Patrick Schofield (South Africa)

CEO, BackaBuddy

Patrick Schofield is CEO of BackaBuddy, Africa’s leading donations crowdfunding platform, Founder of Thundafund.com and co-founder of Uprise.Africa. An elected Schwab Fellow, Patrick is a social entrepreneur, is a pioneer in the crowdfunding sector in Africa and has focused on solving problems around financial access and inclusion in Africa. 


Learn more about Patrick’s #FRO 2019 session –

Success factors in crowdfunding & peer-to-peer giving in Africa: What we’ve seen work and what to do differently in a local context