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  • Mettā MasterClass : How to Raise Money for your Startup Part Two

    July 21st 2017, 6:00-8:00pm
    Mettā Nairobi, Riverside

    No Charge for Mettā Members  Ksh 500.00 for non Mettā Members  Mpesa till no. 737416 Nest Group Africa Instructions: Go to M-PESA & select Buy Goods Any entrepreneur will tell you that raising money can be the toughest part of starting your own business. While the competition for funds gradually increase each day, your chances of securing investors significantly slims. Of course, finding an investor is not impossible, but  finding the right one to contribute to their financial success is highly important. Eric Osiakwan has has been helping entrepreneurs build great companies for most of his career. Join him for the Mettā MasterClass : How to Raise Money for your Startup on Friday the 21st of July 2017. Eric will share his secrets for the following Choosing the right investor for your startup or scaleup, What investors look for in startups and scaleups, Raising money is an art not a science, Raising Money 101 principles, Why relationships matter, Raising Money stages, Preparation is key And he will take specific questions from entrepreneurs on their fundraising process                                              Eric Osiakwan, Managing Partner of Chanzo Capital Eric has worked in 32 African countries setting up ISPs, ISPAs, IXPs and high-tech startups. He Co-Founded Angel Africa List, Angel Fair Africa and currently serves on the board of Farmerline, SMS GH, Forhey, Teranga Solutions, SeeSayDo, Oasis Websoft, Siqueries, Amp.it, SameLogic, Bisa app, Wanjo Foods, Ghana Cyber City and WABco – some of which are his investments. He was part of the team that built the TEAMS submarine cable in East Africa and an ICT Consultant for the WorldBank, Soros Foundations, UNDP, USAID, USDoJ, USDoS as well as African governments and private firms. The TED, Stanford, MIT and Harvard fellow is also the author of  “The KINGS of Africa’s Digital Economy” and  co-author of the “Open Access Model”. To secure your spot, kindly RSVP. See you then!!

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