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Startup Grind Nairobi Hosts Muthoni Ndonga (Blankets & Wine)

Startup Grind Nairobi

Thursday, July 10, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EAT)

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Muthoni Ndonga, Blankets & Wine

In her previous lives, the girl currently known as Muthoni Ndonga aka “The Drummer Queen” was among other things the head of Shaka Zulu’s harem , a cunning street urchin who converted into a renown mystic healer in current day Armenia, a polar bear, a Chinese dumpling maker and a fierce General under Napoleon. Her adventures run concurrently with the 300 wars, the invention of the envelope and the discovery of whiskey. In this life, Muthoni Ndonga is a living breathing singer of the hero variety. This embodiment of talent is a songwriter-flow-poet by night and creative-social entrepreneur by day. She is the founder & CEO of Blankets & Wine which is East Africa’s premiere music experience. Blankets & Wine is a monthly picnic-style family friendly music festival showcasing emerging genres of Urban-African music. When she trans-nights between sleeping, waking, eating and breathing, she brandishes her sticks as, (**insert victorious sounding horns**) THE DRUMMERQUEEN (DQ). Since 2012, MDQ has embodied an element of persona-the rapper and you’ll find her singing off all her music under #BaussLady - See more at:

Agenda   6:00 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
8:00 Networking

Hosted By

Betty Mutimba, Director of Startup Grind Nairobi

Co-founder of Valuraha a software company that develops financial literacy tools for the African finance industry. Entrepreneur, passionate about startups, passionate about creating opportunities that enable others to grow into their potential, passionate to see the African tech-preneurial scene bloom. Love to read. Love the outdoors...

Email: | Twitter: @be83tty

Global Partners

Google for Entrepreneurs

Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.

Local Partners


Buymore is a Startup company currently being incubated at @iBizAfrica a subsidiary organization under @iLabAfrica at Strathmore University. We are a technology company that has developed a cool and innovative solution; an electronic student discount card called the Buymore Card. The Buymore Card allows students to enjoy discounts and merchant stores and brands we have partnered with. We believe that students should not have to pay for the same amount for goods and services as people who are working. Our vision is to make the world a cheaper place for students. We facilitate a platform where students can meet and interact with their favourite merchants and brands in a mutually beneficial way.

Nairobi Startup Garage

The Nairobi Start-up Garage is a cool co-working shared space and event space that is home to start-ups and an awesome tech hub, We thrive in being the home of 88mph.

What is Startup Grind?

Startup Grind is a global startup community educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 100 cities and 42 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 or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

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When & Where

Nairobi Startup Garage
4th Floor, Piedmont Plaza, 671 Ngong Rd
Nairobi, 00100

Thursday, July 10, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EAT)

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Startup Grind Nairobi

Startup Grind Nairobi exists to create a startup community where local founders and entrepreneurs can make friendships, forge significant networks and get inspired to build businesses that matter.

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