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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

#90 Michael Jordaan (Part 1) - Banking, Career Development & Business

7/27/2018
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Dr. Michael Jordaan, MCom, Ph.D., is the Founder of MonteGray Capital. Dr. Jordaan serves as Partner at AngelHub Ventures. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector. He served as the Chief Executive Officer at First National Bank, Plc until December 31, 2013. He had a decade of experience working at the First National Bank, Plc. At FNB, he oversaw the move away from traditional banking toward rewarding ecosystem-centric solutions for customers. He has been an...

Duration:00:26:58

Blockstarters Blockchain Incubator Round-table

7/8/2018
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Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Blockstarters bring entrepreneurs together to create a hub of innovation and resource sharing, and through their extensive network of investors, they take startups to market. Their network reach extends as far as Silicon Valley and Shanghai.

Duration:00:38:45

#88 Mid year review. Failures & Relationships

6/27/2018
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I was hanging out with my friends and discussing the first half of the year. Things we failed to accomplished and relationships. It was all over the place but you'll enjoy it.

Duration:01:13:54

#87 Roger Ver - Founder of Bitcoin.com

6/13/2018
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Roger Keith Ver is an early investor in bitcoin related startups. He was formerly an American citizen. He was born and lived in Silicon Valley.[2] He now resides in Japan. He has been a prominent supporter of bitcoin adoption and saw bitcoin as a means to promote economic freedom. He now promotes Bitcoin Cash, a hard fork of the cryptocurrency created with the intent to fix issues such as high fees and long transaction confirmation times.[3] He identifies as a libertarian, an...

Duration:00:45:33

#86 Tawanda Kembo - Cryptocurrency in Zimbabwe

6/3/2018
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Tawanda Kembo has been geeking out about bitcoin since 2012 and has been deeply involved in bitcoin and the blockchain technology since 2013. Tawanda is 4th generation entrepreneur who co-founded Golix, the company running Zimbabwe’s bitcoin exchange. Tawanda has launched, contributed to and consulted for several blockchain-related projects in Africa so he understands the bitcoin landscape in Africa very well. Tawanda has spoken at several blockchain conferences worldwide, is a widely...

Duration:00:40:08

#85 Shakes Motsilili - Disrupting Venture Capital

5/22/2018
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Shakes Motsilili is a founding shareholder of Africa New Energies (ANE). The combination of excellent exploration results, the crowdfunding and community involvement has attracted two multi-billion rand bids for ANE. The company aims to achieve a $1 billion valuation on a planned IPO within the next two years. He also co-founded Aziza coin. The world’s first ethically tax-advantaged blockchain-based digital currency, designed to support start-ups in the developing world.

Duration:00:44:11

#84 Joby Weeks - Rules of financial freedom and unlimited travel

5/10/2018
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Joby is an entrepreneur, lifestyle coach and travel bug who is passionate about seeing others succeed. He has created several successful companies and continues to pursue different ventures. He is well known for Bitcoin and Bitclub Network in the cryptocurrency community. Smartcash link: https://smartcash.cc/ In this podcast we discussed: - His first business - Financial independence - Travel - Bitclub network - His philosophy on life Books he mentioned: The creature from jekyll island

Duration:00:54:12

#83 Regulation and Governance

5/3/2018
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In this podcast, I was joined by Michael Jordan and Nick Hill. Michael is an Acturial scientist and Nick, an entrepreneur who also works in the Fintech space. We discussed regulation using the Crypto and traditional markets as examples. We also discussed governance using Smartcash as an example.

Duration:00:40:21

#82 Wannipha Jen Buakaew - How to find your place in Crypto

4/29/2018
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While advising a number of blockchain projects, Jen is also on The New Money Systems Board- Lifeboat foundation alongside high profile individuals such as Vitalik Buterin and Charlie Lee. Leading personality, public speaker and voice of progress to the cryptocurrency community and emerging markets- Known as Crypto Jen, one of the most highly regarded female crypto/blockchain influencers in the world. Jen's passion is about leveraging Crypto and Blockchain driven solutions to make a global...

Duration:01:08:09

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#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

#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