About the show

In Shark Tank South Africa, entrepreneurs go up in front of a panel of esteemed successful South African business moguls, known as the “sharks”, who are willing to invest their own money and time in deserving and potentially lucrative business ideas. The trick is in convincing these highly critical and experienced sharks that it will be worth their while to bankroll your business, product or invention.
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S1 | E2 10 October 14:00

'S1/E2'. Business tycoons Gil Oved, Romeo Kumalo, Marnus Broodryk, Vinny Lingham and Dawn Nathan-Jones are presented with some rather unusual proposals this week. Will they invest in a submarine or rugby tool?

Telkom Tips

Telkom Tips 24: When They Say No

Gil talks about dealing with rejection from an investor.

Telkom Tips 23: Tracking Trends

Dawn sheds light on new ways to track trends in the market.

Telkom Tips 22: First Things...

Before you attempt to valuate your business, here’s what Romeo says you should do first.

Telkom Tips 21: Time is of the...

If you want Marnus to invest in your business, this is how soon he expects a return.

Telkom Tips 20: Mentorship

Gil answers the popular question on the importance of mentorship.

Telkom Tips 19: Post-Investment

Dawn discusses how she interacts with entrepreneurs after making an investment.

Distributing Your Product

Romeo talks about the best way for entrepreneurs to distribute their products. 

Telkom Tip 17: Manifesting Your...

Marnus shares on what the first step is to turning a great idea into a business.

Telkom Tips 16: How To Market...

Vinny shares the value of knowing who your market is.

Telkom Tips 15: Bad Advice

Dawn Nathan-Jones tells entrepreneurs not to be deterred by misleading advice.

Telkom Tips 14: A Successful Pitch

Marnus shares his top five tips for making a successful pitch.

Telkom Tips 13: Looking Back

Dawn reflects on the advice she would have given her younger self.

Telkom Tips 12: When the Going...

Gil discusses the ups and downs of making it in the business world.

Telkom Tips 11: More...

Hear what Vinny would have told his younger self.

Telkom Tips 10: Networking

Gil shares his thoughts on engaging and connecting with people.

Telkom Tips 9: Retrospective...

Romeo reflects on entering the corporate world.

Telkom Tips 8: The Importance of...

Marketing expert Gil Oved discusses the importance of branding.

Telkom Tips 7: Delivering a...

When it comes to delivering a successful pitch, it’s all about telling a good story.

Telkom Tips 6: The Business of...

The Sharks share how they use social media in their businesses and in their personal lives. 

Telkom Tips 5: Drop the Dead...

Marnus talks bad habits entrepreneurs need to drop in order to be successful in business.

Telkom Tips 4: Best Business for...

The Sharks share advice on the kinds of businesses that will generate the safest return on investment.

Telkom Tips 3: Business Partners...

The Sharks clarify the distinction between business partners and investors.

Telkom Tips 2: What To Say About...

Here’s what Sharks want to hear from entrepreneurs about how you’re going to use the money.

Telkom Tips 1: Common Mistakes

The Sharks give an overview of the most common mistakes they saw from entrepreneurs.