Startup Grind Cape Town is proud to host an Investor Readiness Talk by Vuyisa Qabaka. Vuyisa is an investor and capital raiser who has raised all the different types of funding that startups can ever raise.
In this virtual event, Vuyisa will share with us what investors look for in startups and the various type of money that is available to entrepreneurs.
Lockdown is a good time to learn what investors look for and start putting your ducks in a row ready to run as the tide turns. Register for free and join this event from the comfort and safety of your home.
Register here https://startupgrind.zoom.us/j/441366190
Vuyisa Qabaka is a Partner at Pan African innovation firm, HYBR Group and co-founder at equity crowdfunding platform Uprise.Africa. A qualified lean start-up trainer, start-up and small business advisor, investor and capital fundraiser. Has previously worked on setting up creative business strategies and innovation hubs, consults at executive committee level, with a focus on offbeat social initiatives, ecosystem development, and bringing disruptive market positioning.
Vuyisa Qabaka is a Partner at Pan African innovation firm, HYBR and co-founder at equity crowdfunding platform Uprise.Africa.
Has spent the past 8 years building venture, building ecosystem, in media as television host and business columnist. Has traveled globally on investment roadshows with various African startups including economic study tours top innovation ecosystems like Nigeria, Kenya, Malaysia and Israel. Vuyisa has worked as a innovation and technology consultant, angel investor, globally networked startup matchmaker, Pan African tech startup mentor andSA tech ecosystem builder.
A qualified lean start-up trainer, start-up and small business advisor, investor and capital fundraiser. Has previously worked on setting up creative business strategies and innovation hubs, consults at executive committee level, with a focus on offbeat social initiatives, ecosystem development, and bringing disruptive market positioning.
An alumni of the University of Cape Town (UCT), writes a blog on the township economy (KasiEconomics.com) and mentors start-ups projects in the townships.
One of 2018's "Top 15 tech people in South Africa" according to Ventureburn.
Sandras is the founder of Startupcircles.ai He is an expert on entrepreneurship and innovation. He has founded successful companies in IT, entertainment and startup education. He has worked with over 25 organisations, lectured at over 17 universities and been to 22 countries.
He is the director for Startup Grind Cape Town and the director of entrepreneurship development at Africa Trust Group, the fund manager for Enygma Ventures.
Sandras has a degree in Computer Science and an MBA from UCT. He has been taught by teachers such as Dr John Demartini, Roger Hamilton and Tony Robbins. He has spoken on the same stage with Facebook and Asana co-founder Dustin Maskovitch, Youtube co-founder Steve Chen, Guy Kawasaki, Steve Blank and Clayton Christensen.
He has worked in banking, mobile payments, unit trusts, IT and education. He has been named one of the 15 tech people to follow in 2018 and 2019. He has been featured on CNBC Africa and SABC 3 and has been a mentor on SABC 1 TV programme Making Moves.