Rekindle Learning is an education technology company founded on the belief that every person should be able to develop their knowledge and learn. Computer and mobile internet devices are transformative in their capacity to overcome inefficiencies, socio-economic barriers and weak infrastructure. Now these benefits can be translated to education, training and development with Rekindle Learning.

Rekindle Learning is an empowered company with a BEE Level 1 Contributor status.

Founder & CEO: Rapelang Rabana


Rapelang is a technology entrepreneur who co-founded her first company Yeigo after graduating from the University of Cape Town with a Bachelor of Business Science (Computer Science Honours). Yeigo is internationally recognized for its pioneering innovations in mobile VoIP and IP communications. Rapelang is a Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum, was the Curator of the Cape Town Hub of Global Shapers 2013/2014 and was invited to the Annual Meeting of the Forum in Davos in 2012. Rapelang also serves an Ambassador for the UN World Summit Awards promoting the use of ICT, and was selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur. She was listed by Forbes Africa as a '30 under 30 Best Young African Entrepreneur' and '20 Young Power Women In Africa' for 2013 and graced the cover of Forbes Africa before the age of 30.

In the course of 2013, Rapelang tapped into her long-term interest in learning and education and founded Rekindle Learning. Rapelang holds the belief that mobile and internet technology will be instrumental in solving a number of socio-economic challenges at scale. Having spent several years in telecommunications, she is has now turned her focus to learning and education.

Rapelang also Chairs of the Board of Generation Ubuntu, a not-for-profit organization providing life-saving care children living with HIV in Khayelitsha.

www.rapelang.com
Twitter @rapelangrabana
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Business Development Director

With a career spanning across various industries in telecommunications, retail, technology and mobile entertainment, Celestine brings over twelve years of practical experience in corporate and business development from across the contient. She has worked in extensively all over Africa, primarily focusing on Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. She has developed a thorough understanding of the application of mobile technology solutions in the African context and her wide experience bolsters the company's Pan-African ambitions.

Celestine is also currently pursuing her Doctorate in Marketing at the Cape Peninsual University of Technology which focuses on the role of technology in empowering women and fostering their economic empowerment.

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Strategic Partner: Prof Peter A. Bruck


Founder and CEO of KnowledgeFox Inc.
CEO and Chief Researcher, Research Studios Austria FG

"We believe that knowledge acquisition and learning must be easy. Otherwise it will not be sustained." Bruck is a communication and multimedia professor and researcher with doctroral degrees from McGill University and University of Vienna with a passion for interactive media and a focus on using ICT's to get a value-add for users. Peter manages also innovations from universities into markets and works as CEO and Chief Researcher of Research Studios Austria FG.

Strategic Partner: Gregor Cholewa


CTO of KnowledgeFox Inc.

Gregor is a digital media designer and producer who also heads the development teams of KnowledgePulse in the Research Studio MicroLearning and Information Environment where the product was developed. He also leads the young app dev team of the Mobile Knowledge Lab, spending his time between Vienna, Salzburg and San Francisco. Gregor has developed a great likening for the innovation ecology of the Silicon Valley and sees KnowledgePulse as fitting perfectly to requirements which show a return on education investment.
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