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Join Our ORT Jet Mentoring Program

ORT Jet specialises in guiding businesses to financial success.

ORT Jet offers a range of services to the business owner which includes mentoring, training workshops and networking opportunities. Join the ORT Jet programme if you:

    • Are you a business owner or have a business idea?
    • Want to learn new skills and knowledge?
    • Are willing to seek guidance and advice?
    • Can accept responsibility for your own decisions and actions?
    • Can act on expert and objective advice if you believe it is correct?
    • Can implement tasks by agreed times?
    • Maintain mutual trust and respect?
    • Take initiative and set up meetings with your mentor?
Ellis Falkof
Ellis FalkofEx ORT SA Chairman
ORT SA Chairman and owner of Retail Plus Consultancy. Retail Plus Consultancy developed SME Workflow to address problems in adherence to operational structure. This manifests itself in low staff accountability, uninformed stakeholders and a bad customer experience. There are many workflow solutions available but require large budgets and skilled staff support. SME Workflow is focused on addressing these issues while incorporating all the deal-breaking enhancements that ensure effective usage. Retail Plus Consultancy is dedicated to assisting all businesses in the maximisation of operational structure and IT application. It has guided many businesses in the selection, implementation and configuration of IT systems. Ellis has been involved in business strategy (Mica Hardware founder member) operational structure and computer software development for many years.
Paul Winer
Paul Winer
Paul Winer is an Executive in ENSafrica’s Insolvency, Restructuring and Business Rescue department. He has acted for local and international banks, listed companies, liquidators and business rescue practitioners and corporate clients on business rescue matters, company liquidations and commercial disputes. Paul has advised on a number of high-profile corporate collapses and his expertise extends to banking litigation, informal and formal restructurings, fraud, cross-border litigation, and disputes relating to trade finance and banking transactions. He also provides advice to business rescue practitioners on the preparation of business rescue plans and to liquidators on schemes of arrangement. He has participated as a guest speaker at international and local insolvency conferences since 1993 and has lectured at several banks and universities. He is a non-practicing member of the South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association.
Frank Davidson
Frank Davidson
Frank Davidson is a Non-Executive Director of various listed companies including INVICTA SOUTH AFRICA HOLDINGS. He is a Chartered Accountant, manages private equity investments and assists management in strategic direction. He has wealth management experience over 16 years and is a Non-Executive Director for 3 Listed companies. Frank is treasurer and executive member of a private school group, a member of YPO and now WPO and has work experience in diverse industries.
Steve Zagey
Steve ZageyORT Jet Chairman
ORT SA Trustee, ORT Jet Chairman and Executive Director at SoHo Properties, a property company focusing on the development of Social Housing Projects. Responsibilities include strategy, deal-making, acquisitions and financing thereof, the full financial function and operations with respect to administration. Steve holds a Bcom Degree from the University of South Africa and MBA from Thames Valley University (UK). His financial knowledge and experiences in deal-making, financial structuring and negotiating has been key to the success and growth of organizations.
Clive Butkow
Clive Butkow
Clive Butkow is Chief Executive Officer at Kalon Venture Partner, a disruptive digital technology Venture Capital Fund (VCC) located in Johannesburg. He sits on various boards of the VCC’s underlying companies including the chairman of many of the companies. Kalon has made 8 investments across various disciplines including; payments; property tech, loyalty, security, artificial intelligence; marketing tech and others. Besides his board role of the 8 investee companies, he is actively involved in fundraising, sales and other business building activities. He is further actively involved in the entrepreneur ecosystem in South Africa as well as looking for new tech companies to invest in.

Errol Hurwitz
Errol Hurwitz Chief Financial Officer
Errol Hurwitz is a Chief Financial Officer, Business Coach and Strategist. He provides financial and business strategy consulting services to professional clients and companies. Services include business coaching, change management, financial management, forensic accounting. He previously held the position of COO of a multinational group of pharmaceutical companies having begun as financial manager of a subsidiary. He is a volunteer mentor for businesses, panel member and a finalist for Mentor of the Year at ORT Jet (Enterprise development NGO).

Cost of the ORT Jet programme:

The cost of the programme is R200 p/m. This is a commitment fee and not the full value of the programme. If you would like to benefit from our mentoring programme:

ORT Jet bares no responsibility for advice given to the ORT Jet businesses by mentors or relationships or funding relationships.
ORT Jet will not be held liable for any introduction that we make to any individual or Business for Venture Capital.