“ I believe in contributing and making an impact empowering people with knowledge that will help them transform and achieve self-mastery and improve their life skills. My track record in Project and Strategic management proves that I will add value to the Coronet48 ecosystem. I look forward to using my experience to impact Africa Startups. I am very honoured to join the Coronet48 board".
Nontobeko Mathenjwa Co-Owner of iGemmer Beverage Solutions
South Africa, 17 February 2023, Coronet Blockchain Pty Limited today announced Ms Nontobeko Mathenjwa the Coronet48 Board Effectively from 01 March 2023. Ms. Nontobeko Mathenjwa will serve as a member of the Advisory Board. Following the appointment of Ms. Nontobeko Mathenjwa, the Board will comprise 18 directors, 12 of whom are independent.
"Currently managing a ZAR 2.5 billion project: Nontobeko is no stranger to leading through complexities. Help us welcome her to the Coronet48 family. Where she will be extending her reach to serve the Continent’s Startups under the Coronet48 program, celebrating the continent’s emerging & established founders.
Much like the sophisticated roads network spanning 750 000 kilometres, forming part of her office focus, which make up South Africa’s roads: Nontobeko’s expertise in Project Managing, Engineering & Community Development. Will be deployed through a different hat: Board Advisory focus for Startups
Paving way for these Africa facing startups & their founders, to take to the skies & impact our nations, by joining hands with the board, in identifying and recognising these talents. Celebrating the startups that are moving the needle up for Africa’s development.
We are glad to have her carve out room on her desk to help shape the Africa we want.
Here’s to many miles ahead, as she commences this journey with us."
Mrs Pretty Kubyane Co-Founder & COO of Coronet Blockchain
Nontobeko Mathenjwa is an award-winning project management professional, with 16 years’ experience in the built environment. Nontobeko is currently employed by the South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) and has been under their employ for nine (9) years to date. During this period, she has acquired solid experience in construction engineering and management of road infrastructure projects.
Due to this experience, she is running one of the organication’s flagship project – The Moloto Road Upgrade project. She studied Civil Engineering and holds a national diploma in civil engineering), a b-tech degree in construction management and a masters degree in engineering management.
At age 29 she was already serving as a director and a board trustee at three (3) different boards as a consequence of her believing in contributing and making an impact through the use of her skills, abilities, knowledge, and talents. She currently serves at WiMBIZ (Women in Mining Business) as the Executive Lead where she is responsible for identifying projects and initiatives for women entrepreneurs in the mining industry for women to participate in.
She is a co-founder of Genesys Habitat, an NPC whose vision is to give communities tools to eradicate poverty by making them self-sufficient and economically independent. Lastly, she is a Gender Mainstreaming Award winner 2022: Positive Role Model (Gauteng) and a Woman of Stature South African Awards nominee (2023).
"It takes a titan of industry to recognise an emerging titan. Please help me welcome Nontobeko to the Coronet48 family. When asked whether she would make time for Africa’s Startups: well beyond her current ZAR2.5 billion project focus, she said yes.
That goes to show her selflessness, commitment to the continent’s emergence and shaping the Africa we want. She joins the ecosystem of highly experienced Captains of industry. As we all join hands to celebrate Africa facing startups that are moving the needle upwards for development, impacting communities and standing tall above the rest in their categories.
Here’s to many miles ahead, as we journey with her. We are very pleased to welcome Ms. Nontobeko Mathenjwa to our board."
Mr Shadrack Kubyane Co-Founder & COO of Coronet Blockchain
We’re a digital archive putting a spotlight on Africa facing start-ups, the founders & the impact they're making. Our aim is to shift the spotlight onto Africa focused start-ups. In 2021 our media platforms reached 5.5 million audiences. This traction attracted funders, clients, partnerships etc. Through these media spotlight features, we are extending our platform, for free, to African startups, to lend them our influence.
About Coronet Blockchain:
Coronet Blockchain is A B2B2C Marketplace: that enables African based retailers to source quality authenticated products from vetted manufacturers at lower sourcing costs. We securely track products from Source to Customer: 100% quality requires 100% secure tracking.
Our first use case involves using blockchain to transform Africa's 7 billion USD hair extensions sector. Our focus is using blockchain across Beauty, Fashion & Agriculture supply chains & leveraging blockchain to impact Africa's supply chains.