building the economy,
one business at a time.
The People’s Fund is a purchase order crowdfunding platform for businesses that have orders with government and corporate and are looking for capital to deliver these orders. Our platform allows everyday people to participate in the growth of these talented entrepreneurs; whilst also making it easier for entrepreneurs to get access to funding.
The People’ stands for people built economies, people driven economies & people driven growth.
our operations team
We want people to have a meaningful & measurable impact on the economy they would like to see. The passion & ingenuity of amazing entrepreneurs we have crossed paths with is why we are here. Their fire and ability is the reason we are here. We let them drive change through you.
luyanda jafta – CEO
Believes that men lie, women lie, numbers don’t! He uses business intelligence to shape start-ups for scale.
yolisa jafta – COO
A systems-developer at heart. The one you can count on to add order to the chaos of entrepreneurship.
rutendo chizunza – marketing & pipeline lead
bontle setshedi – head of finance
shamim nong – pipeline productivity & project management
tlholo modiba – head of process & systems
alexandra kgatuke – project lead
mitchell siziba – design partner
lindokuhle skhosana – communication partner
sibusiso lekalakala – project support
zimkhitha mbungwana – project partner
tshiamo mathabathe – project support
londiwe nkosi – project support
meseum nhlongo – finance partner
tebogo lebeloane – finance support
bongiwe nkosi – project support
mahlatsi mojela – project support
mohau mahopo – project support
masego mokae – marketing support
nonku makapela – lead support
palesa mphambani – lead support
thabiso monama – lead/project support
rearabetswe mabelane – leads support
venessa ratshilingano – operations partner
ramomedi mphasha – pipeline support
dr pallo marumo – non-executive director
Dr Marumo qualified as a Medical Doctor in 1998 and worked in various state hospitals until he joined the Military in 2004. He believes that anything can be achieved with the right team.
carl bates – interim chairperson
A seasoned leader in taking businesses to the next level. You can always count on him to uphold a standard of excellence.
phakiso tsotetsi – non-executive director
A Charming doer who keeps the wheels turning. He’s well traveled & believes love is the only way.
“COLLABORATION IS THE NEW INNOVATION”