Standard Bank has partnered with Thriving.Network to Launch Kasi Biz Sessions Event in Rustenburg

Published: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Community LifestyleBusiness Community Affairs

Standard Bank has partnered with Thriving.Network, an entrepreneurial network company, to bring enterprise development to Rustenburg at Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace on Saturday, October 21, 2017. Rustenburg will be the first to host and experience what the organisers call “Kasi Biz Sessions”.

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Kasi Biz Sessions is aimed at entrepreneurs with active businesses in the township. The purpose of the event is to contribute to township elevation through inspiration, mentorship and guidance from already established thriving entrepreneurs, operating within the identified community. The organizers announced Teboho Twala, founder of Zzero Hangover as the keynote speaker. Teboho is also the owner of Soul Africa Group – supplying various equipment and services to mines. Founder of Ditsogo Projects PTY LTD, Tebogo Anna Mashego is also in the speaker line-up. Ditsogo Projects is one of the few black female-owned metal engineering companies in Rustenburg.

 

The organisers hope to have members of the Rustenburg municipality and North-West provincial government in attendance and are inviting entrepreneurs to submit their business profiles for the Standard Bank Kasi Biz. The pitch allows five local entrepreneurs an opportunity to pitch their business at the event and stand a chance of gaining support from Standard Bank. Owners of township based businesses in the Rustenburg area are invited to send their business profiles to the following email address; [email protected] to stand a chance to pitch at the event. Ts and Cs apply.

 

Standard Bank and Thriving.Network hope to positively influence the entrepreneurial culture in Rustenburg in order to established sustainable businesses and business relationships.

 

Thriving.Network is a resource platform for entrepreneurs, constantly working towards engaging, connecting and inspiring business owners and aspirants through its multi-layered platform which includes: Thriving Magazine - a bi-monthly business and entrepreneurial magazine. Mentor Insights which includes mentorship sessions with the company’s network of established entrepreneurs. Thriving TV, which includes content on entrepreneurs changing the game in their respective industries, and Thriving Events which gathers entrepreneurs from all walks of life allowing them to share their journey and network.

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