Startup Grind Cape Town Hosts Andrea Boehmert (Knife Capital)
Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (CAT)
Cape Town, South Africa
Andrea is a Partner at Knife Capital, a Cape Town based Growth Equity Fund with a successful track record of exiting portfolio companies to the likes of Visa and General Electric.
Before joining Knife Capital Andrea was Founder and Co-Managing Partner of Hasso Plattner Ventures Africa. Andrea is actively involved in numerous initiatives aiming to accelerate the African entrepreneurial ecosystem such as the Bandwidth Barn, South Africa’s oldest IT incubator, as Endeavor VentureCorps member or the Google Umbono Incubator Program.
Previously, Andrea worked at Dimension Data and Siemens, where she was responsible for the Corporate Strategy for Southern Africa. She holds a Master degree in Marketing and Management of Technology and Innovation from the Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) in Aachen, Germany and an MBA from Henley Management College, UK.
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Startup Grind is a global startup community educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 80 cities and 35 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.
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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.
Here in Cape Town, we wish to:
A.) Use our global network to create international ties in order to find funds for local entrepreneurs
B.) Help grow the Silicon Cape Initiative
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