Sandile Shabangu


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Name: Sandile Shabangu
Organization: Startup Mzansi Foundation
Title: Founder & CEO
Sandile is interested in how people use technology, believing that technology is only useful if people use and have access to it it. His mission has been to explore how people, education and technology can be merged together to better the lives of ordinary citizens in Africa. Understanding how people use technology helps business use technology to build value into people's lives. Creating better experiences, more useful products, deeper relationships and more engaging ideas. An international speaker, Sandile has an entertaining, personal and engaging presentation style. He has worked with some of the world's most prestigious organisations. Along with his experience in business, Sandile has also contributed to leadership programmes for the The Startup Foundation as well as the Mpumalanga Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Sandile has been at the forefront of business transitioning into a world of social technology and has been a key part of important projects looking into the use of social technology in marketing campaigns, internal communications, social learning, entrepreneurial leadership development, knowledge management, collaboration, project management and enterprise. Dubbed as one of South Africa's Brightest Young Minds in 2013 and acknowledged by his peers as one of the Top 200 young South Africans to follow on Twitter and LinkedIn, Sandile has won the respect of business by his determined approach to helping business navigate a diverse and complicated world of People, Education, Technology and Entrepreneurship (what he calls PETE).

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Oct 08, 2014 / 0 Comments / in Communications, Employment, Social enterprise, Mentorship

Startup Mzansi Foundation is the answer to an increasingly bigger delay that’s threatening us in the evolution of the South African startup ecosystem. The Foundation is a Non profit Company supporting innovative youth entrepreneurship in the Country.

The Startup Foundation is a non-profit organisation supporting innovative youth entrepreneurship in South Africa. We have develop programs that revolutionise the South African startup ecosystem and help young people become high-impact entrepreneurs through the provision of the best resources.