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An Evening with Natalie Jabangwe, CEO of EcoCash
THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW ABOUT THE EVENT Southern Africa is on the rise and Zimbabwe is in the spotlight. With technology radically changing the way we conduct our business and live out our social lives, entrepreneurs are now able to use tools to further their businesses more than ever before. Staying ahead of the pack is critical in ensuring that your business thrives, and here in Africa, Mobile Money has become a cornerstone of daily business transactions. Since its introduction across the region the turn of the decade, Mobile Money has allowed commerce to develop in all sectors and levels of business. How is your business utilizing Mobile Money? To what degree? Are you aware of all the options Mobile Money has to offer your business? On July 25th, Start Up Grind Harare welcomes the C.E.O. of EcoCash, Natalie Jabangwe, to our first event of the year. An evening of talks concerning the implementation, ongoing development and use of Mobile Money and what it means for businesses across the region. There are countless resources online that will guide you in setting up your own business, but "setting up" is the easy part. Consistency in quality, service delivery, customer service, and customer retention are other key factors needed to ensure that your business thrives from year to year. On-the-ground guidance by mentors who know the territory in which your business exists is crucial in keeping abreast of what's current and what works for your business. Join us for an evening of insightful discussions, ideas, and walk-throughs to help you craft your roadmap to success. -- ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Natalie Jabangwe is the C.E.O. of EcoCash, the second largest mobile financial service in Africa and the most widely used Mobile Money platform in Zimbabwe. She holds the following qualifications in her field: - Master's degree in Organizational Leadership (with a Fellowship Award) from University of Oxford - Executive MBA in Specialised Hi-Tech Strategy, Corporate Turnaround and Brand Management from Imperial College London - BSc Hons, IT/CompScie, Spelman College - BSc Hons, Information Technology from Middlesex University PAYMENT OPTIONS - Ecocash[masked] - email proof to [masked] to have your ticket issued - Cash at door Agenda 6:00 pm: Networking 6:30 pm: Fireside Chat 7:30 pm: Networking 8:00 pm: End --- Speaker Natalie Jabangwe - EcoCash (Managing Director) Natalie Jabangwe is a Zimbabwean business executive who is the General Manager and Executive Head of mobile money company EcoCash. A computer engineer by profession, Jabangwe became the youngest chief executive to run a mobile money business in Africa. Host Chelsea Evans - Plan My Wedding | Yomilk (CVO) --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs ( Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local Sponsorss The Venue ( Tops @ Spar ( A liquor store with a difference. At TOPS at SPAR, you can expect a spirit of celebration in every one of our stores. We want you to have fun and enjoy life – and that’s why, from the moment you walk in the door, you’ll be captivated by the TOPS at SPAR experience. Not only do we offer great value, convenience and an amazing range of the finest spirits, wines and refreshments available. Partners Social Media Connect ( Social Media and Content Creation Yomilk ( Get to know Yomilk Zimbabwe, the best milk supplier in Harare. Since 2012 we’ve been growing rapidly, increasing the number of our loyal clients and leading the dairy industry forward. We supply our customers with only top-quality products. Contact us today to become our next satisfied client! ZimDeli ( Memory lane Studios ( --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 400 cities and 120 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 ( --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW

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