Vinny Lingham Biography and Wiki

Vinny Lingham is a South African Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder & CEO of Civic – an identity protection and management startup. He was born on February 7, 1979, as Vinodhan Lingam in East London, South Africa. Lingam was also previously the founder and CEO of Gyft (acquired by First Data Corporation in 2014 for over $50m) & Yola, Inc. He is also the co-founder of SiliconCape, an NGO based in South Africa that aims to turn Cape Town into a technology hub.

Vinny Lingham Age

Lingham is 41 years old as of 2020, he was born on February 7, 1979, as Vinodhan Lingam in East London, South Africa. He celebrates his birthday on February 7, every year.

Vinny Lingham Height

Lingham stands at an average height and has moderate weight. He appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.

Vinny Lingham Education

Lingham attended Damelin – Mowbray Campus, University of Cape Town, and the University of South Africa. From the year 1997 to 1999: He was undertaking a Bachelors’s degree in Information systems from the University of Cape Town (altho he did not complete). From the year 1992 to 1996 Lingham matriculated from Hudson Park High School.

Vinny Lingham Wife

Lingham is married to his wife Charlene Lingham and they have one son.

Vinny Lingham Net Worth

Lingham has an estimated net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million as of 2020. This includes his assets, money, and income. His primary source of income is his career as an Internet entrepreneur. Through his various sources of income, Lingham has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Vinny Lingham Awards

Lingham’s industry accolades include:

Top 500 CEO’s in the World, 2015World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders, 2009Endeavor High Impact Entrepreneur, 2006Top Young ICT Entrepreneur in Africa Award, 2006

Vinny Lingham Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Vinny Lingham.

Vinny Lingham Bio and Wiki

Full Names: Vinodhan Lingam Popular As: Internet entrepreneur Gender: Male Occupation / Profession: Internet entrepreneur Nationality: South African Race / Ethnicity: Not Available Religion: Not Known Sexual Orientation: Straight

Vinny Lingham Birthday

Age / How Old?: 41 years old as of 2020. Zodiac Sign: Aquarius. Date of Birth: February 7, 1979. Place of Birth: East London, South Africa. Birthday: February 7, every year.

Vinny Lingham Body Measurements

Height / How Tall?: Not Known Weight: Not Known Eye Color: Not Available Hair Color: Not Available Shoe Size:  Not Available

Vinny Lingham Family and Relationship

Father (Dad): Not Known Mother: Not Known Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Not Known Marital Status: Married Wife/Spouse: Married to Charlene Lingham. Dating / Girlfriend: Not Applicable Children: To be updated

Vinny Lingham Networth and Salary

Net Worth: Under Review Salary: Under Review Source of Income: Internet entrepreneur

Vinny Lingham Career

In the year 2003, Lingham founded incuBeta, an investment holding company that engages in the ownership, management, and support of online marketing companies in various stages of development, with offices in the US, UK, and Cape Also in the year 2003, Lingham founded Clicks2Customers, a subsidiary of incuBeta that provides search engine marketing software and services. He served as the CEO of both companies.

In 2007, he founded Yola, a proprietary web development platform for individuals, small businesses, and organizations. To date, Yola has received over $25 million in funding from Johann Rupert’s Reinet Fund. He is the co-founder of the Silicon Cape Initiative, a South African-based organization that aims to turn the Western Cape into a high-tech startup hub.

Lingham is also the co-founder of the investment fund Newtown Partners, through which Lingham has led early-stage investments into successful as well as notable startups including Sweep South and Augmentors.

He was selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur in 2006 and a Young Global Leader in 2009 with the World Economic Forum. Endeavor is a global non-profit that selects and supports high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets. In the year 2012, Lingham started Gyft, a mobile gift card company, with the backing of Google Ventures. In two years, Gyft became the leading service in the mobile gift card space and was acquired by First Data Corporation in the year 2014 for more than US$54m.

In 2015, he founded Civic, a startup that encrypts identity information on the blockchain. Civic raised in excess of US$33m in funding during its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in June of 2017.  From 2014 to 2016, Lingham was one of the investors, or “dragons”, on South Africa’s Dragons’ Den reality TV series.

Starting in the year 2016, he is one of the “sharks” on the follow-up to Dragons’ Den, Shark Tank South Africa. In the year 2017, Lingham was also an “Angel” on National Geographic’s not-for-profit program Undercover Angel. He is also the co-author of “I’m In: Essential Advice for Entrepreneurs”

Frequently Asked Questions About Vinny Lingham

Who is Vinny Lingham?

Lingham is a South African Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder & CEO of Civic – an identity protection and management startup.

How old is Vinny Lingham?

Lingham is 41 years old as of 2020, he was born on February 7, 1979, as Vinodhan Lingam in East London, South Africa.

How tall is Vinny Lingham?

Lingham stands at an average height and has moderate weight.

Is Vinny Lingham married?

Lingham is married to his wife Charlene Lingham.

How much is Vinny Lingham worth?

Lingham has an estimated net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million as of 2020.

How much does Vinny Lingham make?

Lingham has not revealed how much he makes.

Where does Vinny Lingham live?

Lingham was born in South Africa and currently lives in California.

Is Vinny Lingham dead or alive?

Lingham is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.

Where is Vinny Lingham Now?

Lingham is a South African Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder & CEO of Civic – an identity protection and management startup.

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