Tonee Ndungu is an Entrepreneur, author, speaker, founder of Kytabu, Tribbe Nation Inc., and the host of “My African Start Up Story” podcast – an authentic, first hand, unfiltered journey into the remarkable untold stories of Africa’s great entrepreneurs.

Tonee Ndungu is an accomplished entrepreneur in the education technology (EdTech) space, best known for his pioneering work with Kytabu – Kenya’s premier digital education company. He has recently expanded his impact to the realm of social finance through Tribbe Nation Inc – a digital peer-to-peer lending and group savings platform for Africa.

Born dyslexic, Tonee has transformed what some might see as a challenge into a source of strength. With a natural inclination for creative, innovative, and disruptive storytelling, he founded My African Startup Story. This platform empowers cultural leaders versed in entrepreneurship to share insights and practical life skills, guiding the next generation of African creators and entrepreneurs.

Tonee is also a prolific author, with notable works including the ’10x Financial Workbook’ and ‘My Africa Startup Story – The Startup Workbook.’ These books serve as invaluable resources for business owners seeking to elevate their enterprises across the East Africa region.

Passionate about inspiring the next wave of entrepreneurs and creators, Tonee is at the forefront of redefining business norms. His achievements include being recognized as an Eisenhower Fellow (2018) and meeting President Barack Obama at the White House in 2018.

Additionally, he has been honored with the Africa Development Prize (2017) and numerous other awards, highlighting his dedication to bridging the gap between technology and opportunities for Africans, fostering a brighter future for all.

Tonee’s influence extends far and wide, with an audience and network that spans young aspiring entrepreneurs, seasoned business leaders, and high-net-worth individuals in the East African region and beyond.


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