"Don't be scared to ask. You will be surprised how willing people are to help, when you humble yourself."
- Benji Coetzee is the founder of EmptyTrips in South Africa, an online trip exchange using smart technology to match and connect spare capacity on a truck, train, plane or ship to those requiring goods transported. Benji has nearly a decade experience in top tier consulting (The Boston Consulting Group), CIB (HSBC Africa) and insurance (Hollard Insurance). Now a full-time entrepreneur, she saw a gap in the market and wants to disrupt a traditional logistics industry whilst enabling growth. She holds a Master of Laws (LLM) in Finance, Institute of Law & Finance from the Goethe University in Germany; a Masters in Philosophy (MPhil) in Maritime Economics; and a BCom in Finance from Stellenbosch University.
Read Benji's startup story.