Meet Our Team.

We are a diverse team passionate about early childhood development, innovative finance, investing early and making an impact where it matters the most.

As an impact- first investor our focus is solving early childhood challenges and investing at the earliest stage of a child’s life to make a difference in their critical and most precious early years. Our people are our greatest asset and are made-up of a collaborative, competent, curious and grounded core team driven by a passionate desire to create meaningful change.

The Innovation Edge Team.

Llewellyn Fredericks

Executive Director

Dimpho Lephaila

Communications Associate

Gilbert Anyetei

Investment Associate

Lerato Kau

Communications Analyst

Nonku Nyathi

Investment Associate

Ruben Mpanya

Strategic Projects Associate

Avilisha Kubarilall

Finance Associate

The Innovation Edge Investment Commitee.

Llewellyn Fredericks

Executive Director, Innovation Edge

Shikha Goyal

Venture Partner,  Imaginable Futures

Senzo Hlophe

Director of Partnerships & Impact at Ilifa Labantwana

Kentse Radebe

Innovation Director: Keep All Children on Track, DG Murray Trust