Small Business Focus

The entrepreneurial approach to solving #FeesMustFall

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Aurik Business Accelerator Director and CEO Pavlo Phitidis for his weekly small business feature.

Phitidis invited entrepreneurial thinkers to come up with solutions to the university funding crisis.

The rules:

  • Work with what we have.

  • Create something that is sustainable.

  • Create something that keeps all the stakeholders in mind.

Listen to the audio below for the proposals (then click here to vote for the best one).

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