Protea was born in 2017, in the heart of Africa. We are passionate developers, entrepreneurs and change-makers, with a vision to elevate the way communities interact and grow.


We believe that open source technology will play an integral part in making our vision a reality.

Protea Core Team

Florian Bühringer

Co-Founder & Project Lead

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Ryan Noble

Co-Founder & Tech Lead

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Wayne Van Niekerk

Community Lead

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Andy Tudhope

Core Member, Status

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Paul Kohlhaas

Founder, Molecule

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