What's this about?

The role of Geekulcha in this journey is to create and enable platforms for Innovation and Creativity. In this regard, the organization also seek to showcase the shifts and health of the South Africa Geek Culture.

During the Youth Month, Geekulcha name and honor Top 15 Young Geeks in South Africa. These are the minds marking their stamp and playing a greater role in the Digital Revolution. These are Geeks who have been identified as being a role player in the transformation.

One gets nominated and selected to be on the list based on the work they had been doing and contributing the SA tech ecosystem.

In Association With


ITWeb Brainstorm Magazine

Intent and Mantra

Why we created the #Top15YoungGeeks initiative.

Profiling Talent

A check on the health of the South Africa Geek Culture, work being done, shortfalls and future forecast.

Channel Support

Highlighting the needs of local Geeks and Highlighting the needs for support to nurture young talent.

Inspire The Future

A quest to help young school learners see what is possible and build up same energy and stamina on them.





The 2021 Panel of Judges

Mukondleteri Dumela

Xitsonga.org

Sizwe Zim

Creative Space Media

Mokakatla Masekela

Sterkinekor

Doreen Mokoena

CyberSec Clinique

Mike Barker

Independent

Creston Campher

NCDev Ecosystem



2021 Top 15 Young Geeks

Here are the Geeks named for this year's #Top15YoungGeeks - A Geek Culture Beyond The Surface.

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Azile Mdleleni

Azile Mdleleni

MSc Geoinformatics Student,
University of Pretoria



Luke Draper

Luke Draper

Owner and Lead Developer,
Hero Entertainment



Melvin Kisten

Melvin Kisten

Junior Developer,
Sol Plaatje University



Simphiwe Radebe

Simphiwe Radebe

Founder / CEO,
Brain Cap Developers



Talhah Patelia

Talhah Patelia

School Learner,
Patelia



Yolanda Mabusela

Yolanda Mabusela

Intern,
Contactable



Ofentse Gaenakgang

Ofentse Gaenakgang

Co-Founder,
Varsity Deals



Ndivhuwo Khabubu

Ndivhuwo Khabubu

Junior Software Developer,
Travsim



Vuyo Mhlotshane

Vuyo Mhlotshane

Co-Founder,
Loakit



Sphephelo Mabena

Sphephelo Mabena

Software Developer,
Independent



Antoine Mfuamba

Antoine Mfuamba

Co-Founder,
Oringo Technologies



Snaye Sotashe

Snaye Sotashe

Software Engineer Intern,
University Of Zululand



Moeketsi Mokay Lebakeng

Moeketsi Mokay Lebakeng

Design director / Product designer,
Fold Creative



Carol Khoza

Carol Khoza

Software Developer,
Vidly IT



Isaac Mongali

Isaac Mongali

Co-Founder,
Oringo Technologies