Survival Skills Podcast

Survival Skills Podcast

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Survival Skills For The 21st Century


#160 Jon Karas and Lynn Liss - One Africa. One Coin
May 14 • 21 min
In this episode, I had a chance to discuss the project with both the President and COO; Jon Karas and Lynn Liss respectively. They shared an overview, technical aspects, vision and how the project will affect the rising economies of Africa. They also…
#159 William Le - Transforming the World with Better Money
Apr 18 • 23 min
In this interview, Grey Jabesi sat down with William Le and Brian Reavey from C-Labs and Appen respectively to discuss Celo. Celo is an open platform that makes financial tools accessible to anyone with a mobile phone, quite similar to Facebook’s Libra.
#158 – Michael Jordaan – Top 5 Survival Skills For Leadership
Apr 15 • 5 min
Top Survival Skills For The 21st Century
#157 - Riccardo Spagni - The People Behind Bitcoin & Monero
Apr 8 • 40 min
Who writes or edit the code for Bitcoin, Monero and other network.
#156 Immediate Lessons From The Covid-19 Crisis
Apr 4 • 13 min
What I learned from Coronavirus covid-19
#155 Gareth Grobler - How Banking Works, Worth Creation.
Mar 17 • 28 min
In this episode, Grey Jabesi interviewed Gareth Grobler. Gareth is an Internet Currency Entrepreneur. Speaker & the Founder of the Crypto Exchange iCE3X.com. A Founding Member of the UK Digital Currency Association. Gareth provides consulting to financial…
#154 Nitin Gajria - Director at Google Sub-Saharan Africa
Feb 28 • 43 min
In this episode, Grey Jabesi interviewed Nitin Gajria, the Director at Google for Sub-Saharan Africa. He has been at Google for more than five years and led the YouTube business in India, as well as Google’s teams in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. Google is…
#153 Simon Dingle - Money, In Math We Trust
Feb 17 • 26 min
Simon Dingle is the CEO of Inves Capital, before that he was part of the teams that started 22Seven, Curve and Luno after which he founded his own company, Inves Capital. He has also been a columnist for Finweek Magazine, Brainstorm, Computing SA and…
#152 Reuben Yap – Privacy, and Why You Should Care
Feb 5 • 44 min
Reuben Yap is the Chief Operating Officer at Zcoin.He was a corporate lawyer for ten years specializing in institutional frameworks before joining Zcoin. He has played a pivotal role in Zcoin’s strategy and vision, and oversees all operational aspects of…
#151 Carmelle Cadet - How Banks Are Reacting To Blockchain
Jan 17 • 38 min
In this episode, I interviewed Carmelle Cadet , a passionate advocate of Blockchain and Digital Currency Technology for modernization, financial inclusion and economic development efforts. She is the Founder and CEO of EMTECH, a fintech company helping…
#150 Reflecting on 2019, Setting new personal rules, 2020 Visions
Jan 4 • 25 min
Self review and personal goals
#149 Meir Ezra - Be Interested, Not Interesting
Dec 19, 2019 • 34 min
This is the last episode for the year with Meir Ezra .He’s the most inspiring speaker ,mentor and regular guest on this podcast. I interviewed him at Workshop 17 seminar at Watershed V&A Waterfront.
#148 Apollo Eric - Aeternity Hub Africa
Dec 18, 2019 • 58 min
Apollo Omer Eric is the founder at Aeternity Hub Africa. He is the driving force behind Aeternity Hub Africa - an entity supporting education and entrepreneurship all over the continent. Its main goal is to encourage developers, entrepreneurs, and…
#147 Ed Latimore - Heavyweight boxer, The 4 Confidences, Not Caring
Dec 10, 2019 • 62 min
Ed Latimore is one of the most unique personalities out there. He’s a heavyweight boxer, physicist, author and chess enthusiast. Graduated from the school of hard knocks with a history of alcoholism and despair. He beat the odds and made something of…
#146 Lorien Gamaroff - Who Created Bitcoin?
Nov 28, 2019 • 43 min
Lorien Gamaroff is the founder/CEO of Centbee, a blockchain-based remittance solution built on the Bitcoin SV blockchain. He also founded Bankymoon, a blockchain and cryptocurrency consultancy. Lorien has been on the show before on episode #116 where we…
#145 John McAfee - Governance, Wealth, Polygamy, Family and Freedom
Nov 18, 2019 • 67 min
John McAfee is by far one of the most interesting, as well as the most controversial public figures today. He’s a British-American computer programmer and businessman. He founded the software company McAfee Associates, the first commercial antivirus…
#144 Siya Metane - How To Build a Media Platform
Nov 14, 2019 • 54 min
Siya Metane, also known as Slikour is a South African media mogul. He founded and heads SlikourOnLife is an Online Music Platform that creates & curates music content for the urban market. Currently the largest media platform of this type in South Africa.…
#143 Llewellyn Devereaux - How to Become Divine, Thinking Big.
Nov 6, 2019 • 57 min
Llewellyn Devereaux Tshesane is the Co-founder and CEO of the Lohocla™ beverages. One of his well known inventions an anti-hangover shooter called Lohocla. He’s also the author of The Mastery Code. In this episode, we discussed; Inventing Lohocla How to…
#142 Rocelo Lopes - Fork The Banks
Oct 29, 2019 • 69 min
This podcast is brought to you by Divi Grey Jabesi brings you yet another exciting episode on The Grey Ave Podcast with one of the biggest Latin America Bitcoin investors Rocelo Lopes. He is the Founder of CoinBR, CEO of Stratum and CoinPY, Rocelo Lopes…
#141 Adi Kaimowitz - Building Virtual Actuary, How To Survive Digital Disruption
Oct 22, 2019 • 84 min
In this episode, Grey Jabesi sat down with Adi Kaimowitz, Co-founder and CEO of Virtual Actuary. What is Virtual Actuary? Simply put; The Uber of actuaries. In formal language, Virtual Actuary is a team of experts offering a comprehensive range of…
#140 Sherlin Barends - Early Life, Radio, Money, Boldness
Oct 15, 2019 • 52 min
In this episode of The Grey Ave Podcast, Grey Jabesi caught up with Sherlin Barends, a radio presenter at Kfm. She is one of the three voices that help thousands of Western Cape commuters get to work in good spirits each morning. Alongside Darren…
#139 - Nick Saponaro - The Masternode Economy
Oct 7, 2019 • 53 min
The Grey Ave Podcast interviewed Nick Saponaro. He is Co-Founder and Chief Information Officer of The Divi Project, a blockchain startup committed to solving the usability problems in cryptocurrency. Nick oversees the development of Divi’s unique Proof of…
#138 - DJ EFN - The Creator of Drink Champs
Sep 23, 2019 • 31 min
I had an opportunity to sit down and kick it with a Drink Champ DJ EFN(@djEFN ). DJ EFN is the co-creator(with the rapper Noreaga) of the hottest podcast in the world; Drink Champs which is broadcasted weekly by Sean “Diddy Combs’s Revolt TV network,…
#137 Luvuyo Rani – From Township to Half a Million Dollars Franchise
Sep 23, 2019 • 76 min
This podcast is brought to you by Divi. In this episode of The Grey Ave Podcast, I interviewed Luvuyo Rani, the Founder and Director of Silulo Ulutho Technologies. Luvuyo and his brother founded their company They started in 2004 with a single Internet…
#136 Meir Ezra - How To Correct Flows Without Offending People
Sep 17, 2019 • 7 min
“The quality of your communication determines the size of your result” - Meir Ezra This is the 4th part of my on-going snippet episodes with Meir Ezra. This time, we discuss communication, particularly how to correct flows without offending people. To…
#135 Connie Gallippi - Ethical Innovations, Diversity and Inclusion in Tech
Sep 11, 2019 • 59 min
In this episode of The Grey Ave Podcast, I had a chance to sit down and interviewed Connie Gallippi. She is the Founder and Executive Director of BitGive. BitGive is the first government-recognised Bitcoin non-profit and a pioneer organisation, leveraging…
#134 Thembinkosi Matika - How To Prepare For Pain
Sep 2, 2019 • 60 min
Grey Jabesi caught up with Thembinkosi Matika, a Community Activist and the Centre Manager at Project Playground Langa. He is the founder of Nzulu Group. He is also the Managing Director at Thembinkosi Matika (TM) Leadership and Training. Thembinkos’s…
#133 Peter McCormack - Drug Addiction, Divorce and Bitcoin War stories
Aug 28, 2019 • 74 min
This episode of The Grey Ave Podcast features Peter McCormack, an Englishman based Cryptocurrency podcaster. He hosts What Bitcoin Did Podcast, where he interviews leaders in Bitcoin, blockchain, and cryptocurrency space. Peter is very unique, outspoken…
#132 Zachariah George - From Wall Street to Funding African Startups
Aug 22, 2019 • 53 min
In this episode, Grey Jabesi sat down and interviewed Zachariah George. Zach is the Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Startupbootcamp Africa – the leading multi-corporate backed venture accelerator program in Africa. He is the founder of Cactus…
#131 Farzam Ehsani - Money Against Injustice
Aug 14, 2019 • 65 min
Grey Jabesi had a privilege and interviewed Farzam Ehsani, Co-Founder and CEO of VALR.com, a platform that bridges the gap between our traditional financial system and the new world of cryptocurrencies. He was previously the Blockchain Lead at Rand…
#130 Llew Claasen - How To Value Cryptocurrencies
Aug 6, 2019 • 22 min
In this episode, Grey Jabesi had an exciting interview with Mr. Llew Claasen. Llew is the Managing Partner of Newtown Partners, a blockchain investment and advisory services firm, founded by him and Vinny Lingham. Newtown Partners specializes in token…
#129 Grey Jabesi - Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Governance
Jul 31, 2019 • 12 min
Grey Jabesi is an entrepreneur, Blockchain Enthusiast, Cryptocurrency Evangelist, Analyst and Inverstor Based in Cape Town South Africa. He is also a seasoned podcast and event panel host, a producer of The Grey Ave Podcast, interviewer of prominent…
#128 Salvatore Burgio - The Power of Bitcoin
Jul 11, 2019 • 58 min
The Grey Ave Podcast meet Salvatore Burgio, a professional Jeweller who become a Goldsmith by the age of 16. In early 2012, Salvatore Burgio remodeled his business into Bitcoin and Gold and started investing in Bitcoin. In 2013 made his Bitcoin paper…
#127 Marius Reitz - The Role of Luno
Jun 17, 2019 • 48 min
In this episode of The Grey Ave Podcast, I sat down and interviewed Marius Reitz, Luno Country Manager for South Africa to shed some lights about Luno at Luno Offices in Cape Town. Luno was founded in 2013 and is one of the world’s leading digital…
#126 Julia Anastasopoulos - Creating Suzelle DIY
Jun 7, 2019 • 48 min
In this episode of The Grey Ave Podcast, I had a chance to sat down and interviewed Julia Anastasopoulos at her studio in Woodstock. She is a South African artist, illustrator, designer and actress. She became a local internet phenomenon in May 2014, with…
#125 Alakanani Itireleng - The State of Cryptocurrency in Botswana
Jun 3, 2019 • 19 min
Grey Jabesi caught up with Alakanani Itireleng also known as Bitcoin Lady. She is Co-founder and CEO of Satoshi centre, a blockchain hub in Gaborone Botswana. Alakanani is a determined entrepreneur, positive about the new possibilities that bitcoin as a…
#124 Vitalik Buterin - The Creator of Ethereum
May 27, 2019 • 44 min
Vitalik Buterin is a Russian-Canadian writer and programmer. Vitalik was involved in the Bitcoin community since 2011, co-founding and writing articles for Bitcoin magazine. But he is primarily known as the boy-genius behind Ethereum, the world’s…
#123 Jermaine Ellis - How To Make Passive Income and Traveling the World
May 21, 2019 • 41 min
Grey Jabesi caught up with an American traveler, entrepreneur and youtuber Jermaine Ellis from San Francisco, California USA. He’s busy traveling the world, so far he traveled 51 countries. Started backpacking traveling around the world 10 years ago. I…
#122 Mamadou Toure - Building a Better World, Education, Values, AI
May 13, 2019 • 62 min
Mamadou Toure is Founder and CEO of Ubuntu Capital Group, a leading Investment, and Advisory firm focused on designing and implementing integrated innovative investment solutions uplifting projects ecosystems. Mamadou is also Founder of Ubuntu Coin…
#121 Anthem Blanchard - Creating a Gold Backed Currency
May 6, 2019 • 26 min
I had an awesome interview with Anthem Blanchard. He’s CEO and Founder of Anthem Vault, also serving as a member of the Board of Directors. Anthem brings extensive knowledge of the gold and silver industry to the company. He was raised by legendary…
#120 Brock Pierce -The Mastermind of Digital Assets
Apr 26, 2019 • 61 min
#120 Brock Pierce -The Mastermind of Digital Asset
#119 Helen Zille - Blockchain, Uber and Regulation
Apr 17, 2019 • 14 min
While at 2019 in Cape Town. Grey Jabesi sat down with to talk about Blockchain and regulation. Helen is a South African politician, Premier of the Western Cape Province and a member of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament….
#118 Meir Ezra – How To Become Jewish in 10 Minutes
Apr 15, 2019 • 10 min
“If you want to know how powerful you are. Count the times you’ve been punched or whacked by life” – This a 3rd of my on-going snippet episodes with . We all know the stereotype of Jews being financially successful and in this…
#117 Kwame Rugunda - Blockchain Adoption in Africa
Apr 8, 2019 • 33 min
#117 Kwame Rugunda - Blockchain Adoption in Africa
#116 Lorien Gamaroff - The Bitcoin Split - BTC vs BSV
Apr 3, 2019 • 50 min
#116 Lorien Gamaroff - The Bitcoin Split - BTC vs BSV
#115 Matthew Arnett - Marine Archaeology on Blockchain with STO
Mar 26, 2019 • 56 min
#115 Matt Arnett - Marine Archaeology on Blockchain with STO
#114 Steve Distante - Tesla’s No.1 Fan, Impact Investing
Mar 22, 2019 • 35 min
#114 Steve Distante - Tesla No.1 Fan, Impact Investing
#113 JP Fabri - How Malta became the Blockchain Island
Mar 12, 2019 • 41 min
#113 JP Fabri - How Malta become the Blockchain Island
#112 Meir Ezra - The Power of Cause and Effect
Mar 7, 2019 • 5 min
Meir Ezra
#111 Eli Calderón Morin - Redefining Food Stamps with All_Ebt
Feb 27, 2019 • 19 min
#111 Eli Calderón Morin
#110 Ben Swann - The wolf of Journalism
Feb 19, 2019 • 51 min
Ben Swann is an American television news anchor, political commentator and journalist. Initially a Baptist pastor, he became a sports producer for TV, and later a news journalist and producer, and managing editor on network affiliates, FOX, and RT…
#109 Samer Saab - Fintech, scaling, startup journey
Feb 12, 2019 • 46 min
In this episode of The Grey Podcast interviewed Samer Saab. Samer is the co-founder and CCO at Get Wala and Director at Dala Foundation. He holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of…
#108 Giovanni Lesna Maranetto - The Fintech Entrepreneur
Feb 8, 2019 • 43 min
Support the Grey ave Podcast on Giovanni Lesna Maranetto is a strategist, entrepreneur and ICO specialist. He is a co-founding team member and Chief Commercial Officer at Blocktrade.com (formerly Hedge Token) and Lead External Advisor to Adbank ,…
#107 Meir Ezra - How to make a 100 Million Dollars
Jan 29, 2019 • 58 min
#107 Meir Ezra - How to make $100 Million
#106 Maps Maponyane - Inside the Mind of South Africa’s Top Model
Jan 22, 2019 • 55 min
#106 Maps Maponyane - Inside the Mind of South African Top Model
#105 Ashley Wallace - Exploring Japan
Jan 12, 2019 • 25 min
#105 Ashley Wallace - Exploring Japan
#104 Maja Vujinovic - shEOS co-Founder
Jan 2, 2019 • 44 min
#104 Maja vujinovic - co-Founder of shEOS
#103 Bianca Bosch - 2018 in Review, The Kissing Booth
Dec 19, 2018 • 59 min
#103 Bianca Bosch - 2018 in Review,The Kissing Booth
#102 Mance Harmon - Is Hedera Hashgraph better that blockchain?
Dec 11, 2018 • 57 min
#102 Hedera Hashgraph’s technical, entrepreneurial and anticipated plans.
#101 Charles Hoskinson & John O’Connor (Cardano)
Nov 28, 2018 • 36 min
#101 Charles Hoskinson & John O’Connor - (Cardano)
#100 Arcane Bear - Adventure & Purposeful Living
Nov 21, 2018 • 74 min
#100 Arcane Bear - Adventure & Purposeful Living
#99 Ray Youssef - From homeless to Money, Paxful & Solving real problems
Nov 12, 2018 • 44 min
#99 Ray Youssef - From homeless to Paxful. Solving real problems
#98 Steve Nathan - Demystifying Investing & Retirement
Nov 6, 2018 • 40 min
#98 Steve Nathan - Demystifying Retirement
#97 Abraham Cambridge - How to Monetize the Sun
Oct 30, 2018 • 49 min
In this episode, Grey Jabesi interviews Abraham Cambridge, Founder and CEO of A British born solar entrepreneur and disruptive technologist. In 2008 he completed an MSc in the Science of Climate Change under a NERC scholarship at UEA and has since…
#96 A New Era of Supply Chain Management - Anthem Blanchard & Logan Golema
Oct 24, 2018 • 31 min
Founder/CEO Anthem Blanchard and CTO Logan Golema. Hercules is a decentralised blockchain protocol platform that enables anyone to operate a fully functioning supply chain that utilises Proof of Human Work to validate transactions . Developed and…
#95 Damon Bryant PhD - The Power of Behavioral Economics
Oct 8, 2018 • 57 min
Dr Damon Bryant is a business psychologist with over 15 years of experience in data analytics and psychological assessment tools. Currently the CEO of Light Pay Coin, a next generation cryptocurrency focused on digital payments in business and…
#94 Stephen Young - Bulding a crypto market place
Sep 25, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode, Grey Jabesi interviews Stephen Young, Chief Product Officer at Coindirect. A global cryptocurrency marketplace which makes it easier for people to buy and sell Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in emerging markets. In this interview, we…
#93 Michael Jordaan(Part 2) - Rain Mobile, Bank Zero & Venture Capital
Sep 17, 2018 • 51 min
This is a continuation of Episode #90. Dr. Michael Jordaan, MCom, Ph.D., is the Founder of MonteGray Capital. Dr. Jordaan serves as Partner at AngelHub Ventures. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector. He served as the…
#92 Joy Buolamwini - Finding Flaws in technology, Fighting Algorithmic Bias.
Aug 29, 2018 • 53 min
Joy Buolamwini is a poet of code who uses art and research to illuminate the social implications of artificial intelligence. She founded the Algorithmic Justice League to fight the coded gaze - harmful bias in artificial intelligence. At the MIT Media…
#EP91 Alon Stern - Founder of Slide. Startup stages and Lessons.
Aug 17, 2018 • 63 min
Alon Stern is the Founder of Slide. A mobile payments app which facilitates easy, fast and free peer-to-peer (P2P) money transfers across all local banks and mobile networks, much like Venmo in the USA. 
 A Mathematically minded software developer, data…
#90 Michael Jordaan (Part 1) - Banking, Career Development & Business
Jul 27, 2018 • 26 min
Dr. Michael Jordaan, MCom, Ph.D., is the Founder of MonteGray Capital. Dr. Jordaan serves as Partner at AngelHub Ventures. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector. He served as the Chief Executive Officer at First National…
#89 Blockstarters Blockchain Incubator Round-table
Jul 8, 2018 • 38 min
Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Blockstarters bring entrepreneurs together to create a hub of innovation and resource sharing, and through their extensive network of investors, they take startups to market. Their network reach extends as far as…
#88 Mid year review. Failures & Relationships
Jun 27, 2018 • 73 min
I was hanging out with my friends and discussing the first half of the year. Things we failed to accomplished and relationships. It was all over the place but you’ll enjoy it.
#87 Roger Ver - Founder of Bitcoin.com
Jun 13, 2018 • 45 min
Roger Keith Ver is an early investor in bitcoin related startups. He was formerly an American citizen. He was born and lived in Silicon Valley.[2] He now resides in Japan. He has been a prominent supporter of bitcoin adoption and saw bitcoin as a means to…
#86 Tawanda Kembo - Cryptocurrency in Zimbabwe
Jun 3, 2018 • 40 min
Tawanda Kembo has been geeking out about bitcoin since 2012 and has been deeply involved in bitcoin and the blockchain technology since 2013. Tawanda is 4th generation entrepreneur who co-founded Golix, the company running Zimbabwe’s bitcoin exchange.…
#85 Shakes Motsilili - Disrupting Venture Capital
May 22, 2018 • 44 min
Shakes Motsilili is a founding shareholder of Africa New Energies (ANE). The combination of excellent exploration results, the crowdfunding and community involvement has attracted two multi-billion rand bids for ANE. The company aims to achieve a $1…
#84 Joby Weeks - Rules to financial freedom and unlimited travel
May 10, 2018 • 54 min
Joby is an entrepreneur, lifestyle coach and travel bug who is passionate about seeing others succeed. He has created several successful companies and continues to pursue different ventures. He is well known for Bitcoin and Bitclub Network in the…
#83 Regulation and Governance
May 3, 2018 • 40 min
In this podcast, I was joined by Michael Jordan and Nick Hill. Michael is an Acturial scientist and Nick, an entrepreneur who also works in the Fintech space. We discussed regulation using the Crypto and traditional markets as examples. We also discussed…
#82 Wannipha Jen Buakaew - How to find your place into Crypto
Apr 29, 2018 • 68 min
While advising a number of blockchain projects, Jen is also on The New Money Systems Board- Lifeboat foundation alongside high profile individuals such as Vitalik Buterin and Charlie Lee. Jen’s passion is about leveraging Crypto and Blockchain driven…
#81 Deconstructing Real Estate Myths - Scott Picken
Apr 16, 2018 • 46 min
Scott Picken is a South African-born real estate investor and entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of Wealth Migrate, a fintech company that offers real estate investments on its online marketplace through crowdfunding. He began offering real estate…
#80 DAVID ORBAN - EXPLORING NEW OPPORTUNITIES
Apr 4, 2018 • 34 min
David is the Founder and Managing Partner of Network Society. He is an investor, entrepreneur, author, blogger, keynote speaker, and thought leader of the global technology landscape. His entrepreneurial accomplishments span several companies founded and…
#79 BETH MALATJI - THE BOOTSRAPPER’S LIFE-SAVING HACKS
Mar 27, 2018 • 40 min
“Hating your job is not a business plan” - Beth Malatji Beth Malatji the Founder & CEO of Rebirth wines. She is also the director of Startup Grind in Johannesburg. She wrote The Bootstrapper’s Lifesaving Hacks, an easy to read a practical book about…
#78 NHIAL MAJOK - SOLVING AFRICA’S PROBLEMS WITH BLOCKCHAIN
Mar 19, 2018 • 29 min
Nhial Majok started with humble beginnings in Sudan. The Sudanese war was at it’s peak by the time he was 10 which forced him to move around various East African countries to attain a good education. He later moved to Australia. Nhial has worked in IT for…
#77 ROXANNE KALIE - BE POSITIVELY FIERCE
Mar 12, 2018 • 68 min
“Talent is not enough. You gotta put in the work” - Roxanne Kalie Professional Model, Actress, Mom and DJ Roxanne Kalie(@roxcizzle) comes on the podcast and discussed all sorts of topics. From how she got started at the age of 13 and stayed relevant to…
#76 SHOULD YOU INVEST IN CRYPTOCURRENCY? - MJ THE ACTUARY
Feb 20, 2018 • 84 min
Michael Jordan (MJ) is on track to getting his FASSA(in Finance) and CERA qualification. He passed all his Actuarial exams and now waiting for his graduation. He is now interested in Blockchain technology and digital currencies in which he has managed to…
EP#75 ANTHONY SILVERSTON - LESSONS FROM TRIGGERFISH ANIMATION PRODUCER & DIRECTOR
Feb 16, 2018 • 44 min
Anthony Silverston(@antimator) is a Partner, writer and director at Triggerfish Animation Studios, which is the leading animation studio in Africa based in South Africa. He produced The Adventures of Zambezia, Directed Khumba respectively and works on…
EP#74 Losing Millions & Challenges Women Entrepreneurs Face. - Antoinette Prophy
Feb 3, 2018 • 60 min
She’s grown an ad agency from the lounge of her mother’s house to a company employing 60 employees with a footprint in East Africa. She’s been at the losing end of a deal — and lost R2-million, and she’s gone through a nightmare no entrepreneur wants to…
EP#73 THE BENEFITS OF PODCASTING
Jan 18, 2018 • 24 min
This is an episode that was recorded by Engel Jones on Twelve Minute Convos Podcast. I was interviewed and ask about Podcasting. Since I get questions about podcasting from some of my listeners, I thought I should share it so that you can pick up…
EP#72 LESSONS & NEW YEAR’S REVOLUTION
Jan 4, 2018 • 50 min
As we enter 2018. I was joined by a friend of mine Radhesen Naidoo and we discuss: - Lessons from 2017 - Goal setting - Relationships - Books. I hope you enjoy it.
EP#71 MPHO DAGADA - THE BITCOIN ENTREPRENEUR
Dec 19, 2017 • 38 min
I met the Invest in Future Currency chief and Nda Exchange executive Mpho Dagada, 24, who has already made more than Millions through cryptocurrency in Johannesburg. He has been all over the tv and radio in South Africa preaching the good story of Bitcoin…
#70 Graham Stephan - REAL ESTATE INVESTING FOR MILLENNIALS
Dec 4, 2017 • 36 min
Raised in Santa Monica, California, Graham Stephan obtained his Real Estate license shortly after his 18th birthday and dove headfirst into the world of Real Estate in 2008 with Coldwell Banker Previews International. Since 2008, Graham has sold over…
#69 SONYA KUHNEL - THE BLOCKCHAIN AFRICA CONFERENCE
Nov 13, 2017 • 32 min
Sonya Kuhnel has been interested in digital currencies since late 2013 and one of the first women involved in the industry in South Africa. In 2013, she started a bitcoin payment company called Bitcoin Payments, a BitPay Affiliate partner, which allowed…
#68 ED MYLETT - DO NOT DIE IN YOUR 20s
Nov 6, 2017 • 53 min
Ed Mylett(Chairman of WFG) is one of the premier business leaders, peak performance experts and motivational speakers in the world. He has a passion for mentoring and coaching others on what it takes to become a champion in all areas of life. He has…
#67 IVAN ON TECH - ETHEREUM & SMART CONTRACTS
Oct 22, 2017 • 58 min
Ivan Liljeqvist is a software developer, Blockchain expert and international Blockchain Speaker. He is popular for his YouTube channel Ivan on Tech where he covers Cryptocurrency and Blockchain. In this episode, we discuss Smart contracts, Ethereum,…
#66 LEON VAN VUUREN - THE PRODUCT DRIVEN ENTREPRENEUR
Oct 15, 2017 • 47 min
Leon van Vuuren is the CEO and founder of EyeCover, an industry-specific value added product and business solutions provider. He is also director of a Financial Services Consultancy specializing in UBI, Volume and Affinity initiatives. A qualified and…
#65 MARNUS BROODRYK - WHAT IT TAKES
Oct 8, 2017 • 32 min
Marnus Broodryk is an entrepreneur, Shark on Shark Tank SA and author of “90 rules for entrepreneurs”. Marnus has been very successful on his journey as an entrepreneur. He was a millionaire by age 24. Started and made a success out of many businesses.…
#64 PETER SADDINGTON –LETS TALK BITCOIN
Oct 1, 2017 • 28 min
Peter Saddington Invested in Bitcoin back in 2011 when it was only $2. Today, 1 Bitcoin is worth $4300+-. As an entrepreneur, he built 12 companies. 10 of them failed and 2 succeeded. In the last episode, we discussed his journey as an entrepreneur that…
#63 PETER SADDINGTON - STARTUP FAILURES, SCRUM, EDUCATION, PARENTING
Sep 26, 2017 • 45 min
“”Begin with the end in mind”- Peter Saddington. Peter Saddington is a Scientist, Entrepreneur(with2 private exits) ,Cryptocurrency Enthusiast and Investor. Published author of 2 books, various industry publications, and blogger on software development,…
#62 DYLAN KARDASHIAN - HOW TO CRUSH SOCIAL MEDIA
Sep 18, 2017 • 52 min
Dylan Kardashian/Musanhu is a social media personality, aspiring film maker, social media expert, graphic and web designer from South Africa. He gained his fame after an interaction with Nicki Minaj on social media. He currently works with highly ranked…
#61 BRIAN HAZARD - EXPLORING COLOR THEORY, CREATIVITY, DEEP WORK, LONGEVITY
Sep 11, 2017 • 62 min
Color Theory is the musical alter ego of American singer-keyboardist-songwriter Brian Hazard. Hazard has released nine studio albums, nine EPs, three remix collections, and one set of demos to date. His latest album Adjustments was released on May 27,…
#60 GETTING MENTORED BY MATT BROWN
Sep 4, 2017 • 71 min
While I was in Johannesburg, I got lucky to meet Matt Brown. An entrepreneur and one of the top Podcasters in South Africa right now. I’ve been looking forward to meet this man to talk about podcasting, marketing etc. A friend of mine Jonny Eaglefeather…
#59 MARCELLO SCHERMER - A BRIEF LOOK ON AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Aug 29, 2017 • 38 min
On my quick trip to Johannesburg, I was fortunate enough to meet Marcello Schermer. Was recommended by many as a go to guy when it comes to Startups in Africa. He is massively involved and in touch with what’s going on across the continent. Marcello’s…
#58 SIDE HUSTLE TECHNIQUES
Aug 21, 2017 • 23 min
With a circus of things happening altogether in my life. I thought, I should share the hustle. I just moved into a new house, sold my car to invest in cryptocurrencies(Bitcoin,ether etc), working on my startUp idea and putting together a team for my…
#57 Tomas Laurinavicius - LIFESTYLE DESIGN & PRODUCTIVITY HACKS
Aug 6, 2017 • 71 min
Tomas Laurinavicius is a lifestyle entrepreneur and blogger from Lithuania. He writes about habits, lifestyle design, and entrepreneurship. Right now, He is traveling the world with a mission to empower 1 million people to change their lifestyle for good.…
#56 CARL VISAGIE - FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO STARTING COMPANIES
Jul 30, 2017 • 48 min
Carl Visagie is the founder & CEO of KnektMe. A proximity based networking tool that uses Bluetooth technologies in order to power it’s discovery of other users within a certain area. Carl has an unusual and fascinating background. Dating back to his…
#55 BARATANG MIYA - TEACHING GIRLS TO CODE
Jul 23, 2017 • 73 min
Baratang Miya is the CEO of GirlHYPE Coders that empowers girls to pursue careers in STEM and had been chosen by the US State Dept’s in 2015 TechWomen program as an Emerging Leader. She was placed at Adobe for mentorship during her TechWomen 2015 award.…
#54 Marcel Oudejans - INSIDE THE WORLD OF MAGIC
Jul 16, 2017 • 61 min
I have always been fascinated by Magic. It really drive me nuts. Whenever I see Marcel Oidejans, David Blaine or any other magician doing their thing, I feel very small. That’s why I had to meet Marcel for a chat. Marcel Oudejans has over 20 years of…
#53 MELISSA HAYNES - CONQUERING YOUR FEARS
Jul 8, 2017 • 58 min
Have you ever really wanted to do something but every time you even thought about doing it you just got stuck? Most people will give up on their dreams before they even try. It’s not because we’re lazy or incapable. It’s because we’ve got ghosts in our…
#52 Susan Bennett - The woman behind the voice of SIRI
Jul 1, 2017 • 34 min
Susan Bennett has told the story of how she became the voice of Siri without realizing it – at the time, she thought she was making the recordings for an automated switchboard system. In fact, she didn’t even find out she had become Siri until a friend…
#51 - Riana Lynn - FOOD TECH & DIVERSITY
Jun 25, 2017 • 52 min
Riana Lynn is a leader in food technology and innovation and a STEM mentor. Her work has been featured in Forbes, USA Today, Essence, Entrepreneur Magazine, Inc and more. Riana is the founder and CEO of Food Trace, a technology company that deals with…
#50 A CHAT WITH YOCO CEO, KATLEGO MAPHAI.
Jun 18, 2017 • 55 min
Katlego is the co-founder & CEO of Yoco, a hot financial technology company in the electronic payments space based in South Africa . Yoco offers an easy way for small businesses to securely accept card payments which has been a challenge for SMEs in South…
#49 A FIRESIDE CHAT ON CRYPTOCURRENCY
Jun 11, 2017 • 87 min
In this episode. Grey brings back Paul Dinin the Bitcoin geek to talk about Cryptocurrency. We covered Blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum, shared ledger, peer to peer sharing, encryption and more. My goal was to cover the very basics and simplify it as much as…
#48 - CREATING A STARBUCKS OF TEA WITH LADY BONIN
Jun 5, 2017 • 73 min
Jessica Bonin is the Founder and CEO of Lady Bonin’s tea. A company that blends and distributes organic loose leaf teas sourced direct from farms that use farming practices and are community driven. Jess was announced The Top Entrepreneur of 2015 in the…
#47 ANSWERING AWKWARD QUORA QUESTIONS
May 29, 2017 • 47 min
My Friend Radhesen Naidoo & I answers some of the most awkward questions on Quora. Some of them personal and uncomfortable. Enjoy and share.
EP#46 JONAS KOFFLER - A HUSTLE GUIDE FOR ARTISTS
May 21, 2017 • 71 min
In this episode, Grey chats with Jonas Koffler, best selling author of Hustle: The Power to Charge Your Life with Money, Meaning, and Momentum. Jonas is… a stroke survivor turned yoga practitioner and meditator… a startup cofounder… a writer and…
EP#45 MITCH BOWLER - ADDING MEANING TO YOUR WORK
May 15, 2017 • 98 min
Mitch Bowler is the founder of Pencil Kings. A platform which gives training and support to artists in-order to take their art to the next level. Mitch has also been an artist working in video games, films such as X-Men 2 and of course an entrepreneur.…
EP#44 GAZZA - BEHIND THE MUSIC
May 8, 2017 • 66 min
I recently went to Namibia and attended the Namibian Annual Music Awards 2017 where I met Gazza and his team. I watched him win awards that night and the next morning, we recorded this podcast. Gazza, is one of the most commercially successful and best…
#EP43 STEPHEN LARKIN - 50 SHADES OF CROWDFUNDING
May 4, 2017 • 80 min
Stephen Larkin is a penchant of mathematical algorithms and innovative funding methods with a dream to provide electricity to the people in Africa. He co-founded Africa New Energies in 2012 with a simple vision - to write an algorithm to find natural gas…
EP#42 THE UNICORN FILES. LESSONS FROM THE GREATS
Apr 24, 2017 • 65 min
As I was going through a tough week of no drive and motivation. I returned to my archive to find interviews, talks and videos that inspires and motivate me. I remembered that I had been cutting snippets from my favorite interviews. I then decided to share…
EP#41 BRADLEY STILWELL - MAKING ANIMATED FILMS
Apr 17, 2017 • 70 min
Bradley Stilwell is a South African digital artist. Currently based in Australia, working for Animal Logic. He has worked on such films as Lego Batman, Mad Max Fury road, Legend of the Guardians just to name a few. Topics covered: - How Grey learnt about…
EP#40 JEFF WHITE – HOW THEY CREATED KONG SKULL ISLAND.
Apr 12, 2017 • 73 min
While the movie Kong Skull Island is still in Cinemas, I managed to get hold of one of the major contributors to the film, all the way from Industrial Light & Magic(ILM) Jeff White is the visual effects supervisor of Kong, he has also worked on other big…
EP#39 ROBYN FARAH - Kick Ass Technology – Obviously!
Mar 27, 2017 • 75 min
SHOWNOTES: Robyn Farah, CEO of KATO is an Entrepreneur, speaker & people connector in tech & innovation. Her company focuses on product development to solve real world problems in order to create a better world. She also founded and run some of the most…
EP#38 - Travel Experience- Spain, Germany, Taiwan, Prague(Europe & ASIA)
Mar 19, 2017 • 53 min
Kat Theo(@Kattheo) is a traveler from Nebraska, US. She has been traveling for 3+ years and loving it. In this podcast, we covered: - What inspired her to travel (very interesting:) - How she survives financially on the road - Worst Couchsurfing…
EP#37 FERDINAND GARCIA - I AM HIV
Mar 12, 2017 • 41 min
Ferdinand Garcia is a financial advisor from San Francisco. To this day, he has lived with HIV for 14yrs. He loves traveling and work on the road. While out there seeing what the world has to offer, he raise awareness for HIV by taking photos with “I AM…
EP#36 CHRIS NICHOLS(CHAOS GROUP) MAKING BIG CAREER CHANGES
Mar 6, 2017 • 90 min
Christopher Nichols is one of the most inspiring, smart and creative people in the CGI industry right now. From working with leading studios on The Day After Tomorrow, I Robot, Stealth, Tron: Legacy, Oblivion, Maleficent and The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo…
EP#35 PAUL SNODGRASS - COMEDY, ACTING & AWESOMENESS
Feb 27, 2017 • 85 min
Paul Snodgrass (@Snoddie) is an actor and comedian based in Cape town. He has worked on several movie projects including Black Sails, The Odyssey and Dominion. He is also popular for “I’m so lonely” , one of his stand-up end bits. He started his career at…
EP#34 JAY WONG - HOW TO DANCE WITH FEAR
Feb 20, 2017 • 62 min
“Are you out there doing it rather than talking about doing it?” - Jay Wong. Jay Wong(IG: @jaywongjaywong) is one of the most inspiring people out there. He is an Entrepreneur, Speaker and Traveler. He is also the creator of The Inner Change-maker Podcast…
EP#33 DR. JONATHAN FARLEY- USING MATHS TO WIPE OUT ISIS
Feb 14, 2017 • 95 min
This is a part 2 of my conversation with Dr Jonathan Farley. If you haven’t listened to the first one yet, below is a short bio of the Dr.Farley. Dr. Jonathan David Farley is a well recognized mathematician, traveler, entrepreneur among other things. He…
EP#32 CARISSA CUPIDO - THE HUSTLE NEVER SLEEPS
Feb 6, 2017 • 55 min
Widely known as a radio and Tv presenter on Goodhope FM and TLC. Carissa is also a part time actor and vlogger. She recently won the TLC Next Great Presenter competition 2016. She is very driven and energetic which you’ll be able to tell just by listening…
EP#31 BRENT BOTHA - THE FUTURE OF AIR
Jan 31, 2017 • 65 min
My guest in this episode is Brent Botha, a sports scientist. He also work for Air, Water & Earth (AWE), A Biotech startup working on reversing air pollution. Brent has also been a professional cyclist for the last couple of years. We started off with…
EP#30 DR. JONATHAN FARLEY - UNCONVENTIONAL THINKING.
Jan 24, 2017 • 115 min
Dr.Jonathan David Farley received his D.Phil. in mathematics from the University of Oxford in 1995, after winning Oxford’s highest mathematics awards, the Senior Mathematical Prize and Johnson University Prize, in 1994. He graduated summa cum laude from…
EP#29 Jillian Butterworth - INSIDE THE MIND OF RAPISTS
Jan 17, 2017 • 73 min
“Just ask, can I stick my tongue in your mouth? before you kiss each him or her, it makes things straight and simple” - Jillian Butterworth Jillian Butterworth is a clinical psychologist who works primarily in the field of sexual violence. She works in…
EP#28 STEVE DISTANTE - LESSONS ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Jan 9, 2017 • 41 min
SHOWNOTES This is by far my favorite. Even though I asked Steve for 30 minutes to just talk about cars, I managed to steal another 40 minutes to talk about entrepreneurship. For someone who has always been an entrepreneur from age 5. He obviously has alot…
EP#27 STEVE DISTANTE - DRIVING TESLAS. LIVING ELECTRIC
Jan 3, 2017 • 35 min
Steve DIstante is an Entrepreneur and car aficionado from Long Island, New York. He started his first business when he was only 5 years old. He is the CEO of Vanderbilt Securities LLC, member of Long Island Exotics Club and an incoming president of…
EP#26 ANNIKA FRIESEN- GIRL BOSS, TRAVEL, FERNWEH SOCIETY
Dec 29, 2016 • 39 min
“If you’re a man and super organised, you are a such a good worker. If you’re a woman and organised, they say you’re “bitch”-Annika Friesen, my favorite take away from this Podcast. Annika Friesen is a business person, blogger, traveler, accountant and…
EP#25 EVERYONE IS SELLING YOU SOMETHING
Dec 20, 2016 • 34 min
Everyone is trying to sell you something. From social media, dates and everything else. The question is “Are you the seller or the buyer?”, “How many of the things you own/buy are really based on your decisions, preferences as opposed to persuasion…
EP#24 Maureen McGrath - WOMEN IN BUSINESS, ABUSE, NO SEX MARRIAGE .
Dec 13, 2016 • 95 min
SHOWNOTES: Maureen McGrath is the Host of the the Sunday Night Sex Show on CKNW 980 AM in Vancouver, author of the book “Sex & Health”, Tedx speaker of the famous Ted talk “No sex Marriage” and also a Sex & Relationship Advisor among other things. Moving…
EP#23 CAREERS AND LIFESTYLE CHOICES
Dec 7, 2016 • 59 min
Besides being professionals, These guys were lots of fun to do a podcast with. They share insights and give advice based on their successful professional careers. We talked about anything as usual, from their building successful careers, background…
EP#22 JONNI SALIMI- THE GAME OF POKER
Nov 28, 2016 • 95 min
Jonni Salami is a professional poker player, stand-up comedian and translator from Sweden. He started playing poker in his teen and still at it to this day. He explains how the game of Poker works, how to go about it and how one can get started if…
EP#21 COUCHSURFING - FINDING AWESOME HOSTS
Nov 20, 2016 • 62 min
SHOWNOTES Everything you need to know about Couchsurfing is covered in this episode. Myself, Radhesen and Ashley are hosts and we talk about Couchsurfing. The main subject is “How do you successfully find host” thus avoiding declines or unpleasant…
EP#20 BLESSER & BLESEE, STATE OF THE UNION
Nov 14, 2016 • 56 min
Nobody was drunk , just tired. Just me and Kannan talking after a long day of work. We talked about: Donald Trump Couchsurfing Catching feelings Capetown liftesyle Blesser, Blessee lifestyle Growing up Chenges and more. Please enjoy and leave comments.
EP#19 DR EVE - SEX & CYBER INFIDELITY
Nov 10, 2016 • 74 min
SHOWNOTES: Dr Marlene Wasserman is a clinical sexologist, sex therapist, author and the face behind the “Dr Eve”Brand. She pioneered this field as far as South Africa is concerned and she is a temporary advisor to the World Health Organization(WHO). In…
EP#18 GAL EZRA: WE LOVE SUMMER
Nov 5, 2016 • 40 min
SHOWNOTES Gal Ezra is the Co-Owner and Co-Founder of We Love Summer, a major outdoor music festival events brand born in Cape Town. He is also part of Vacation club events which is a team of event production specialists with over 30 years of combined…
EP#17 PAUL DININ: BITCOIN EXPLAINED
Nov 1, 2016 • 74 min
Surely you have seen, read or heard about bitcoin or cryptocurrency. Chances are you couldn’t understand it simply because it seems very complicated and out of this world. Bitcoin is known to be the biggest invention since the internet. Paul was an early…
EP#16 SCOTT KEYES: FLYING FOR FREE, A MILLION DOLLAR BUSINESS
Oct 26, 2016 • 56 min
Speaking of happy accidents. Scott Keyes is the founder of ScottsCheapFlights which helps people find cheap flights, I mean really cheap like 50%-70%. He is also an author of the e-books “How To Fly For Free” and “How To Find Cheap Flights,” He is an…
EP#15: STRESS - Danielle Jarvis
Oct 24, 2016 • 39 min
What is stress really? Dani is a trained Neuropsychologist , professional Sailor and Sailing Coach. In this Podcast, she talks about stress and how it affects other areas of your life. Of course we talked about health in general and how little things like…
EP#14 DOMINIK INAL-MULTITASKING
Oct 19, 2016 • 52 min
There is no one word to describe Dominik, the guy has done and is into lots of different things. Among other things, he is a blogger, traveler, teacher, student, boyfriend and a cool guy. I hosted him on his very first Couchsurfing experience. I have to…
EP#13 SECURING COUCH TRAVELERS: Club Sofa Founders
Oct 13, 2016 • 31 min
Have you or ever thought of thought of Couchsurfing before but concerned about your security before? Daniel and Magne has just solved that level of worry by creating a website where you can stay with your Facebook friends or friends of friends. Listen to…
EP 12 GOING THE EXTRA MILE: DAVID SHIELDS
Oct 10, 2016 • 58 min
I happened to link up with an award winning StartUp that developed GEM, which is a mobile rewards platform for volunteers in South Africa. The first session was with David Shields who is a co-founder of GEM and the second session was with Danielle Jarvis…
EP 11 TRAVELING AFRICA LIKE A LOCAL- KELLY URBANKE
Oct 3, 2016 • 22 min
If you’ve been limiting yourself while traveling in Africa, Kelly will change your mindset. She travels 100% like a local to the point that I could forget she was a traveler when we met. She has lived in Zambia and studied at Stellenbosch university in…
EP 10 HOW TO WIN IN YOUR 20s
Sep 29, 2016 • 48 min
In this episode, Myself and co-host Kannan Gaind talks about life in our 20’s. We share thoughts about start-ups, relationships, Couchsurfing, struggles ,business and many more. If you like these kind of episodes, let me know then I can organize more of…
EP 09 Music Therapy with Esther Wong(Hong Kong)
Sep 26, 2016 • 49 min
Esther is a traveler, music therapist and a scholar. I met her through Couch Surfing in Cape Town. Her story is profound, I was intrigued to hear that she left Hong Kong for Europe when she was only 15. We talked about music therapy, travel, Hong Kong…
EP 07 Zack Block (USA)
Sep 19, 2016 • 38 min
My guest in this episode is Zach Block, an American native who has been traveling for a while, a very fascinating character, We met via Couchsurfing on his birthday . He started traveling after taking a job as an English teacher in Korea. He we talked…
EP 06 Melanie Brida (The french Connection)
Sep 14, 2016 • 22 min
My guests in this podcast episode are Melanie, Marine and Melisa AKA The French Connection, they are from Lyon France. We met through CouchSurfing, I hosted them for a couple of days. It was fun hanging out with them and learning a few French lines and…
Episode 05 Marc Muller
Sep 13, 2016 • 52 min
My guest in this episode is Mac Müller. A professional soccer player from Germany, he travels the world while playing his favorite game of football. We met in Cape Town, South Africa where he is trying to sign for a new club. Marc is a really funny…
EPISODE 4 SHEILA GARCIA
Sep 7, 2016 • 78 min
Our guest in this Episode is Sheila Garcia(IG:toofunk) from Barcelona, Spain. She started traveling after her studying law in Spain. I learned alot about Spain.She ended up in Cape Town through a job she took signed up for as a tour guide for Kananga.
EPISODE 03 CAROL WANG
Sep 6, 2016 • 52 min
My guest in this episode is Carol Wang. She has traveled more than 50 countries that she even lost count. She shared alot of stories including her lows on the trip, one of them being losing her passport in Burkina Faso. Her friend Arial also joined and…
EPISODE 02 BRIAN “REDBEAR” FLETCHER
Sep 1, 2016 • 112 min
Basically, Brian is a human guinea pig. He is the living the type of life money cannot buy. He left the United States 5yrs ago and started traveling. He walked the Appalachian trail which is 10,000km.He also cycled from Johannesburg to Capetown. He shared…
EPISODE 01 CORINNA METZEGER
Aug 28, 2016 • 90 min
My guest on this episode of the podcast is Corinna Metzeger. Corinna is an incredible character, who have been traveling the world for 14 months after a break up and quitting her job as a project manager in the Beverage development industry. Here are some…