Project Description

Building Better Cities with Bolt in partnership with Business Day Dialogues

Bolt continues to commit to the challenge of ensuring that the world can commute at the touch of a button. Prioritising shared urban mobility that is safe, reliable, and value-for-money as we drive a global shift towards people-centred cities through technology across ride-hailing and food delivery. Bolt is committed to helping people move around their communities. We’re proud to provide our driver-partners with a way of making a good living and creating sustainable mobility solutions for almost one million people.

Watch this Business Day Dialogues, in partnership with Bolt, where Zinathi Gquma  moderated the fascinating discussion with Bolt founder and CEO Markus VilligTakura Malaba, regional manager for ride-hailing in SA and East Africa, Bolt; Paddy Partridge, vice-president for ride-hailing, Bolt; Tinyiko Simbine, co-founder and CFO, GirlCode and Nchimunya Chipo Hamukoma, Head: Funder Relationships and Strategic Projects, Harambee, as they discussed the opportunities and challenges of the e-hailing business in SA and East Africa and how they can help build better cities within these regions.

Zinathi Gquma


Markus Villig

Founder & CEO


Takura Malaba

Regional Manager for Ride-hailing in SA and East Africa


Paddy Partridge

Vice-President for Ride-hailing


Tinyiko Simbine

Co-Founder & CFO


Nchimunya Chipo Hamukoma

Head: Funder Relationships and Strategic Projects