We're Hosting the Father of Crowdfunding in SA Patrick Schofield (Thundafund/BackaBuddy)

Workshop 17 - 17 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront Cape Town, 8002 Cape Town
Wed, Mar 14, 2018, 5:30 PM (SAST)

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About this event

Patrick Schofield is the founder of Thundafund.com, South Africa’s premier crowdfunding platform. Thundafund allows people with great ideas to access capital, establish an initial market for their products/services and receive business/mentorship support.


Patrick is also CEO and co-founder of Uprise.Africa, South Africa’s first equity crowdfunding platform; founder of the Indalo Project, a social entrepreneurship project; and BackaBuddy, South Africa’s leading homegrown cause & activism crowdfunding platform. BackaBuddy has raised over R27m for 900 charities from over 30 000 individuals.


Patrick invests in innovation and believes in the power of individual philanthropy and peer-to-peer giving through technology. He was named South African Entrepreneur of the year in 2008/9 & 10 and was awarded the Schwab Fellowship in recognition of his work in Social Entrepreneurship.


Join us at Startup Grind where Patrick will share his knowledge and experience on how you can take advantage of technology to raise money and to invest.

Speaker

  • Patrick Schofield

    Patrick Schofield

    Thundafund.com

    Patrick Schofield is the founder of Thundafund.com, South Africas premier crowdfunding platform. He is also CEO/Co-Founder of Uprise.Africa, South Africa’s first Equity crowdfunding platform, BackaBuddy, South Africa’s leading homegrown cause & activism crowdfunding platform and Founder of the Indalo Project.

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  • When

    Wednesday, Mar 14
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (SAST)

    Where

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

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    • Anele Cele

      Anele Cele

      Startup Grind

      Chapter Director

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      Guillaume De Smedt

      Startup Grind

      VP Global Community

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