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Global Recession is not pretty, but South Africa is well poised to come out of the mess better than almost any country. ...

Global Recession is not pretty, but South Africa is well poised to come out of the mess better than almost any country.

To help, we need more entrepreneurship by South Africans. There is much talent in South Africa, that can be used to for social upliftment too.

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    • THE SOLUTION:Innovation + Entrepreneurs
      labs.is.co.za
      justin spratt – 27 July 09
      www.twitter.com/justinspratt
    • So who the is this guy?
    • The Bad News: Global Recession
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    • How Fear Drove the Recession – Fear is Now Bottoming Out
      “The only thing we have
      to fear is fear itself.”
      -- Franklin Roosevelt
      labs.is.co.za
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    • US Retail Sales
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    • US housing market
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      Source: INet
    • Global Contraction
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    • Recovery time-lines
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    • The Good News
    • Developing Economies Growing
      labs.is.co.za
      www.twitter.com/justinspratt
    • Taking Stock
      Lived in 3 countries
       SA = LOTS of talent
      Enough $ for new business
       Horizon, 4DiCapital, HP-Ventures, HBD
      Govt regulatory drag is RELATIVELY low
      Highly networked country
      labs.is.co.za
      www.twitter.com/justinspratt
    • BUT we need more entrepreneurs!
    • Need increased penchant for
    • “I want to put a dent in the universe”Steve Jobs
    • “We used to dream about this stuff. Now, we get to build it. It’s pretty neat”Steve Jobs
    • Make a Difference…
    • Or live on your island…bought with money from the listing
    • We need you!