Our purpose

To offer entrepreneurs the guidance, support and connections they need to build successful and sustainable businesses and create wealth in the global economy

Our values

Our Programme

In the colours of the rainbow we see seven distinct stages that will lead you to business success. Sign Up to master the seven stages and become a successful entrepreneur:

1

What’s your passion?

  • Discover your skills and purpose
  • Build your business identity
  • Set your intentions
  • Create clarity
2

Build your brand

  • Create credibility
  • Craft your branding
  • Do market research
  • Write a business plan
3

Commit to action

  • Hire the right team
  • Understand business ownership
  • Learn how to negotiate
4

Cash in on your passion

  • Manage your cash flow
  • Understand profit and turnover
  • Explore funding options
  • Refine your business
5

Think forward

  • Fine-tune your leadership
  • Create value and expand
  • Become the favourite
6

Be extraordinary

  • Reflect
  • Gain insights
  • Innovate
7

Pay it forward

  • Be a mentor
  • Inspire other entrepreneurs
  • Become a rainmaker

What we can do for you

Whether you're a rookie or a rainmaker, we can offer you:

#TeenBoss

Join other teen entrepreneurs on a three-day adventure, discovering your talents and skills and learning how to turn your passion into a profitable business. Design your own life.

Marketing and Branding

Does your brand set your business apart? It should. Let us help you develop a compelling and professional business identity to take your marketing to the next level.

Leadership Camps

Our two-night, three-day entrepreneur enrichment camps, hosted in and around Cape Town, are designed to inspire, motivate and guide young entrepreneurs towards a career path they’re passionate about.

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Web Design

Your website is the first impression your customers have of your business and as an entrepreneur your website is your 24/7 salesman with one goal, to generate sales while you sleep.

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Mentorship Programme

The reality is that 86% of start-ups fail within their first year because entrepreneurs don’t have the skills and knowledge they need to make their businesses succeed. We’re here to lower that number

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Digital Marketing Services

Over the Rainbow offers a wide range of digital marketing services. Our marketing teams end goal is to grow your business using the latest online digital marketing tools and trends.

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"Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won't, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can't."

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Extraordinary Entrepreneur

Secrets to a successful and sustainable business

Also available as an e-book

Meet the team

Over the Rainbow is the brainchild of rainmaker Lesley Waterkeyn and education specialist Sandy van Dijk

LESLEY WATERKEYN

CEO

Lesley, a 2015 Africa’s Most Influential Women finalist, has travelled through the Entrepreneur’s Spectrum and found her pot of gold in her business, Colourworks.

SANDY VAN DIJK

Education Specialist

Sandy has been a passionate educator for the past 20 years. She loves the thrill and pleasure of acquiring skills and knowledge in a particular area and then being able to communicate them.

THINA SIWENDU

Financial Strategist

Thina is an attorney of twenty (20) years standing, a Social Scientist, a critical and forward thinker with extensive experience in corporate governance and institutional accountability. Thina has advised and served on a number of Corporate Boards. She has written on Women in the Legal Profession and continues to explore ideas and models for an Inclusive New Vision for Law in South Africa.

86% of start-up businesses in South Africa fail within their first year, because entrepreneurs lack the relevant information and financial management skills. Our aim is to lower this number.

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