There’s so much information out there that promises the key to franchising success. So much that it can feel a bit overwhelming and you’re probably wondering where to start. If you’ve clicked on this event, chances are you’ve asked yourself ‘how do I become a successful franchisee?’ And across the world, from young entrepreneurs to experienced businesspeople, it’s a question that’s on many of our lips.
We’ve reached out to Bathabile Moreki who will be giving us expert advice and practical tips covering every aspect of franchising success – from getting started to growing your business to moving on to a new challenge.
Bathabile Moreki is born and bred in the rural homelands of Free State, Qwaqwa. Raised from a household with one income stream which led her to further studies through NSFAS. Moreki is a passionate youth serial Entrepreneur with more than six (6) years running her own multi-Franchised QRS which uses high technology for daily operations. In 2015 Bathabile launched her own brand, Township Economic Transformation in Franchise Eco-System which offer mentorship and business support to township based businesses.
The model is designed to help township based businesses different industries manufacturing FMCG, arts and craft as well as services to help them grow, become sustainable and profitable. The mentorship provide business support through access market, access funding and capacity building. Moreki uses her experience and skills gained through formal education, corporate work and running her businesses.
Bathabile has proven track record of securing over 7.8million funding her own without assistant of any consulting firms for to start her franchised businesses ad employs over 42 team members mainly youth. She project managed the set-up of all the establishments from the plan, construction and reconciling the funds to the last cent spent. She has successfully helped many entrepreneurs to access funding from government and private financial institutions, different trainings that she hosts in partnerships with corporates such as Tushiyah Business Advisory, Business and Arts South Africa, Proudly SA, Nedbank, ABSA, Startup Grind, Standard Bank, Gauteng Enterprise Propeller etc and access to market through different initiatives include referrals to corporate clients – Arts Bank in partnership with Standard Bank, Momentum, hosting different markets to name but a few.
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Nothile Consulting Pty.Ltd Trading as Township Economic Transformation
Bathabile Moreki is a seasoned entrepreneur for over 7years, a Multi-Franchisee and a Mentor. Ms Moreki has successfully managed her own businesses in QSR with T/O of 21 million p/a, employing over 60 mainly the youth and working with over 45 suppliers monthly. Bathabile also runs a mentorship firm to help township based SMME’s to access market, funding & capacity building through Eco-System
I Know a Guy
Apart from being a publicist, Magazine contributor, and Blogger, Mbali is the architect of one of the most active groups on Facebook with an ecosystem of over 100k individuals engaging to source assistance and make recommendations for products and services. Her platform, I know A guy positioned Mbali as an influencer in and is now a Regional Community leader for Facebook. She is an Experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of working in the media production industry. She is Skilled in Digital Strategy, Budgeting, Communications Management, Hospitality Industry, and Sales Management. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a passion for creative arts and project management.