The Sage Investor: Unlocking the Blueprint for Startup Success.

Nov 2, 2023, 3:30 – 5:30 PM

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

Join us for a fireside chat with titan investor, Clive Butkow, the CEO of Kalon Venture Partners, whose company has invested in over 12 successful companies. We will also be joined by Keshni Morar of Jozi Angels, an Investor & exceptional Startup Funding Strategist. Harry Lee, Co-founder & CTO of Melio AI will also deliver a Keynote on the 'The Utopian Startup'. Join us Nov 2nd.

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About this event

Join us for an exclusive evening of inspiration and insights as we are joined Clive Butkow, the visionary CEO of Kalon Venture Partners, a renowned titan investor who has steered his company to invest over more than R250m in 12 successful ventures. Clive's wealth of experience and keen investment acumen has made him a sought-after figure in the startup ecosystem. He will share his valuable insights, strategies, and the secrets behind his investment success, their work in 2023 and outlook of 2024.

Joining Clive on our panel is the remarkable Keshni Morar, a prominent figure in the world of startup funding strategy and an Investor at Jozi Angels. Among many others, Keshni is also the founder & managing director at Investable and Founder Institute. She works to help early-stage and aspiring entrepreneurs with the structure, training, mentor feedback, global network, and lifetime of support needed to start an enduring company. Whatever Stage of your company, Keshni helps founders get to where they want to go.

In addition, we are thrilled to present a captivating keynote address by Harry Lee, the Co-founder & CTO of Melio AI who will explore the 'The Utopian Startup,' delving into the future of entrepreneurship and how innovative technologies like artificial intelligence are reshaping the startup landscape. 

Our panel will be facilitated by the amazing Camron Coutts, Co-Founder & Director of People at Metavolve.

Join us on November 2nd for an evening of enlightenment, networking, food, drinks and a chance to be part of the entrepreneurial conversation that's shaping the future. We will also have surprise pitches on the day.

Event Details

Date: 2 November 2023 (Thursday)

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

Venue: Workshop 17 Sandton

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  • Clive Butkow

    Kalon Venture Partners


  • Keshni Morar

    Jozi Angels


  • Harry Lee

    Melio AI

    Co-founder & CTO



Thursday, November 2, 2023
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM UTC


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Fireside Chat


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    Fottis Finance

    Chapter Director

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    Akha Ventures

    Ecosystem Builder


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