#EntrepreneursStayAlive

I AM AN ENTREPRENEUR  |  Series , ±6 min episodes total time 1 hr 07 min  | 
Entrepreneurs Stay Alive is a series of interviews Andile Khumalo has with different entrepreneurs, industry leaders and heads of big corporates to dissect the effect and impact of COVID-19 on entrepreneurs. This series also offers solutions and tips for the entrepreneurs and their businesses to survive during this period

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01

#EntrepreneursStayAlive: Wendy Alberts CEO Restaurants Association of South Africa

The restaurant industry has just received further clarification from government that ALL their operations whether sit-down or take away must shut down come midnight on Thursday, 26 March 2020. Whilst these are necessary measures to “flatten the curve” on COVID-19, it does have very real & dire consequences for restauranteers. Currently there are restrictions on trading hours but soon there will be no trading at all. How does the restauranteur respond to this? What about staff? What about rent? What about the loan repayments? Andile Khumalo got to chat to Wendy Alberts, the CEO at the Restaurants Association of South Africa (RASA). #EntrepreneursStayAlive #IAMANENTREPRENEUR
02

#EntrepreneursStayAlive: Freelancers with Dj Euphonik

As the country prepares to enter 21-days of lock-down, freelancers everywhere are free-falling. We spoke to DJ & Property Entrepreneur, Euphonik, who shared his thoughts about the need to review & reduce expenses and how you could be proactive about building your career during this time. #EntrepreneursStayAlive
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#EntrepreneursStayAlive : Eventing

With the 21-day lockdown, many events and festivals, here in our country and around the world, continue to be cancelled or postponed indefinitely. These cancellations have had a negative knock-on effect on all the roleplayers of the events supply chain. Find out how Sibu Mabena is positively leading her business and her team through all of this #EntrepreneursStayAlive
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Entrepreneurs Stay Alive: Services Businesses

Most of us would deem the services we usually head to Miss Salon London for as 'essential'. However, during the lockdown, the regulations do not agree . So then, how are the entrepreneurs behind this business that suddenly saw a revenue drop of 80-90% processing all of this? Andile Khumalo spoke to its founder, Ego Iwegbu, to find out. #EntrepreneursStayAlive
06

#EntrepreneursStayAlive: DryBath to Assist with COVID-19

Dear President, Solidarity Fund, Ruperts, Oppenheimers, Motsepes, all SA Corporates, and all South Africans with the means to assist those less fortunate among us. Here is a product created by a Black entrepreneur, proven, tested, and already being exported to other countries that will assist greatly in preserving water usage, improve hygiene and help fight the spread of COVID-19. His name is Ludwick Marishane. The product is DryBath Gel. Listen to this & immediately email sales@drybathgel.com to place your orders. Thank us later
07

#EntrepreneursStayAlive: FNB Relief for Small Business

‪‘How can we help you?’ This is a comforting question that every SME owner deserves to hear in these uncertain times. If you bank your business with FNB, they have announced multiple measures to support you and your business through this COVID-19 storm. Andile Khumalo spoke to Jesse Weinberg, Head of SME Transactional Banking for FNB Commercial, to find out more. #EntrepreneursStayAlive
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Entrepreneurs Stay Alive: Team Management and Productivity

As we begin the first work-week after the President announced the lockdown extension, the reality of teams working remotely is one that many companies have to adjust to for the foreseeable future. Andile Khumalo speaks to Musa Kalenga and Edith Leeuta about tools and ways to make this transition smoother. #EntrepreneursStayAlive
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Entrepreneurs Stay Alive: DSBD Initiatives

Government has initiated various plans and relief funds to assist SMEs impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Andile Khumalo speaks to SiMODiSA's Vice-Chairperson, Matsi Modise, to unpack The Department of Small Business Development's initiatives. #EntrepreneursStayAlive
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Entrepreneurs Stay Alive: Marketing and Advertising

It’s hard to stay optimistic when you’re making huge losses and your business potentially risks not surviving the COVID-19 pandemic. It is no different for those in the business of Marketing and PR. Andile Khumalo speaks to Sylvester Chauke, Author and Founder & Chief Architect of DNA Brand Architects, about how you can get your Marketing & Brand Consultancy business to the other side.
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Entrepreneurs Stay Alive: SAve a Business Fund

Many small businesses need cash relief in order to survive this pandemic. saveabusiness is a fund which aims to swiftly help township-based & women-owned SMEs. Andile Khumalo speaks to co-founder Zuko Tisani to learn more.‬ #EntrepreneursStayAlive

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