Pule Taukobong


Pule is a Founding Partner of CRE Venture Capital. Previously, he was an Institutional Client Manager at Investec Asset Management (IAM) in New York. Prior to that, he was a Sales Manager responsible for New Business Development in IAM's Retail Sales Team in South Africa. Within Investec, Pule was also a Private Client Portfolio Manager and Wealth Manager. He graduated from the Durban University of Technology and is a Kauffman fellow.

Pardon Makumbe

Pardon is a Founding Partner of CRE Venture Capital. He was previously a Principal at EL Rothschild, a Rothschild family investment holding company, overseeing investments and holdings in India, Europe, and Africa. Earlier on, he worked at Bain & Company in New York, at Emerging Capital Partners in Johannesburg, and at Temasek Holdings in Singapore. He is a graduate of Princeton University and the Wharton School of Business.