Interview

Mutombo Coffee is Inspired by Maeshibe Coffee, a Local Woman in SA

  • Captain Maeshibe Marema is the proud owner of her very own locally manufactured coffee brand
  • The successful entrepreneur has not always had it easy, but through her work hopes to uplift other young women through job creation
  • Briefly News sat down with the inspiring lady who opened up all about her greatest wins and life lessons

Captain Maeshibe Marema has certaintly come a long way since her days running through the playgrounds of her small Limpopo village. Today, the soldier with the beauty to match spends her days juggling the busy work schedule her thriving coffee business brings.

With the work she’s doing at Maeshibe Coffee, there’s just no stopping this queen. 

My name is Maeshibe Marema, I am the founder and CEO of Maeshibe Coffee. We roast, package and distribute our speciality coffee to different entities. We have coffee beans, ground coffee and hot chocolate. 

I am a social entrepreneur and my main aim is to impart roasting and barista skills to young people from all walks of life. 

Robert C. Bush Jr

About Robert C. Bush Jr

I am a senior investment executive with experience across industries (advanced manufacturing, financial services, energy, ICT, e-health, life sciences, security, and retail), geographies (USA, Europe, China, Middle East and Africa), as well as asset classes (venture capital, private equity, Islamic finance). I have engaged in a full array of financial and operating special projects for sovereign-related entities, family businesses, family offices, investment companies, corporates, and startups. I have participated in more than $30 billion in transactions and co-managed assets of nearly $10 billion (usd). I speak frequently to governments, universities, and corporates on issues related to innovation, corporate governance, asset management, and evidence-based investing. Additionally, I provide commentary on live television and international media, including CNN International, Euromoney, and Fox Business News, as well as speak at global conferences, including the UAE’s Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), Milken Conference, Institutional Investor, Business Week CEO Forum, GAIM and dozens of startup pitch events around the globe. My unique, global experiences, love for teaching and learning, as well my established network of relationships, fuel my interests in entrepreneurship, prudent-decision making, and innovation. If you are living a purpose-driven life, let's connect!

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