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Startup Grind Lubumbashi Hosts Dhédhé Mupasa (Gécotrans- Dhins Trading )

Startup Grind

Friday, October 4, 2013 from 4:30 AM to 7:30 AM (EEST)

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Dhédhé Mupasa, Gécotrans- Dhins Trading

Welcome to Startup Grind Lubumbashi

After CapeTown and Johanesburg in Africa, Startup Grind arrives at Lubumbashi in D.R.Congo. Three words can define Startup Grind: educate, connect and inspire. Startup Grind is series of monthly events with experienced entrepreneurs who share their experiences: failures and successes.

Lubumbashi became famous in 2010 when its football team “Mazembe” arrived finalist at FIFA World Club Cup Final.But Lubumbashi is mainly known for his copper and several international mining companies such as MMG, “Société pour le Traitement de Teril de Lubumbashi” (STL), Tenke Fungurume Mining (Freeport MacMoran), Phelps Dodges, etc. established offices there.  That’s why it’s called the Copper’s capital of D.R.Congo. (Picture of a famed copper’s plant) Lubumbashi is as vibrant as its young population. It’s also a hub and an open city. It is located 1 hour drive from the borders of Zambia and South Africa can be reached from there by car.   The city is under construction and a lot remains to be done. Many pioneers have shown the way and a generation of young and dynamic entrepreneurs is rising. With the characteristics mentioned, Lubumbashi therefore makes favorable the emergence of successful entrepreneurs. Startup Grind Lubumbashi invites you to join us at our inaugural event on Friday, August 04th, at “Halle de l’Etoile” : 63,  Chaussée L. D. Kabila, Lubumbashi, Katanga. Our guest speaker will be Dhédhé Mupasa: Businessman, music production company (Dhin's) owner and  “Nzenze” Magazine founder. He is characterized by a large contact with youth.  He ran the Katanga Volleyball’s League and is sponsoring many young artists. He has been vice-chairman of Congolese Businesses Federation in Katanga for four years. Event networking starts at 4:30 PM and the video-taped fireside chat will begin at 5:30 PM. Come and join us every month at Startup Grind Lubumbashi to meet other passionate entrepreneurs to share and be convinced that you can also be a real actor of change.

Agenda   4:30 Networking and Food
5:30 Fireside Chat
6:30 Networking

Hosted By

Assina Kahamba, Director of Startup Grind Lubumbashi

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What is Startup Grind?

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 50 cities and 20 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

Disclaimer: Startup Grind event ticket sales are non-transferable, non-refundable, and final. If an event is cancelled due to weather, speaker availability, or any other unforeseeable event you will be refunded automatically. If a speaker moves the event date you will have 48-hours to request a refund if you are unable to make the new event date. Please direct any additional ticketing issues to customerservice@startupgrind.com.

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When & Where


Halle de l'Etoile
chausée Laurent-Désiré Kabila,
Lubumbashi, 1825
Congo, Democratic Republic

Friday, October 4, 2013 from 4:30 AM to 7:30 AM (EEST)


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Startup Grind

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 135 cities and 60 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead.

For more information visit www.StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

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