Profile

Mashudu Modau is a Youth Entrepreneurship Evangelist & startup ecosystem specialist.

My name is Mashudu Modau, I am a; youth entrepreneurship evangelist, African startups Lover, small business supporter & startup ecosystem specialist.I built this a platform to document & advance youth entrepreneurship in south Africa through digital content. I aim to increase access to resources & opportunities available to African entrepreneurs.
I make write, podcast & consult on South Africa’s startup ecosystem.

I have dedicated the work I do to accelerate the advancement of youth entrepreneurship under three core values: Enabling; Educating; Empowering.

1. ENABLING – A safe space for creators, game-changers and world-builders who want to use entrepreneurship to positively impact & change in the world around them.

2. EDUCATING -Through the creation and curation of digital content & resources to impact the learning journey of young entrepreneurs.

3. EMPOWERING – Developing experiences which significantly impact the growth & development of small businesses in South Africa

I have furthered the work I have done on my own platform  with a number of organisations that include being the community manager of one of South Africa’s fastest growing Fin-Tech startups which is heavily invested in the growth and development of small businesses, Yoco.

Ecosystem Roles Includes;

  1. Judge for MTN Business App of the year 2018
  2. Seeker for the Redbull Amapaphiko Programme
  3. Community Manager for Accenture & UNDP platform YAS
  4. Ambassordor for Southern African Startup Awards,
  5. Social Media Community manager The Hookup Dinner,
  6. Host of Power Of Ten

Special Projects Include: Virtual Reality Tours of Top 3 Workspaces in South Africa in collaboration with Montso Solutions