How a teacher went from selling out of his boot to establishing IT company


Cape Town – As the South African government tries to empower more young entrepreneurs amid a high unemployment rate, one man is already growing his technological enterprise which he started out of the boot of his car 15 years ago and has expanded across the country.

Entrepreneur Luvuyo Rani, founder and managing director of IT services company Silulo Ulutho Technologies, is a former teacher who started his company as a micro business from the boot of his car in 2004, selling computers to teachers as his primary target.

In 2019, Silulo Ulutho Technologies had 42 branches in South Africa and has also started to expand beyond the borders of the country. “Africa has so much opportunity despite its challenges. I’m a dreamer and see the possibilities of this continent,” said Rani.

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