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Aisha Pandor: Building A Successful Platform Business

Aisha Pandor: Building A Successful Platform Business

Aisha Pandor is an African tech powerhouse and one of few black female tech startup CEOs both here and internationally. She spoke to the Heavy Chef community about her experience building a successful platform business, as well as about how platform businesses have democratised tools and services, providing a powerful way to amplify your business.

Event Report: Techpreneurs Aisha Pandor, Katlego Maphai And Wesley Lynch On Doing Good And Doing Well

Event Report: Techpreneurs Aisha Pandor, Katlego Maphai And Wesley Lynch On Doing Good And Doing Well

We were lucky enough to have SweepSouth’s Aisha Pandor, Yoco’s Katlego Maphai and Wesley Lynch from Snapplify on the Heavy Chef stage for an Inspire Session dubbed ‘The Platforms’, where we unpacked the challenges and opportunities that each of these entrepreneurs have faced on their journey, while looking at the lessons that we can all apply to our own entrepreneurial ventures.

Aisha Pandor: An African Tech Powerhouse

Aisha Pandor: An African Tech Powerhouse

SweepSouth’s Aisha Pandor is an African powerhouse. One of few black female tech startup CEOs both in South Africa and internationally, she has the distinction of being the only African woman in the world to co-found and run a platform. Pandor has led SweepSouth, an online end-to-end platform for booking, managing and paying for home cleaning services, into one of the fastest-growing startups in the country.

Khaya Dlanga Joins The Platforms Event Alongside Aisha Pandor, Katlego Maphai, Wesley Lynch

Khaya Dlanga Joins The Platforms Event Alongside Aisha Pandor, Katlego Maphai, Wesley Lynch

Rain Mobile CMO Khaya Dlanga joins three of the country’s most successful tech entrepreneurs are coming to the Heavy Chef stage as part of the ‘Inspire’ Series, a Heavy Chef collaboration with Discovery Business Insure. Aisha Pandor, Katlego Maphai and Wesley Lynch will speak at The Platforms event on 31 October at Workhop17 at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. They will be joined by Khaya Dlanga, who will chair the panel discussion that evening.

Speaker At This Month's 'Platforms' Event, CEO Of Sweepsouth Announces R50m In New Funding Round

Speaker At This Month's 'Platforms' Event, CEO Of Sweepsouth Announces R50m In New Funding Round

Following the investment from Naspers Labs announced on Heavy Chef earlier this year, startup news publication Ventureburn broke the news yesterday that Cape Town-based on-demand domestic cleaning service SweepSouth raised more than R50-million in its latest funding round. Sweepsouth CEO Aisha Pandor is a speaker at the Heavy Chef event on 31st October in Cape Town, alongside Katlego Maphai of Yoco and Wesley Lynch of Snapplify.

The Healthy Business Podcast #3: Secrets To Success With Aisha Pandor

The Healthy Business Podcast #3: Secrets To Success With Aisha Pandor

SA’s challenges are a breeding ground for innovative opportunities, says SweepSouth CEO, Aisha Pandor. Hear about the SweepSouth growth from an idea created by need to a start-up sensation that is the first on the continent to bring technology to home-cleaning services. Aisha talks to Heavy Chef CEO Fred Roed about changing careers, the challenges and the satisfaction of owning your own business, and her vision to address societal needs while running a thriving business.

SweepSouth Receives R30-million Investment From Naspers' $100m Foundry Fund

SweepSouth Receives R30-million Investment From Naspers' $100m Foundry Fund

SweepSouth revealed that it is the recipient of a R30-million investment by Naspers. In October last year, Naspers announced that it had created a $100m fund aiming at investing, via its venture capital fund Naspers Foundry, in local South African startups. SweepSouth is the first significant deal within the fund to be concluded. SweepSouth, founded in 2014 by Aisha Pandor and husband Alen Ribic is an online cleaning services platform that connects clients with domestic cleaners.

EVENT - Heavy Chef Startup Nation: Two Of SA's Most Exciting Startups

EVENT - Heavy Chef Startup Nation: Two Of SA's Most Exciting Startups

2017 has been super exciting, and at the end of July, Heavy Chef Events will be continuing our inspire and empower series, with the focus on entrepreneurship. This time, we’re casting a lens on two of Africa’s most exciting startups: SweepSouth and Augmentors.