En-novate believes that South African SMMEs and business professionals need to start becoming more globally competitive. We make this possible by taking groups of entrepreneurs and business professionals on exploration trips to innovation hubs around the world, exposing them to the latest technologies, innovation and best business practices. Furthermore, we provide holistic, simplified solutions to SMMEs in developing cross-border partnerships in a variety of international markets.
We use our unique fusion of a local resource and global business networks to make going global a simple, fast and effective process.
Dan Brotman is a Director at En-novate. A native of Boston, USA, has lived over the past decade in the United States, Israel and South Africa. He graduated summa cum laude with a BA (Honours) in International Studies from the University of Oregon. He previously served as the Head of Media & Public Affairs at the South African Jewish Board of Deputies in Cape Town and Executive Director of the South Africa-Israel Forum in Johannesburg.
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Natan is a Director at En-novate. He has developed an extensive global network and is passionate about connecting like-minded business people. He completed degrees in Tax and Finance at the University of Witwatersrand and Honours in Investment Management. He is the former National Chairman of the South African Union of Jewish Students.
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Patrice heads up Global Partnerships, and is currently based in Boulder, Colorado. She is the founder of The Cupcake ReSolution, an initiative that aims to assist individuals in low-income and rural areas to apply for and acquire identity documentation. In 2015, she become one of the first-ever Queen’s Young Leaders for her work in this sector, and was presented with the award by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.
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Shirley joined the En-novate team in August 2016. Prior to that, she lived in the United States for 5 years, where she graduated with a BA in International Relations, minors in Economics and Business Administration from Principia College in Elsah, Illinois. During her time in the US, she was engaged in projects that explored globalization and economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Her interests lie in entrepreneurial and business development. Essentially, she is passionate about making a positive social impact.
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Lindi is the Operations Manager at En-novate. Following a post-matric gap year in London, she returned to South Africa and graduated with a B.Com from the University of the Witwatersrand. She then went to work and travel in the United States. Upon her return, she completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Management at the Wits Business School.
Her passion for business management and entrepreneurship has landed her roles as an event planner, online marketer for Citymob (now known as Superbalist) and Private Banking consultant at Investec, where she cemented herself as a leading advisor in the UK department for over three years.
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