STORY OF USN FOUNDER: USN: Zero to R1 billion in 15 years

Albe Geldenhuys, launched USN sports supplements in 1999 Even though it sounds like an America product, USN was launched from a small flat in Pretoria, where Albe Geldenhuys’ girlfriend mixed creatin formulations with a hand-cracked washing machine (the Sputnik). “At first, I wasn’t even thinking about launching a product line or even a business. I […]

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Entrepreneurs Who Built Their Businesses From Nothing

Remarkable story about a South African entrepreneur who built a big business and well-known brand up from humble beginnings. NetFlorist, SA’s largest online gifting company, was launched by accident “Our plan was to run the site for one day to prove that we could do it. And then we got R30 000 worth of orders. That was […]

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