About

Tiisetso Maloma authored 7 books – including Innovate The Next and The Anxious Entrepreneur – and founded startups in clothing, publishing, events and tech. He has worn hats as an accountant, DJ, web designer, clothing designer, and knowledge trainer.

Maloma has given lectures at Wits Business School and Johannesburg Business School. He has spoken at various business and entrepreneurship events, and some of which he organised.

His current work involves helping entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs get a leading understanding of the 4IR; and how they can become innovators of novel products. The work marries evolution, innovation, consumer behaviour and entrepreneurship.

Tiisetso developed the EBC Business Model and The Human Greed Pyramid.

Tiisetso’s other books include Forget the Business Plan Use this Short Model, Township Biz Fastrack, Township Biz Adjacent, Understanding the 4th Industrial Revolution & Innovation Easily and Tales of an African Entrepreneur.

Maloma’s founded and co-founded startups include Maloma Content Publishers, Bula Buka, Rural Joss Clothing, Startup Picnic, Gabble Heights Clothing, www.goodmorningsa.co.za, eKhaya Moji, Bhovas & Sam Clothing, Defuse Anxiety, and PsychHero Consulting.

He is an advisor at Atimeme App; and was an advisor at Pro Hangout dating app (which has closed down).

Tiisetso has worked with Standard Bank, The Innovation Hub, Sappi, ABSA, The Hope Factory, Transnet Matlafatso Centre, Ndalo Media and a multitude of companies.

He’s been the foremost blogger of entrepreneurship content in South Africa for the last 10 years through his blog www.tiisetsomaloma.com.

Maloma has featured on CNBC, Power FM, Huffington Post, Biz Community, Under 30 CEO (USA), Destiny Man, How We Made It In Africa, Business Report, and many other outlets.

He holds a National Diploma in Accounting, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Criminal Justice & Forensic Investigations, both from the University of Johannesburg.