Aisha Pandor is a startup entrepreneur and co-founder of SweepSouth, an online platform for ordering and paying for home cleaning services within a few minutes.
SweepSouth connects professional, experienced and insured cleaners with homeowners, and in doing so brings technology to an industry that has remained unchanged for decades. Sweepsouth is the first company on the African continent to offer this service, and a 500 Startups Batch 14 alum. They are passionate about helping to address unemployment in South Africa by connecting domestic work professionals with work opportunites.
Prior to starting SweepSouth, Aisha studied at the University of Cape Town (UCT) where she completed a PhD in Human Genetics as well as a Business Management certificate at UCT Graduate School of Business. Aisha graduated in 2012 as the first student to graduate with two different qualifications on the same day! She previously worked as a management consultant, gaining experience in the telecommunications and mining industries, received a South African Women in Science Award in 2011 for her research and was named one of Mail and Guardian’s List of 200 Young South Africans in 2012.