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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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October 20, 2017

There are few situations in the workplace that induce the level of stress that giving a presentation does. Not only do you have to speak in front of an audience, but oftentimes the quality of your presentation will decide whether a potential client gives you their business or not. There are many different roads to […]

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October 10, 2017

The best way to get your new business recognised is by sharing good content, contributing something worthwhile to the market and getting people excited enough to talk about you too. You can do all three of these things as a speaker at big events. Getting a top speaking gig is a big deal. Being recognised […]

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October 6, 2017

Today I met Sifiso, an avid young entrepreneur from Benoni. Sifiso had been in an abusive relationship with his seed investor. According to Sifiso, his investor has not honored their terms of engagement and has rather opted to pay a salary to Sifiso for the past 9 months, thus jeopardizing and further deteriorating their relationship. […]

Below are some of the most exciting brands I personally worked with

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

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