Phin Mpofu

About Me

Phin Mpofu is globally connected entrepreneurship evangelist, inspired by how it can be used as a force for good. Phin is Founder & Chairman of Global Symbiotic Partnerships a venture firm founded to create strategic partnerships with various stakeholders across all sectors. It's portfolio of ventures and affiliations include HOMESPLACE, a FinTech startup working to provide a hybrid residential mortgage leveraging crowd funding ; Tech Beach Retreat, an annual gathering of 250 tech influencers held in Montego Bay, Jamaica; Startup Grind, the largest entrepreneurial community in the world designed to educate, inspire and connect entrepreneurs, The Centre for Corporate & Startup Partnerships and The Centre for Government & Startup Partnerships, Think Tanks and consultancies that facilitate and champion strategic partnerships between Corporates/Governments and startups and #InThamesValley, an initiative curating and championing the Thames Valley ecosystem. He has a deep desire for social impact and this is recognised in his role as Founding Curator for the Global Shapers Edinburgh Hub. The Global Shapers Community is an initiative of the World Economic Forum and is a network of Hubs developed and led by young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievements and their drive to make a contribution to their communities. His commitment to helping entrepreneurs was recognised in 2016 by the Centre for Entrepreneurs. He was listed on The Maserati 100, the annual list which recognises entrepreneurs who are generously giving their time and resources to support the next generation of young entrepreneurs. Phin is a Fellow of the Centre for Entrepreneurs.

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My blog posts

The Morphsuits Story: Focus. Nail it, then Scale it. Form a team.

The first time I saw how popular Morphsuits were, was when a friend went on holiday to Tenerife a few years ago. On one of their nights-out, Wak and his friends all dressed in the Black Tuxedo MorphSuit.