Justin Stanford

Justin is a 31-year old entrepreneur, angel investor and venture capitalist from Cape Town, South Africa. He is founder, MD, board member, advisor, or investor to a wide variety of companies in the global technology sector.

Since deciding to leave high-school early to pursue his dreams of being an Internet entrepreneur, and subsequently founding his first startup at age 18, Justin has been involved in startups and entrepreneurial endeavours.

After years of false starts in the wake of the dotcom crash in 2001, he ultimately went on to successfully launch and grow a pan-African Internet based software company from a garage in the suburbs of Cape Town.

He is today the co-founder and MD of 4Di Group, a diversified investment management group and family office, and co-founding General Partner of early-stage technology venture capital firm 4Di Capital.

As co-founder and Steering Committee Chairman of the Silicon Cape Initiative in 2009, designed to highlight and foster South Africa's emerging tech startup ecosystem, Justin fully believes in South Africa’s potential as a global technology innovation hub.

In 2011, he was listed by the Mail & Guardian for the 'Top 200 Young South Africans', and in 2013, listed by Forbes for '30 Under 30: Africa's Best Young Entrepreneurs'.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JustinStanford
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/justins
Angel List: https://angel.co/justin-stanford