Start-up grind East London is excited to be hosting a relaunch. The theme for this relaunch is “Leveraging Technology to Drive Business,” with the aim of bringing together a diverse group of entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders to discuss the impact of technology on businesses and the opportunities it presents. The event will feature a keynote presentation and networking opportunities that will provide you with valuable insights into ways we all can contribute to nurture entrepreneurship in the region.
Startup Grind is the world’s largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting over 3 million startups and entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters globally. With a strong presence in over 125 countries, we strive to nurture startup ecosystems through events, media, and partnerships with organizations such as Google for Startups, AWS, and Oracle, among others.
The relaunch will give our audience an overview of where we have been and our future plans. The event will be held on the 2nd of March 2023, at 3pm, at the ECDC Auditorium in East London. We cordially invite you to join us for this exciting event and look forward to your presence.
We look forward to your participation in the Startup Grind East London relaunch event and making it a memorable and impactful experience.
Vuyani Jarana is a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) field. He has a strong background in executive positions, having served at the Vodacom Group Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Executive Officer Vodacom Business and as the CEO of South African Airways. This experience has honed his skills in leading complex organizatio…
Vuyani Jarana is a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) field. He has a strong background in executive positions, having served at the Vodacom Group Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Executive Officer Vodacom Business and as the CEO of South African Airways. This experience has honed his skills in leading complex organizations and driving business transformation.
His passion for development has seen him take up a role of Chairperson for the Eastern Cape Development Corporation a lead agency for Eastern Capes economic development a role he accepted with a great sense of humidity, deep appreciation of the challenge of transformation the corporation and a positive view of the opportunity such Corporation has to make a difference in society.
Vuyani's focus on using digital technologies to solve social issues in Africa highlights his dedication to using his expertise for the greater good. With his extensive background and proven track record, Vuyani Jarana is well-equipped to make a significant impact in the ICT industry and beyond. As the founder of Ilitha Telecommunications, a business focused on bringing affordable quality broadband the township and to rural communities, he is is dedicated to closing the digital divide between rich and poor , urban and rural. Vuyani is a mentor to many young professionals and startup businesses.
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