Pro-Circuit Coaches

PETER GREENWALL

WEEK 1

18 Feb

“Having run business idea generation workshops for www.teenentrepreneur.co.za, it’s clear that big ideas start young - they just need a forum to turn their frustrations into startups.” READ MORE

ARIANE DE BONVOISIN

WEEK 2

25 Feb

“A platform to bring ideas to life, to help everyone pursue their dream, to make a difference and have fun.” READ MORE

Philip Kiracofe

WEEK 3

4 March

“I see a rich source of innovators solving global challenges with a uniquely African approach. And launching AIM for Africa - a vibrant IPO market on the AltX exchange.” READ MORE

STEVE SHERMAN

WEEK 4

11 MARCH

“A connected society with old school values.” READ MORE

Emma Dicks

WEEK 5

18 march

“I imagine us moving from aid in Africa, to made in Africa.” READ MORE

Dave Duarte

WEEK 6

25 march

“Named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2014, Dave is a globally recognised expert in Social Business...” READ MORE

Arnaud Blanchet

WEEK 7

8 April

“UCT Upstarts is the programme I would have liked to attend when I was a student!” READ MORE

Jason Basel

WEEK 8

15 April

“Great initiative, much-needed. The world of jobs is dying fast, and entrepreneurship is the be-all and end-all...” READ MORE

Patrick Schofield

WEEK 9

22 April

“The creation of new ideas, rocket fuel for resilient societies. Upstarts has what it takes. I want to contribute & experience the process.” READ MORE

Mattias Axell

WEEK 10

29 April

“Because Social Entrepreneurship & cross-disciplinary work are key drivers to a more sustainable society & world!” READ MORE

Marcus Coetzee

WEEK 11

06 May

“Great idea. It is very inspiring to see this many young people aspiring to become social entrepreneurs.” READ MORE

Anisa Mpungwe

WEEK 12

13 May

“I live in a very fast world which involves textiles and spreadsheets. This world can sometimes be a lonely place even though you are with people 24hrs a day. I think any opportunity to pause for a few hours and have a conversation with young minds can only be refreshing, inspiring and not to leave out, humbling.” ” READ MORE

Richard Jamieson

WEEK 13

22 JULY

“ As an ex UCT student with great memories, I always love coming back to campus. For the Upstarts’ programme there's the added...” READ MORE

Elizabeth Gould

WEEK 15

5 AUGUST

“UCT is a hotbed of creative potential. I’m excited to lend my insights and experiences to help more young people put their ideas into action....” READ MORE

Robyn Farah

WEEK 15

5 AUGUST

“A great initiative, I am proud to be part of it and I hope I have a positive impact on the students/business owners of the future....” READ MORE

Carl Fredrik Sammeli

WEEK 16

12 AUGUST

“ As you probably have guessed by now, I truly believe that entrepreneurship can have a positive impact on the society as a whole...” READ MORE

Michele Bush

WEEK 16

13 AUGUST

“This programme is what will turn our country around, so we can imagine a New Africa. You know the quote...” READ MORE

Marco Rosa

WEEK 17

19 AUGUST

“A great idea. I always want to be part of great ideas because great ideas inspire more great ideas...” READ MORE

Felix Holm

WEEK 17

19 AUGUST

“Introducing Social enterprise to students while they are exploring future impossibilities is a great initiative...” READ MORE

Nikki Wohlman

WEEK 17

19 AUGUST

“I think it’s a brilliant programme, I am particularly passionate about working with graduates and am continually...” READ MORE