Ipeleng is the co-founder and CEO of Motseng Investment Holdings a diversified investment holdings group with investments spanning property investment, property management, infrastructure investing, telecommunications and engineering services. A pioneering entrepreneur, she established the first black woman owned CCTV business and subsequently founded Motseng Investment Holdings (MIH) a diversified investment holdings group in 1998.
In 2007 she became the National chairperson of the Women’s Property Network. During her tenure she spearheaded the vision to introduce a diverse membership base, a mentorship programme and the education trust which supports educating marginalised women in the industry. In 2018/19 she served as the SAPOA President and continues to serve on the board. In November 2012, she was a promoter of Delta Property Fund*, a leading black managed and substantially black owned property loan stock company which listed on the JSE with an asset value of R2bn, today the asset value is circa R11bn.
She holds a Bachelor of Social Science degree, has completed The Executive Development Programme at Wits Business School and is an Archbishop Tutu Fellow. Ipeleng has served on various boards of unlisted and listed businesses, public sector agencies and nonprofit organisations. She is currently a non-executive director of KAP Industrial*, Revego, Attacq* and South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA). She serves as a trustee on the Women’s Property Network Education Trust and is an advisory board member of Womanomics Africa.
During her 22-year career, Ipeleng has been named the Cosmopolitan Mover of the Year and she was a finalist in the Entrepreneur Businesswoman of the Year Award (National Business Women’s Association) in 2006. She was named one of CEO magazines Most Influential Women in Business in 2008. She has been featured in The Times (March 2012) as one of 20 Movers and Shakers in Africa and was recently featured by Destiny Magazine’s 25 Most Inspirational Entrepreneurs (July 2013). In November 2015 she was awarded Pioneer Woman of the Year Award by Forbes Woman Africa. In 2016 she was awarded the Standard Bank Top Woman in Property Award.