Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe

CEO of Quadcare

Joining the judging panel this year is Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe, CEO of Quadcare and 2020 winner of the Woman of the Future Award. She holds an MBBCh degree from the University of Witwatersrand, a Master of Science in Sports Medicine and an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science, among other academic accolades.

Dulcy is a social entrepreneur who is passionate about providing affordable healthcare and wellness solutions. In 2019, she co-founded primary healthcare network Quadcare, which has 13 clinics across South Africa as well as a virtual clinic. She is the recipient of several accolades, including the 2023 Digital Healthcare Innovator Award.

Dulcy serves on the boards of various organisations, and is the founder and CEO of the DDR Foundation, which provides entrepreneurship education and incubation to young people. She is also a keynote speaker, features as a regular guest on radio stations and contributes to The Citizen newspaper.

What Dulcy will be looking for: ‘I am looking for entrepreneurs who are led by love and driven by their passion. They need to know the importance of profitability to ensure that their business remains sustainable and can scale up.’