Aurik was founded to solve the problem that 94.6% of businesses started, fail to sell. They close at great cost to the owner, their families, staff, community, and industry.
Our founders are not advisors, consultants, coaches, trainers, or motivational speakers. They are all-in entrepreneurs who invested and risked everything to start, build and sell 12 businesses. This is the bedrock of the Asset of Value™ business growth system:
After a stint in corporate finance, Carien spent nine years leading and managing billion dollar supply chains for big urban infrastructure projects.
As an entrepreneur and investor, Pavlo offers over 25 years of direct experience in conceptualizing and building businesses across four continents.
Guy is a qualified chartered accountant, author and mentor. He built and sold his own accountancy firm, has been a director and part owner of a variety of companies, including businesses in the IT, property, defence, manufacturing and retail sectors.
Before investing in Aurik, Johan worked in mergers and acquisitions, where he saw the scale of the challenge facing business owners who believed they could sell their businesses.
Stephen has extensive experience in supporting sales growth teams in the corporate insurance and employee benefits space, providing world-class business solutions..
Nicholas’ strategic focus and operational expertise were honed over a decade of starting and running his own businesses, combined with corporate management roles.
Kate has extensive experience in change management for organisations of all sizes and her passion for helping people and organisations to excel has delivered meaningful results for the clients she works with at Aurik.
Christo is a born entrepreneur and a chartered accountant with senior financial leadership experience in large financial services corporates. He founded Alora Financial Partners in Windhoek, Namibia, and brought Aurik to the region.
Aurik’s investment in business owners resonated with Ilana’s values, and belief that building businesses and business owners is work that matters, and makes a positive impact on society.