Entrepreneur Lessons From A Venture Capitalist: How To Build The Future

Mar 7, 3:00 – 5:30 PM


Workshop17 West Street, 138 West Street, Sandton, 2031

Join us for a fireside chat with titan investor, Clive Butkow, ex-COO of Accenture South Africa & ex-CEO of Kalon Venture Partners, the company he led that invested over R250 million in over 12 successful companies.

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About this event

What does the future of entrepreneurship, startups and funding in South Africa & Africa look like in 2024?

Join us for a Fireside Chat with Clive Butkow, a seasoned leader and influential figure in the world of venture capital and entrepreneurship. With 28 years of management consulting experience, including key roles at Accenture South Africa, Clive brings a wealth of insights into high-performance selling, entrepreneurial development, and the dynamics of the global technology landscape.

Former CEO of Kalon Venture Partners, a disruptive digital technology Venture Capital Fund based in Johannesburg, Clive has played a pivotal role in shaping the startup ecosystem. He sits on various boards of Kalon's portfolio companies, guiding them in diverse domains such as payments, property tech, loyalty, security, artificial intelligence, and marketing tech.

In this Fireside Chat, Clive will delve into the intricacies of entrepreneurship, the funding ecosystem, and the future of startups in South Africa. Drawing on his extensive experience, he will share valuable perspectives on the global venture capital outlook for Africa, offering unparalleled insights for both emerging and established entrepreneurs.

Join us on March 7, 2024 for an evening of enlightenment, networking, food, drinks and a chance to be part of the entrepreneurial conversation that's shaping the future.

Event Details

Date: 7 March 2024 (Thursday)

Time: 17:00 for 19:30 PM (SAST)

Venue: Workshop17, Sandton (138 West St, Sandown, Sandton, 2031)

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  • Clive Butkow

    Kalon Venture Partners




Thursday, March 7, 2024
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM UTC


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  • Samuel Ngobeni

    Fottis Finance

    Chapter Director

  • Brian Mlambo

    Akha Ventures

    Ecosystem Builder


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