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We learn from the best who are out there doing great things. We call them unicorns.

We learn from the best who are out there doing great things. We call them unicorns.
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South Africa

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We learn from the best who are out there doing great things. We call them unicorns.

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@greyjay265

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English

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Episodes

#81 Deconstructing Real Estate Myths - Scott Picken

4/16/2018
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Scott Picken is a South African-born real estate investor and entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of Wealth Migrate, a fintech company that offers real estate investments on its online marketplace through crowdfunding. He began offering real estate investment solutions at the age of 26 when he founded International Property Solutions. The Huffington Post named Wealth Migrate as one of the top 60 real estate crowdfunding solutions in the United States in 2014. Picken is the author of Property...

Duration:00:46:06

#80 DAVID ORBAN - EXPLORING NEW OPPORTUNITIES

4/4/2018
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David is the Founder and Managing Partner of Network Society. He is an investor, entrepreneur, author, blogger, keynote speaker, and thought leader of the global technology landscape. His entrepreneurial accomplishments span several companies founded and grown over more than twenty years. Among other things, he's the Founder & Trustee of Network Society Research, Faculty of and Advisor to the Singularity University and Mentor for the Thiel Fellowship.

Duration:00:34:53

#78 NHIAL MAJOK - SOLVING AFRICA'S PROBLEMS WITH BLOCKCHAIN

3/19/2018
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Nhial Majok started with humble beginnings in Sudan. The Sudanese war was at it’s peak by the time he was 10 which forced him to move around various East African countries to attain a good education. He later moved to Australia. Nhial has worked in IT for over 8 years both with the Australian government and in the private sector, providing system support for large clients for IBM Australia. He has experience in small and large organizations to the table in forming the company as well as...

Duration:00:29:25

#77 ROXANNE KALIE - BE POSITIVELY FIERCE

3/12/2018
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“Talent is not enough. You gotta put in the work” - Roxanne Kalie Professional Model, Actress, Mom and DJ Roxanne Kalie(@roxcizzle) comes on the podcast and discussed all sorts of topics. From how she got started at the age of 13 and stayed relevant to this day. This is a wide ranged interview where we discuss her unusual career, challenges, motherhood, transitions and insights about the industry, male/female dynamics and more.

Duration:01:08:36

#76 SHOULD YOU INVEST IN CRYPTOCURRENCY? - MJ THE ACTUARY

2/20/2018
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Michael Jordan (MJ) is on track to getting his FASSA(in Finance) and CERA qualification. He passed all his Actuarial exams and now waiting for his graduation. He is now interested in Blockchain technology and digital currencies in which he has managed to pull out a few Blockchain based projects on his own. He consults as an actuary, sometimes write for media outlets like Entrepreneur Magazine. He also has a Youtube channel MJ the Student Actuary where he post videos. In this episode we...

Duration:01:24:00

EP#75 ANTHONY SILVERSTON - LESSONS FROM TRIGGERFISH ANIMATION PRODUCER & DIRECTOR

2/16/2018
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Anthony Silverston(@antimator) is a Partner, writer and director at Triggerfish Animation Studios, which is the leading animation studio in Africa based in South Africa. He produced The Adventures of Zambezia, Directed Khumba respectively and works on various projects at Triggerfish as. I wanted to pick his brain on a number of things which I tried to compress them in a single interview and it was a good one. In this interview, we covered: - The history of Triggerfish Animation Studios -...

Duration:00:44:58

EP#74 Losing Millions & Challenges Women Entrepreneurs Face. - Antoinette Prophy

2/3/2018
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She’s grown an ad agency from the lounge of her mother’s house to a company employing 60 employees with a footprint in East Africa. She’s been at the losing end of a deal — and lost R2-million, and she’s gone through a nightmare no entrepreneur wants to face, liquidation of their first business. Other than the actual business challenges, Anto told stories about situations she went through as a woman in the world of business. Her woman-focused business accelerator 88 Business Collective,...

Duration:01:00:10

EP#73 THE BENEFITS OF PODCASTING

1/18/2018
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This is an episode that was recorded by Engel Jones on Twelve Minute Convos Podcast. I was interviewed and ask about Podcasting. Since I get questions about podcasting from some of my listeners, I thought I should share it so that you can pick up something from it. Enjoy!

Duration:00:24:54

EP#72 LESSONS & NEW YEAR'S REVOLUTION

1/4/2018
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As we enter 2018. I was joined by a friend of mine Radhesen Naidoo and we discuss: - Lessons from 2017 - Goal setting - Relationships - Books. I hope you enjoy it.

Duration:00:50:00

EP#71 MPHO DAGADA - THE BITCOIN ENTREPRENEUR

12/19/2017
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I met the Invest in Future Currency chief and Nda Exchange executive Mpho Dagada, 24, who has already made more than Millions through cryptocurrency in Johannesburg. He has been all over the tv and radio in South Africa preaching the good story of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency in general. Since I'm a crypto-bug myself, I had to find Mpho and have a chat which I think you'll enjoy and learn something from.

Duration:00:38:50

#70 Graham Stephan - REAL ESTATE INVESTING FOR MILLENNIALS

12/4/2017
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Raised in Santa Monica, California, Graham Stephan obtained his Real Estate license shortly after his 18th birthday and dove headfirst into the world of Real Estate in 2008 with Coldwell Banker Previews International. Since 2008, Graham has sold over $100,000,000 of Residential Real Estate and continues to increase his sales volume year-after-year. He also has a YouTube channel where he talks about Real estate and investing. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV6KDgJskWaEckne5aPA0aQ The key...

Duration:00:36:55

#69 SONYA KUHNEL - THE BLOCKCHAIN AFRICA CONFERENCE

11/13/2017
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Sonya Kuhnel has been interested in digital currencies since late 2013 and one of the first women involved in the industry in South Africa. In 2013, she started a bitcoin payment company called Bitcoin Payments, a BitPay Affiliate partner, which allowed online merchants in South Africa to accept bitcoin as a payment method for goods and services. In 2014, Sonya co-founded Bitcoin Events, a company that hosts the Bitcoin & Blockchain Africa Conferences in Cape Town and Johannesburg. The...

Duration:00:32:13

#68 ED MYLETT - DON'T DIE IN YOUR 20s

11/6/2017
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Ed Mylett(Chairman of WFG) is one of the premier business leaders, peak performance experts and motivational speakers in the world. He has a passion for mentoring and coaching others on what it takes to become a champion in all areas of life. He has shared the stage with business legends such as Tony Robbins, John Maxwell and Phil Knight. I've always wanted to have a conversation with him and share it with you guys and girls. This will definitely get you off the mat and start going for...

Duration:00:53:42

#67 IVAN ON TECH - ETHEREUM & SMART CONTRACTS

10/22/2017
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Ivan Liljeqvist is a software developer, Blockchain and international Blockchain Speaker. He is popular for his YouTube channel Ivan on Tech where he covers Cryptocurrency and Blockchain. In this episode, we discuss Smart contracts, Ethereum, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency as a whole. Link to his Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/LiljeqvistIvan/featured Link to Ivan's website: http://ivanontech.com https://youtu.be/NgJkC3UC4c4

Duration:00:58:49

#66 LEON VAN VUUREN - THE PRODUCT DRIVEN ENTREPRENEUR

10/15/2017
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Leon van Vuuren is the CEO and founder of EyeCover, an industry-specific value added product and business solutions provider. He is also director of a Financial Services Consultancy specializing in UBI, Volume and Affinity initiatives. A qualified and experienced optometrist with extensive competencies in digital marketing, start-ups, business and go-to-market strategies. In this episode, we discuss business, his early career as an entrepreneur, funding and personal development. Leon’s...

Duration:00:47:24

#65 MARNUS BROODRYK - WHAT IT TAKES

10/8/2017
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Marnus Broodryk is an entrepreneur, Shark on Shark Tank SA and author of "90 rules for entrepreneurs". Marnus has been very successful on his journey as an entrepreneur. He was a millionaire by age 24. Started and made a success out of many businesses. Most recently sold a majority share in The Beancounter (one of South Africa’s most sought after accounting firms that he founded) to JSE-listed, Transaction Capital and he continues to be the CEO. I have always been inspired by what he does...

Duration:00:32:39

#64 ETER SADDINGTON –LETS TALK BITCOIN

10/1/2017
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Peter Saddington Invested in Bitcoin back in 2011 when it was only $2. Today, 1 Bitcoin is worth $4300+-. As an entrepreneur, he built 12 companies. 10 of them failed and 2 succeeded. In the last episode, we discussed his journey as an entrepreneur that led to who he is today. Link to previous episode below. Peter is involved in all facets of the cryptocurrency economy from mining, investing and community. He funded Bitesize Bitcoin on YouTube and theBitcoin.pub community. As an author, he...

Duration:00:28:41

#63 PETER SADDINGTON - STARTUP FAILURES, SCRUM, EDUCATION, PARENTING

9/26/2017
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""Begin with the end in mind"- Peter Saddington. Peter Saddington is a Scientist, Entrepreneur(with2 private exits) ,Cryptocurrency Enthusiast and Investor. Published author of 2 books, various industry publications, and blogger on software development, board member, advisor, and Angel Investor in startups at various stages. In this episode we covered: - Education & Learning (College or not) - Startups, Scrum and agile (Read his book) - He started 14 startups and 10 of them failed -...

Duration:00:45:33

#62 DYLAN KARDASHIAN - HOW TO CRUSH SOCIAL MEDIA

9/18/2017
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Dylan Kardashian/Musanhu is a social media personality, aspiring film maker, social media expert, graphic and web designer from South Africa. He gained his fame after an interaction with Nicki Minaj on social media. He currently works with highly ranked celebrities like Khanyi Mbau among others doing social media. He recently built a mobile App for Khanyi Mbau which you can download here https://www.mykhanyimbau.com/digital In this episode, we discuss: - His early career beginning -...

Duration:00:52:07

#61 BRIAN HAZARD - EXPLORING COLOR THEORY, CREATIVITY, DEEP WORK, LONGEVITY

9/11/2017
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Color Theory is the musical alter ego of American singer-keyboardist-songwriter Brian Hazard. Hazard has released nine studio albums, nine EPs, three remix collections, and one set of demos to date. His latest album Adjustments was released on May 27, 2016. I have been trying to get hold of Brian and it was worth the wait. This conversation was absolutely amazing to me, I hope you enjoy it too. In this episode, we covered: - The current state of music - Longevity - His early years - The...

Duration:01:02:36

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