Spotlight On Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30: How A 15-Year-Old Founded A Top SA YouTube Channel
Five South Africans made it onto Forbes’ Africa 30 under 30 2016 list of promising young entrepreneurs, and the youngest is Nadav Ossendryver, 19, CEO and founder of Latest Sightings.
His online, real-time wildlife-spotting service for visitors to the Kruger National Park is making money.
Forbes calls the Africa 30 under 30 “the billionaires of tomorrow.” Readers nominated 250 potential candidates and a panel of judges selected the final 30.
Ossendryver, nicknamed “Google McDuff,” was 15 when he used technology to satisfy his curiosity for wildlife spottings and established Latest Sightings, SAJR reports.
The website uses crowd sourcing. Visitors who are in the Kruger Park report the animals and events they are seeing live. They report their location, time and sighting to Latest Sightings, which in turn broadcasts it on social media.
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Source: Afkinsider 6 June 2016