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The Inspire Sessions: The Platforms (CPT) - Aisha Pandor, Katlego Maphai, Wesley Lynch

  • Workshop17 17 Dock Road Cape Town, WC, 8002 South Africa (map)

Aisha Pandor, Katlego Maphai, Wesley Lynch



  • Aisha Pandor, CEO of SweepSouth

  • Katlego Maphai, CEO of Yoco

  • Wesley Lynch, CEO of Snapplify

  • Khaya Dlanga (Panel Facilitator), CMO rain mobile

One of the most coveted positions in tech entrepreneurship is to be able to call your business a 'platform'. It creates a community and a moat around your business that renders it extremely hard to compete against. In October, we're featuring three CEOs who have done exactly that. Aisha Pandor is the co-founder and CEO of Sweepsouth, one of the most lauded startups in Africa. Katlego Maphai is the CEO of Yoco, which recently sailed past 50,000 vendors. Wesley Lynch is the CEO of Snapplify, which received over $2m in funding to further expand its marketplace platform into global markets. This event is compulsory for anyone considering a tech startup. We will be delving into the challenges and opportunities that each of these entrepreneurs have faced on their journey, looking at the lessons that we can all apply to our own ventures.

This event will be held at the stunning Workshop17 venue in the centre of Cape Town's crown jewel, V&A Waterfront, with a breathtaking backdrop of Table Mountain to the side of the stage. Heavy Chef CEO Fred Roed will MC the event and complimentary wine and beverages will be served.


This event is scheduled at 6pm for 6:30pm. Please arrive early to enjoy complimentary Backsberg wine, Sir Fruit smoothies and juices, tasty Terbodore coffee and ice-cold Goodleaf CBD-infused flavoured sparkling waters. You can use the extra time to strike up conversations with random strangers and, who knows… maybe you’ll meet the next Larry to your Sergey, or the next Thelma to your Louise?