The be.first 
story...

be.first allows you to find and share product recommendations in a single place. It’s a completely free app that’s built around a community of sharers and discoverers. As a proudly South African business, we strive to uplift both local businesses and consumers by facilitating a more intimate and authentic shopping experience. Brands don’t dominate the spotlight, people do. The female duo behind this ground-breaking concept are passionate about changing the way shopping connects people, and in 2018 be.first was born out of this vision.

meet our team

KERI STEWART

Co-Founder

Keri comes from a small town that taught her the value of community. She’s an energetic doer, an innovator and a women with a passion for connecting with people. She saw the opportunity to create a community of people who help each other buy better, and so began her journey with be.first

DESHENDRI SMIT

Co-Founder

Dishi is a strategic thinker with a knack for understanding what drives people. Her curious nature makes her a natural problem solver and she’s got a wealth of consumer behavioral experience that she uses to ensure be.first adds real value to peoples’ lives. This broad knowledge set is being put to work in creating a new platform that allows her to lean into her strongest traits 

Discover your next favourite product

Download the app to get started

The be.first 
story...

be.first allows you to find and share product recommendations in a single place. It’s a completely free app that’s built around a community of sharers and discoverers. As a proudly South African business, we strive to uplift both local businesses and consumers by facilitating a more intimate and authentic shopping experience. Brands don’t dominate the spotlight, people do. The female duo behind this ground-breaking concept are passionate about changing the way shopping connects people, and in 2018 be.first was born out of this vision.

meet our team

KERI STEWART

Co-Founder

Keri comes from a small town that taught her the value of community. She’s an energetic doer, an innovator and a women with a passion for connecting with people. She saw the opportunity to create a community of people who help each other buy better, and so began her journey with be.first

DESHENDRI SMIT

Co-Founder

Dishi is a strategic thinker with a knack for understanding what drives people. Her curious nature makes her a natural problem solver and she’s got a wealth of consumer behavioral experience that she uses to ensure be.first adds real value to peoples’ lives. This broad knowledge set is being put to work in creating a new platform that allows her to lean into her strongest traits 

Discover your next favourite product

Download the app to get started

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