About Vuyisa Qabaka

  • Tech and Small Business Advisor
  • Host / Presenter: Business Beat at Cape Town TV
  • Writer / Contributor: Business Times
  • Business Speaker

VUYISA QABAKA is a Tech and Small Business Advisor, as well as lean start-up trainer and a partner at Inye Business Consulting. He holds a directorship at venture builder, Entrepreneur Traction, and non-executive director seat at the South African Black Entrepreneurs Forum (SABEF).

Past projects have included setting up creative business strategies and innovation spaces, as well as consulting at executive committee level, with a focus bringing disruptive market positioning, offbeat social impact initiative and ecosystem development. Being involved with numerous companies and projects over the years, Vuyisa has build up extensive experience in corporate communications, business innovation, business development and marketing.

Vu or Chief, as he is known in business circles, currently consults in marketing and communications for the ICT industry in the Western Cape and gives back through various social impact initiative, such as Impact Mzansi, Amazing Maize, Purple Cow Ventures and the Farm Mzansi cooperative.

Vuyisa completed a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) Degree and a Postgraduate Certificate in Property Analysis at the University of Cape Town. His journey into entrepreneurship already started as a 2nd year student when he was involved with launching a student magazine and selling life insurance on campus. This is also where he developed a love for media.

His column in the Business Times paper is weekly a massive hit. He also writes a blog on the township economy called Kasi Economics {read more at www.kasieconomics.com} and mentors start-ups in various townships for the Kasi2Kasi initiative. But his media talents extend further than just writing. He is the television host/presenter of Business Beat on Cape Town TV (DSTV Channel 263).