Startup Grind hosts Munyutu Waigi (Umati Capital)

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 3:00 – 6:00 PM UTC

Munyutu is co-founder Umati Capital, Rupu and former General Manager at Ringier Kenya. He is passionate about Pro Evolution Soccer and sharing lessons learnt along his entrepreneurial journey.

In-person event

About this event

Munyutu, in conjunction with Swiss digital media giant Ringier, co-founded Kenya’s well-known Internet company, Rupu, which was acknowledged as one of Africa’s top tech startups by Forbes Africa in 2012. For 3 years, Munyutu held the role of General Manager at Ringier Kenya responsible for country operations across their various digital platforms. Prior to joining Ringier, Munyutu worked for Accenture – UK, where he undertook long-term client engagements for HSBC and British Telecom. Prior to Accenture, he was part of the IT management of the Williams F1 team. Munyutu’s experience as a tech-entrepreneur was instrumental in developing his interest in addressing the fundamental issues around the availability of capital for SME ventures. Achievements: BSc Information Systems, Honours (Brunel University, UK)

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  • Munyutu Waigi

    Umati Capital



Thursday, November 20, 2014
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM UTC


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


  • James Okoth

    Chapter Director

  • Shirley Kandabu

    Team Member

  • Sakina Hussein

    Healthy Basket

    Team member

  • Salma Ibra

    Business Week Afrika

    Team member