WeThinkCode_ Demo Day: Venture Building in Tech

WeThinkCode held a demo day for some of the participants in their E Squared-sponsored Venture Building Program in partnership with Seedstars. Social Entrepreneurship Head, Cheryl Jacob spoke on a panel about how young tech talent should start thinking like entrepreneurs.

Attending demo day for the Venture Building program at WeThinkCode in partnership with Seedstars. We enjoyed hearing the pitches of current participants and were thrilled that they have the opportunity to learn and build their businesses through this program funded by E Squared Investments.

During the event we met three early-stage startups:

  • CartShare, is a mobile/web platform to compare prices of grocery products and view promotions and discounts. A tool in consumers’ pockets to find the best prices of their favorite products: website
  • iMali Properties, a specialized property marketplace focused on the underserved township market, helping low-income families find affordable housing: website
  • EaziThenga, a platform to enable informal entrepreneurs to build digital storefront businesses via WhatsApp: website

On top of hearing pitches, we gained some insights on entrepreneurship education in South Africa during a panel discussion from:

 and networked with a community of local investors, founders, mentors, and ecosystem enablers!