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Monde Zuma

Monde Zuma

Chief Entrepreneur Officer at MamelodiBiz
Pretoria, South Africa

Mentorship Connection

$250 /month
This connection is free for Idea/concept and startup venture stages.

Regular 1-on-1 calls per agreement with mentor

Unlimited chat, email, or text within boundaries.


Hi my name is Monde is a seasoned ecosystem builder, business consultant, business strategist, business coach, business mentor, inspirational and motivational speaker. Monde is the Founder & CEO of MamelodiBiz, Kasi Hosting, Startup Grind Pretoria and MZ Trading & Projects. The businesses are delivering innovative & disruptive SME business solutions that are within Business Management Consulting & Information and communications technology solutions.

I have extensive experience that includes banking, risk management, telecommunications, business services and IT sectors. Has worked more than half his corporate life in management and also has served in top management. He has mentored, coached and motivates people to achieve key results. My management experience include strategic planning, sales, managing teams, financial and revenue management.

I’m interested in the entrepreneurship and tech ecosystem in South Africa and Africa at large as I believe there’s a lot of business ideas and innovation that can assist with poverty alleviation and job recreation.

I’m looking to support early stage startup founders in their set-up phase as I believe mentors can add the most value then.

My interests are digital solutions, strategy, business systems, business development relationship management, branding and brand development, sales and marketing.

As a mentor I am able to assist the mentees to:

• serve as a source of knowledge
• support growth
• Constructive feedback and criticism
• Personal growth
• Offer encouragement
• Firm boundaries and maintain accountability
• Unbiased opinions
• Trusted ally
• help with setting goals
• New perspective and provide guidelines
• help make connections

Spoken languages

English Pedi; Sepedi; Northern Sotho Sotho, Southern Xhosa Zulu

Mentorship motivation

  • I am looking for new investments
  • I like to learn about industries and new businesses
  • I want to give back to the startup ecosystem and entrepreneurs coming up
  • I want to make new connections for myself and/or the organization I represent
  • I want to scout for new opportunities in engaging as an advisor or for a board seat

I went into mentorship purely because I believe in the assists me as an individual and as a business person:

• It provides a sense of fulfilment
• It strengthens your knowledge
• It expands your network
• It helps me receive recognition
• Being a mentor establishes my experience and leadership skills
• Mentoring serves as a learning opportunity
• It gas helped build confidence
• I get to gain new perspectives and offers self-reflection opportunities
• Being a mentor can help strengthen your company