Thithi Nteta

31, Founder – Thirteen Options Media & Co-founder – The Other Girls

‘Work smart and be consistent.’


Thithi studied information design at The University of Pretoria, and has worked extensively as a stylist, publicist and producer. A member of The Other Girls, she is also a notable local fashion icon, and runs her own hugely popular fashion and lifestyle blog, As a businesswoman, she runs Thirteen Options Media, which offers services from PR to event and activation production, for the likes of Nike Sportswear and G-Star RAW. Visit

On the misconceptions of entrepreneurship:

I am a full-time entrepreneur, so for me sometimes the struggle is around balance. I run my own business and co-run The Other Girls, which produces The WKND Social and The Switch Up events. I love working in a team, because we are all so passionate about what we produce and this really shows in how the events turn out.

On lessons learned:

Get everything down on paper!

On what women entrepreneurs need more of in SA:

I operate in a space where I believe I can do anything a man can do, so if I were to call out something that women entrepreneurs need more of, I would say it is that they need to support each other.

On advice for other entrepreneurs:

Work smart and be consistent.

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