Ecosystem Webinar

Build A BusinessThat Thrives

Unlock your success by getting the fundamentals right


Unlock the key to lasting success

Successful small businesses create a better future – not just for their owners, but for their families, their communities and the nation as a whole.

The biggest creator of jobs in South Africa are SMEs, yet almost all start-ups fail within the first five years. So, what makes the difference between failure and building businesses that last?

Event Details

Start: July 3, 2024 1:00 pm

End: July 3, 2024 2:00 pm

Event: Build A Business That Thrives

Do you want your business to thrive?

Since 2006, over 2000 businesses have completed our accelerator programs, achieving a survival rate nine times higher than the national average. We build businesses that last – Join us to learn how.

In the webinar you will:

  • RDiscover proven strategies for business success
  • RGain insights into how to build impact beyond the numbers
  • RUncover the top opportunities SMEs can leverage in today’s rapidly evolving environment

About our Host

Boitumelo (Tumi) Sedumedi is a Senior Project Coordinator – Business Incubation at Fetola. She has been an integral part of the FNB Youth Startup Accelerator (YSA) programme, a partnership between Fetola and FNB that provides a start-up pathway for the next generation of fearless leaders. Having joined Fetola as an intern, Tumi brought with her four years of experience in entrepreneurship. She has a passion for small business being the backbone of the community and as a tool for the growth of the country’s economy.  

About our Guest

Currently pursuing a PhD in Organizational Leadership, Ntando Maseko holds an MBA, is a Master NLP Practitioner, and a long-standing Fetola Mentor. Ntando is a passionate advocate for financial freedom and personal growth and with over 15 years in the sector brings a wealth of knowledge to his coaching and training sessions. The author of “Welcome to Financial Freedom” helps people take charge of their finances and build a secure future, whilst his “Mindset Profits” podcast shares practical business and financial tips that anyone can use. You can also catch Ntando on the “Mind Your Business” show on Hope Alive Radio, where he offers down-to-earth advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.  

About our Guest

Fundisiwe Mbele is the owner of Durban Kids Mobile Hair Salon, a unique service that brings quality hair care directly to client’s homes. The business encourages natural hair care for children and promotes self love and embracing their natural beauty. Fundisiwe started her journey in hairdressing informally at a young age, styling the hair of her schoolmates and their parents. A born entrepreneur, she began to turn her passion into a business at the age of 11. The motivation to formalise her long-term dream into a thriving business came when her employment contract ended. She is a current participant on our FNB Youth Startup Accelerator programme. 

Top 3 reasons for Entrepreneurs to Attend:

  • RKey factors that contribute to long-term business success
  • RThrive even during economic downturns and market volatility
  • RBuild a business that is good for people, profit and planet.

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