Startup Grind Cape Town Hosts Andrea Boehmert (Knife Capital)

Startup Grind Cape Town

Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (CAT)

Cape Town, South Africa

Startup Grind Cape Town Hosts Andrea Boehmert (Knife...

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Andrea Boehmert, Knife Capital

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.

Agenda   6:30 Networking and Food
7:30 Fireside Chat
8:30 Networking

Hosted By

Guillaume De Smedt, Cape Town Chapter Director

Guillaume De Smedt is involved with Joojooberry, Startup Gind (Cape Town) and doing his bachelors degree in engineering. "G", as he is otherwise known, started his career at a local Telecommunications Company. He then worked for Daimler Chrysler on robots and advanced sensors. Joined One Digital Media in 2009 as the Electronic Design Engineer creating interactive displays. He currently runs an Instant Website * Marketing Company - Joojooberry. Studying Electronic Engineering at Cape Town University of Technology [CPUT] and running Startup Grind in the beautiful city of Cape Town. Guillaume's driving forces are Simplicity, Functionality & Beauty. He loves life, positive attitudes and amazing people with awesome ideas.

Email: g@startupgrind.com | Twitter: @gdesmedt1

Global Partners

Google for Entrepreneurs

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

Local Partners

Atlantic Imbizo

Atlantic Imbizo Conference and Function Studio is situated in the heart of the beautiful Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and within walking distance of some of the Cape Town’s best Hotels and Entertainment Venues. Atlantic Imbizo is a fully equipped business and social centre, featuring a full range of sophisticated, superbly decorated Conference and Function facilities with the flexibility to customize each venue to your exact needs.

PayFast

Secure, Online Payment Processing for South Africa PayFast is a payments processing service for South Africa. PayFast makes it safe for buyers to make payments and easy for sellers to receive these payments. PayFast’s goal is to be an eCommerce enabler; helping businesses, individuals and charities to accept online payments in a variety of ways.

Code Like Clockwork

CLC is a premier digital agency based in Cape Town that helps startups and enterprises plan, build, and manage web-based software, mobile applications, websites and cloud-based hosting solutions.

WooThemes

Our huge portfolio of WordPress themes covers most niches. All powered by our versatile WooFramework you get a beautiful site with incredible flexibility. The perfect building block for designers and developers.

Silicon Cape Initiative

The Silicon Cape vision is of an ecosystem in the Western Cape of South Africa, that serves to attract and bring together local and foreign investors, the brightest technical talent, and the most promising entrepreneurs. To foster the creation and growth of world-class global IP start-up companies in an environment that competes with other similar hubs around the world against the backdrop of one of the most beautiful settings and pleasant places to live, work and play on the globe.

Uber

Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, we make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers.

Killowatt AV

KILOWATT AV is a full service production company providing technical support to all facets of the live event and corporate world. Since inception our team of dynamic staff have rapidly built a solid reputation for superior service and unmistakable quality of event delivery. Our technical support is tailor made for each client from an extensive inventory of top quality equipment, providing the right gear for the specific needs of your event. Allow KILOWATT AV to take hold of your inspirational ideas and translate them into mind blowing reality.

What is Startup Grind?

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.

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



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19 Park Road
Cape Town, 8001
South Africa

Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (CAT)


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Startup Grind Cape Town

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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