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

Cape Town
Workshop 17 - 17 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront Cape Town, 8002
Dec. 5, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

About this event

Startup Grind Cape Town is proud to host Silicon Valley based founder and investor Gabriel Luna-Ostaseski. Gabriel is the founder of Modernize and Upshift Partners. Upshift Partners has advised and consulted with many of Silicon Valley's most promising technology companies on growth and customer acquisition including Uber, Thumbtack, Lending Home, Metromile and Massdrop.

Modernize, where Gabriel led growth, sales and supply side customer acquisition, is one of the largest marketplaces in the home services space.

Upshift Partners is a growth stage accelerator program designed to help startups rapidly accelerate sales and expansion. Over the course of 2 years over 30 companies went through his program and the first 3 went on to raise over $200 million in follow on funding.

This event is part of the Cape Town Startup Week which is taking place from 4th to 6th December. Tickets are being sold at R145 which also gives you access to events over the 3 days including the Heavy Chef Event happening on the 7th of December at Workshop 17!

Join us as we close the year in style. Get your tickets now!


Gabriel Luna-Ostaseski

Gabriel Luna-Ostaseski

Co-founder & Board Member - Modernize & Upshift Partners

Gabriel Luna-Ostaseski is an experienced CEO, Board Member, and Investor with deep background in consumer, marketplaces and SaaS businesses. He is the co-founder of Modernize and founder Upshift Partners where he has advised and invested in over 30 Silicon Valley startups in the last 2.5 years including Uber, Lendinghome, Surfair, Thumb-tack.

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Dec. 5, 2018
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.


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

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