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Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs globally in partnership with Google for Startups.

The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Founded in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs build their businesses, connect with strategic partners, and secure funding.

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Upcoming events (2)

Becoming A Record Executive with Seven Mosha (Rockstar Africa)

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THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-nairobi-presents-becoming-a-record-executive-with-seven-mosha-rockstar-africa/ Christine 'Seven' Mosha is CEO & Founder of Rockstar Africa where she creates an environment and opportunities for artists to make their passions profitable.  She spearheaded the launch of Mofaya Energy Drink (first 100% black-owned South African beverage brand) in East Africa & beyond in partnership with Tanzanian singer, Alikiba. Seven previously worked at CloudsFM, M-Net, MTV & Sony, giving her a bird's eye view of the African music industry and its evolution over the last decade and a half. This event is for music & entertainment industry professionals, especially those who work independently.  The music/ entertainment business in Africa can be challenging. Seven works to make it less challenging, more profitable and more fulfilling for her artists and business partners. Come one, come all! Agenda --- Speaker Seven Mosha - Rockstar Africa (Founder, CEO) I love Africa, I love the people of Africa, I love the culture we have, the spirit and more than anything, I love the heart and soul of who we are each time we bring it out through our music. That is why I’ve spent most of my life dedicating my heart and soul to the Entertainment industry in this beautiful continent... Hosted By Betty Nabangala, Chapter Director, Nairobi Writer • Artist Manager • Events Producer Caroline Akoth, Chapter Co-Director Caroline is a Co-Director for Startup Grind Nairobi. She's enthusiastic about Geo-spatial technology and currently works at a GIS Firm where she is in charge of Non-profit organizations in Eastern Africa. Sabeeha Manji, Marketing Lead Sabeeha is a Marketing Lead for Startup Grind Nairobi. Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting founders in 200 cities. Sabeeha is currently a student at the University of British Columbia majoring in Political Science and minoring in Law and Society. --- Global Partner Partner Offers (https://sgtr.cc/30ISrF1) When starting or growing a business, there’s no shortage of important decisions you need to make. We’re here to help with that. Our Preferred Partner Matrix is a highly-curated set of resources and offers provided by organizations we know and love, designed to help you navigate the startup journey. Whether you’re just getting started, hiring your first few employees, or scaling globally – there’s something here for you (and we’ll be adding something new each month!). Google for Startups (https://sgtr.cc/3gH3T9B) Google for Startups is Google’s initiative to help startups thrive across every corner of the world. We bring the best of Google's products, connections, and best practices to enable startups to build something better. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 600 cities and 125+ 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. --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-nairobi-presents-becoming-a-record-executive-with-seven-mosha-rockstar-africa/

Black Leaders Month with Startup Grind Cape-Town

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THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-nairobi-presents-black-leaders-month-with-startup-grind-cape-town/ Join Startup Grind Cape-Town for a fireside chat with Philani Sangweni. Philani is Co-founder and managing partner of E4E, a venture capital fund aimed at helping African entrepreneurs build internationally-successful companies and counting the likes of Bas Hochstenbach and Aisha Pandor among its founding partners. E4E, is backed by a founding investment from the SA SME Fund and has a first close of R135-million (US$8.1 million). Managing partner Sangweni believes it is set to make a major contribution to the development of the local tech space. Agenda --- Speaker Philani Sangweni - E4E (Co-founder) Hosted By Betty Nabangala, Chapter Director, Nairobi Writer • Artist Manager • Events Producer Caroline Akoth, Chapter Co-Director Caroline is a Co-Director for Startup Grind Nairobi. She's enthusiastic about Geo-spatial technology and currently works at a GIS Firm where she is in charge of Non-profit organizations in Eastern Africa. Sabeeha Manji, Marketing Lead Sabeeha is a Marketing Lead for Startup Grind Nairobi. Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting founders in 200 cities. Sabeeha is currently a student at the University of British Columbia majoring in Political Science and minoring in Law and Society. --- Global Partner Partner Offers (https://sgtr.cc/30ISrF1) When starting or growing a business, there’s no shortage of important decisions you need to make. We’re here to help with that. Our Preferred Partner Matrix is a highly-curated set of resources and offers provided by organizations we know and love, designed to help you navigate the startup journey. Whether you’re just getting started, hiring your first few employees, or scaling globally – there’s something here for you (and we’ll be adding something new each month!). Google for Startups (https://sgtr.cc/3gH3T9B) Google for Startups is Google’s initiative to help startups thrive across every corner of the world. We bring the best of Google's products, connections, and best practices to enable startups to build something better. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 600 cities and 125+ 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. --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-nairobi-presents-black-leaders-month-with-startup-grind-cape-town/

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Queer Networking Mixer hosted by Abigail Arunga

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