I believe in pedal power! Those were the words a Nelson Mandela University student, Mr Charles Mbhele, began with, as he showcased his bicycle company QuikStart.

He was a finalist in the Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education, EDHE Entrepreneurship Intervarsity 2021 event that was hosted from the Premier Hotel on the East Rand, on 19 November.

Entered in the Existing Business: General category, Mbhele (above) was one of 28 candidates at the third annual Intervarsity in which 4168 initial entries were received.

He hails from Pinetown, outside Durban, KwaZulu-Natal but is studying for a Bachelor of Art (Public administration and Industrial and Organisational Psychology) at NMU.