At Bleeding.Technology we track over 100,000 web 3.0, NFT, DeFi & crypto startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top South Africa based CEO’ operating in the Blockchain space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Co-Founder and CEO of Ovex
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About Ovex: OVEX is a cryptocurrency exchange company.
Founder and CEO of The Sun Exchange
Abraham Cambridge is a British born solar entrepreneur and disruptive technologist. In 2008 he completed an MSc in the Science of Climate Change under a NERC scholarship at UEA and has since established several businesses and projects around the world that use solar energy as a means for creating positive change. In 2010 he pioneered utility-scale solar in Britain and in 2012 one of his businesses, The Renewable Energy Co-operative, was nominated ‘International Co-operative of The Year’ in the United Nations Year of Co-operatives. Abe now lives in South Africa, a country with an abundance of sun and from where in 2014 he launched the revolutionary solar energy finance company, The Sun Exchange.
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About The Sun Exchange: The Sun Exchange is the peer-to-peer solar panel leasing platform,Connecting the world to the sun.
Co-Founder & CEO of Proof of Impact
Fleur Heyns is the Co-Founder and CEO of Proof of Impact. She is an experienced serial entrepreneur who since her first exit in 2007 has been exclusively dedicated to the scaling of impact investing and adoption of ESG and Impact data into mainstream financial products and markets.
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About Proof of Impact: Proof of Impact is a data intelligence company that bridges the gap in ESG and impact data.
Co-Founder & CEO of Custos Media Technologies
G-J Rooyen is a Co-Founder & CEO at Custos Media Technologies. G-J holds a PhD in Electronic Engineering, specialised in signal processing. He founded and directed the MIH Media Lab, a cross-disciplinary research lab focused on pre-commercial MediaTech applications. He has been involved in the cryptocurrency space since 2013 and advises businesses and government agencies on blockchain regulation and blockchain for media.
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About Custos Media Technologies, Stellenbosch University: Custos uses imperceptible watermarking technology and the blockchain to protect digital media files from online piracy.
CEO of Gron Digital
Tebogo is a Gaming Industry veteran with 22 years of experience. His career started with Sun International, followed by 12 years in the South African Bureau of Standards as a Gaming Lab Manager. Tebogo is vastly informed in the regulatory and compliance space of the industry. He served as Vice President for BMM Testlabs in both Africa and Europe. Later, Tebogo worked on the Mpumalanga Gambling Board and headed the compliance department in the Gauteng Gambling Board. Today, he pursues his role as CEO of CDP Gaming Technologies.
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About Gron Digital: Gron Digital is a secure, transparent, auditable and fair Gaming Platform on the Blockchain.
Co Founder & CEO of Cashbag
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About Cashbag: CashBag is more than just a rewards website, it’s a tool that helps savvy, savings conscious shoppers earn cash back any online purchase.
Chief Executive Officer of Octobase
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About Octobase: The mobile banking platform for the decentralized economy