Ze began his entrepreneurial career in 2014 when Uber first launched in South Africa, he recognized the potential of growth in the transportation industry and made his first investment by purchasing vehicles and converting them into “Uber cars”. During this time, he was approached to participate in a forum called “The Progressive Youth in Business”, specialising in empowering youth owned businesses, he was then appointed national head of sponsorship of “The Progressive Youth in Business” in 2014.

Ze then founded ZIG Holdings in 2014, a youth investment holding company, in 2015, he also joined a company called Ensure Security and shortly after joining, was appointed CEO with a shareholding of 35% of the company.

Ze Nxumalo

In 2016, ZIG Holdings became the enterprise development partner to EOH, a listed entity, where he advised and consulted for the entire group as well as for Tactical Service Systems and Tactical Property Systems. Ze was approached by Supabets, a new bookmaking company that was making waves in the South African betting scene, in an advisory and consultancy position.

In 2017, he partnered with Blue Label Telecoms, a JSE listed company, where he facilitated the placement of the various Blue Label products into the taxi industry of South Africa. Ze was then appointed as an independent advisor to the Transaction Capital group with issues relating to its subsidiaries, Transaction Capital Recoveries and SA Taxi Development finance. Through this association he then became one of the lead negotiators for SA Taxi on government relations and taxi strike negotiations.

Ze then became a director of Richmark Holdings, an investment company specialising in telecommunications, property and commercial services.