The Finance Ghost and The Venturing Vagabond are fascinated by the world of startups. They host founders, investors and startup experts who share key practical insights about this exciting area of the business ecosystem.
The Startup Junto #4: Snapt
Snapt is an application delivery startup that services an international client base from South Africa, where the company was founded.
Having successfully raised VC funding early in its journey, Snapt famously managed to land NASA (yes, NASA!) as its third-ever client.
Hosts The Finance Ghost and The Venturing Vagabond welcome Douglas Cherry (founder and CCO of Snapt) to the show. As a wonderfully insightful discussion on startups, growth strategies, the pitfalls of raising capital and the characteristics of successful founders, this is a must-listen for any startup founders.
Learn more about Snapt on their website.
The Startup Junto #3: Math for Money
The Finance Ghost and startup specialist The Venturing Vagabond host Nick Hill in Episode 3 of The Startup Junto.
A CA(SA) who certainly took the route less travelled, Nick has spent a lot of time trying to solve key problems around education. As a co-founder of the Math for Money app, Nick has spent time in a Swiss startup incubator in addition to his extensive travels through South America.
A truly worldly professional, Nick has endless insights for anyone interested in EdTech and the way technology can solve problems in the education industry. He's not short on insights into blockchain technology either.
The Startup Junto #2: Ubuntu Baba
The Finance Ghost and The Venturing Vagabond engage with one of South Africa's most loved entrepreneurs: Shannon McLaughlin, founder of Ubuntu Baba.
Famous for embarrassing South African retail giant Woolworths in a product IP dispute that was all over the media at the time, Shannon has built a truly South African brand and has successfully navigated crisis along the way.
She is a wealth of real-world startup knowledge.
The Startup Junto #1: SnapScan
The Finance Ghost and The Venturing Vagabond host Chris Zietsman and Derick Truscott, the CEO and CFO of SnapScan respectively. They discuss the payments space in South Africa and abroad, the benefits of partnering with a "battleship" in your business, the culture of startups and much more.