Planting Springtime seeds of possibility!

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Planting Springtime seeds of possibility!

Our new team had a fun afternoon adding some colour to our office space by planting beautiful blooms. It’s our favourite time of year!

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Will A Thyme To Dine be chopped?

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Will A Thyme To Dine be chopped?

  We watched with pride as the brand we created for Dylan Jonsson of A Thyme To Dine featured as he took part in the local version of Chopped. (a cooking competition) Dylan won his round in the competition showcasing his passion for chocolate, even as a self-taugh chef!

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Women In Business

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As part of Women’s month in South Africa, The Beat was interviews on Paul Mtirara’s morning show on MetroFM as well as on Smile904FM. She shared insights around being a woman in business and the unique challenges and opportunities that exist within South Africa.

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Enter The Dragon!

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Enter The Dragon!

The Beat recently got to pitch SummerTime to the phenomenal James Caan, successful entrepreneur and judge on The Dragon’s Den (UK) at Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship – South Africa. He shared some great tips with us on pitching and business in general.

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This ain’t no April Fools joke! 

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This ain’t no April Fools joke! 

We started the new month with a fresh beginning at our new home, SummerTime’s now sharing office space with Urban Dive at 353 Beyers Naude Drive, Northcliff. We’ve waited a while to make this move and knew that if we just gave it some time, the ideal spot would present itself. And boy is it perfect! Our new HQ is perfectly suited for artistic exploration, it is shaded by beautiful trees, it’s home to two gorgeous dogs and it’s always nice having a heated pool in your backyard for a creative .. er … brainstorm session  We couldn’t be happier and look forward to many inspired days days at our new premises! Feel free to pop by for a visit when you’re in the...

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The Beat chats with Arianna Huffington!

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As part of The Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship’s Google+ Hangout Series, The Beat got to chat with this Greek-American author, syndicated columnist and successful entrepreneur. The chat was around doing business in a way that makes room for the holistic well-being of an entrepreneur. We love her way of thinking!

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The Beat interviewed on ANN7

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The Beat interviewed on ANN7

SummerTime was profiled on ANN7’s Vuka Africa show this morning, we shared how and why we stay open for business. With a sincere passion and commitment to seeing South Africa prosper, we chatted to the lovely, Gerri Rantseli about the entrepreneurial landscape in South Africa and the wonderful work that the Branson Centre does.

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Connecting with the Virgin Group

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Connecting with the Virgin Group

The Art and The Beat spent the day rubbing shoulders with some pretty influential people at Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship – South Africa yesterday, as part of Virgin Unite’s South African Connect Trip. This smart, savvy, experienced crowd listened to our feedback as we shared a bit with them about our journey with the centre over the past 18 months. Richard Branson was part of the group who visited from the UK.

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Wisdom of Love

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SummerTime was honoured to be chosed by Jean Oelwang (CEO of Virgin Unite) to work with her on a very special project for her wedding. We developed a brand for her “Ubuntu Celebration’ and designed a “Wisdom of Love’ book containing precious pieces around her guests’ unique interpretation of love.

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SummerTime Spice?

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SummerTime Spice?

The Art and The Beat had an exploratory chat with The Spice Prince himself! Reza Mahammad.

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