Apoorv Bamba – “The Strategic Dreamer”  

Apoorv’s passion lies in igniting ideas in the darkness of stereotypes. He is a true global citizen having worked with entrepreneurs across South Africa, Bhutan, Taiwan, India and Portugal over the last few years. Deep down in his heart, he likes to think of himself as a struggling cricketer and a movie fanatic. He is determined to revolutionize the design of classroom education and influence the future of emerging market startup eco-systems.

Vidushi Malhotra Bamba – “The Hungry Curator”  

A globe trotter and social butterfly by passion, Vidushi uses her apparent know-how to create seamless experiences for Startup Safari. Working on issues of Social Development is what drives her and she is currently conducting a study on student aspirations in South Africa. Vidushi discovered her love for Eggs Benedict in 2013 and has been on a hunt to find the best one ever since.


Vasili Sofiadellis – “Chief Connector”  

Vasili has transitioned from being an international soccer player to being a Chartered Accountant and completing his articles at PwC.  Vasili also set up and ran the PwC Office at the Bandwidth Barn incubator, launched PwC’s Vision to Reality programme and launched PwC’s Accelerator in Cape Town. He is passionate about people, creating impact, learning about different cultures and enabling entrepreneurs to achieve their visions, specifically taking their solutions from local2global. Vasili is our very own connector and brings his vast experience to build partnerships and grow long term relationships with all our stakeholders.

Devansh Rathour – “The Mark Zuckerberg”  

A photographer by profession, Devansh has been associated with Startup Safari since its inception days. He is not only responsible for capturing moments that matter, but is also the face behind our Social Media platforms. Devansh takes keen interest in Economics, Global Politics and the Startup World. Traveling around the globe and making a change in the society is what drives him.