Eric Edelstein


Even T-shirts are getting democratic. Every week, T-shirt designs go head-to-head and are voted for by the public on the website. Started up by Eric Edelstein, Springleap was created to provide a platform for young designers to gain exposure and credibility for their work. The winning design earns its creator a R7 000 prize � half in cash, the other in T-shirts. But if you are looking for the boring T-shirts churned out by mall shops, don't bother logging on. All these looks are seriously original. Edelstein is a serial entrepreneur who has headed up many successful businesses. Incubator, a former venture, was bought by Mark Shuttleworth's investment company. employs 10 bright young minds that Edelstein has been mentoring. � Eamon Allan

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