Ms Polo Leteka Radebe is Founding Shareholder and Chief Executive Officer at Identity Capital Partners (Pty) Limited (IDF). Identity Capital Partners is one of South Africa’s only black women owned and managed investment companies. She also serves as one of the Managers of the IDF SME Fund. The IDF fund, launched in 2008, is unusual in that it invests exclusively in female entrepreneurs. Furthermore she is known as being one of the judges of Dragon’s Den South Africa.
Ms Radebe is a Director on the Board of The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA), Trustee on the SAB Entrepreneurship Foundation, City of Jo’burg Economic Development Advisory Panel member, Member of a sub-committee of the BBBEE Advisory Council, and Deputy President of Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals (ABSIP).
Ms Radebe was previously the Chief Director for Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) at the South African Department of Trade and Industry. Additionally, Radebe was Fund Manager for Standard Property Income Fund, Research Analyst for Aloecap (Pty) Ltd and Trainee Accountant at Gobodo Inc.