capital and early stage investing is a well-established industry and asset
class in developed markets.
In South Africa, it is relatively new and there are
common misperceptions. We all know the success stories of Uber, Airbnb and
other technology start-ups that have rapidly changed industries globally. Join
us to find out about some of the local stories and potential future areas of
forum, local investors in this space will be presenting a useful introduction
and outline explaining venture capital, its context and opportunities in South
Africa and the fundamentals as an accessible alternative asset class.
by Ian Lessem and Grant Rock, founding partners of HAVAÍC, a Cape-Town based
Venture Capital and advisory firm that specialises in early-stage, high-growth
African businesses. The company also provides corporate advisory and capital
raising services to emerging, internationally scalable businesses.
A light supper will be served after the event.
Want to attend but can't afford to? email Nkawus@gibs.co.za for one of the limited free seats available.
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