew established himself as a household name in the South African cycling fraternity after presenting SuperCycling on Supersport for 17 years.

Duration:00:16:03

CEOwise Podcast #27: Interview with entrepreneur Nic Haralambous - NicHarry.com

9/19/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Nic Haralambous, the founder and CEO of Nic Harry who started off selling bamboo socks online and now has brick and mortar stores with a larger product range around the country. Nic has also written a book titled Do. Fail. Learn. Repeat. which is a brutally honest look at entrepreneurship and follows Nic's entrepreneurial journey.

Duration:00:17:02

CEOwise Podcast #26: Interview with entrepreneur Vuyo Tofile - EntBanc

9/19/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Vuyo Tofile, CEO of EntBanc Group (Pty) Ltd, which is a privately held enterprise and financial technology group which includes products such as mySMEtools which has over 46,000 small businesses using.

Duration:00:19:06

CEOwise Podcast #24: Interview with entrepreneur Mike Sharman - Retroviral

9/19/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Mike Sharman, founder and CEO of Retroviral, a company dedicated to creating social media strategies and creating engaging content for incredible brands. They made their mark growing the social reach of brands such as Nando's and Rocomamas.

Duration:00:19:28

CEOwise Podcast #25: Interview with entrepreneur Eben Uys - Mad Giant

9/19/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Eben Uys, Co-founder and CEO of Mad Giant, a Brewery in the heart of Johannesburg, South Africa. Eben brings new life to craft beer and has made his brewery and restaurant Urbanologi, a destination hub.

Duration:00:15:36

CEOwise Podcast #23: Interview with entrepreneur Dinesh Patel - OrderIn

9/19/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Dinesh Patel, founder and CEO of OrderIn, which is a successful food delivery App taking South Africa by storm. Dinesh brought over a working concept from the States and has been fine tuning his App over the past 6 years to be a big player in South Africa. If you have an App or are thinking about developing an App this interview is not to be missed.

Duration:00:20:43

CEOwise Podcast #22: Interview with entrepreneur Ryan Kahan - CallCabinet

9/19/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Ryan Kahan, CEO of CallCabinet, who has developed award winning software called Atmos, which is a cloud-based call recording solution. Ryan successfully moved away from the traditional business model to sell his software on a subscription based model to get the illusive annuity income.

Duration:00:14:52

CEOwise Podcast #21: Interview with entrepreneur Miles Kubheka - Vuyo's Brand

9/19/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Miles Kubheka, founder the Vuyo brand. Many South Africans are probably familiar with the phrase, “Ooh Vuyo, he’s such a beeg beeg dreamer!”. After months of research, Miles realised that Vuyo was a fictional character & saw a gap in the market for an incredibly successful business model. He registered the Vuyos trademark and began the roll out of the first Vuyos mobile vending units.

Duration:00:19:05

CEOwise Podcast #20: Interview with entrepreneur Ran Neu-Ner - The Creative Council

9/19/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Ran Neu-Ner, co-founder and CEO of The Creative Council which they sold in 2015 for over a billion rand. Ran also hosts a cryptocurrency show called Crypto Trader on CNBC Africa.

Duration:00:15:29

CEOwise Podcast #19: Interview with entrepreneur Benji Coetzee - Empty Trips

9/19/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Benji Coetzee, founder and CEO of EmptyTrips.com which is an online trip exchange programme using smart technology to match and connect spare capacity on trucks, trains, planes or ships.

Duration:00:18:04

CEOwise Podcast #18: Interview with entrepreneur Matt Brown - Matt Brown Media

9/19/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Matt Brown, who created Matt Brown Media and hosts the Matt Brown Show podcast that has a listenership in over 100 countries, all without putting a cent into advertising.

Duration:00:20:59

CEOwise Podcast #17: Interview with entrepreneur Fritz Pienaar - Advendurance

9/19/2018
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We interview entrepreneur Fritz Pienaar, who pioneered mountain biking in South Africa. After winning three South African cross country mountain bike championships he started his entrepreneurial journey in a bicycle shop and now owns brands such as the Warrior Race, SA Seeding and Advendurance (which runs multiple mountain bike series across SA).

Duration:00:15:09