What is the future of the Durban Entrepreneurial Ecosystem? How do we create a culture of Durbanites founding tech startups? Is it in disrupting banking with Fintech? The use of Blockchain to change the way we purchase property? Using on demand business models like Uber? Join Justin Clarke (WealthMigrate), Aisha Pandor (SweepSouth), Ramsay Daly (iKhokha) and Darlene Menzies (FinFind) to find out!
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What is the future of the Durban Entrepreneurial Ecosystem? How do we create a culture of people involved in tech startups and entrepreneurs? How do we get more Durbanites starting startups?
Is it in disrupting the banking industry with Fintech? Or the use of Blockchain to change the way we purchase property? Or is it the adoption on demand business models like Uber to drastically change how we hire services?
Join us for a panel discussion with some of South Africa's biggest entrepreneurs who will be discussing this on a panel discussion at the next Startup Grind Durban powered by Google for Entrepreneurs.
On this awesome and exciting panel we have
Justin Clarke is the Co-Founder of One Africa Media & Private Property. One Africa Media Africa's largest online groups. He is now the chairman of Wealth Migrate - a blockchain-based global online real estate platform. Justin is Durban based, grew OAM to $1bn in revenue has won the EY world entrepreneur award previously
Dr. Aisha Pandor is Co-Founder of SweepSouth. an online platform for ordering and paying for home cleaning services within a few minutes. Sweep South is South Africa’s only startup to have been accepted by the largest venture capitalist in the world - 500 Startups.
She has has been named the most inspiring women in tech out of 50 others, won the Africa's Breakthrough Female Innovators of 2017 by the World Economic Forum and scooping both the Female Tech/E-Commerce Entrepreneur and Best Tech/E-Commerce Entrepreneur at the PriceCheck Tech & E-Commerce Awards
Ramsay Daly is the Co-Founder of iKhokha, a Durban based tech company that developed a Point of Sale Chip & PIN card reader that plugs into your iPhone, iPad or Android. iKhokha was the first fully South African designed, engineered and manufactured end to end Mobile Point of Sale solution, has recently partnered with Mastercard and Massmart. Ramsay and iKhokha won the best Innovation Award at the 2016 Innovation Forum in Budapest, Hungary and the won the MTN Enterprise App of the year award.
Darlene Menzies is the Founder & CEO of FinFind, Founder of SMEasy Business Software and the Founder & of The Development House. FinFind is an an innovative South African platform which connects lenders and entrepreneurs. Darlene has been selected by the World Economic Forum as the continent’s top female entrepreneur. She also won the South African Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year Award