Lungile Maile is the founder of Nubian Smarts an edtech startup based in the east of johannesburg. Nubian smarts specializes in creating educational mobile games centered around making learning fun. Lungile is a staunch believer in the power of education, and its this belief that drives her determination in creating innovative and engaging educational solutions that will empower the African child.
Amongst her many achievements in the short time that she has had the company , she has been honored to make it to the top 20 of the first ever Cell C Hangman Reality show and is also an Alumni of the 2017 Tony Elemelu Entrepreneurship Program and 2017 Google Developers Launchpad and most recently the company exhibited at the prestigious SA Innovation Summit at their Inventor’s garage section.
She is a multi talented young woman who has an extensive background in the FMCG sector, this is where she realized that South Africa needed innovative solutions to address the education crisis. Being a solution orientated person, she took it upon herself to start Nubian Smarts a company that is dedicated to improving learner’s marks through fun educational games.