Jury & Advisors

  • Lee Naik

    Lee Naik

    Johannesburg, South Africa

    CEO of Transunion Africa

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  • Adriana Marais

    Adriana Marais

    Johannesburg, South Africa

    Head of Innovation at SAP

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  • Tanya Soman

    Tanya Soman

    San Francisco Bay Area, USA

    Venture Partner at 500 Startups

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  • Jeff Burton

    Jeff Burton

    San Francisco Bay Area, USA

    Founding member of Electronic Arts, International Strategic Advisor to Startups

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  • Omoju Miller

    Omoju Miller

    San Francisco Bay Area, USA

    Senior Data Scientist, Machine Learning at GitHub

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  • Hussein Kanji

    Hussein Kanji

    London, United Kingdom

    Partner at Hoxton Ventures

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  • Sandras Phiri

    Sandras Phiri

    Cape Town, South Africa

    Director Startup Grind Cape Town

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  • Christer Andersson

    Christer Andersson

    Stockholm, Sweden

    Founder & CEO Sommet AB

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  • Tinashe Mafukidze

    Tinashe Mafukidze

    Toronto, Canada

    Consultant at Nectable

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  • Takalani Ramuthaga

    Takalani Ramuthaga

    South Africa

    Director of Innovation & Technology Programme at Department of Trade & Industry

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  • Matthew C Eshed

    Matthew C Eshed

    United States

    Co Founder & Director of Operations and Wellness at Impossible Labs

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  • Atul Padalkar

    Atul Padalkar

    Durban, South Africa

    Founder of Bizfarm

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  • Mich Atagana

    Mich Atagana

    Cape Town, South Africa

    Head of Communications & Public Affairs at Google South Africa

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  • Shana Kay

    Shana Kay

    Johannesburg, South Africa

    Co-founder & CEO of IntelliCred

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  • Valentine Nti

    Valentine Nti

    Johannesburg, South Africa

    Founding CEO of Charter Quest Group

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  • Thandi Dyani

    Thandi Dyani

    Copenhagen, Denmark

    Social Business Developer & Co Founder at Incovate

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  • Tiyani Nghonyama

    Tiyani Nghonyama

    Johannesburg, South Africa

    COO of Geekulcha

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  • Mixo Fortine Ngoveni

    Mixo Fortine Ngoveni

    Johannesburg, South Africa

    Founder & CEO of Geekulcha

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  • Roland Fomundam

    Roland Fomundam

    Mbengwi, Cameroon

    Founder & CEO of Greenhouse Ventures

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  • Portia Masimula

    Portia Masimula

    South Africa

    Founder & CEO of Karisani IT

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  • Ilias Benjelloun

    Ilias Benjelloun

    Canada

    Open Innovation Catalyst @ DesjardinsLab

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  • Craig Wing

    Craig Wing

    Johannesburg, South Africa

    Partner at FutureWorld

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  • Eddie Arrieta

    Eddie Arrieta

    Colombia

    Publicize's President, FI Mentor and World Economic Forum Global Shaper

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  • Nasmera Buckus

    Nasmera Buckus

    Cape Town, South Africa

    Co-Founder of The Startup Hatchery

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  • Tania Cunningham

    Tania Cunningham

    Cape Town, South Africa

    Co-Founder of The Startup Hatchery

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  • Tim Rohrich

    Tim Rohrich

    Vienna, Austria

    European Founder Society/Partner at Pioneers.io

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  • Colin Don Schouw

    Colin Don Schouw

    Cape Town, South Africa

    Managing Director at The Fixer Company

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  • Barbara Mallinson

    Barbara Mallinson

    Cape Town, South Africa

    Founder & CEO of Obami

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  • Marcello Schermer

    Marcello Schermer

    Johannesburg, South Africa

    Head of Expansion at Yoco

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  • Peter Kovacs

    Peter Kovacs

    San Francisco, USA

    Entrepreneur, Advisor, Connector

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  • Shaun David Randles

    Shaun David Randles

    Johannesburg, South Africa

    Co-founder & CEO of Academic Mobile

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  • Fredrik Orrenius

    Fredrik Orrenius

    Australia

    Partner Emerging Digital Ventures

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  • Axel Peyriere

    Axel Peyriere

    Sydney, Australia

    Founding Partner / COO at Emerging Classifieds Ventures

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  • Nuno Coelho Martins

    Nuno Coelho Martins

    Portugal

    CEO at OXANNIE

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  • Camilla Swart

    Camilla Swart

    Cape Town, South Africa

    Rise Africa – Ecosystem Manager, created by Barclays

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  • Peter Szanto

    Peter Szanto

    Budapest, Hungary

    Founder at SpringTab

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  • George Tilesch

    George Tilesch

    USA

    US Managing Partner at Innomine Group

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  • Heidi Custers

    Heidi Custers

    Johannesburg, South Africa

    Transformation Design Leader, at Deloitte Digital

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  • Catherine Miller

    Catherine Miller

    Johannesburg, South Africa

    Head of Marketing at Matchi.Biz

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  • Erika Krizsan

    Erika Krizsan

    Vienna, Austria

    Managing Director at Insurance Factory Consulting & Training

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  • Kenneth Hogrefe

    Kenneth Hogrefe

    Angola

    Founder & CEO of Tech Africa Pte. Ltd

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  • Frank Genheimer

    Frank Genheimer

    St. Gallen, Switzerland

    Founder & Managing Director of New Insurance Business Gmbh

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  • Dr. Morne Mostert

    Dr. Morne Mostert

    Cape Town, South Africa

    Director of Institute for Future Research

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  • Clive Butkow

    Clive Butkow

    Johannesburg, South Africa

    CEO of Kalon Venture Partners

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  • Alesimo Mwanga

    Alesimo Mwanga

    Johannesburg, South Africa

    Research Director at GEN22 on Sloane and SEA Africa

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  • Markus Schorn

    Markus Schorn

    Cape Town , South Africa

    CEO of Pattern Matched Technologies

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  • Prof. Himanshu Narayan

    Prof. Himanshu Narayan

    Lesotho

    Associate Professor, National University of Lesotho

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