In episode 3, we talk about the EdTech landscape in Africa with Matsi Modise, Founding CEO of Furaha Afrika Holdings.
Matsi is on a mission to contribute to Africa’s skills revolution and boost South African entrepreneurs. She was selected by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as one of the Top 50 Global Shapers to attend the WEF Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, and was named one of the Top 30 African leaders in technology, business, art, science, politics, design, and media by Quartz Media Africa. She has won numerous awards and global recognition and was named one of the Top 100 Young Independent Disruptors by Independent Day Media, and the Coca–Cola Young Achiever of the year award at the Women In Leadership – Africa Summit.
Matsi is an experienced international speaker with a passion for entrepreneurship, leadership, and South African start-ups. She is the Vice-Chairperson of SiMODiSA, a South African entrepreneurship industry association. She currently sits on the Agri-Vie Private Equity Fund; The Gauteng Gambling Board, The Innovation Hub as a Non-Executive Director, and Orange Corners, an incubation initiative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. She is a subcommittee member of the South African Venture Capital/ Private Equity Association (SAVCA) and the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) Innovation Management committee.