Pierre van der Hoven

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About Me

CEO & Founder: Tuluntulu (Pty) Ltd
B.Comm, CTA (Rhodes), CA (SA), MBA (Brunel - UK), CM (SA)

Pierre’s career started at the SABC where he held various financial and strategic positions. He was then a founder and key player in setting up a number of media companies including eTV, YFM, Yarona FM, TBM and SA Direct.

Tuluntulu launched in 20111 with Pierre as its Founder and CEO. Tuluntulu has received a number of awards including a Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Leadership Award VOD 2015, a number of Technology Top 100 awards, Best African App AppsAfrica award, MTN App of the Year finalist in 2015, and has been recognized globally Unilever Foundry 50 as one of the top 50 startups in the world in 2015, and by Interbrand as a global ‘Breakthrough Brand’ in 2016.

Pierre has delivered papers at numerous conferences, both locally and internationally. Pierre is passionate about technology, sport and making a positive contribution to a prosperous Africa.  

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Pierre van der Hoven








South Africa

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Why are you interested in being part of VC4Africa?

I am a serial entrepreneur focused on Africa looking to meet and interact with like-minded people.

Tuluntulu is looking for investment. In addition, Tuluntulu is the distribution and monetization platform for numerous TV channels also looking for funding. These channels range from commercial entertainment channels through to social development and education channels.