WeMove Technologies: Building Technology for Transportation in Nigeria with Chima Ezeokoye

In this episode, meet Chima Ezeokoye, co-founder at WeMove Technologies, a Tech Startup Building Solutions for Mobility and Transportation in Nigeria, including the possibility to hire agricultural equipment, cars, busses and trucks etc. In the interview Chima shares… What his personal learning journey was from his first beginnings in business to becoming co-founder of the…

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Bjorn Wiedow – Teaching Youth Coding, Design & Digital Fabrication with ROBOT School Namibia

In this episode, meet Bjorn Wiedow, the co-founder of Robot school Namibia. So at the Robotschool Namibia the from about eight year olds are being taught the the curriculum from university in software, coding, design, robotics and digital fabrication. In the interview Bjorn shares: How the Robotschool business model works and how they came up…

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Sizwe Cele: Building things and solving problems around transportation and internet access in South Africa with Khomba and Socly

In this episode, meet Sizwe Cele, the co-founder of Khomba, a startup tackling the optimization of transportation with mini busses in South Africa. More than anything Sizwe seems to love to build products and solutions for all sorts of problems he comes across. In his early twenties, he built a product to lend out heavy…

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Upcycling in Senegal: How Selly Wane transforms trash into furniture with SWANE-Design

In this episode, meet Selly Wane, the founder of SWANE-Design, an upcycling business transforming trash into furniture and creating an ecological and social impact in the process. As a child Selly had always been fascinated by people who were transforming trash into something useful. And being interested in sustainability but also design, it comes as…

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Kaveto Tjatjara: Bringing Ecological Sanitation to Namibia with Worldview Technology

In this episode, meet Kaveto Tjatjara, the Founder of Worldview Technology. With 54% of Namibians living without access to adequate sanitation, Worldview Technology is on a mission to provide sanitation for all, especially for the urban poor population by use of ecological, sustainable sanitation solutions. In the interview Kaveto shares: 1. His experience with lack…

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Melkies Ausiku: Changing Urban Mobility in Namibia with LEFA Transportation Services

In this episode, meet Melkisedek Melkies Ausiku, founder of LEFA Transportation Services, an urban mobility startup connecting passengers on the one hand with drivers on the other, to make moving around Windhoek and Namibia more convenient and safe. In the interview Melkies shares about his first experience using Uber in South Africa and how the…

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My Virtual Planning: Online Sexual Education in the DRC with Ulrich Kouesso and Flore Yemdjie

Meet Ulrich Kouesso and Flore Yemdjie, the co-founders of My Virtual Planning, a social enterprise helping youth to prevent unwanted pregnancy and infections by doing online sexual education, giving individualised advice and sharing safe practices. In the interview they share:  How they came up with the idea and why they chose an online format for sexual education…

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Nurturing Female Technology Entrepreneurs, Leaders and Creators with W.TEC founder Oreoluwa Somolu

Meet Oreoluwa Somolu Lesi the founder of Women’s Technology Empowerment Center or short W.TEC a nonprofit organization based in Lagos, that aims at raising the next generation of female technology entrepreneurs, leaders and developers through technology camps, school clubs and mentoring. In the interview Oreoluwa shares How she came up with the idea  How she learned to run the non-profit like…

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DreamGirls Academy: Connecting Girls in South Africa to Economic Opportunities with Ezlyn Barends

Meet Ezlyn Olivia Barends, the co-founder of DreamGirls Academy an organisation in South Africa, dedicated to  shifting girls and young women from a space where they are economically dependent to connecting them to economic opportunity, through mentoring and education. In the interview Ezelyn speaks about:  How a quarter life crisis led her to explore how she wanted…

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Kepya: How Marcio Castro and Arão Guerreiro help Angolan Farmers with Reliable Offtake and Logistics

Meet Marcio Castro and Arão Guerreiro co-founders of Kepya , an online market place that connects farmer directly with offtakers and freight companies and helps them to get higher prices for their produce and farm with increased predictability.  In the interview Marcio and Arão share  How they came up with the idea for the venture How they…

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How her Daughter Inspired Zodidi Gaseb to start Holistic Skin and Hair Care Company African Naturals

Meet Zodidi Gaseb, the founder of African Naturals a Namibian company producing skin and hair care products, made from plant based, organic ingredients.  In the interview Zodidi shares:  How her daughter led her to start the company when Zodidi realised that to teach self-acceptance she had to live it for herself She shares how she launched the business from her…

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Snapslip: Digitizing Receipts to Save Paper and Provide Consumer Insights with Lynton Naicker

Meet Lynton Naicker, the co-founder of Snapslip a digital receipting and analytics platform that allows for endusers to receive digital receipts on their purchases and for stores to save money on receipt printing while also giving them detailed consumer insights and analytics.  In the interview Lynton shares:  How him and his co-founder managed to pilot the business in…

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