Andy Higgins

Andy is the founder and managing director of South Africa's leading online marketplace www.bidorbuy.co.za, which he founded in August 1999. The site is an incredibly popular, safe and convenient way for people to buy and sell goods online. Bidorbuy is currently ranked among South Africa's top websites and generates more than four million page impressions and receives over 300 000 unique visitors each month. With more than 180 000 registered users and over 9 000 sellers the site produces about R5-million in turnover each month via its online marketplace. Andy has 10 years' experience in the internet industry and has been involved in start-ups in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, India, Hong Kong, Brazil and the United States. His current areas of interest are search engine optimisation and viral internet marketing. Lunch spot: Any restaurant with a sea view between Cape Town Waterfront and Camps Bay