Human beings are creatures fond of comfort. We don’t like change and we certainly don’t like being disrupted. However, it is only in these crazy disruptive times that humans can experience true positive change. Heavy Chef contributor Pierre du Plessis reflects on the gift of chaos.
Verity Price pushed the boundaries of the music industry back in 2005 when she started the first music crowdfunding campaign in SA to raise R300,000 for the release of her album. Amongst her many other successes, Verity is a well-known South African singer/songwriter who was forced to think outside of the box to bring her next album into fruition.
S'onqoba Vuba is a disruptor in the education space. Currentl she is Managing Director of Perpetu8, an advisory and implementation consultancy for SMME’s. In a succinct and powerful presentation, S’onqoba speaks of the importance of rethinking education in the shadow of the 4th Industrial Revolution. She shares her views on how we can use technology to improve our day-to-day living in the digital age.
On Thursday 14th December, entrepreneur community platform ‘Heavy Chef’ and Huawei Mate10 Pro revealed SA’s top 5 most exciting startups as nominated by industry peers. The keynote speaker on the evening was Silicon Valley’s ‘Unicorn Whisperer’ Zach Coelius, who also led a business Masterclass earlier in the day.