After the success of Grindstone-1, Knife Capital has commenced the process of selecting the next 10 companies for our year-long entrepreneurial development programme to assist post-revenue scalable innovation-driven businesses in accelerating strategy execution.
[See Grindstone-1 results here: http://knifecap.com/grindstone-infographic.php ]
On the morning of Mon 13 Oct, we are hosting a thought-provoking session with…Continue
Posted on October 2, 2014 at 9:00
All ten companies experienced an average of 61% increase in revenue while mastering business fundamentals
Investment company, Knife Capital’s entrepreneurial leadership programme, Grindstone, has completed its first year with all ten participating companies experiencing significant business growth.
The year-long program took ten businesses with proven traction through an intensive review of their strategies and provided them with the necessary support to build a…Continue
Posted on August 16, 2014 at 8:48
Based on the success of our 2013 Investment Readiness Programme with the Western Cape Government (Economic Development and Tourism) to up-skill and connect Cape-based SMEs, we are doing it again!
Because early-stage investment requires access to knowledge, networks and funding, the programme brings together these three elements in partnership with the UCT GSB and Knife Capital. It seeks to capacitate…Continue
Posted on August 1, 2014 at 9:30
See my @Storify recap of the event.
The Knife Capital Exit Conference focused on exit-centric business building – engineering growth of African private companies to position them for premium-priced exits.
The 2014 event in Stellenbosch had around 120 delegates - a great mix of VCs, Corporates, Angel Investors and Startups. The speaker profile included M&A experts with experience in…Continue
Posted on May 21, 2014 at 12:00