“Koos Bekker’s Billions

“Koos Bekker’s Billions

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“Koos Bekker’s Billions by T.J. Strydom – Book Launch at Groote Post

Join, Peter Pentz in conversation with author, T.J. Strydom about his latest book “Koos Bekker’s Billions”

Koos Bekker has amassed one of the largest fortunes ever by a South African. Just how did he do it?

Under Bekker, Naspers made several bad investments, a few mediocre ones, a few good ones … and one that shot the lights out. A modest bet on Chinese technology startup Tencent changed Bekker’s destiny. Was this genius, strategy or just plain old good luck? Should Bekker even get the credit?

In Koos Bekker’s Billions, T.J. Strydom delves into Bekker’s life, career and business decisions. He identifies 15 winning strategies, each calculated and effective, that catapulted a Heidelberg boerseun into unfathomable wealth. This is a fascinating look into the life of a very private billionaire.

T.J. Strydom is a business author and journalist. He has written and reported for Reuters, Sunday Times, Financial Mail and Beeld. His unauthorised biography on Christo Wiese scaled the best seller lists in both English and Afrikaans. Koos Bekker’s Billions is his second non-fiction title.

R350 per person includes a signed book copy, canape’s and Groote Post MCC on arrival.