Joel Macharia


Joel Macharia has over 10 years investing the Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE), starting off when he was still in high school.

He also has extensive experience building web services and financial technology, having served as the Africa Head of Product Development for the Mobile Money team at Cellulant.

He was picked as one of Business Daily’s Top 40 under 40 Men in 2012 and one of Forbes’ Africa’s Top 30 under 30 in 2016.


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Bontle Moeng is the Founder and Managing Director of BizNis Africa. Moeng has spent 16 years working in the digital and online media industry across Africa. She applied her trade at True Love magazine prior to discovering her passion for Investment news in key sectors across Africa. Moeng previously worked for ITWeb, Starfish Mobile Technologies, ITNewsAfrica, AVATAR Agency, eNitiate, Global Interface Consulting and Havas Johannesburg. Her primary focus is to provide solid and valuable content on investment opportunities for the ICT, Energy and Mining sectors across Africa. In addition, the online news publication assists global companies to expand their presence in Africa. Email:

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