A 25-year-old with a crazy dream, today Steven Kark’s ‘terrible idea’ turns over a billion. Entrepreneur Magazine June

At 25, Steven Kark read an article about entrepreneurs in the US who were making a huge success installing ATMs in retail centres.He quit his job, cashed in his savings and jumped on a plane. Within a few months, he’d learnt the ATM business from the inside out, made contact with the manufacturers, and had secured sole distribution rights for South Africa. There was just one catch: He needed to import one full container worth R2 million… and he had no money. This is how he took an idea everyone said was crazy, and turned it into a R1,2 billion business that processes R50 billion annually…..Download the PDF here 2015_07_Entrepreneur_Steven Kark profile