Venture Capital Course Coming July 29-30
With the rise of entrepreneurship in East Africa, there is a parallel rise in misunderstanding of the role of venture capital, how to pitch to venture capital, how to scale an early-stage high-growth venture, etc.
So Savannah Fund decided to partner with Knife Capital and the University of Cape Town to bring you: VC Course.
- When: July 29 & 30, 8am-5pm
- Where: iHub
- Who: Anyone with a vested interest in entrepreneurship and business building (entrepreneurs and investors)
- Price: Corporate: $1000, Qualifying Startup: $350.
Update: We have added 2 local partners to help localize the content & material relevant for East Africa. Anjarwalla and Khanna/Africa Legal Network, voted top legal firm in Africa and Delyde Associates, accounting, tax, audit and book-keeping firm that counts Google and International Finance Corporation (IFC) as clients across Africa.
What you’ll learn in two days:
- FIND: Finding Lucrative Early-Stage Investments (the early-stage investment ecosystem; identifying potential investments; the investor pitch).
- MAKE: The Investment Process (due diligence exercise; valuation principles; legal closure and key legal terms).
- GROW: Growth Strategies (control mechanisms/ corporate governance; operational activities; strategies to scale a business).
- REALISE: Realising Business Potential (realisation of business strategies; positioning a company for a potential investor/ strategic partner; a successful exit process).
Participants will obtain a number of investment and draft legal templates at the end of the course to take with them. They will also receive a Certificate in Early-Stage Investments from the UCT’s Graduate School of Business!
Directions for registering:
- Register on here. http://www.gsb.uct.ac.za/e.asp?c=759
- Scroll down and click ‘Apply’
- Fill out the online application. Make sure you check the right date (29/07/2014 – 30/07/2014).
- To pay by bank transfer: check ‘EFT’.
- If in Kenya, to pay by M-PESA/Credit Card: Use Click here to pay with PesaPal.
We look forward to seeing you there. Register now before space runs out!
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Please contact Audrey at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.