Allon Raiz

Allon is the founder and CEO of Raizcorp which has worked with over 13 000 small businesses over the past two decades. The author of two best-selling entrepreneurial books, Allon has been invited to speak at the World Economic Forum in Davos and is a past recipient of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the Oliver Transformation and Empowerment Awards. He is also the host of “The Big Small Business Show” on Business Day TV.

Kumaran Padayachee

Kumaran is the CEO of Spartan which has been funding SMEs for 37 years. He is a Fellow of Aspen Global Leadership Network and a member of the Entrepreneur’s Organisation (EO). He is the co-host of two television series on Business Day TV, “The Big Small Business Show” and “SME Funding”.

Mark Levy

The moderator of the Deep Dive Series is Mark Levy, the founder and CEO of Digital Planet – South Africa’s largest ecommerce services business – and an investor in a number of exciting companies in the education, media and retail sectors. Most importantly, Mark is a serial entrepreneur with an insatiable curiosity about all things digital. A big believer in the ability of entrepreneurs to create change and move the world forward, Mark is an active member of EO and YOP, and the founder of Signal (an international business immersion group).

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