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

Workshop 17 - 17 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront Cape Town, 8002 Cape Town
Wed, Oct 3, 2018, 5:30 PM (SAST)

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About this event

Startup Grind Cape Town is proud to host Irene Ochem, the founder and CEO of Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF). AWIEF is Africa’s #1 female entrepreneurship platform that brings together over 1,200 female entrepreneurs, investors and industry experts.

AWIEF hosts the AWIEF Growth Accelerator and the FemBioBiz Accelerator which has winners receive cash grants and attend Europe’s biggest startup event in Finland – Slush. AWIEF also hosts conferences and awards with winners coming from countries across the African.

AWIEF is in partnership with organisations such as Shell, Nedbank, UN Women and African Development Bank. Some of the startups that have been through their accelerators include Almond Cremery, MFI Data and Networks, Firebird Fund Managers and Pure Good Food.

Join us at Startup Grind Cape Town on 3rd October 2018. Get your ticket now.


  • Irene Ochem

    Irene Ochem



    Irene Ochem, founder and CEO of Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF). AWIEF is a platform for businesswomen to connect and interface with each other helping to equip them with the tools to succeed.

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  • When

    Wednesday, Oct 3
    5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (SAST)


    Workshop 17
    17 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront Cape Town8002

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    • Anele Cele

      Anele Cele

      Startup Grind

      Chapter Director

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    • Guillaume De Smedt

      Guillaume De Smedt

      Startup Grind

      VP Global Community

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