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Founder Institute Mentors

South Africa Spring 2022

Founder Institute Mentors join weekly feedback sessions, host office hours, and in general provide you feedback every step of the way. In addition, through our Equity Collective, Mentors are invested in the success of your company both during and after the program.

See the list of current and past mentors for the South Africa program below.

Mentors

Abdullah

Abdullah Verachia

Founder and CEO, The Strategists
Abu Bakr

Abu Bakr Cassim

Founder, Jozi Angels
Akua

Akua Nyame Mensah

Certified Executive & Leadership Coach, A.N.M & Company
Andre

Andre De Wet

CEO, 2ndBase Inc
Annu

Annu Augustine

Founder, NedRock
Anthony

Anthony Stonefield

CEO & Co-founder, AutoRegenic Cell Laboratories
Armando

Armando Mualumene

Founder and Project Developer & Team Leader, The iDEASLab
Ayodeji

Ayodeji Agboola

Founder, Akowe
Bade

Bade Aluko

Managing Partner, White Hibiscus Capital
Bentzy

Bentzy Goldman

Founder, Perflo
Bhairav

Bhairav Patel

Managing Director, Atom CTO
Brian O.

Brian O. Sing'ora

Brian Obwora Sing'ora, Origee-Nation Ventures
Charlotte

Charlotte Luzuka

Co-Founder & Investor, Dazzle Angels
Chintan

Chintan Oza

Advisor, Lloyds Ventures
Chris

Chris Foltz

Entrepreneur In Residence, Founder Institute + Responsible Solutions Ltd + IRG 100 CMO's & Change Agents
Christian

Christian Sørensen

CEO & Founder, Podderapp.com
Dana

Dana Ohana

CEO and Co-Founder, Big Consulting
Dawn

Dawn Watts

Founder & CEO , DW Consultants Inc
Deon

Deon Katz

CEO & co-Founder , Graphite Growth
Derek

Derek Distenfield

FI Mentor
Dimitri

Dimitri Anagnostopoulos

Partner, True North Partners
Eitan

Eitan Stern

Director & Lawyer, Legalese
Gareth

Gareth Bleazard

CEO and Founder, Great North Road
Giovanni

Giovanni Focaraccio

Product Manager, Potenza
Gordana

Gordana McNamara

Managing Director & Co-Founder, Chatroom
Hema

Hema Vallabh

Founding Partner, Five35 Ventures
Idowu

Idowu Akinde

Founder, Boolean Labs
Jacobus

Jacobus Erasmus

CEO, IvyWeb
Jatin

Jatin Kataria

Founder & CEO, InMeSta
Joe

Joe Phalwane

Founder & CEO, Aerouddies & AeroBuddies Consulting
Jonathan

Jonathan Greechan

Co-Founder & CEO, Founder Institute
Joshua

Joshua Murima

Head of Engagement & Investor Relations, Briter Bridges
Kamal

Kamal Hassan

Founding Partner, Loyal VC | Mighty Capital
Keshni

Keshni Morar

Director, Founder Institute and InvestABLE
Kevin

Kevin Chetty

Founder CEO, Macrocomm Financial Services / Xtenda Housing Finance
Kopano

Kopano Mere

Market Activation Lead, SmartWage
Kyle

Kyle Torrington

Co-Founder , Legal Legends
Lily

Lily Makaleng

CEO & Founder, WANDERFULLYSO
Lily

Lily Makaleng

Founder, WanderfullySo
Lundi

Lundi Njomane

FI Mentor
Mark

Mark Kleyner

Co-Founder, Dream VC
Mark

Mark Fritz

Managing Director, Procedor
Mauricio

Mauricio Cardoso

Corporate Venture Manager, O POVO Communication Group
Maushami

Maushami Chetty

Founder and CEO, Aarya Legal & Kleva Contracts
Michael

Michael O'donnell

Principal, StartupBiz.com LLC
Moritz

Moritz Gripp

Co-Founder, Futurize
Nivesh

Nivesh Pather

Investment Manager, Norrsken22
Noah

Noah Wallach

Founder, Hope OS
Olivier

Olivier Chas

Entrepreneur, Effective Marketing
Pambos

Pambos Soteriades

Founder & CEO, PiSigma Consulting
Phenyo

Phenyo Mabokela

Founder, Bespoke Innovations (Pty) Ltd
Phumzile

Phumzile Ntola

Principal Consultant, Manini Consulting
Pitsi

Pitsi Mnisi

Director, MCorp Investments
Pommie

Pommie Lutchman

Founder & CEO, Ocular Technologies
Pratika

Pratika Chung

Angel Investor, Standard Bank
Robert

Robert Boccia

CEO, Technology & Innovation , Technology Innovation Group
Russell

Russell Brand

CEO & Founder, Responsible Solutions Limited
S'onqoba

S'onqoba Vuba

Co-Founder and MD, Perpetu8
Sabeeha

Sabeeha Banubhai

Founder and Experience Director, Jack Studios
Sameer

Sameer Sortur

Founder & CEO , SquareCircle Global
Sanjay

Sanjay Soni

Director, Black Lite Group
Sara

Sara Ledterman

General Partner, 3+ Ventures
SHERIFF

SHERIFF OLUJIDE

Managing Partner, SOCS GokSon Capital (SGC) Ventures
Sienna

Sienna Leis

Managing Director, Cova Experience Design
Simon

Simon Turner

Founding Partner, Groundbreaking, Managing Director, FI Ghana
Stephan

Stephan Wessels

Head of Customer Advisory - South Africa, SAS
Tamzin

Tamzin Lovell-Miller

Founder & CEO, Artfundi
Tomi

Tomi Davies

Collaborator-in-Chief, TVC Labs
Torrey

Torrey Smith

Co-Founder & CEO, Endiatx
Tracey

Tracey Chas

Advisor, Allan Gray Orbis Foundation
Zizipho

Zizipho Nyanga

Managing Executive: SME and Platform Banking, Grindrod Bank

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