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ABOUT THE FOUNDER:
Bongumusa Comfort Sono was born, bread in Mpumalanga province, Schoemansdal Area, and was buttered in KZN when he came to do his BSc-Maths & Computer Science at the University of KZN Westville campus in 2006. Though his passion dream was “Electrical Engineering” inspired to develop “ROBOTs & Automatic Sensing Sliding Gates”, he found new passion in Information Tech, and later in 2010 he enrolled for a Diploma in Projects Management and Information Technology in DUT – Durban University of Technology which offered him a vast practical experience in coding, automating a leave system for eThekwini Municipality Electricity department call centre.
His first Websites was developed during his 2nd year at Westville Campus doing Computer Science which was for SDASM Westville structure, and later while at DUT did the same while studying for DUT SDASM which was around year 2008. Later during his last year at DUT, he then freelanced between 2009 to 2010 with “TNC Creation” used to be then owned by Thabani Ndebele who now rested.
It was in 2010 that the company “COMFORT’S AVIATE TRADING ENTERPRISE” was registered.
He then later worked at an IT company called “PromoDC” developing websites and managing digital database catalogues product from 2010 November until he left 2011 to do SANLAM policies as a way to raise money to kick start his business, which he never worked over 6 months, and mid 2011 while 24 years of age, he became full time in the business until now 2019 that has earned him the title of an entrepreneur.
He then joined Shanduka Black Umbrellas, that contributed immensely in improving the business basics, learning about SARS, BEE, Business plan, the importance of Financial projections, Sales pipeline, and most of their clients now etc. He won some awards within the incubator for the company and has been thriving better since then.
He recalls, telling his grandmother growing up that she must not pray for him to get a job, but rather should pray that he would give other people jobs, and it has been thus for over 8 years now, and the prospects are even greater than during inception in 2010.