About MasterStart

MasterStart is a collaborative online platform for executives and business professionals that partners with top academic institutions like UCT GSB, Coventry University, Wits Business School, Richfield, and GIBS Business School.

Our courses cover a wide range of topics, such as business, leadership, finance, marketing, and more. They focus on how to use what you’ve learned in real life, so learners can put what they’ve learned to use right away.

We believe in the power of education to transform lives, which is why we are committed to providing quality and accessible learning opportunities. Whether you are looking to enhance your personal development or upskill your team, we offer a diverse range of courses to meet your needs.

At MasterStart, we are passionate about empowering individuals and businesses with the tools to achieve their full potential. Join us on a journey of lifelong learning and personal growth.


MasterStart has assembled an leadership team of education and tech veterans with a passion for cultivating innovation and growth.

Of Learners Recommend Us

Offering outstanding courses, industry experts and a unique learning experience.
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Of learners developed new skills

Our humanised online learning method will guide you every step of the way, providing support and flexibility for learners at every turn.

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learners have succeeded on our courses

Learners have developed greater confidence, competence, and curiosity.

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Businesses have enrolled employees on our courses

Companies like ABSA, Liberty, Standard Bank, and EOH trust us as a reliable provider of online skills development and training.

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NPS score throughout 2022

Our humanised learning method is rated as exceptional, surpassing the e-learning industry’s good standards of 30-50%.

our story

MasterStart journey

Our first partnership, reselling USB-ED courses.


Expanded USB-ED partnership and produced and delivered 12 courses 2017

Our founder jumped in his car and drove to Johannesburg to expand our partnerships.2018

  • We officially signed our partnership with GIBS Online.
  • We also aligned our courses to BBEEE opportunities

  • Built and went live with 6 more GIBS Online courses.
  • Partnered with UCT GSB.
  • Cambridge Spark.

  • First UK University partnership.
  • Our first technical courses went live.
  • Adjusted and grew our operating and partnership model.
  • We partnered with Wits Business School.
  • Signed a new contract with GIBS Online.
  • Signed deals with 3 international
    industry bodies, 2 headliners and 3 subject matter experts.


  • MasterStart relaunch of our website
  • MasterStart NEXT rebranded and relaunched as MasterStart SA


Be a human behind our humanised learning experience

We are looking for dedicated individuals who wish to work with an edtech business that is actively reshaping the way that online short courses and skills development are provided in Africa and beyond.

Our people are passionate about what we do, flexible in our approach and committed to thriving together.

If you are interested in working in a dynamic, fast-paced and fast-growing company, send your CV to [email protected]

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