Entrepreneur and host of a TV show on cryptocurrency Ran Neu-Ner is "extremely bullish" about blockchain in Africa but says projects in SA are missing two critical elements: strong maths and science, and a healthy venture capital market.

Known as CryptoManRan on social media, the co-founder of advertising agency The Creative Counsel (sold with Gil Oved to Publicis for about R1bn in 2015) has left SA to live in New York to focus on cryptocurrency - with the aim of bringing back what he knows to the country.

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