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FUNDING READINESS WORKSHOP [PROVISIONAL AGENDA]

29 August 2013, Cape Town Free invite only event for Top 50 SMEs that applied for the Grindstone Accelerator Programme. To Apply: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SAFundingMetricsGS TIME 08:30 - 09:00 09:00 - 09:05 09:05 - 09:30 09:30 - 10:05 10:05 - 10:30 10:30 - 11:00 11:00 - 11:40 11:40 - 12:05 12:05 - 12:45 12:45 - 13:45 13:45 - 14:10 14:10 - 14:35 14:35 - 15:00 15:00 - 15:25 15:25 - 15:55 15:55 - 16:20 16:20 - 16:45 16:45 - 17:15 17:15 - 17:45 17:45 - 18:30 TOPIC Registration & Coffee Welcome & Introduction Perspectives from a South African Technology Entrepreneur Engineering Growth Funding as a Catalyst Startup Bootstrapping as an Option Coffee Break & Networking Panel Discussion: Angel Investment Perspectives Alternative Structures to Entrepreneurial Finance Government Incentives/ Support Programmes Lunch Break & Networking Fireside Chat > Exploring Unchartered Territories: Insights on establishing Mark Shuttleworths Here Be Dragons Fund Venture Capital in South Africa Corporate VC: Insourcing Innovation Private Equity Focus Coffee Break & Networking Bank Finance Options for SMEs Capital Markets / AltX as IPO Option International Exit Readiness Overview of the Grindstone Accelerator Programme Drinks & Networking Marcel Klaassen FNB Business Banking David Tosi PSG Capital Tim Harned (Video Conference) AGC Partners (Boston, US) Andrea Bhmert Knife Capital / Grindstone Sean Emery Vuyo Radebe Brett Commaille AngelHub Rene Botha Business Partners Peter van der Zee IDC Craig Landsberg TIA Julia Fourie HBD Keet van Zyl Knife Capital / Grindstone Martin Kelly (Video Conference) IBM Venture Capital Gerben Dijkstra Investec Private Equity SPEAKER

Andrea Bhmert Rapelang Rabana ReKindle Learning, Yeigo Comms Andrea Bhmert & Keet van Zyl Knife Capital / Grindstone Adii Pienaar Founder: Woothemes, PublicBeta

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