Better known as StartupGuy, Sandile is the founder of Startup Mzansi Ventures and Startup Mzansi Foundation.
Described as “a mind who understands the art of starting”, StartupGuy teaches startups, entrepreneurs, and every dreamers how to form strong ideas, launch lucrative ventures, position their brand, love their people, and develop business models that offer freedom to their founders.
He’s a renowned expert on branding, consumer psychology, startup financing and strategy. He is an avid speaker and has been featured on various publications including African Entrepreneur Magazine, Moneyweb, Business Day and Destiny Magazine.
As an entrepreneur and businessman, Sandile has built Startup Mzansi Foundation as an apex organisation delivering experience-centred entrepreneurship development programs in South Africa and he continues to contribute to the future of South Africa startups by helping them t start and stay started in business.
I believe in working together with the youth to address the needs of our society and set apart all our differences and live in harmony. I believe in using simple business models and techniques to solve society's pressing needs.
As far as the saying “To an expert even the blade of grass is a potential weapon” goes, I believe that using the smallest bits of resources available we can build and attain huge success. I am of the opinion that anything is possible if you strive to give a hundred per cent in all we are doing. We as the youth are an elite marque to the future, we have all the opportunities in the world to mould, shape and transform the kind of future we want to see ourselves in. We are not only the future but also the present.
Specialties: Education, Entrepreneurship, Start-up Ventures, Digital Strategy, Mobile Applications, Website Development and Graphic Design, Online Branding and Identity, Communications, Online Marketing, Social Media, Technology, People, Event Management and Entertainment.