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5 Kidpreneur Challenge contestants who’ll go very far one day

Watch Bruce and Pavlo's tour of the Kidpreneur precinct at Walk the Talk...

Pavlo Phitidis, Director and CEO of the Aurik Business Incubator, spoke to the following five contestants of the Kidpreneur Challenge who got everyone who were involved talking.

  • Zameer Dada (juice) - family business

  • Byron Tyers (biltong) – a natural-born, driven entrepreneur with a ruthless edge on sales

  • Ryan Trickett (trail mix) - an all-rounder, industrious and capable entrepreneur with a technical edge

  • Samkelisiwe Chissano (oats) - brave, courageous and from a background where she should never have succeeded

  • Nawaal Jacobs (snoods) - an innovator, a manufacturer with original home-grown concepts and an investment appetite

Scroll down to listen to the audio for more detail.

Byron was the scariest kidpreneur. You had no option but to buy from him!

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator

Nawaal came all the way from Cape Town! She created a product from her imagination.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator

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