co-founder of Aurik Business Accelerator
in conversation with
MS. SHIELA YABO
Manager, Solution Space, UCT GSB
They look at issues that affect most business operations - family business dynamics, negotiations and employing the right people - and ways of turning your business from a product-centric imposition on your customers to a customer-experience business, building scale in your business in order to turn it into a success.
"Next Level" - talks to the next level of sharing of ideas and making information available
Pavlo Phitidis is a well-known as the voice of small business in many homes that listen to Cape Talk and 702. His clear, concise advice for small business owners has helped many entrepreneurs to grow and focus their businesses over the years. He is the co-founder of Aurik and has been involved in the growth of hundreds of start-ups and small businesses.
Shiela Yabo, Manager Solution Space, UCT GSB, has a Bachelor of Social Science, and completed the Associate in Management Programme, and the Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice (Business Administration), both with distinction, from UCT GSB. She has a passion for entrepreneurship development, youth development and business strategy and has a wealth of experience in higher education and mentorship. She is currently Manager for the Solution Space, Waterfront, an ecosystem for early-stage ventures at the Graduate School of Business, UCT. She is responsible for Strategic and Operational Management; Planning; Programme Design & Delivery of entrepreneurship programmes, including new venture support and acceleration. She is also an experienced entrepreneurship & innovation bootcamp facilitator.