The Tech Edge: Gaining a Competitive Advantage

Feb 1, 2023, 3:30 – 5:30 PM

Mesh Club, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2196

Join Startup Grind Johannesburg to hear from Pineapple Co-founder Ndabenhle Junior Ngulube on how their revolutionary peer-to-peer insurance platform disrupted the industry with $9M in funding & cutting-edge tech. Learn about "The Tech Edge" & gain insights on how to improve business operations & growth. 1st Feb, 17:30-19:30. Get tix now!

In-person event

About this event

Startup Grind Johannesburg is thrilled to host Ndabenhle Junior Ngulube, Co-founder of Pineapple - a revolutionary peer-to-peer insurance platform that offers instant and fair coverage in under a minute. With a staggering $9M raised in funding over 5 rounds, equivalent to R150 Million, Pineapple is shaking up the industry.

Founded in 2017 by a dynamic trio of entrepreneurs, Ndabenhle, Marnus van Heerden, and Matthew Elan Smith, Pineapple is determined to disrupt the insurance industry with cutting-edge technology. You may have even spotted their catchy insurance billboards around town.

Don't miss the opportunity to hear Brian Mlambo and Ndabenhle share their insights on "The Tech Edge" - an event designed to explore how technology can give businesses a competitive advantage in today's fast-paced and ever-changing marketplace. Attendees will learn about the latest trends and innovations in technology and gain practical insights on how to streamline operations, improve customer engagement and drive growth.

Mark your calendars for the 1st of February (Wednesday) from 17:30 - 19:30 and secure your spot now to discover how Pineapple used technology to gain a competitive edge and become a recognized insurance company in just 6 years. Get your tickets now!

Check out what happened


  • Ndabenhle Junior Ngulube




Wednesday, February 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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BM Marketing

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