Introduction to the Lean start-up business model – 12 June 2018

Moving Entrepreneur Development from Analog to Digital

There is great uncertainty and risk when starting up a business and in the South African context, there is a severe shortage of skills needed to mitigate these risks. Many start-ups fall into a false sense of security through traditional business planning methodologies, which are suitable for businesses that have already found their product and market fit. This approach to fund and execute a plan, which is based on assumptions and has not been validated, leads to an incredibly high failure rate of early stage businesses.


Join us at the next Lean Forum to learn about the conceptual framework, the new entrepreneurship syllabus and more about Lean start-ups.


Facilitator: Brian Moores-Pitt

(Owner – MegaMasters training and development)

Joined by: Matthew Guilhermino (Lean Start-up mentor and facilitator at SocioNext)

DATE:  12 June 2018

TIME: 17:00

VENUE:  Chamber House, Royal Showgrounds


About Brian:

Brian is the owner of MegaMasters training which offers small and micro enterprise training and advisory services. He provides business feasibility assessments and start-up planning using the business model canvas and Lean start-up approach.  Brian has managed the Emergent Entrepreneur competition for PCB and successfully coached and mentored the winner of this programme.


About Matthew:

Matthew is the founder of Phambili Consulting services and a facilitator and mentor for SocioNext which provides hands on training and entrepreneurship skills development using the Lean Start-up methodology. His focus lies in enabling entrepreneurship as a vehicle for socio-economic development and the benefits that Lean Start-up principles can bring to resource scarce entrepreneurs.


Contact Thabisile Ngidi to book

Tel: 033 345 2747

Email: [email protected]


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