Shana Derman

Entrepreneur, Technology Specialist, Privacy and Security Advocate

2016 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…

Giving

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Giving is easy, or so I thought until 2008 when I decided to host a Toy Drive (www.annualtoydrive.info) to raise toys (we can discuss what constitutes a toy in another post (“,)) for orphanages and hospitals. I’ve always respected those who live for others, but until this point, I had no idea what this actually…

Business Portfolio

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Business #4: The International Digital Accreditation Association (TIDAA) Founded: 2016 Funded: Self-funded Services TIDAA Funding raised: No. Customers: 100 listings Revenue: Listing site. Website: www.tidaa.org Status: Currently operational. Business #3: Onyx Interweb Founded: 2010 Funded: Self-funded Service Business: Digital agency, management consultancy Customers: Yes. Revenue: Yes. Website: www.onyxinterweb.com Status: Currently operational. Business #2: Infointeg (PTY) Ltd Founded: 2009 as Infointeg CC…

She Leads Africa Article

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

It’s been a while in the making, but thank you Kudzanai for taking time to meet with me and writing such a lovely article. https://sheleadsafrica.org/shana-kay-derman/ .

Interview Von Sabine Seeger

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

I’ve been published in a newspaper in Brussels, after being interviewed by one of the correspondents attending the DWEN Summit earlier this year. View the article here: Online-Markenschutz aus Frauenhand

Photoshoot

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Courtesy of Phillip Santos, an amazing photographer who even though I was sleep deprived and grumpy, made the shoot fun. I am not an in “front of camera gal”, so this was really stretching my comfort zone. Thanks for the experience Phillip. If you need a photographer, I highly recommend him, he does great work.

Media

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Listings M&G http://mg.co.za/specialreport/sa-book-of-women-2009 Talks and Radio PowerFM – Global Entrepreneurship Week Entrepreneurship Competition presented by Microsoft Bizpark (Judge) SAFM Google Phenomenal Women Dinner – August 2016 Women in Tech ZA – Keynote Speaker – August 2016 MixFM – StevieB The Business Show – August 2016 5FM – Fix and Forbes Tech Hour – August 2016…

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,…