Festival of Ideas Finalists
Festival of Ideas Finalists 2016

The festival casts the spotlight on sound business ideas that drive a social mission to achieve social change. After a rigorous workshop and pitching session from the 50 shortlisted candidates, the top 12 were chosen to compete for trips to the UK and Ghana for Entrepreneurial Africa as well as cash prizes.

"Through our Entrepreneurial Africa programme, we look forward to being able to provide a global platform to encourage entrepreneurial skills, creativity and innovation among young African social entrepreneurs," 
- Yani Horn, Head of Business Development, British Council South Africa.  

2016 finalists:

  • Enactus UP
  • Louise Williamson
  • Kemsila Naicker
  • Jarryn Katia
  • Junie Sihlangu
  • Nhlanhla Ndlovu
  • Papama Mnqandi
  • Tshepo Cronje
  • Mickaela Anthony
  • Lwazilubanzi Mthembu
  • Randy Mampuru
  • Sabelo Maduna