Catalyst Issue 50

Seeing red about the pink tax

In this month's issue of Catalyst, we hear from two of our female mentors, get real about loving yourself for who you are, and we get inspiration from a small business owner who is passionate about creating opportunities for women.

Companies We Like

A woman working for women

Lungile Dlangalala of Eyamakhosazana Trading is a participant on the SAB Foundation Tholoana Programme and she doing her part in empowering women in her community. Think you can follow in this fearless female's footsteps?


Design Thinking

4 reasons why design thinking is a must

Fetola's talented graphic designer, Terence Visagie, shares some insight with us about design thinking and how to get it right. From prototyping to problem-solving - we have you covered!


Catalyst Issue 50

It’s my HAIRitage

Chantal de Kock of Fetola is a fierce advocate for self-love and being who you are, naturally. If you have ever had someone tell you that the way you are isn't lekker - just tell them 'tsek'.

Mentor Talk

Mentor Talk

Top tips from our fearless female mentors

Eugenie Drakes and Sezanele Zondi are two Fetola mentors with oodles of knowledge about business and how to take on the business world as a woman. Read on to soak up the insights these fabulous business mentors shared.


Women Who Run With the Wolves

Clarissa Pinkola Estés: Women Who Run With the Wolves

Clarissa Penkola Estes's book, Women Who Run With the Wolves, is a book like no other and it has the Catalyst crew in awe. We're even thinking of starting our own wolf pack.
Vusi Thembekwayo

Vusi Thembekwayo: Business and Life Lessons From a Black Dragon

Vusi Thembekwayo doesn't just do business, he lives it and if you need your daily dose of motivation or just a shove in the right direction then you're welcome. This man puts the extra in EXTRAordinary.
Fetola Business Incubator Blueprint

The Fetola Business Incubator Blueprint – all you need to know

Are you interested in starting a business incubator in South Africa? Well, we have you covered because this nifty blueprint will provide you with a clear roadmap of the ins and outs of the process.
Catalyst Issue 49

Soccer tips for your business

This month's issue is packed with tips on how your business can survive the winter months; we review Vusi Thembekwayo’s book, and Fetola's Amanda Dinan takes on Trump!

5 ways to run a thriving business in winter

Fetola mentor, Simon Kerr, gets real about how small business owners can survive the winter months. We can feed ourselves like bears and have a nap, so read through his top 5 tips with some hot chocolate. We won't judge.
Catalyst Issue 49

Do the maths, Potus — Germany is paying for the defence of the planet

Fetola's Amanda Dinan co-authored an article with Johan Van Den Berg that covers the rantings of a particular US President. Avoid being uninformed like certain 'influential' leaders and get clued up about what Germany is doing for us all.