Funding for Startups Panel Discussion

Apr 20, 2023, 3:30 – 6:30 PM

Watershed, 17 Dock Road, Cape Town, 8002

Join us for our Funding for Startups Panel Discussion with Will Green, Johan Bosisni and Bas Hochstenbach as our guest speakers. The event will take place on the 20th of April 2023 at 17:30 PM (SAST) at the Workshop17. To join the event make sure to buy your Early Bird Ticket now on our website. Don't forget to RSVP!

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About this event

Startup Grind Cape Town is excited to be hosting yet another Panel Discussion event titled "Funding for Startups Panel Discussion", which will be focusing on the importance of funding for startups. This event will take place on Thursday the 20th of April 2023 at 17:30 (SAST) at the Workshop17.

The Panelist for event will include; Will Green who is the Programme Director at Grindstone, a structured development programme assisting high-growth innovation companies to engineer growth and funding readiness. Johan Bosini who is an Investor and & Partner at Quona Capital, a global emerging market fintech for inclusion venture firm with entrepreneurs and driving access to meaningful financial services to the underserved, and Bastiaan Hochstenbach who is an Investor & Co-founder of E4E Africa, an entrepreneur-driven and hands-on VC that works with Africa's best and diverse entrepreneurs to build successful businesses.

One of the most important aspects of building and scaling a successful tech startup is raising the right kind of investsment at the right time, which can be achieved in many ways. At this event, our panelist will be discussing topic of funding for startups by providing different perspectives from a VC space, Angel Investor, and from an Accelerator. This discussion will also enable founders to learn more about what VCs and other Investors are looking for when investing in tech startups. It will also provide an opportunity to get to know our speakers a bit better and gain some insight from them.

Whether you are an entreprenuer that is trying to raise funding or not yet investment ready but want to learn and engage with these successful investors then this event is for you. 

To join the event make sure to buy your ticket! RSVP now before tickets are sold out!

Event Details

Date: 20 April 2023 (Thursday)

Time: 17:30 for 18:00 PM (SAST)

Venue: 17 Dock Road (Workshop17)

Dress code: Smart Casual

Snacks and Refreshments will be served.

This event will be hosted at our beautiful venue The Workshop17 in Waterfront. Make sure to buy your ticket beforehand and bring either a digital or hard copy of your tickets because tickets are not sold at the door. Buy your tickes now and RSVP before they are sold out . Limited tickets availlable.

Looking forward to seeing you at the event!

Startup Grind Cape Town Team

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  • Johan Bosini

    Quona Capital


  • Bas Hochstenbach

    E4E Africa




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    Akha Ventures

    CEO & Founder


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