The short story about Grant Vanderwagen. Read the entire thing and you will want the full story.
A high school drop-out, skater and surfer dude became a lifeguard at age 16, after a few years of doing this he became a barmen at a local nightclub in a small town in South Africa. A few years before this he nearly lost his mother when she was in a coma for 14 days, luckily faith was on their side and his mother awakened on Mothers Day.

What was next?

At age 19 he relocated to Cape Town to further his education where he started studying Civil Engineering. While living with his sister and brother in-law who is a massive inspiration to him and supported him in everything that he did. Grant started self educating himself about the internet and how to create a blog and started blogging. You can find his first ever website by clicking here.

His journey was only beginning at this point.

He was introduced into a multi level marketing company a few years later which he did for a while until the company shut it's doors, Grant says that 3 people in the company made a big impact on his life and taught him a great deal about business, sales and how to brand yourself. Theses 3 people are, Clif Braun, Hershelle Gibbs and Alex Morton.

This changed Grant's life forever.

In 2014 Grant was given the opportunity to be mentored and to be the executive assistant to full time entrepreneur, author, social media specialist and public speaker by the name of Brian Mawdsley. When Grant grabbed this opportunity he was determined to be mentored by Brian for 12 months and at the end of the 12 months to own his very own business, which is just what Grant did. Not only that but Grant is now a social marketing professional who is making waves in the industry thanks to Brian Mawdsley.

Time to head out into the world and start Living.

Grant is now the co-founder of the innovative tech start-up, his partner Elizabeth Crockett who is also a young professional in South Africa are on a mission to help entrepreneurs and innovators and link these individuals with investors that will invest into their ideas and start-ups. Grant is also a freelance consultant for another tech start-up in Cape Town called where he works on a project basis. This young professional is working on a few more projects that he is currently building and getting ready to take to market. Oh and did we mention his weekly radio show on Hashtag Radio?

So, What's next for Grant Vanderwagen?


This is dedicated to Stuart Vanderwagen, Grant Vanderwagen's father who passed away on the 06/11/2015. Your zest for life will never be forgotten and we will share our unforgettable memories with you forever.