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Over the last 15 years, I’ve had the privilege of:

  • Assisting numerous organizations and individuals by managing the conceptual and technical aspects of their projects.
  • Being deeply involved in the development and launch of over a hundred products in various capacities, including technical, managerial, and entrepreneurial roles.

Here is a summary of the work I’ve done:

Product Developer (Product Management)

I’ve developed and launched hundreds of products across different fields such as publishing, clothing, music, tech, and events. Currently, I spend most of my time at Ubuntu Royal Group, overseeing the development and licensing of a diverse range of products.

Brands: Skinny Sbu Socks, I am Kool Kid Clothing, Gabble Heights Clothing, Rural Joss Clothing, Malombo VS

Ventures: Bula Buka Publishers, Atimeme, Startup Picnic, Ekhaya Moji, Startup Picnic Academy


In 2014, we founded Bula Buka Publishers, which has since published and licensed numerous books. We are proud to be a pioneering publisher and funder of the “diary chronicle” book genre, distributing books across bookstores in South Africa.

Books: Rami Chuene’s We Kissed the Sun and Embraced the Moon, former YFM CEO Kanthan Pillay’s How to Fix South Africa, former Springbok player Gcobani Bobo’s Rise of the Dagger, Bakhe Dlamini’s The Naked Truth About Men, Mike Maphoto’s Diary of a Zulu Girl, and, Lesego Maake’s Diary of a Side Chick Makhwapheni.

Author, Writer, and Editor

Categories: Books (nonfiction and fiction), Technical documents, Speeches, Business plans, Business models, Pitch decks

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Economics, Business, Arts, Fiction

Edited Books: Diary of a Side Chick Makhwapheni (Book 1 and 2) by Lesego Maake, Black Jesus by Nkosinathi Masilela, Chronicles of a Slay Queen by Mutshidzi Mutshinya, Diary of a Cheating Wife by Londiwe Xaba and Siphelele Masango

Authored Books: Forget the Business Plan Use This Short Model, Innovate the Next, The Anxious Entrepreneur, Understanding the 4th Industrial Revolution & Innovation Easily, Township Biz Fastrack, Future of Township Economies, Tales of an African Entrepreneur, Introducing Ubuntu Stoicism, 90 Days to Create and Launch, Innovate like Elon Musk, How to Make and Import Products from China and the World

Business Coach, Speaker, Facilitator

Clients: ABSA, Standard Bank, Nedbank, TechnoServe, Wits Business School, Johannesburg Business School, The Innovation Hub, Transnet, City of Tshwane

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Economics, Business, Arts, Fiction

Formats: Keynote Speaker, Workshops, Facilitation


For over 10 years, I’ve been writing original entrepreneurship content on my blog: www.tiisetsomaloma.co.za.