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Three truths start-up founders should accept
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Three truths start-up founders should accept

Choosing to become a founder is an odd choice. It’s signing up for long hours, high stress and great uncertainty. So why do we do it? What determines success when the odds are against us?   It’s one of the toughest tasks you could ever take on and in my case, it got me into...

The 3 most valuable business lessons you cannot ignore in 2019
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The 3 most valuable business lessons you cannot ignore in 2019

I have learned a great deal over the past few years about business, the do’s the don’ts and everything in between. My lessons come from various sources like mentors, books, entrepreneurs around me, my partners in various business ventures, by following entrepreneur superstars like Elon, Pieter Thiel, Branson and also from the real world of...

Empires don’t build themselves
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Empires don’t build themselves

There is a pivotal moment in the career of every business owner where they transform from a founder into a leader. This is the exact moment when you realise that people are not a large expense on your balance sheet but more like valuable assets. The problem every founder faces, irrespective of how smart or...

The biggest killer of startups is the startup mindset itself
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The biggest killer of startups is the startup mindset itself

  There are fundamental differences between a business and a start-up, which entrepreneurs seem to miss completely. No, a start-up is not an early-stage or a young business. An early-stage business is an early-stage business.   The definition of a business is the offering of a product or service that generates revenue with the goal...

Digemy Wins at App of the Year Awards
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Digemy Wins at App of the Year Awards

The MTN App of the Year Awards is a celebration of app development in South Africa; celebrating local talent and out-of-the-box thinkers that drive disruption and change. In 2014, Digital HQ walked away with top honours with the award for Best Use of Microsoft Cloud Services, with our online website building platform, VIGO. Last week...

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