Vuyisa Qabaka - AfricArena
Co-founder at Uprise Africa

Vuyisa has over 15 years experience in;
• Management
• Technology
• Marketing
• Media
• Entrepreneurship.

He is co-founder at equity crowdfounding platform, Uprise Africa and is a founding partner at venture builder, Entrepreneur Traction.
He holds directorships and advisory roles on various startup boards, and as a funding non executive director advocacy group at the South African Black Entrepreneurs Forum (SABEF).

Past projects include:
• The Bandwith Barn Khayelitsha
• SiMODISA
• Startup South African Conference
• Execuive MBA startup mentorship with Columbia Business School
• Global Entrepreneurship Movement ( Malaysia)
• SA Business Angels Network (SABAN) and Seedstars South Africa.

He has completed a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) Degree and a Postgraduate Certificate in Property Analysis at the University of Cape Town and a Design Thinking in Practice short course from the D-School, at the UCT Business School. He is a past television host/presenter of Business Beat on Cape Town TV (DSTV Channel 263) and has a weekly column in the Business Report, part of the Independent Media Group and the largest English language business publication in South Africa.

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