Being an entrepreneur in South Africa is no easy task. Local entrepreneurs need to constantly challenge the obstacles that restrain them and recognise these challenges as opportunities that hold the key to unlocking future success.
The 2012 Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® competition aims to commend successful entrepreneurs who continuously conquer these challenges, while becoming role models for the entrepreneurs of tomorrow.
Prakash Premrajh, founder of UKD Marketing and entrant in the 2012 Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® competition, started UKD marketing as a humble hobby, fuelled by his passion for woodwork. In 1980, Premrajh turned his pastime into a career path by investing a mere R500 and appointing a single employee. Today, UKD Marketing employs over 300 people and operates on a national scale... more