How a bright idea sparked success

Winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year® award 2011 From being dubbed ‘Marc the Spark’ as a child to naming his multi-million rand business Spark ATM Systems, founder and managing director Marc Sternberg walked away with the overall coveted title of 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year® – which not only earned him the R100 000 […]

Separating the boys from the women

Malani Padayachee, MPA Consulting, 2011 finalist Juggling three kids and a very successful company takes perseverance, stamina and an innovative mindset – characteristics that 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year® Awards finalist, Malani Padayachee-Saman, possesses all too well. Being at the helm of MPA Consulting Engineers and having majority women equity shareholding in a very male […]

Creating opportunities in the face of adversity

Winner of the Job Creator of the Year award 2011 Pierre Conradie, founder and director of the Alpha Group, was the recipient of the prestigious 2011 Job Creator of the Year Award at the annual Entrepreneur of the Year® awards ceremony. Creating employment for 1 200 people in the rural area of Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal, no […]

An epic success

Winner of the 2011 Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year® and the Innovation Award Founded in 2009 and already ranked the 7th largest public relations and communications company in South Africa, it’s comes as no surprise that founder and managing director of Epic Communications, Elian Wiener, walked off with two coveted titles at the 2011 Entrepreneur […]

Property mogul shines at 2011 EOY

Tshidiso Lennin Marule, director of Marule Property Developement Holdings, describes himself as “relentless”. With a hand in the property, construction and mining industries, people might say that he’s biting off more than he can chew. But Lennin doesn’t agree, and winning the 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year® Small Business Category Award is testimony to his […]

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