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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

30 Sep 1-2PM

THE IDEA AUCTION IS HERE!

We’ve imagined a New Africa! Come and support the 2015 Upstarts’ teams and bid for your favourite idea! Cape Talk’s Kieno Cummings is our MC with amazing performances ...

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WORKSHOP WEDNESDAYS

30 Sep 1-2PM

2015 UPSTARTS’ HIGHLIGHTS

We’ve captured the magic of UCT Upstarts 2015! Watch the highlight clip here!

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FUN FRIDAYS

30 Sep 1-2PM

CHECK OUT THE NOMINEES!

The Idea Auction is here! Come and support the 2015 Upstarts’ teams and Crowd-fund the ideas you think will make Africa work better! Go towww.thundafund.com/uctupstarts and win rewards! ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

30 Sep 1-2PM

THE IDEA AUCTION IS HERE!

We’ve imagined a New Africa! Come and support the 2015 Upstarts’ teams and bid for your favourite idea! Cape Talk’s Kieno Cummings is our MC with amazing performances ...

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WORKSHOP WEDNESDAYS

30 Sep 1-2PM

HOW TO GET TO THE LABIA THEATRE

Catch the Jammie Shuttle or carpool. Make sure you give yourselves enough time in case of traffic. Starts 6 for 6:30pm. Download the Jammie timetable here.

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FUN FRIDAYS

30 Sep 1-2PM

CHANGE AFRICA IN A SNAP!

The Idea Auction is here! Come and support the 2015 Upstarts’ teams and Crowd-fund the ideas you think will make Africa work better! Go to www.thundafund.com/uctupstarts and win ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

24 Aug 1-2PM

POP UP CLASS “YOUR LEGACY STARTS NOW”

SPEAKER #1 Dr Mark Vella is one of South Africa’s foremost wellness innovators and thought leaders. His competence lies in the social innovation enterprise, education, strategic leadership, and ...

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WORKSHOP WEDNESDAYS

26 Aug 1-2PM

POP UP WORKSHOP: “BUILDING MY PERSONAL BRAND”

Nikki Wohlman is a Professional Integral Coach. She has extensive experience in the field of Organisational Learning, managing and facilitating many leadership development, culture change and transformation initiatives. ...

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FUN FRIDAYS

28 Aug 1-2PM

TEAM COACHING

Thundafund Campaign Deadline! Well done you’re on your way to the Upstarts’ Expo! Last round of Q & A’s and support will take place today. NB: Team-Meet-up in ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

19 Aug 1-2PM

POP UP CLASS “DESIGN A NEW AFRICA”

Tasos Calantzis is an industrial designer and the CEO of Terrestrial, a consultancy to organizations like P&G, The World Bank and Philips. Terrestrial has won Red Dot and ...

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WORKSHOP WEDNESDAYS

19 Aug 1-2PM

POP UP WORKSHOP: “PRODUCT INNOVATION, RAPID PROTOTYPING & MAKER SPACES”

SPEAKER #1 Marco Rosa is a managing partner at Formula D interactive and has a passion for technology, education and gaming. In his position as Managing Director he ...

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FUN FRIDAYS

21 Aug 1-2PM

TEAM COACHING

FOUR MINUTE pitch reviews & valuable coaching feedback are this week’s focus. Plus we’ll be continuing with the Thundafund Checklist to make sure you’re all on track. The ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

11 Aug 1-2PM

POP UP WORKSHOP: “DESIRE VS. PERMISSION: HOW TO TRANSLATE YOUR IDEA INTO A MEMORABLE BRAND”

NB: Monday 10th is a public holiday, so we’ll see you all on Tuesday 11th. Jake Bester is the Executive Creative Director of Publicis Machine, AdReview's Break-through agency ...

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WORKSHOP WEDNESDAYS

12 Aug 1-2PM

POP UP WORKSHOP: “DESIGNING A MARKETING CAMPAIGN”

Carl Fredrik Sammeli is the Founder of Prime PR, the world’s most awarded PR agency by Cannes Lions between 2010 - 2015. He has over 20 years of ...

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FUN FRIDAYS

TBA 1-2PM

TEAM COACHING

FOUR MINUTE pitch reviews & valuable coaching feedback are this week’s focus. Plus we’ll be continuing with the Thundafund Checklist to make sure you’re all on track. Today ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

3 Aug 1-2PM

POP UP WORKSHOP: “DIGITAL INNOVATION – INSPIRING CHANGE THROUGH INTERACTION”

SPEAKER #1 Jonathan McKenzie is a globally awarded entrepreneur who takes a technology-based, human-centric approach to co-creating new products, services and branded experiences that help businesses and communities ...

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WORKSHOP WEDNESDAYS

5 Aug 1-2PM

POP UP WORKSHOP: “HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN SOLVE REAL-WORLD PROBLEMS”

SPEAKER #1 Elizabeth Gould is the Co-Founder & CEO of codeX, which is growing the next generation of African coders. She believes that developers with strong product focus ...

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FUN FRIDAYS

7 Aug 1-2PM

TEAM COACHING

Get valuable feedback for your pitch video at this Friday’s Team Meet-up and stand the chance to win a professionally filmed Thundafund campaign video worth R5000! We’ll also ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

27 Jul 1-2PM

POP UP CLASS: WOOD FOR THE TREES: THE MOST IMPORTANT LESSONS IN BUILDING A PURPOSE-DRIVEN ORGANIZATION.

As a Yale University World Fellow and an Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellow, Saul Kornik is a strong advocate for leadership through a measurable culture. His ability to lead ...

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WORKSHOP WEDNESDAYS

29 Jul 1-2PM

POP UP WORKSHOP: HOW TO ACHIEVE GREAT RESULTS & LIVE YOUR LIFE PURPOSE WITH A 1-PAGE BUSINESS PLAN

Christoff Oosthuysen has helped thousands of entrepreneurs find their flow in what they do, and how to make a difference by realising their life purpose, while also achieving ...

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FUN FRIDAYS

31 Jul 1-2PM

TEAM COACHING & CASE STUDY

Crowd-Funding Case Study: Oliver Brain is driven by innovation, passion, technology, collaboration and left-field thinking. Today he’ll showcase how his brainchild, Street Sleeper is more than just a ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

20 Jul 1-2PM

POP UP CLASS: PITCHING SHOWCASE

The Raymond Ackerman Academy is a post-matric level academy that offers an inspiring and innovative six month programme in entrepreneurial development. Ultimately it strives to help young people ...

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WORKSHOP WEDNESDAYS

22 Jul 1-2PM

PITCHING PRACTICE : HOW TO BE A STORYTELLER AND PITCH YOUR DREAM IDEA

From the fast-paced world of corporate finance in London, Richard Jamieson returned home and shifted to human development work – first as National Development Manager at the Democratic ...

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FUN FRIDAYS

24 Jul 1-2PM

TEAM COACHING

Get valuable feedback for your pitch video at this Friday’s Team Meet-up and stand the chance to win a professionally filmed Thundafund campaign video worth R5000! We’ll also ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

11 May 1-2PM

Building a business with values – the Mr Price & Mr Price Foundation story

Natasja Ambrosio will be talking to us about her journey with MR Price, the formation of the MRP Foundation, and the importance of sustainable design. NB: Pop-up Class ...

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WORKSHOP WEDNESDAYS

13 May 1-2PM

Cause-Related Product inspiration & ideation

First ambassador for the MRP Fundation’s ambassador & mentorship programme, Anisa Mpungwe, will explain how fashion can make a difference, followed by a cause-related product workshop where you’ll ...

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FUN FRIDAYS

8 May 1-2PM

Make A Difference with Denim

This Friday is all about connecting. From finding your match, to decking out your denim. Snap selfies, make a difference and connect. NB: Team-Meet-up in “The Change Room” ...

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