In primary school my mom bought me a packet of sweets to sell at school.— Zibusiso Mkhwanazi, AVATAR
In 2003 I lost everything I made.— Zibusiso Mkhwanazi, AVATAR
Our biggest opportunity is small businesses. It would’ve been great to hear more about that from the Budget.— Zibusiso Mkhwanazi, AVATAR
As an entrepreneur; you’ve got to have a socialist heart!— Zibusiso Mkhwanazi, AVATAR
AVATAR bills itself as a “digital at the core marketing agency”.
Mkhwanazi – son of an entrepreneur – founded a web design firm (Csonke.com) with R2000 when he was 17 and still in school.
For more detail on this inspirational entrepreneur; listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
I used to sell ice-cream in the Joburg CBD in school holidays.— Zibusiso Mkhwanazi, AVATAR
How you do at school is not a true reflection of your potential.— Zibusiso Mkhwanazi, AVATAR
Not having a degree doesn’t mean you’re not capable.— Zibusiso Mkhwanazi, AVATAR
Never repeat the same mistake twice. Failures are our biggest teachers.— Zibusiso Mkhwanazi, AVATAR
We’ve grown into Cape Town.— Zibusiso Mkhwanazi, AVATAR
We’re creating lots of employment.— Zibusiso Mkhwanazi, AVATAR
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