Ten listeners get the chance to pitch their business plans and win

Big business dreams deserve big business funding.

Thanks to 702 and Telkom Business your dreams could turn into a successful business, enter Pitch The Future with Telkom Business and 702.

We will choose ten listeners who will get the chance to pitch their business plans to our panel.

One listener will be chosen as the winning entrepreneur and receive the following from Telkom Business:

R200 000; Business start-up package worth R50 000 which includes a DSL/LTE connectivity for 24 months; Lenova Core i5 Laptop and bag; Brother printer, scanner and copier; MS Office 365 software; Wireless mouse; Mobile projector and 1 TB external hard drive.

To find out more about Pitch The Future with Telkom Business Bongani Bingwa speaks to Founder of Furaha Afrika Holdings, entrepreneur and entrepreneur activist Matsi Modise and Managing Executive for Consumer and Small Business at Telkom Kagiso Moncho.

Moncho says at Telkom they pride themselves in connecting South Africans to a better life.

We connect individuals, we connect small businesses right up until corporate including government. And to complete the entire eco-system, it is equally important for us to focus on entrepreneurs.

Kagiso Moncho, Managing Executive for Consumer and Small Business at Telkom

With Pitch The Future campaign, we are really looking at innovative great ideas that we can nature and support so that they can then get into the system of starting their own business.

Kagiso Moncho, Managing Executive for Consumer and Small Business at Telkom

Modise says they are looking for smart businesses, businesses that are finding solutions to our problems.

I am very happy that Telkom and 702 are doing this initiative because we have to start nurturing an environment that allows those kinds of ideas.

Matsi Modise, Founder of Furaha Afrika Holdings, entrepreneur and entrepreneur activist

Listen below to the full interview:


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