Franchising 101

The I AM AN ENTREPRENEUR SUMMIT is in association with FNB.

When it comes to entrepreneurship, choosing to open a franchise is attractive because you are buying into an already existing business model, which comes with processes and back support. But is it all sunshine and roses? What do you need to look out for? How do you go about applying for financing?

Here are features from the Summit

Here are some Summit resources for you to look at.

Viewpoint with Jeremy Maggs
On the Bookshelf with Hulisani Ravele

Pearls of the Hustle

Word of Mouth
The Blue Chair with Andile Khumalo
Sheldon Tatchell on Franchising
Mind Your Business
Guest Speakers
Guest Speakers

Monwabisi Thethe
Publisher, Restauranteur and CEO of Brand Contact

Keitumetsi Lebaka
Head of ESD at I AM AN ENTREPRENEUR

Mwezi Mcingwane
Owner of 86 Public Pizzeria

Monwabisi Thethe
Publisher, Restauranteur and CEO of Brand Contact

Keitumetsi Lebaka
Head of ESD at I AM AN ENTREPRENEUR

Mwezi Mcingwane
Owner of 86 Public Pizzeria

Morne Cronje
Head of franchising at First National Bank (FNB)

Sheldon Tatchell
Founder of Legends Barbershop

Joe Human
Publisher, Restauranteur and CEO of Brand Contact

Morne Cronje
Head of franchising at First National Bank (FNB)

Sheldon Tatchell
Founder of Legends Barbershop

Joe Human
Publisher, Restauranteur and CEO of Brand Contact

Event Host

Event Host

Matsi Modise
Vice-chairperson of SiMODiSA and Founding CEO of Furaha Afrika Holdings

Keitumetse Lekaba
MD & Head of ESD, I AM AN ENTREPRENEUR

Matsi Modise
Vice-chairperson of SiMODiSA and Founding CEO of Furaha Afrika Holdings

Keitumetse Lekaba
MD & Head of ESD, I AM AN ENTREPRENEUR

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First National Bank

As a proud sponsor of I AM AN ENTREPRENEUR, FNB is dedicated to help educate, grow and stimulate the SME market in South Africa. This sponsorship complements our broader strategy and ongoing initiatives aimed at providing practical solutions to help and expand this important market. It is through relevant engagements such as this that we can continue making an impact by supporting SME’s. First National Bank – a Division of FirstRand Bank Limited. An Authorised Financial Services and Credit Provider (NCRCP20). Ts and Cs apply.

Our Partners

First National Bank

As a proud sponsor of I AM AN ENTREPRENEUR, FNB is dedicated to help educate, grow and stimulate the SME market in South Africa. This sponsorship complements our broader strategy and ongoing initiatives aimed at providing practical solutions to help and expand this important market. It is through relevant engagements such as this that we can continue making an impact by supporting SME’s. First National Bank – a Division of FirstRand Bank Limited. An Authorised Financial Services and Credit Provider (NCRCP20). Ts and Cs apply.