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GroupSMS (Pty) Ltd

GroupSMS provides web and mobile based ICT SaaS to users in South Africa, with a high potential to expand to the rest of Africa and abroad.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Zambesi Drive, Pretoria, GP, South Africa
  • Currency ZAR
  • Founded January 2010
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

GroupSMS (Pty) Ltd
Reg no: 2009/017820/07
Tax no: 9004131224
Year-end: February
Owners: Joe Mazibuko – 26%; Arteloo Fam Trust – 74%
BBBEE: Level 1 (effective black equity of 26%)
Staff compliment: 3
We are a trendy and innovative ICT Service Provider, offering a broad range of end-to-end, internet-based, cloud-enabled and affordable bulk SMS solutions and related services.


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    Leonie van der Loo

    CEO and Founder Member of gsms, and a member of its BD with over 18 years experience in diverse industries such as Media, Construction, Arch Draughting, and ICT PM. Leonie is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
    An artist, with exhibitions like Sasol New Signature that managed various SMEs and projects over the past 10yr. Her knowledge of a variety of IT packages and creative and analytic skills is always advantageously applied.

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    Joe Mazibuko

    COO of gsms and a member of the its Board of Directors. Joe has over 20 years experience in the ICT industry and has occupied various executive and senior management roles in both the public and private sector.
    He has amassed extensive knowledge in the management of large, complex, multi-million rand ICT projects in various organisations.

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    Nell van der Loo

    COO and Founder Member of gsms, and a member of its BD. She is also a Director at Evolve The Granate, offering financial advisory services to emerging companies. Nell is an Entrepreneur with over 30 years experience in developing and running companies in diverse industries such as advertising and retail businesses. Her area of specialisation is bookkeeping, business coaching and assisting emerging companies set up effective financial systems


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    van der Hoff Inc.
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    JCB Incorporated, Chartered Accountants (S.A.)

Previous Investors

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    Member's Loan