Connecting the Dots: From the Big Apple to the Tip of Africa

By Joshua Romisher, CFA   It’s been a wild ride. Surviving the front lines of the financial crisis, starting six companies in everything from rural solar to frozen yogurt, reaching millions with life-changing products. Steve Jobs wisely said, “you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.”   The ‘dot connector’ for me has been…

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Stellenbosch University LaunchLab appoints new CEO

The Nedbank Stellenbosch University LaunchLab has appointed social entrepreneur Joshua Romisher, CFA as Chief Executive Officer. Romisher has played a material role in building two Pan-African solar companies that brought clean, reliable energy to more than 2,5 million people across 10 countries and created over 1 000 full-time jobs.   Leaving behind the hustle and grind of New York City’s investment…

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LaunchLab Announces: Stellenbosch University IdeaSmash 2020

Calling all Stellenbosch University students! Pitch your businesses and ideas at the SU IdeaSmash 2020 and stand a chance to win your share of R60 000.   The Nedbank Stellenbosch University LaunchLab, in partnership with the Office of the Vice-Rector: Research, Innovation and Postgraduate Studies is looking for SU students with innovative business ideas across multiple study fields to impact…

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Future Females Winelands – Moneywise: Financial strategies for better money management

In a recent article on Entrepreneur.com, Jonathan Keyser explores how strategically driven companies can bring fresh insight and energy to their client relationships.   Concepts like long term and short term planning, financial strategies, and money management can seem intimidating to a small business owner and entrepreneur.   But we are here to help, come join us for an evening of…

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