VC Office Hours

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Venture Capital (VC Office) Hours is a one-on-one between a VC fund manager or angel investor, and an entrepreneur. It is to give an entrepreneur an idea of what VC fund managers are looking for when they are considering investment into a company.

 

We believe this would assist entrepreneurs in positioning themselves when seeking investments from our VC fund managers.

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Adeliah Jacobs

Founder: ClevR

Adeliah Jacobs

I appreciated the session today with Kiara of Havaic. Her feedback was you know your market, you know how to activate campaigns and you know what you’re doing. This kind of affirmation is never wasted on a startup entrepreneur. There are days that you think you’re hitting a brick wall and you want to quit. Anything new? Yes, she suggested I look at companies beyond financial services providers (banks, insurance etc). I’ll go look at JSE listed companies who have an impact investment agenda or mandate. The other thing she suggested was to present and talk more about the benefits (what’s in it for me) for my clients. My biggest challenge is resistance to change; this is with corporate companies. They just go with what they know unless there are real benefits. In my case financial literacy is a compliance matter… a tick box exercise like BBBEE somehow. So yes… I need to carry on. Soldier on!
Keagen Gertse

Founder: EduRewards

Keagen Gertse

The session was absolutely amazing! Anton came with various different solutions and possibilities to approach my challenge, not only for the present, but future as well.

I enjoyed it a lot and appreciate that I was selected for this wonderful opportunity. Thank you so much!