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As Startup Grind Pretoria we are the largest, most progressive and innovative monthly gathering of entrepreneurs within The City of Tshwane. Our monthly events series highlight the success and failure of startups in Pretoria. 

Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 2,000,000 entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters. We nurture startup ecosystems in 125+ countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Startups.

The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Founded in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs build their businesses, connect with strategic partners, and secure funding.

We focus on business events that include Fireside Chats, MasterClasses, Workshops, Trainings, Seminars and Conferences.

Startup Grind Pretoria Values

• We believe in making friends, not contacts.

• We believe in giving, not taking.

• We believe in helping others before helping yourself.

Check out our events and be sure to ask about partnership, sponsorship, volunteer or collaborative opportunities with our community. And if there is something we can do for you or help you with don't hesitate to reach out. Let's make the Startup Grind a little bit smoother for everyone.

No membership needed, and open to anyone from skilled entrepreneur, through to those that are in corporate and wanting to know more.

Upcoming Events

Nov. 18, 2019

We hosting Tshwane Global Entrepreneurship Week events to educate, inspire & connect entrepreneurs

Multi-Day Event

We are celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week 2019 as Startup Grind Pretoria with activities and events taking place from the 18th to the 23rd November. We kicking off our GEW events by partnering with Seda in bringing you a full day celebration with outs if activities that will enable fellow Tshwane entrepreneurs are well informed on what the Tshwane Entrepreneurial Ecosystem has to offer.

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Nov. 19, 2019

MasterClass with Dineo Skosana a seasoned Franchisee talking the Pros and Cons of Franchising

Fireside Chat

Join us as celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week celebrations by hosting a MasterClass with Dineo Skosana a seasoned Franchisee talking the Pros and Cons of Franchising. Dineo is a business coach. mentor, motivational speaker and businesswoman who has business interests in Franchising, hospitality (Lodge), Transport, logistics & Property Let's get educated, inspired and connect as entrepreneurs

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Nov. 20, 2019

Business Model Development Workshop with Monde Zuma (Founder & CEO - MamelodiBiz and Kasi Hosting)

Workshop

Join us for our full day Boot Camp Workshop, where entrepreneurs will be taught how to base their businesses using the Business Model Canvas, with this the Business Model Canvas will help identify and explore your business idea. We will help do draft a preliminary planning document that describes what you plan to do and how you plan to do it – it covers the who, what, why and how of the business.

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Nov. 23, 2019

Annual Tshwane Entrepreneurship Day - Global Entrepreneurship Week Closing Celebration

Workshop

Join us as we hosting our Annual Tshwane Entrepreneurship Day, we close-off the Global Entrepreneurship Week with our 2nd edition of our State of Entrepreneurship - Solutions Driven Panel Discussion. The day will feature MasterClasses covering topics like Business Compliance, Funding, advantages of B-BBEE for SMMEs and ending with a Panel Discussion that is packed with solutions.

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Past Events

MasterClass with Tshepo Thlaku talking Tech Trends, Innovation and Business Opportunities available

MasterClass with Tshepo Thlaku talking Tech Trends, Innovation and Business Opportunities available

Business Model Development Workshop with Monde Zuma (Founder & CEO - MamelodiBiz)

Business Model Development Workshop with Monde Zuma (Founder & CEO - MamelodiBiz)

We are hosting Derrick Ndzavi talking Building Sustainable Businesses Beyond 4th Industry Revolution

We are hosting Derrick Ndzavi talking Building Sustainable Businesses Beyond 4th Industry Revolution

Let's talk CyberLaw & ICT Night with Sizwe Snail (Lex-Informatica and Snail Attorneys)

Let's talk CyberLaw & ICT Night with Sizwe Snail (Lex-Informatica and Snail Attorneys)

Youth In The Education Business with Educationists Godiragetse Mogajane & Tumisang Nkwe

Youth In The Education Business with Educationists Godiragetse Mogajane & Tumisang Nkwe

Innovation Creation using AI platforms with Raluca Pauna as we Celebrate Female Founder Month

Innovation Creation using AI platforms with Raluca Pauna as we Celebrate Female Founder Month

Talk on the State of Online Retail and Major E-Commerce Trends in South Africa with Bradley Elliott

Talk on the State of Online Retail and Major E-Commerce Trends in South Africa with Bradley Elliott

Fireside chat with Vinu Nair the Co-Founder & CEO @ Devlint talking Software Development

Fireside chat with Vinu Nair the Co-Founder & CEO @ Devlint talking Software Development

Turning Adversity To Your Advantage with Martin Brown Founder and CEO at Radical Mobility

Turning Adversity To Your Advantage with Martin Brown Founder and CEO at Radical Mobility

Personal Branding vs Business Branding with Raksha Mahabeer & Sandhya Singh founders of SummerTime

Personal Branding vs Business Branding with Raksha Mahabeer & Sandhya Singh founders of SummerTime

Year End Event For Entrepreneurs 2018 in Pretoria

Year End Event For Entrepreneurs 2018 in Pretoria

State of Entrepreneurship - Solutions Driven Panel Discussion

State of Entrepreneurship - Solutions Driven Panel Discussion

Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs & Employee Experience Design with Palesa Sibeko & Vincent Hofmann

Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs & Employee Experience Design with Palesa Sibeko & Vincent Hofmann

Fireside Chat with Brandon Topham talking Chartered Management Accounting, Leadership & Freemasonry

Fireside Chat with Brandon Topham talking Chartered Management Accounting, Leadership & Freemasonry

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Night with Carel de Jager & Stephen Larkin

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Night with Carel de Jager & Stephen Larkin

Exploring the Internet Of Things Ecosystem with Phathizwe Malinga (Acting CEO - SqwidNet)

Exploring the Internet Of Things Ecosystem with Phathizwe Malinga (Acting CEO - SqwidNet)

Social Media & Technology Night as we host Mixo Fortune Ngoveni - founder & CEO of Geekulcha

Social Media & Technology Night as we host Mixo Fortune Ngoveni - founder & CEO of Geekulcha

Female Founders Month with Mbulelo Sochifa & Noluvuyo Mpekelana (ICT On Heels)

Female Founders Month with Mbulelo Sochifa & Noluvuyo Mpekelana (ICT On Heels)

Let's talk CyberLaw & Internet Law as we host Lucien Pierce (Phukubje Pierce Masithela Attorneys)

Let's talk CyberLaw & Internet Law as we host Lucien Pierce (Phukubje Pierce Masithela Attorneys)

Fireside Chat With Gift Nkuna talking around Client Relationship Management & Smart Entrepreneurs

Fireside Chat With Gift Nkuna talking around Client Relationship Management & Smart Entrepreneurs

Aspire to Inspire with Noughty Maluleke Business Development Strategist/Wealth Motivational Speaker

Aspire to Inspire with Noughty Maluleke Business Development Strategist/Wealth Motivational Speaker

Fireside chat with Alan Knott-Craig

Fireside chat with Alan Knott-Craig

Agile Innovation Projects & Mobile with Derrick Kotze (mLab)

Agile Innovation Projects & Mobile with Derrick Kotze (mLab)

Meet the Investor - Zachariah George (Startup Bootcamp / Cactus Advisors)

Meet the Investor - Zachariah George (Startup Bootcamp / Cactus Advisors)

Art of Mega-Property Developments with Louis van der Watt (Atterbury)

Art of Mega-Property Developments with Louis van der Watt (Atterbury)

SA's Most Decorated Paralympian Swimmer Talks Business

SA's Most Decorated Paralympian Swimmer Talks Business

Crowdfunding Platform Helping Students & Female Founders with Jayshree Naidoo

Crowdfunding Platform Helping Students & Female Founders with Jayshree Naidoo

Independence Day Party With Evan Walther (FitKey)

Independence Day Party With Evan Walther (FitKey)

The Science of Franchising with Lambros Argirys (News Cafe, Postnet, Krispy Kreme)

The Science of Franchising with Lambros Argirys (News Cafe, Postnet, Krispy Kreme)

Female Founders Month with Hlulani Baloyi (Girl RIsing)

Female Founders Month with Hlulani Baloyi (Girl RIsing)

From Humble Beginnings to Multi-billion Rand Bids with Shakes Motsilili (Africa New Energies)

From Humble Beginnings to Multi-billion Rand Bids with Shakes Motsilili (Africa New Energies)

Andy Higgins (Bidorbuy)

Andy Higgins (Bidorbuy)

Simon Hartley (WumDrop)

Simon Hartley (WumDrop)

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Organizers

Monde Zuma

Monde Zuma

MamelodiBiz (Pty) Ltd

Chapter DIrector
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Herman Sangiwa

Chapter Co-Director
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