Scaling through Innovation with Kieno Kammies

Nov 16, 2023, 3:30 – 5:30 PM

Workshop17 Watershed, 17 Dock Road, Cape Town, 8002

Discover the secret to building a business that thrives beyond your presence! Join us on Thursday, November 16th, at 17:30 PM (SAST) for an engaging Fireside Chat with Kieno Kammies, Co-Founder of Innovation City. Learn the art of crafting a sustainable business strategy that ensures your business's lasting success. Don't miss this opportunity to chart your path to longevity in the business world!

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About this event

Scaling through Innovation

Startup Grind Cape Town is thrilled to present another enlightening Fireside Chat Event, scheduled for Thursday, November 16th, 2023, starting at 17:30 (SAST). This event delves into the world of innovation and the art of scaling, with our esteemed guest, Kieno Kammies.

About Kieno Kammies:

Kieno Kammies is not only a seasoned commercial Talk Show Host and music radio presenter with over two decades of experience but also a passionate advocate for innovation. In a recent career transition, he redirected his energy toward the realm of innovation and has since worked closely with some of South Africa's top entrepreneurs. Kieno's affiliations extend to Epicenter Stockholm, a leading innovation hub in Sweden. Moreover, he is the co-founder of Innovation City, based in Cape Town, alongside Stephan Eckbergh, a prominent travel entrepreneur in Africa. This venture is a collaboration with Epicenter Stockholm, further enhancing Kieno's innovation footprint.

Additionally, Kieno holds the role of Head of Culture for UCT Online High School, a role he undertook after being approached by Robert Paddock, co-founder of GetSmarter, which was later acquired by 2U. Following this, Paddock launched The Valenture Institute, which has been recognized as one of the world's top 10 Ed-tech companies by the World Economic Forum (WEF). This is now one of Kieno's esteemed clients.

Collaboration in innovation and revolutionizing educational outcomes are Kieno's chief passions, and he actively pursues these goals. His role as an MC predominantly centers on innovation in general, with a specific emphasis on restructuring innovation and educational outcomes.

Event Details:

Date: Thursday, 16 November 2023

Time: 17:30 - 19:30 (SAST)

Venue: In Person at Workshop 17 V&A

Whether you're a startup founder navigating the complexities of fundraising, or an entrepreneur seeking sustainable growth strategies, this fireside chat is designed to illuminate your path. Don't miss this opportunity to gain insights from Kieno Kammie. Reserve your spot today by clicking the provided link. We look forward to seeing you there!

Check out what happened


  • Kieno Kammies

    Innovation City




Thursday, November 16, 2023
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM UTC


Networking and Food
Fireside Chat


  • Brian Mlambo

    Akha Ventures

    CEO & Founder


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Akha Ventures

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