Shana Derman

Entrepreneur, Technology Specialist, Privacy and Security Advocate

Travels Archive

Pitching

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Lately, I’ve been doing my fair share of pitching. Whether a customer pitch, or for investment, life …. is …. a … pitch! Looking back over the years and the cycles my business has gone through, I have been fortunate to experience and compete in a few competitions. In the beginning they may not have…

Experience

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Writing – One of my many passions – writing about anything and everything. And, add to this my twist, it has to find the funny side of life. I’ve written a few blog posts and articles and will post them as they are released, here are some of the first: Brand South Africa: Go for…

Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Entrepreneurship is my world. Startups, coaching, being in the thick of it, building something that is greater than the sum of one. My latest venture is my most challenging and rewarding simultaneously. I’ve been fortunate to have participated in some vigorous competitions and pitch battles and still stand so …. bring on the rest ;)….

Lessons

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Life lessons cannot be paid for. Most times they can be the most unpleasant of experiences but the end result, is mostly one of growth, discovery and learning. Since my 30th birthday, life has been teaching me many, many – oh many lessons (as I say this, picture me slamming my hand against my head,…

What a year of business travel

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Who would of thought this year would be filled with so much travel. For the year, I’ve traveled locally and internationally: Johannesburg to Cape Town Johannesburg to London Johannesburg to Washington DC Johannesburg to Orlando, US Orlando to Toronto My next business adventure takes me all the way to Dublin, for the Web Summit in…

Bangalore 2014

Thursday, December 11, 2014

I had no idea I would end up in Bangalore this month. Initially, there was a plan, but as one knows, plans change. So in the month of October, I have been to: JHB > Rome > Florence > Tuscany: Bagni Da Lucca, Lucca > Paris (Airport) > Amsterdam (Airport) > Rome (Airport) > JHB…