Vusi Thembekwayo, Global Business Speaker, Managing Partner, Watermark Afrika and CEO, MyGrowthFund Venture Capital officially joins other exceptional keynote speakers on Africa Speakers Group – – a global community of speakers, influential thinkers and performers.
“We are thrilled to list Vusi among other globally sought after keynote speakers. His stellar profile perfectly fits our ambitious stature and aspirations as the Bureau of choice for exceptional speakers, influential thinkers and top performers in Africa.” stated Odinaka Iloh, founder, Africa Speakers Group.
Over the past 19 years Vusi – popularly known at VT – has traveled the globe inspiring, educating & motivating leaders to achieve beyond their boundaries. As a trusted advisor to Fortune 500 companies & some of the most powerful business titans in both Wall Street and Main Street, VT is amongst the youngest entrepreneurs globally to grace the cover of Entrepreneur Magazine.
VT is the founder and CEO of MyGrowthFund Venture Partners, a growth capital technology investor with an acute focus on impact investment driving financial inclusion & access to healthcare and education using technology. VT is also the convenor of Iconoclasts Knowledge Bureau, a Dubai-based strategy & market intelligence advisory helping investors, companies, governments & non-profits to unlock partnerships and secure market entry into the world’s fastest-growing emerging economies. Leading by example, his team forces medium, large and listed businesses into the much-needed, often painful, and always lucrative new directions.
VT also co-owns VUKA Capital, is a general partner of middle east-based Watermark Afrika Capital, and is the chairman of Thembekwayo Legacy Group, a conglomerate with interests in real estate, hospitality, mining, and commodity trading.
No surprise then that VT has received several awards for his entrepreneurial flair, including being crowned a Titan of Africa by the UAE-Africa Group in Dubai.
VT has been featured on Forbes, Bloomberg, CNBC, and several other global media.
Vusi’s books, The Magna Carta of Exponentiality and Lessons from a Black Dragon, sold 80,000 and 105,000 copies respectively around the globe, making him one of the most respected authors today.