Entrepreneur's Playbook - Using Failure as a Shortcut to Success

Jun 1, 2023, 3:30 – 5:30 PM


Workshop 17 Sandton, 138 West St, Sandown, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2031

Join Startup Grind Johannesburg as we proudly host Lindile Xoko, an experienced entrepreneur with a successful track record in growth, strategy, sales, and business development. At this event, Lindile will share his expertise and experiences on entrepreneurship and business growth, providing valuable insights for entrepreneurs and business leaders at all levels. Join us to gain practical tips and

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About this event

Startup Grind Johannesburg is proud to host Lindile Xoko, a highly accomplished entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience. Lindile has led businesses in multiple countries across the EMEA region, including South Africa, UK, France, Portugal, Spain, Czech Republic, Netherlands, and Germany.

Currently, Lindile is the CEO of Primedia, a leading media and advertising group that operates across multiple platforms, including radio, outdoor advertising, and digital media. He's also the Group Chief Revenue Officer of Primedia Broadcasting. In addition to his work at Primedia, Lindile is also an expert in defining bespoke growth playbooks for Fortune 500 companies and helping them implement them successfully. He has an MBA with Merit from the University of Birmingham and has worked as the General Manager of the Small Medium Enterprise division at MTN. He's also the Chief Entrepreneur Officer at Eden, a digital platform that assists entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Lindile is also a published author, having written The Young Entrepreneur's Playbook, a book that shares his insights on success in business. In his book, Lindile provides practical tips and advice on growing and managing a business, drawing from his extensive experience in entrepreneurship and business leadership.

At this event, Lindile will share his expertise and experiences on entrepreneurship and business growth, providing valuable insights for entrepreneurs and business leaders at all levels. Join us to gain practical tips and insights on growing and managing a successful business, and network with other entrepreneurs and business leaders.

Event Details

Date: 01 June 2023 (Thursday)

Time: 17:30 for 18:00 PM (SAST)

Venue: Workshop 17 Sandton

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  • Lindile Xoko


    Chief Revenue Officer



Thursday, June 1, 2023
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM UTC


Networking and Food
Fireside Chat


  • Samuel Ngobeni

    Fottis Finance

    Chapter Director

  • Brian Mlambo

    Akha Ventures

    Ecosystem Builder


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