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Watch List: 50 Top SA Black Entrepreneurs To Watch

South Africa needs more entrepreneurs to build businesses that can make a positive impact on the economy. These up-and-coming black entrepreneurs are showing how it can be done.

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39. Nicolas Bereng

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Nicolas Bereng is building an industry that doesn’t really exist in South Africa. He’s focusing on edutainment and aiming to get the children of Africa interested in reading and learning. 

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One of Brand LAIKI’s directives is to organise events where reading and learning are promoted. These events will use modern technology such as virtual and augmented reality. “I’ve managed to get buy-in from some large businesses and partners, despite the fact that I’m young and the company is still new. I think the reason people have been willing to meet with me is largely because of my passion,” says Bereng. 

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Nicole Crampton is an online writer for Entrepreneur Magazine. She has studied a BA Journalism at Monash South Africa. Nicole has also completed several courses in writing and online marketing.

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