David Donde introduced Speciality Coffee Roasting to Cape Town and South Africa. Opening his first public roasting venture in 2006 and of course establishing Truth Coffee in 2009, with it’s Flagship HQ cafe being touted as the Best Coffee Shop in the world by renowned travel writer Tom Midlane, as reported in the English Guardian Newspaper.
He co-founded and was inaugural chair of SCASA (Speciality Coffee Association of Southern Africa) and brought the World Barista championship to South Africa. He gives talks on Coffee and Entrepreneurship regularly. Working as a Photographer Motoring and Technology Journalist fills his “free” time and has been a talk show host on Cape Talk and radio 702 Mashstartup is a podcast for Africa’s opportunity seekers, problem solvers, future shapers, world builders and entrepreneurs hosted by Mashudu Modau. The MASHSTARTSUP Podcast is a platform to encourage, empower and educate young people in Africa on entrepreneurship & business.