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Business Reinvention: Face To Face with Vusi Thembekwayo


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Business Reinvention: Face To Face with Vusi Thembekwayo


One of the strongest voices in entrepreneurship worldwide

We love to believe what just happened and is happening is only a nightmare that will end by dawn.
People world over are formulating newer ways to adapt to this unprecedented situation.

Lifestyles changed, business models changed, working methods changed, celebrations changed, vacations changed, education systems changed, almost all phases of life have been impacted in ways one might have never imagined before.

A world lockdown was only heard and read in fiction movies and stories. Well, it is a reality now, and we are all chapters of this common book!

It is important to stay ahead and formulise smart, better, and efficient solutions to reinvent your existing models or build new models that best fit the current business landscape than waiting for the situation to get better. It is worth mentioning brands like Uber, Airbnb, Pinterest, WhatsApp to name a few that made it BIG post the 2008 recession. What matters is the ‘Attitude and Willingness to Think Beyond’ and analyse every obstacle as an opportunity.

Join us for our next webinar with Vusi Thembekwayo, a globally renowned speaker and business mogul to discern how your business can stay agile in the current state of affairs. Vusi will speak about the essential 5 C’s every small business must do to survive this time, along with sharing some valuable tips for entrepreneurs, inspiring narratives and what change could companies see in the future.



    Lorenzo Jooris

    Lorenzo Jooris

    CEO, Creative Zone

    Lorenzo Jooris is the CEO of Creative Zone, Dubai’s leading business advisory firm. Mr Jooris holds extensive and diverse experience in the Middle Eastern and South Asian business markets and retains an expert opinion on the regions’ SMEs and startup culture. He was the founder of One World Communications, a full-fledged multi-media powerhouse advising governments around the world in branding and communication strategies. He, later on, started LEADERS Middle East Magazine in the UAE and formulated ‘Leaders without Borders’ an initiative that promotes young social entrepreneurs’ development and Power Women of Arabia Debate. In 2018, he joined Arton Capital as the Vice President of global growth and strategy where he oversaw the international expansion of the company and was in charge of sales, marketing and events worldwide. Lorenzo is a firm believer in giving back to the community, and within Creative Zone he has spearheaded significant initiatives to help and support promising startups and entrepreneurs. He is also the author of “Recipes for a Better World” and serves as an advisor to the James Michel Foundation.


    Vusi Thembekwayo

    Venture Capitalist

    Vusi Thembekwayo is a world-renowned South African entrepreneur, public speaker and venture capitalist. Vusi is best known as one of the 'dragons' in the South African version of Dragons Den. Dragons Den was a DSTV Mzansi Magic reality show in which entrepreneurs pitched their ideas to a group of investors with hopes for investment in their businesses. Vusi Thembekwayo has invested in many businesses and is regarded as one of the richest South Africans under 35. His talks empower his audience with new knowledge, research findings, and tools to immediately apply in their businesses or careers to achieve "step-change" results. At 25, Vusi ran a R400mn division in a R17bn multi-national and today is widely regarded as one of the most disruptive forces in venture capital in Africa. Vusi was amongst the youngest directors of a listed in South Africa and now serves on several boards. Currently, Vusi is the CEO of a boutique investment & advisory firm in Africa. Leading by example, his firm forces medium, large and listed businesses into much needed and lucrative new directions. Having graced the covers of Entrepreneur Magazine, with features on Forbes and Inc500, Vusi's social media engagement often mirrors that of a Rockstar.

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