- About Us
Join us at Startup Grind Pretoria as we host Mixo Fortune Ngoveni the founder & CEO of Geekulcha, where the young, skilled, creative and ambitious tech minds meet to connect with each other, share knowledge, collaborate on projects, network with industry leaders, obtain training to further improve and enhance their skills and to put that newly acquired skill to work. The platform has over 9 400 students across Africa.
Geekulcha is shaping the ICT Scene in South Africa by building a Geek Culture through Innovation and Creativity - #iBlameGK
Home of the Geeks - Geekulcha creates and enables platforms for Innovation and Creativity while exposing young talent and skills to the corporate world.
ICT Achievers Award - In 2016, Geekulcha was nominated and won the ICT Achievers Award for the Local Industrialization category.
BBQ Award - We won the 2017 Black Business Quarterly Award in The Innovation Hub's New and Innovative Business category.
Student Innovation - In 2014 and 2017, Geekulcha was profiled by the InfoDev team on the work we had been doing - enabling the youth.
The Geekulcha Community - Composition of the Geekulcha Community:
High Scholars - Exposure and getting equipped with Digital skills.
University Students - Skills, network and Industry Exposure
Corporate Devs - Seeking to polish skills and stay up-to-date
Industry Leaders - Provide mentorship and seek talent to hire
Mixo Fortune Ngoveni the Founder/CEO of Geekulcha, a young Tech entrepreneur, Mobile Ninja, Connector, Social Media geek, Amateur Chef and a member of Tedx Pretoria organizing team In 2016 Mixo became one of the Top 100 Superbalist, HTXT Africa’s Top 10 Young South African’s in Tech and Youth Village Top 30Under30 Young Inspiring Africans. In 2017 IITPSA IT Personality of the Year Finalist.Read More
Mixo Fortune Ngoveni the Founder/CEO of Geekulcha, a young Tech entrepreneur, Mobile Ninja, Connector, Social Media geek, Amateur Chef and a member of Tedx Pretoria organizing team
In 2010 he represented Tshwane University of Technology, at the Microsoft Imagine Cup local finals and went on to be selected as one of six Microsoft Student Partners in South Africa. His work with Geekulcha has been profiled by the World Bank and Info Dev in the form of a case study and mini documentary video
In 2014 he got nominated by SAINE as one of Tomorrow’s Leaders and became one of 30 Youth Villages Most Inspirational Young South Africans. He is one of the Sowetan Top 100 Young Bosses in South Africa for 2015 & 2016 and is also Mail and Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans for 2015. In 2016 Mixo became one of the Top 100 Superbalist, HTXT Africa’s Top 10 Young South African’s in Tech and Youth Village Top 30Under30 Young Inspiring Africans. Mixo is one of the 2017 IITPSA IT Personality of the Year Finalist