Startup Grind hosts Grant Brooke (Twiga Foods Ltd)

Nov 23, 2017, 3:00 – 6:00 PM

Metta Nairobi, Belgravia Suite 6A, 14 Riverside, Nairobi, 00100

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.

In-person event

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.


Check out what happened

Speaker

  • Grant Brooke

    Twiga Foods

    CEO

When

When

Thursday, November 23, 2017
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM UTC

Agenda

3:00 PMNetworking and Food
4:00 PMFireside Chat
5:00 PMNetworking

Organizers

  • James Okoth

    Chapter Director

  • Shirley Kandabu

    Team Member

  • Sakina Hussein

    Healthy Basket

    Team member

  • Bernice Namulekhwa

    Offtherocks

    Team Member

  • Okado Nabwire

    Team member

  • Kimberly Anindo

    Team member

  • Salma Ibra

    Business Week Afrika

    Team member

  • Wangeci Kaingi

    Team Member

  • Kieran Ndege

    team member

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