Joshin Raghubar, Advisor, advises clients on issues in Southern Africa from his base in Cape Town.
Mr. Raghubar is an African entrepreneur in the media, marketing, and technology sectors. He is the founder of iKineo Ventures, a pan-African customer engagement firm, and Sprout, South Africa’s leading digital media performance firm. Mr. Raghubar is also a founder of Explore Sideways, a leading online purveyor of wine tourism experiences. He is the managing partner of the Mergence Technology Fund, an Africa-focused private equity growth capital fund.
Mr. Raghubar serves as the chairperson of the Bandwidth Barn, Africa’s largest non-profit incubator and accelerator for technology business. He also serves as the chairperson of the Cape Innovation & Technology Initiative (CITi) and as a non-executive director of both the Africa Leadership Initiative (Southern Africa) and the African Leadership Network. He is a fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative and the Aspen Institute’s Global Leaders Network, a fellow of the United States-Southern African Centre for Leadership and Public Values, and a member of the Bertelsmann Foundation’s Global Transformation Thinkers program. He is also a Yale Greenberg World Fellow.
Mr. Raghubar has a BS (honors) from the University of Cape Town, and an MA in Development Studies from the University of the Western Cape’s Institute for Social Development.