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:

#OTRTeen

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

Golden Circle Group Mentorship

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 through our mentorship program.

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.

"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

Founder & Executive Director

Lesley is a natural rainmaker who’s generous and infectious entrepreneurial spirit uplifts and inspires others to do more than they imagined possible. She is a 2015 Africa’s Most Influential Women finalist and IWEC 2017 (International Woman Entrepeneur) winner.

Sandy Van Dijk

Founder & Head Of Operations

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. She is a passion test facilitator and runs the passion test workshops around the country.

Dawn Nathan Jones

Executive Director

Former CEO of Imperial Group’s car rental division, a dynamic leader and well- respected businesswoman, Dawn Nathan Jones is most popularly and recently recognised for her role on Shark Tank South Africa.

Lara Rosmarin

CEO

Lara has a Bachelor of Social Science degree from UCT and an Honours degree in Clinical Psychology from UWC. Her corporate experience, combined with her expertise in business development and funding groomed her for her role as the CEO of Over The Rainbow. Lara believes that everyone has the ability to be an engineer of change.

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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