The Head Dreamer / The Founder

Tukela Zumani (NDip Economics, NMMU)​ Development Entrepreneur

Tukela Zumani is an innovative and dynamic thinker who’s passion is helping young entrepreneurs realise their ambitions. He prides himself in his proven ability to build meaningful professional relationships with clients partners and other stakeholder.
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He was Executive Director of BrandMasters CC in July 2010 - April 2014, an integrated below-the-line marketing agency that he founded at the young age of 20. Under his helm, the agency grew exponentially to offer innovative and out-of-the-box retail solutions to brand such as Vodacom and SAB. Unfortunately the agency succumbed to cash flow difficulties in 2014 but he keeps the lessons he leant from it in his chest pocket. He went on to join Profin Financial Solutions as a short Short-term Financial Planner in May 2014 - January 2015, during which time he also conceptualised and Cebolethonga. At Profin Tukela acted as an intermediary between client (individuals, commercial businesses, and organs of the state) and insurance companies. The position required the use of an in-depth knowledge of the risks faced by the client and the complexities of the. insurance market to find and arrange suitable insurance policies and arrange cover. His dedication to the interests of his clients’ saw him gravitated to a place of professional superiority and his clients getting the best deals. • In February 2015, he was poached by his then client, Improvate Group of Companies to head their Enterprise Development Division. Improvate is a 100% Black owned diversified group that is primarily focused on capitalizing on sustainable economic opportunities that exist in the infrastructure sector, bearing in mind market opportunity size, investor appetite and strategic focus for South Africa and the African continent. Most succinctly, the group pro-actively focuses on the following sectors: Building and Construction Energy and Natural Resources Property Development Agro Processing. Here, Tukela’s role was to identify, package, and execute business opportunities that exist within these sectors. During his two years tenure Tukela lead the development of two successful enterprises. Namely Improvate logistics, which supplies building material to low-cost housing development contactors on shared-risk basis while offering the free back office support and mentoring and Dopparoz Lifestyle, and world-class lifestyle and entertainment venue located that in the township.

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