4th Edition Boot Camp Coach
An entrepreneur with business interests in four Southern African countries, Danny’s passion and energy is now directed at working with entrepreneurs, fledgling emerging and established. His aim is to make a contribution towards countries on the continent of Africa achieve their incredible economic potential.
Educated in Zimbabwe and South Africa, in 2006 Danial (Danny) Ronald Meyer saw the need for a social entrepreneurship entity in Namibia, so he founded SMEs Compete to help Namibian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) grow businesses and create wealth and employment.
SMEs Compete provides assistance and support for income growth and job creation to SMEs. The primary objective of the firm is to improve entrepreneurial, management, marketing and information technology skills of SMEs. To date over 6,500 entrepreneurs have benefitted from business growth support provided by SMEs Compete and through venture capital investments.
Broader, SMEs Compete is a source of support for corporate firms and development organizations with an enterprise and entrepreneurial development focus. Additionally supports business service organizations (BSOs) including Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Business and Manufacturers’ Associations, Employers’ Federations and other representative bodies.
Danny is widely known for his weekly column in The Namibia, Namibia’s highest circulation daily newspapers. The focal area of his column and of other articles he pens in local and regional publications is entrepreneurship, economics and business management. He routinely guest lectures at tertiary institutions and regularly appears on radio and television talk shows.
Danny brings his experience working with more thousands of businesses to help other African entrepreneurs start and scale their own businesses.