Startup Grind hosts Grant Brooke (Twiga Foods Ltd)

Metta Nairobi - Belgravia Suite 6A, 14 Riverside Nairobi, 00100 Nairobi
Thu, Nov 23, 2017, 6:00 PM (EAT)

About this event

Grant Brooke is social economist based in Nairobi, Kenya. If you are an avid user of Twitter in Kenya, you probably have stumbled upon Grant Brooke’s Twitter handle. Grant Brooke is known for his commentary on issues. Aside from twitter he is a Co-founder of Twiga Foods a mobile based business to business supply platform for retail outlets, kiosks, and market stalls in Africa. The company enables vendors to order supplies like bananas using its platform. It supplies potatoes, tomatoes, and more. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

In July 2017, Twiga Foods closed its Series A round of Funding, of $10.3 Million in debt and equity. Most of the funding raised will go into the organization’s goal of expanding across Nairobi and diversifying products.

On 23rd November, we shall sit down with Grant and explore his journey starting out, looking for funding and the changes expected in running a revolutionary business.


Speaker

  • Grant Brooke

    Grant Brooke

    Twiga Foods

    CEO

    Grant Brooke is social economist based in Nairobi, Kenya.If you are an avid user of Twitter in Kenya, you probably have stumbled upon Grant Brooke’s Twitter handle. Grant Brooke is known for his commentary on issues. Aside from twitter he is a Co-founder of Twiga Foods a mobile based business to business supply platform for retail outlets, kiosks, and market stalls in Africa.

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  • When

    Thursday, Nov 23
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EAT)

    Where

    Metta Nairobi
    Belgravia Suite 6A, 14 Riverside Nairobi00100

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      Betty Nabangala

      Startup Grind

      Chapter Director, Nairobi

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