Rapelang Rabana

South Africa
Position and Company: 
Founder Rekindle Learning

Featured on Forbes Africa Cover before 30 and named ‘Entrepreneur for the World 2014’ by the World Entrepreneurship Forum, Rapelang founded Rekindle Learning, a learning & development company that provides mobile and computer learning solutions that enable knowledge mastery and measurement in corporate and schooling environments. Rekindle Learning was profiled in the McKinsey report Lions go Digital as a ‘striking innovation’ in mobile learning.

Rapelang’s entrepreneurial journey was launched when she co-founded Yeigo, an innovative startup that developed some of the world’s earliest mobile VoIP applications, straight after university. She serves as the Chairperson for Moro Group, an ICT and payment services group headquartered in Botswana as well as for Generation Ubuntu, an NGO providing lifesaving holistic care to children living with HIV. She also sits of on the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council for Software and Society.