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of Entrepreneurs

The board members

Christophe Viarnaud

Co-Founder & Chairman | Methys 

Serial entrepreneur, Passionate about Technology, Systems Thinking, Energy sustainability, Media, and Education. 

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Ndileka Zantsi

Center Manager| FSAT Labs

Ndileka has Co-Designed and implemented an Impact Venture Incubation Program focusing on social impact entrepreneurs, managed a three-phase venture acceleration program tackling various stages of venture building and developments, and more, etc.


Romain Diaz

Co-Founder & CEO | Far Ventures

Passionate entrepreneur, Co-Founder / CEO / Managing Partner / Board Advisor / Non-Executive Director of 5 tech start-ups

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Antoine Paillusseau

Co-Founder & CEO | FinChatBot

Antoine Paillusseau is the CEO and Co-Founder of Finchatbot, a technology solution that enables financial clients to connect with and add immediate value to its' customers.

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Sébastien Lacour

Managing Director | PayGenius,

EI | Powertime

Currently managing the activities of 3 startups. MSc in Chemical Engineering (ENSIACET) & MBA (UCT GSB)

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Mathieu Bécue

Attaché for Innovation |Embassy of France in South Africa

Mathieu's activities focus on the development of cooperation between France and South Africa in the field of innovation.

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James Milne

Head of Investment Promotion | Wesgro

James manages the Investment Promotion unit at Wesgro, a team that has facilitated more than R14 billion (~$1 billion) of fixed investment into Cape Town and the Western Cape province of South Africa in the last 5-years

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Noa Hamonou

Investor and Event Co-ordinator | AfricArena

Student at Sciences Po Paris passionate about entrepreneurship for its ability to empower project leaders and generate economic activity.

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Our key Startups


Incubators & Accelerators

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French South African Tech Labs

Support founders through an intense 6-month incubation program. The program is designed to help founders understand their customers, build a great product, get feedback, rapidly iterate to continuously improve their product, and be ready to raise funding in order to scale.

Far Ventures 

Far Ventures is a Startup Studio, building startups from scratch out of Cape Town, one of the leading hubs of the African tech scene

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