Machaka Mosehana

Machaka Mosehana – Director: Centre for Entrepreneurship

Machaka Mosehana is a visionary Enterprise Development (ED) Strategist with a remarkable 15-year journey dedicated to nurturing the growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the dynamic landscape of South Africa. Her illustrious career has seen her collaborating with a diverse spectrum, including multinationals, nonprofits, and the public and private sectors, resulting in the remarkable unlocking of over R500 million in impact investments, all committed to driving social transformation.

In 2014, she planted the seeds of change with the founding of Fahrenheit Capital, a groundbreaking venture that thrust exceptional SMEs into the global investor spotlight. Machaka currently wears the hat of Director at the Centre of Entrepreneurship within the Johannesburg Business School at the University of Johannesburg. Under her dynamic leadership, this Center has undergone a monumental transformation, elevating its annual revenue from R5 million to a staggering R21.5 million, providing a lifeline to over 5000 small businesses.

Her influence extends far beyond, as evidenced by her nomination to the minister’s committee in 2022, tasked with launching South Africa’s prestigious Artificial Intelligence Institute. As a sought-after thought leader, Machaka also serves as an esteemed advisory board member for the South African AI Association.