I found working from my talent so inspiring that I also identified the talents of my employees. Everyone is now more happy and productive at work.


After the program a Dutch company visited me and they are now importing my herbs.


The Brilliant Entrepreneur gives a boost to your company, in a way that suits you.

Give a boost to women's enterprises

The Brilliant Entrepreneur is a groundbreaking training program that enables women entrepreneurs worldwide to shape a successful business. Starting point of this tailor made training program is talent development. We add to this story telling about your business, knowledge, matchmaking and a business mission, leading to innovation and a boost  for the female entrepreneurship. Results achieved with the Brilliant Entrepreneur have been impressive and described as life changing.

‘It was a life changing experience. I learnt that self confidence is something you can work on and this helped me to attract more clients.’ – Sekayi Mushayi, travel agency Funo Safaris Zimbabwe

The development of women entrepreneurs is crucial for a healthy economic and social development. Do you want to unleash their potential and give a boost to women SME entrepreneurs in developing or emerging economies? But are you not sure how and where to reach them?

Impressive results

  • More than 200 women work now based on their talent leading to improved business results
  • 60 women entrepreneurs received the full training in Uganda, Zimbabwe and the Balkan
  • One day training for another 120 women entrepreneurs from DRC, Albania and several Middle East countries
  • 50 starting entrepreneurs profited from coaching and mentoring
  • Work and income generated for more than 10,000 people
  • USD 1 million invested in women's enterprises
  • 20 international business relations created
'The talent training allowed me to recognize my talent, I discovered that I am a master and I work seriously on this talent. Then, I gave training to my members on talents.' - Betty Mulanga, Paumubert business DRC


Integration of personal, talent and company development, leading to concrete result-oriented actions and innovations

Tailor made

Tailor made and individual approach for each entrepreneur.


Creative and practical methods that create immediate experience and reflection.


Networking among participants, local organizations, international institutions and companies.


Talent does not lie

3 April 2017

Talent does not work with ‘alternative facts’. You may get side-tracked for a while and get lost, but if you remain aware of your talent, you will automatically get back on your feet at some point. This is what Kareen in Zimbabwe experienced. She was one of the participants in our Brilliant Entrepreneur programme. Kareen…

Are you creating employment?

3 April 2017

The question should actually be: are you creating good employment? It is widely recognised that small and medium sized enterprises are good for a national economy, not in the least because, taken together, these types of enterprises have the potential to create a lot of employment. In the countries where we work, unemployment is a…

Look at Yvette’s Brilliant Pitch

10 March 2017

Yvette took the bold step and submitted a video to the Netherlands Championship Pitching! It is really good and worth to have a look at, which is why we share it with you. The jury also liked the pitch and invited Yvette for the pre-final. Unfortunately she didn’t make it to the final, so we…

Need a talent boost? Find a teacher!

7 March 2017

There is little as stimulating for the growth of your talent as a teacher! Teachers show you that you have more to offer than you thought. They give direction and help you tame your dragons. Do you want to boost your talent? Become a student! I am blessed with wonderful teachers. I would like to…

Have a look at SheInspiresHer!

7 March 2017

We came into contact with SheInspiresHer, a truly inspirational organisation, through Twitter! SheInspiresHer shares stories about women entrepreneurs in emerging African markets to show role models; promote the products and services of women-owned businesses; raise awareness about the need to remove barriers; and connect women to each other and to promising opportunities. Goals that we…

27 March 2017: National Pitch Competition in the Netherlands

7 March 2017

Pitch Queen Nathalie Mangelaars, is organising the second edition of the National Pitch Competition. Great entrepreneurs will show the best of their talents and businesses in two-minute elevator pitches! For those in the Netherlands, it is a wonderful event to attend. You learn a lot from the winning pitches and it is a great opportunity…

Best wishes for 2017!

24 January 2017

Looking back… We wish you a very good year where you and your business will shine like fireworks! At Brilliant Entrepreneur we look back at 2016 with a lot of satisfaction. We had successful visits of entrepreneurs from Zimbabwe and the Balkan and celebrated the results of the Brilliant Entrepreneur training with them during the…

Give yourself a wish for 2017

20 January 2017

Good intentions? Help. Before the end of January, I have already forgotten what my intention was. Which is a pity, because, in every intention lurks a wish. And fulfilling your wish stimulates the growth of your talent. The problem with good intentions is that for your wish to come true you need to change your…

Trump and talent

16 January 2017

It was during our Brilliant Entrepreneur seminar in Albania that the results of the election in the US came through. Trump as president. It was a shock for most of us. Some of the participants even asked us: ‘Trump, I do not believe that he has a talent. So how could he win?’ This question…

Seminar in Albania

16 January 2017

It was a new experience for all of us. To organise a real Brilliant Entrepreneur seminar and facilitate the launching of a new women entrepreneurs network in Albania (NAWE). This all started with the participation of four women entrepreneurs from Albania in our Brilliant Entrepreneur programme in the Balkans (2015-2016). They were determined to make…