Vuyisa Qabaka

Vuyisa Qabaka

Partner at HYBR

Vuyisa Qabaka is a Partner at Pan African innovation firm, HYBR Group [] and co-founder at equity crowdfunding platform Uprise.Africa.

Queries for HYBR Group recruitment:

Professional Background:

Has spent the past 8 years building venture, building ecosystem, in media as television host and business columnist. Has traveled globally on investment roadshows with various African startups including economic study tours top innovation ecosystems like Nigeria, Kenya, Malaysia and Israel.

- Innovation and technology consultant
- Angel investor
- Globally networked startup matchmaker
- Pan African tech startup mentor
- SA tech ecosystem builder

A qualified lean start-up trainer, start-up and small business advisor, investor and capital fundraiser. Has previously worked on setting up creative business strategies and innovation hubs, consults at executive committee level, with a focus on offbeat social initiatives, ecosystem development, and bringing disruptive market positioning.

An alumni of the University of Cape Town (UCT), writes a blog on the township economy ( and mentors start-ups projects in the townships.