38 emerging South African tech entrepreneurs to watch [Part I]Memeburn #Co_FounderDecember 7, 2018
The high amount of entrepreneurial activity in the tech sector may be explained by the fact that the costs of starting an online business are low.
It’s stories like these that make us realise why the tech sector attracts so many of the world’s top entrepreneurs and why there is so much “startup” activity.
Patrick Kayton ( Cognician ) — Co-founder of Cognician, with his brother, Barry.
Mark Allewell ( Tourism Radio and Hummba.com ) — CEO of Tourism Radio and Hummba.com who is a rolling stone at heart.
Sheraan Amod ( Personera ) — Co-founder of Personera and one of South Africa’s Brightest Young Minds in 2007, who missed a fair amount of the conference because he was starting a business with his co-founder.
He dreams of one day being able to read again.
Justin Spratt ( Former IS Labs ) — Co-founder of IS Labs, CEO of Quirk and the patron saint of South African start-ups.
The only thing to grow faster than their user base was his moustache during Movember.
Jason Adriaan ( Local List ) — Founder of Local List, who is the only founder still at university.
See full guide here Catherine is currently the Senior Account Manager at Creative Spark Interactive in Cape Town, where she is attempting to whip everyone into shape at breakneck speed.