Nadav Ossendryver Biography
Nadav Ossendryver is the founder and CEO of Latest Sightings, an online, a real time, wildlife spotting service for visitors to the Kruger National Park. In 2016 he was named by forbes as one of the Africa’s Most Promising Entrepreneurs, Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30
2010- 2014: High school student at King David High School.
Nadav Ossendryver Career
At the age of 15 he founded Latest Sightings, a wildlife crowdsourcing site for visitors who are in the Kruger Park to report the animals and events that they are seeing live. They report their location, time and sighting to Latest Sightings, which in turn broadcasts it on social media.
He spent hours on YouTube teaching himself how to code an iPhone app. “Within three weeks, I had the app out on the App Store. I used social media to grow a community of around 30,000 in three weeks. All of this for only $10 for the domain name for my site.” Four years later, Ossendryver has one of the top-viewed YouTube channels in South Africa.
Nadav Ossendryver Awards
- 2013: Lead SA Youth Hero Award
- 2014: The Nelson Mandela Youth Leadership Award
- 2014: Social Media Star
- 2014: The Creative Counsel Young Jewish Entrepreneurs Award.