Thabang Mashiloane

Thabang Mashiloane



Thabang Mashiloane cofounded Merkle Tree Capital and Chankura exchange, a global crypto-currency exchange that was co-founded with the former VP of Technology from Merrill Lynch.

In 2014 he also co-founded GeoPay, a blockchain remittances platform to instantly transfer money in emerging markets including South Africa, China and India.

Currently based in United States, San Francisco where Chankura is also based. Thabang has been vocal about the blockchain speaking in multiple platforms including Plug N Play and Consensus New York. As an independent emerging markets fintech advisor he consulted with a few New York Stock Exchange listed entities.

Studied BTEC in Information Technology at London School Of Business and Management and later enrolled with Heriot Watt University to study Bsc in Computer Science specializing in Artificial Intelligence, Thabang also founded close more than 10 online businesses, to many he is an inspiring tech luminary. 


Co-founder/CTO, StudEx
Co-founder/CEO, Chankura Exchange
Co-founder/CTO GeoPay
Founder/Digital Strategist Vsites Digital
Heriot Watt University


Blockchain Development90%
Software Engineering70%
Artificial Intelligence100%
Full stack development85%

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