Partner Elite announces deal with Jack Rabbit Chocolate Studio

Jack Rabbit Chocolate Studio

Partner Elite has entered into its tastiest partnership yet by welcoming Jack Rabbit Chocolate Studio and its founder, Stephanie Ceronio, into the extended Raizcorp family. Stephanie, who started her business on a budget of just R8 000, is now at the helm of an all-female team of skilled pâtissiers. Her award-winning artisanal dessert studio, which […]

Rolodex Day with Heidi Brauer

Marketing is simple: you just have to know what you’re selling, to whom and where you’ll find them. Easy, isn’t it? Well, not quite. That’s why the entrepreneurs in our Partner Elite division had a chance to learn from marketing genius Heidi Brauer. She’s the former Chief Marketing Officer of Hollard Insurance and is credited […]

Rolodex Day with Rael Levitt

Entrepreneur Rael Levitt is proof that every setback can be a setup for a remarkable comeback. Why do we all love a good rise and fall (and rise again!) story? Because it’s a testament to the resilience and tenacity of the human spirit – and Rael’s story, which he shared with our Partner Elite entrepreneurs, […]

Rolodex Day with Robbie Brozin

Over the past 30+ years, homegrown food brand Nando’s has turned into an international flame-grilled phenomenon that now employs 40 000 people globally. Cofounder, Robbie Brozin, shared insights from his entrepreneurial journey with our Partner Elite business owners, saying that great brands are built by creating good experiences for your customers, that it’s important to […]

Partner Elite announces deal with iMita Building Solutions

Partner Elite is delighted to announce a brand-new partnership with iMita Building Solutions, an exciting player in the affordable housing space. The deal comes as South Africa grapples with a critical shortage of decent affordable housing, with the sector struggling to deliver new units at the pace and scale needed. Allon Raiz, CEO of Raizcorp […]

Rolodex Day with Orrin Klopper

Along with a university friend, Orrin Klopper started out selling computers and engineering calculators to other students. Now, the co-founder and CEO of managed service provider, Netsurit, has grown his business into a $100 million enterprise – he told the Partner Elite entrepreneurs his story.

Rolodex Day with Donald Vutlharhi Valoyi

Partner Elite recently hosted Donald Vutlharhi Valoyi, the man behind on-demand delivery platform Zulzi. Speaking to a room full of entrepreneurs, Donald opened up about his lightbulb moment and how it led him to give up his corporate career to revolutionise the ecommerce space.

Rolodex Day with Theo Baloyi

Theo Baloyi is the visionary behind sneaker empire Bathu. Recognised by Forbes Africa’s 30 under 30 in 2018, his innovation and determination have not only shaped his success, but inspired a generation of entrepreneurs too. He addressed our Partner Elite entrepreneurs, sharing that he was initially rejected by 13 different shoe factories, explored the value […]

Partner Elite partners with G&G Productions and Rage Festival

Partner Elite, a division of leading business incubator Raizcorp, is proud to announce a new investment in G&G Productions, the creators of some of South Africa’s biggest festivals, events and brand launches. G&G is synonymous with festivals like Rage

Partner Elite partners with myPanier, online gourmet food store

Partner Elite, the investment arm of leading business incubator Raizcorp, has entered into a significant new partnership with myPanier, a USA-based digital retailer. Notably, this partnership is the first time that Partner Elite is investing in a North American company.