Start the New Year with Tech & Innovation Billionaire Dr Iqbal Surve

Cape Town
January 17, 2018 / 5:30 PM

About this event

Start the new year with high inspiration and education. Join Startup Grind Cape Town as we chat to Dr Iqbal Survé. Dr Survé is a physician, entrepreneur and philanthropist, born and educated in Cape Town. As a tech and innovation billionaire, Dr Survé serves as chairman of Sekunjalo group, the company he founded in 1997.


Sekunjalo has more than 200 investments across Africa, with a market value exceeding $4 billion (R53.9 billion). The group employs over 115 000 people directly and through its affiliate partners. Some of the companies in the group include Loot.co.za, Pioneer Foods, Saab Grintek Defence, Siemens, Nokia Solutions, Sandown Motors, British Telecoms Global and Independent Media, which is Africa’s largest English print media group.


Dr Survé is affectionately known as the “Struggle Doctor” because of his provision of medical care towards victims of apartheid including Nelson Mandela, Ahmed Kathrada, Andrew Mlangeni and Govan Mbeki.


Despite being chairman of many organisations including BRICS Business Council South African Chapter, Dr Survé focuses most of his time on philanthropy. Survé Philanthropies, the philanthropic foundation of the Survé family, has seven separate foundations supporting children’s, women’s and human rights; education; music, arts and culture; entrepreneurship; social impact investing; climate change; and healthcare.


Join us at Startup Grind Cape Town as we chat with Dr Surve. Our last event sold out so please get your tickets early, as sitting is limited.

Speaker

Dr Iqbal Survé (Sekunjalo)

Dr Iqbal Survé

Founder - Sekunjalo

Dr Iqbal Survé is a physician, entrepreneur and philanthropist, born and educated in Cape Town. As a tech and innovation billionaire, Dr Survé serves as chairman of Sekunjalo group, the company he founded in 1997.

Sekunjalo has more than 200 investments across Africa, with a market value exceeding $4 billion (R53.9 billion). The group employs over 115 000 people directly and through its affiliate partners. Some of the companies in the group include Loot.co.za, Pioneer Foods, Saab Grintek Defence, Siemens, Nokia Solutions, Sandown Motors, British Telecoms Global and Independent Media, which is Africa’s largest English print media group.

Dr Survé is affectionately known as the “Struggle Doctor” because of his provision of medical care towards victims of apartheid including Nelson Mandela, Ahmed Kathrada, Andrew Mlangeni and Govan Mbeki.

Despite being chairman of many organisations including BRICS Business Council South African Chapter, Dr Survé focuses most of his time on philanthropy. Survé Philanthropies, the philanthropic foundation of the Survé family, has seven separate foundations supporting children’s, women’s and human rights; education; music, arts and culture; entrepreneurship; social impact investing; climate change; and healthcare.

Join us at Startup Grind Cape Town as we chat with Dr Surve. Our last event sold out so please get your tickets early, as sitting is limited.

Date and Time
January 17, 2018
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Address
Workshop 17
17 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront
Cape Town, 8002
 
Agenda
5:30 pm Networking & Food
6:30 pm Fireside Chat
7:30 pm Networking + Cash Bar
 

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