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I am StartupGuy®.
I believe dreams are worth chasing.

The servant of the African Startup ecosystem™.
FULL NAME

SANDILE SHABANGU

I have made it my mission to explore how people, education, technology and entrepreneurship can be merged together to better the lives of ordinary citizens in Africa.


Next Generation

Startup Creator

I create companies for social good.

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Author & Keynote

Speaker

Anything and everything startup.

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People

I bring the best out of people and help them realise their full potential.

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Education

I use both generic and congeneric education to continue being in the vanguard of transformation.

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Technology

I have seen the future and it looks digital. Thus I believe that technology can be very useful to create the world we want to live in.

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Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship empowers everyone. Therefore I shall create businesses that will continue to change the world through innovation.

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Latest news

The stories, thoughts & learning of an African startup creator on a journey to success, through perseverance, to cross the ‘valley of death’ despite pain & personal tragedy, in order to climb the mountain.

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January 9, 2019

For decades, entrepreneurs have been creating brands that we have all enjoyed. But how does this happen? How do people come up with ideas that untimely consume our lives and take over the retail market? It’s pretty simple, they find solutions to problems. That is the key to entrepreneurial success. Let’s look at one of […]

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December 24, 2018

Today I’m sharing my biggest lessons from my startup activities since 2016. These were and are true for me — some or all of them may be completely untrue for someone else: You have to learn to work under pressure, and perform well. When your back is against the wall, use the wall as a […]

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December 23, 2018

  Life is tough as hell …. Life as an entrepreneur is even more tougher. Your only safety net is you. There is no health plan with 25 sick days, no paid vacation … nothing. It’s just you are working, working and working round the clock. It’s up to you if you are going to […]

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Because of my virtue of being the servant of the startup ecosystem in Africa

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