Joshin Raghubar

Founder, Executive Producer; Co-Founder, iKineo Ventures; Explore Sideways

Joshin Raghubar is an African entrepreneur in the media, marketing, and technology sectors. He is engaged in the evolving role of entrepreneurship, trust and innovation in the ‘good society’. He is the founder and executive chairperson of iKineo Ventures, through which he is the founder of iKineo, a pan-African customer engagement agency; co-founder of Sprout, South Africa’s leading digital media performance firm; and Explore Sideways, a leading immersive travel company and online purveyor of premium wine, food, and culture tourism experiences. Joshin is a general partner in the Mergence Technology Fund, which is one of the largest technology focused investment funds in Africa. He is also a co-founder of Kili Partners, a pan-African advisory, investment facilitation, and project development firm. Joshin serves as the chairperson of the Bandwidth Barn, Africa’s largest non-profit incubator and accelerator for technology businesses; and chairperson of the Cape Innovation & Technology Initiative (CITi), the public/private sector agency tasked with development of the region as a technology and innovation cluster. Joshin also serves as a non-executive director of both the Africa Leadership Initiative (Southern Africa) and the African Leadership Network. He is a fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative and the Aspen Institute’s Global Leaders Network, a fellow of the United States-Southern African Centre for Leadership and Public Values, and a member of the Bertelsmann Foundation’s global Transformation Thinkers program. Joshin has a business science (honours) degree from the University of Cape Town, a masters in development studies from the University of the Western Cape’s Institute for Social Development, and is a Yale Greenberg World Fellow.

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Trendsetters: May 3, 2017 Episode Featured ImageTrendsetters: May 3, 2017

Host Pauline Brown is joined by Joshin Raghubar (Founder, Executive Producer; Co-Founder, iKineo Ventures; Explore Sideways) on the Wednesday, May 3, 2017 edition of Trendsetters.

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