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A monthly events series that highlights the success and failure of startups in Cape Town. No membership needed, and open to anyone from skilled entrepreneur, through to those that are in corporate and wanting to know more.

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

We Are Hosting Hertzy Kabeya: Founder & CEO of StudentHub

Global Conference 2021

The Future of Retail: Meet Ariel Navarro, CoFounder of OneCart

We Are Hosting Philani Sangweni

Startup Grind Pitch Battle

Digital Skills & Digital Marketing Workshop with Vusi Sydwell Mtsweni

Financial Intelligence For The Connected Economy (Online Event)

The Patrón Way (Online Event)

The Future of Cosmetics and Salons with Ego Iwegbu (MSLondon Cosmetics)

Investor Pitching for Beginners

Redefine Our Future (Feat. Steve Blank)

Investor Readiness During Lockdown - Vuyisa Qabaka (HYBR)

Startup Circles Friday Social

Fast Forward - Scaling Readiness - Lelemba Phiri (Enygma Ventures)

Get Funded via Crowdfunding with Arno Smit (FundedByMe)

Fast Forward - Marketing Automation- Ines Rosef-Ingram (Pine3 Marketing)

Tech and Law Firms of the Future with Nicolene Schoeman-Louw (SchoemanLaw Inc)

International Money Transfers with Mama Money

Investor Readiness and Pitching Workshop with Sandras Phiri

Hacking The Startup Investor Pitch with Lelemba Phiri (Africa Trust Group)

Using IoT and AI to make any vehicle intelligent with Aubrey Mnisi (

Validation and Crowdfunding Masterclass with Arno Smit (FundedByMe)

Creating Smart Factories Around the World with Frans Cronje (DataProphet)

Ideation Workshop

Birthday Party + Janine Basel (Akro Capital) FREE Event

Investor Readiness and Pitching Masterclass

Practical Guide to Starting a Business in SA with Fred Roed (Heavy Chef)

Stellenbosch University - Bitcoin for Beginners and Future Bosses with Ray Youssef (Paxful)

UCT - Bitcoin for Beginners and Future Bosses with Ray Youssef (Paxful)

Making AI Trustworthy with Baratang Miya (GirlHype/Uhuru Spaces)

Lessons from Good and Tough Times with Alan Knott-Craig Jr (Herotel, Project Isizwe, Mxit)

Startup Grind x Khayelitsha - Adri Williams & Eunice Nyobole (Khayelitsha Cookies)

From a Successful Corporate Career to Entrepreneurship with Abu Addae (LifeCheq)

Let's Talk Social Media and Cultural Mega Trends with Dave Duarte (Treeshake)

How to Scale Like Uber with Gabriel Luna-Ostaseski (Modernize & Upshift Partners)

We are hosting Portia Masimula ( Karisani IT solutions)

We are hosting Yanda Nako and Noxolo Gobodo in Langa Township

Africa’s No. 1 female entrepreneurship platform with Irene Ochem (AWIEF)

Money Mastery 1 - Talk by Sandras Phiri

Let's Talk Commercial Drones with Duran De Villiers (ALTI UAS)

5 Year Birthday Party + Simone Musgrave (Musgrave Gin)

Let's Talk AR and Gaming with Michael Deon

Talk with Legendary Founder - Ingrid Jones (Mikateko Media)

Supplying Retail Chains and Creating Franchises with Nicolette de Freitas (Fish4Africa)

We're hosting Bevan Ducasse (WiGroup)

We're Hosting the Father of Crowdfunding in SA Patrick Schofield (Thundafund/BackaBuddy)

Let's Talk Cloud Services with Naama Yanko (Google Cloud)

Lets talk urban markets - Township to City with Vincent Manzini (Blank Kanvas/Ikapalive)

Let's Talk Bitcoin with Llew Claasen (Bitcoin Foundation) and Enjoy Our Year-end Party!

Sheraan Amod (RecoMed, Springlab)

We're Hosting Antoinette Prophy (88 Business Collective)

We're Hosting The Father of Mobile Payments Hannes van Rensburg (Fundamo)

4 Year Birthday/Winter Party + Startup Legend Willem van Biljon (Takealot / Amazon AWS / Nimbula)

Women in Tech with Lorraine Steyn (KRS Systems)

The Spur Story With Allen Ambor

#SGWomen - Jessica Bonin (Lady Bonin's Tea)

Innovative Funding Methods Leading To Multi-million Dollar Bids with Stephen Larkin (ANE)

Monique Woodard (Investor, 500 Startups)

Katlego Maphai (Yoco)

David Campey & Roger Norton (Lean Iterator)

End of Year (Party)

Catherine Lückhoff (NicheStreem)

Dave Glass (Electrum)

Brett & Brad Magrath (Zoona)

Evan Robinson & Marc Sevitz (TaxTim)

Anke Kuipers (Bend-it & Catching Games)

Franz Struwig (\Backtracker \Ikubu \Garmin)

Yair Shimansky (Shimansky Jewellers)

Moira Johnston & Nicky Rosin (EventRoom)

Bob Skinstad (Seartec)

Ms. Matsi Modise (SiMODiSA)

Aisha Pandor & Carl Wazen (SweepSouth & Yoco)

Kevin Vermaak (Cape Epic)

Brett Commaille (AngelHub Ventures)

Jeanne Groenewald (Elgin Free Range Chickens)

James Fisher (Snakeboard & Nautic Africa)

Andre de Wet (

Paul Simon (YDE, Uber Flavour, &Threads)

Adelaide Potgieter (Mad World / Bromwell Mall)

Vinny Lingham (Clicks2Customers, Yola & Gyft)

Michael Terespolsky (Col'Cacchio Pizzeria)

Edge Bisset (Cyberlogic)

Sylvia Gruber (Rubybox)

Richard Griffin (Madame Zingara)

Jody Aufrichtig (Daddy’s World Group)

Mike Moyer (Lake Shark Ventures LLC)

Rob Stokes (Quirk)

Daniel Guasco & Wayne Gosling (Groupon S.A.)

Simon Mantell (Mantelli's Biscuits)

Michelle Atagana (Memeburn)

Andrea Boehmert (Knife Capital)

Andrew Smith (Yuppiechef)

Chantelle Bowyer (Metis)

Jonathan Smit (PayFast)

Ann Murray (PR Hacker)

Mark Forrester (WooThemes)

Elan Lohmann (SleekGeek)

Rob Heyns (League of Beers)

Nic Haralambous (Forefront Africa)


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