#SGWomen Female Founders with Dawn Nathan Jones

Sterkinekor Mimosa Mall - 131 Kellner St & Parfitt Avenue, Brandwag Bloemfontein, 9301 Bloemfontein
Wed, May 30, 2018, 5:00 PM (SAST)

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About this event

Female founders month, is held across the world by all Startup Grind Chapter in over 350 cities in 100 countries. The Month of May features and highlights female entrepreneurs and business owners. Startup Grind Bloemfontein will be hosting a number of local entrepreneurs and two guest speakers from out of town. The format of the event, is outside the conventional fireside chat style that the chapter often presents its events as. This event will be held at Sterkinerkor in Mimosa Mall, on Wednesday 30th May, from 5pm - 9pm.

#SGWomen comprises of several women, as we had a really tough time deciding on just one, the guest speakers at this event will be: Dawn Nathan-Jones, Winlove Kamolane, Somaya Marais, Tina Thoma, Charlene McKenzie, Louwna Erasmus, Ruwaidah Henney, Irene Matzouris.

The program is loaded with tons of valuable content and opportunities to engage for startups and entrepreneurs. The first thirty minutes will be registration, tickets are available from the Startup Grind website (www.startupgrind.com/bloemfontein) and can be paid for using a debit/credit card, alternative payment options are available if you contact the organisers directly. Upon arrival, you will be registered with your pre-sold ticket or given the opportunity to buy one at the door. From 17:30, the first session will commence with two stages featuring speakers, entrepreneurs who have registered to pitch their companies during this event will then be given an opportunity to pitch in front of the audience at the two stages, votes will be collected and counted. The next session with speakers will continue at 18:00, ending at 18:30, with the next round of entrepreneurs pitching, once votes are tallied, the final 5 will be given an opportunity to pitch for the win. There will be a brief break and the final interview will be held at 19:00 with Dawn Nathan-Jones (Shark Tank SA).

This fully loaded event, promises to highlight the women within our community that are the driving force of businesses and families in Bloemfontein and the greater Free State. This event is not exclusive to women, as we have heard over time that women have been the pillar of strength for many successful men, we would encourage all members of the community to attend, young, old, men and women!



Wednesday, May 30
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (SAST)


Sterkinekor Mimosa Mall
131 Kellner St & Parfitt Avenue, Brandwag Bloemfontein9301

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