Outlier Founders: The SweepSouth Story with Aisha Pandor

Jul 30, 3:00 – 5:30 PM


AfricaWorks Johannesburg @ Rosebank, 33 Baker Street, Johannesburg, 2196

Join us for a conversation with Aisha Pandor, Co-founder and Director of SweepSouth, the startup she co-founded in 2014. The company has raised over 20 millions dollars in funding and employs over 7,000 SweepStars.

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Join us for an inspiring Fireside Chat with Aisha Pandor, co-founder and Director of SweepSouth, at Startup Grind Johannesburg.

Aisha R. Pandor is cofounder of SweepSouth, Africa’s first and largest online platform for booking, managing and paying for home services. Between 2014 and 2023, Aisha led SweepSouth to become one of the most prominent startups in South Africa. Venture-backed, SweepSouth was the first South African startup to be accepted into the 500 Startups accelerator based in Silicon Valley, and in addition to South Africa, operates in Egypt after SweepSouth acquired home services startup Filkhedma in 2022. The company has raised over $20m in venture capital funding from investors including Naspers, The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, Alitheia IDF, and Endeavor Global. 

Aisha is passionate about impact, with SweepSouth having connected almost 50,000 previously unemployed/underemployed workers, primarily women who are primary breadwinners, to dignified and flexible work opportunities. SweepSouth is an advocate for financial and digital inclusivity for women, and launched partnerships resulting in free life and disability insurance for platform workers, and access to support services for victims of abuse and gender-based violence.

Aisha has been recognized for her work by numerous organizations including Forbes, Fortune, Fast Company, the World Economic Forum, and SAVCA, South Africa’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. She also invests as a cofounder and venture partner at E4E Africa, a $10m venture capital fund backing underrepresented African founders building impactful solutions at scale, which is raising its second, $30m Fund II.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from one of Africa’s most dynamic and influential entrepreneurs. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned professional, or simply passionate about innovation and social impact, this event promises to be a source of inspiration and practical advice.

Event Details:

  • Date: 30 July 2024
  • Time: 5 PM
  • Venue: AfricaWorks, Rosebank

This event is sponsored by Peach Payments, Akha Ventures & ScaleX



Tuesday, July 30, 2024
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM UTC


  • Samuel Ngobeni

    Fottis Finance

    Chapter Director

  • Brian Mlambo

    Akha Ventures

    Ecosystem Builder

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