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Finished school? Consider this post matric entrepreneurship gap year

Few school-leavers consider taking a year “off” after matric to learn the ins and outs of entrepreneurship.

That must change.

Frank Magwegwe (in for Bruce Whitfield on The Money Show) interviewed Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz for the weekly small business feature.

Raiz discussed the post matric entrepreneurship gap year his company offers.

Listen to the audio below for more detail (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

No business plan survives its first contact with customers.

Allon Raiz

We teach entrepreneurs to constantly iterate.

Allon Raiz

We provide a safe space for students to fail young.

Allon Raiz

Schools think that having a market day is teaching about entrepreneurship. We embed it in every single subject.

Allon Raiz

It’s not the end [if you failed matric].

Allon Raiz

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