One thing all the below listed entrepreneurs have in common, is that they started small from a very young age. Some say that you have to be born with a mind for this big venture, others say it can be taught. Whatever it may be, the following people go the full hang of it.
6. Rupert Bryan, Age: 25
Since aged 14, Rupert has ran his very own web developing company and at 16, his friend asked him to accompany him on a joint venture. Now, he is the chief operating officer at the ISP Web Africa. They started Web Africa with nothing and built a R130mil p.a. company.
7. Doug Hoernle, Age:25
When he was 19 years old he started a tutoring business by tutoring matric students, when he was a student at University of Cape Town. After that, he sold inexpensive wines with personalized labels for birthdays or/anniversaries and this led to his big opening at the City Bowl Market.
8. Murendwa Mmabasotho, Age: 26
Murendwa Mmabasotho Mukwevho is a multimillionaire, with a string of businesses varying from logistics to printing. A poised and humble woman, she shares her success story.
9. Max Hussman, Age: 30
Max Hussman is the founder of Elegance Group and a 2016 swimming Olympic hopeful. Hussmann also runs an aviation business through Elegance Group which included Elegance Air, sport consulting and aviation consulting. He was born in Accra, raised in Germany, but made a home in South Africa where Elegance is thriving and making its mark in the aviation industry.
10. Ludwick Marishane
Ludwick Marishane invented DryBath and is the founder of Headboy Industries. According to Forbes, he was in high school when he came up with DryBath, a gel that does all the work of a bath without water. In 2011, Ludwick won USD 10,000 in cash, and more in in-kind prizes. He’s using the funds to finance my global marketing endeavor to secure contracts with armies, airlines (to put DryBath on long-distance flights), hotel groups (to save water), and to other travel industry services.