Startup Grind Nairobi Hosts Muthoni Ndonga (Blankets & Wine)
Thursday, July 10, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EAT)
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: http://muthonimusic.com/bio/#sthash.iK0amZ9Q.dpuf
|Agenda||6:00||Networking and Food|
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.
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