Hello, I’m Marnus Broodryk…

I'm an Entrepreneur

I’ve started and made a success out of many businesses. Most recently, I sold a majority share in The Beancounter (one of South Africa’s most sought after accounting firms that I founded) to JSE-listed, Transaction Capital, and then bought it back in 2018. Today, my hustle goes to sme.africa – where we aim to grow the biggest community of SME owners and help them succeed.

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I'm a Best-Selling Author

90 Rules for Entrepreneurs (The Codex of Hustle) is a book I wrote based on my own business experiences, together with chapters from friends and fellow entrepreneurs. It became the most sold business book by a South African author in 2018 and was listed as one of the top 5 books of the year in the annual bookseller’s choice award. The handbook to being an entrepreneur, a millionaire and of course, happy!

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I'm a Shark on Shark Tank SA

As an investor, I was asked to participate in M-Net’s reality series Shark Tank South Africa. Shark Tank is a global television show that has reinvigorated entrepreneurship around the world and I’m honoured to be labeled the youngest investor ever to be on the show.

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I'm a Speaker

An Afrikaans accountant as your next speaker? Maybe not. But behind that stereotypical image, is a guy who went from zero to self-made millionaire in 2 years and then to selling a business for 8 digits in another 6. A guy who’s worked with 1000’s of businesses and met some of the world’s biggest tycoons. A guy with a story. Motivational and/or entrepreneurial. Let’s talk…

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I'm an Advocate for Small Business

Small businesses change the world and I’m a big supporter. I’ve worked with thousands of small business owners and I’ve seen the successes and the failures. Through various mediums I share these lessons: articles, the media, TV inserts on kykNET’s business show Winslyn & mailers with lessons/tips/tricks.

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