From tech start-ups to TEDx - the amazing achievements of a young entrepreneur

15 Dec 2017
Nkosana Mafico
Nkosana Mafico 

As he gave the valedictory speech at his graduation ceremony, award-winning entrepreneur, youth leader and ‘global changemaker’ Nkosana Mafico can add yet another title to the list – that of academic researcher.

The Zimbabwe-born student, aged just 23, has already led a tech start-up through a funding round, started a social enterprise and represented Australia at international business events. Although he has always considered himself as ‘an entrepreneur and not a researcher’, he has now completed his Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) and is enrolling for a PhD with UQ Business School.