Marilyn Radebe, CEO and founder of Soma-Solutions
Edu-Supply is a platform designed to help schools and parents save time and money when shopping for stationery, and SmartSaver is an online goal-based saving platform created to inspire communities to save and achieve their short-term and long-term financial goals. Through these platforms, Soma-Solutions aims to showcase the power of technology and how it allows us to break into any industry.
"The Covid-19 pandemic has shown us the importance of future-proofing our businesses. Through these two platforms, we are showing entrepreneurs that this can be done through digital. Through technology, we can break into any industry, and grow existing business operations," said Marilyn Radebe, founder and CEO of the Soma-Solutions Group of Companies.
Soma-Solutions is a female Black-owned company that was founded in 2008 by Marilyn Radebe. Radebe has over 18 years of experience in the ICT industry and was recently a finalist for the Standard Bank Top Woman in ICT 2020 Award. She also serves as a board member of the MICT (Media and Information Communication Technology) Seta, SA Women in IT Forum and the Black IT Forum.
Soma-Solutions, through its humble beginnings and itch to help enterprises stand out, has invested time and resources into understanding the tech industry in order to identify gaps in the current business and IT environments. This has carried Soma-Solutions to a point where it can help address the digital needs of businesses through its offerings, also giving a space to challenge entrepreneurs in the digital space.
Soma-Solutions has launched Edu Supply and parents can now order and get 10% off, offer valid until 31 January 2021. SmartSaver - is aimed at encouraging a culture of savings amongst South Africans and assist people in saving for their lifestyle goals, while earning interest on money saved. SmartSaver will be launched soon.