Connecting the right people
Mixo Fortune Ngoveni is the Founder/CEO of an organisation where young, skilled, creative and ambitious tech minds meet to connect. He himself is a young tech entrepreneur, mobile ninja, connector, social media geek, amateur chef, member of Tedx Pretoria’s organising team and brand manager for Red Bull Basement South Africa.
In 2010 he represented Tshwane University of Technology, at the Microsoft Imagine Cup local finals and went on to be selected as one of six Microsoft Student Partners in South Africa. His work with Geekulcha has been profiled by the World Bank and Info Dev in the form of a case study and mini documentary video.
In 2014 he was nominated by SAINE as one of Tomorrow’s Leaders and became one of 30 Youth Villages’ Most Inspirational Young South Africans. Edgars featured him in their 2015 February Edgars Club Magazine edition.
He is one of the Sowetan Top 100 Young Bosses in South Africa for 2015 & 2016 and is also one of Mail and Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans for 2015. In 2016 Mixo became one of the Top 100 Superbalist, HTXT Africa’s Top 10 Young South African’s in Tech, Youth Village Top 30 Under 30 Young Inspiring Africans and Ventureburn’s Top 31 entrepreneurs Under 40 making waves in South Africa.
In 2017 Mixo was selected as one of the Top IITPSA IT Personality of the Year.
Mixo has been featured on the following platforms Dstv Edge Ed, Tech Report, Tech Busters, eNCA, CliffCentral, YFM, SAFM, Tshwane FM, StepUp to A Startup, and SABC’s Shift, Startupgrind Pretoria, Brainstorm Magazine, ITWeb, Ventureburn.