Mentor Lead

Start with Seven – Sw7 – is the largest Mentor Led Techstartup Accelerator in Africa offering a 9 week part-time evening mentor-led programme with over 70 Tech Founder CEOs mentoring.

Mentors

Programmes

The Sw7 Programmes take Founders of Techstartups through a 7-step process covering the full life-cycle of a Technology business, from launching and growth through to exit.

Programmes

Register

In 2015, Sw7 programmes will be held in Johannesburg from January 27th,
Cape Town from April 14th and
in Durban from July 28th.
Registration is open.

Register

BOSI Assessment

Sw7 offers Individualised Strategy and Entrepreneurial Profiling Sessions using the Sw7 Methodology and the BOSI Assessment.

BOSI Assessment

Events

Sw7 provides regular monthly meetups and both group and individual mentoring sessions throughout the year. See below for the next event.

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The Sw7 portal provides access to events, information, resources and content relevant to Techstartups in Africa, helping Tech Founders on the continent connect.

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Programmes

Sw7 Accelerator

The Sw7 Accelerator provides a curriculum based on the 7-step process covering the full life-cycle of a Tech Startup from Ideation, Incubation, Acceleration & Commercialisation through to Growth, Expansion & Exit.

Curriculum - Strategy, Vision & Values aka your ‘Why’, Customer and Market Validation, Financial Modelling, Monetisation & Pricing, Building Your MVP & Pivoting, Traction & Momentum, Putting in Systems & Processes, Hiring the Right Team and The Holy Grail – Funding & Bootstrapping.

Pricing – R12,000

Funding - Microsoft BizSpark Programme will fund R7,200 should you sign up and be accepted to the BizSpark Programme – you pay R4,200.

Dates - Johannesburg (Rivonia) – Jan to March 2015. Cape Town & Pretoria – Dates to be advised.

Registrations will commence in November 2014 for Intake 2015.

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Sw7 Express

Two day high intensity programme covering the Sw7 framework and how to apply it.

Pricing – R3,000

Dates to be advised.

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Upcoming Events

Sw7 provides regular monthly meetups and both group and individual mentoring sessions

Partners


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Mentors

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    Keith Jones

    Keith Jones, CoFounder at Various
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    John Swanepoel

    John Swanepoel, Founder / CEO at Neuratech
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    Dietmar Frey

    Dietmar Frey, Founder / Chairman at Sky Messaging / Explicy
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    Andrew Smith

    Andrew Smith, Co-Founder / MD at Yuppiechef
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    Vincent Maher

    Vincent Maher, Chief Innovation Officer at MixIT
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    Marlon Parker

    Marlon Parker, Founder / Explorer at RLabs
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    Daniel Guasco

    Daniel Guasco, CEO for Groupon SA
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    Marc Herson

    Marc Herson, COO at 2go
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    Mark Forester

    Mark Forester, Co-Founder at WooThemes
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    Sheraan Amod

    Sheraan Amod, Internet Entrepreneur at Personera/ SpringLab
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    Tobie van Zyl

    Tobie van Zyl, Founder / CEO at MoneySmart
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    Eran Eyal

    Eran Eyal, Founder / CEO at Springleap
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    Warren van Wyk

    Warren van Wyk, Co-Founder of Payspace
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    Carl Wallace

    Carl Wallace, Founder / CEO of Vigo
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    York Zucchi

    York Zucchi, CEO, CCD of Hello Health
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    Graeme Pyle

    Graeme Pyle, CoFounder of Task Putty
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    Andries Malan

    Andries Malan, CoFounder of Task Putty
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    David Milligan

    David Milligan, CEO at Matchi
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    Kevin Fleischer

    Kevin Fleischer, Angel Investor
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    Ryan Harrison

    Ryan Harrison, COO of eAdvance Group
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    Mike Wronski

    Mike Wronski, MD of Fuseware
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    Emma Kaye

    Emma Kaye, Founder / CEO of Bozza
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    Catherine Luckhoff

    Catherine Luckhoff, CEO / Founder of HQAfrica
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    Dinesh Patel

    Dinesh Patel, Founder / CEO of Orderin
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    Philip Kiracofe

    Philip Kiracofe, Co-Founder / Investor at Horizen Ventures
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    Bevan Ducasse

    Bevan Ducasse, CEO wiGroup
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    Daren Fuchs

    Daren Fuchs, Managing Director for Supernice
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    Aaron Marshall

    Aaron Marshall, CEO / Designer at Over
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    Warren Bond

    Warren Bond, Co-Founder and CEO of Luminous, Co-Founder of Matchi
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    Walter Penfold

    Walter Penfold, Managing Director at Prefix / Everlytic
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    Jonathan Crisp

    Jonathan Crisp, Director and Founder of Barnowl GRC and Audit Software
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    Joana Picq

    Joana Picq, Entrepreneur in Mobile - Head of International and Biz Dev at Jampp
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    Faizal Ladha

    Faizal Ladha, CEO at Digiram Digital Curriculum
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    Ellie Hagopian

    Ellie Hagopian, CEO at Nomosphere and Deputy Chair at WAPA
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    Andy Hadfield

    Andy Hadfield, Digital Native
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    Andre De Wet

    Andre De Wet, CEO at PriceCheck
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    Anthony Bizos

    Anthony Bizos, Executive at Thyme Capital
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    Eric Edelstein

    Eric Edelstein, Tech Entrepreneur / Angel Investor / Rainmaker
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    Allen Jaffe

    Allen Jaffe, Founder / Owner of R.O.I. Media
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    Yossi Hasson

    Yossi Hasson, Entrepreneur, Technologist, Speaker and MBA Lecturer. Co-Founder and CEO of Synaq
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    Craig Corte

    Craig Corte, Chief Digital Officer at Kagiso Media
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    Tony Davis

    Tony Davis, CEO / Managing Director at Dovetail Business Solutions
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    Richard Firth

    Richard Firth, CEO / Chairman at MIP Holdings
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    Nevo Hadas

    Nevo Hadas, Director at &Innovation
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    Mohamed Nanabhay

    Mohamed Nanabhay, Investor, Entrepreneur, Media Hacker
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    Mike Prentice

    Mike Prentice, CEO Silica Holdings
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    Marco Broccardo

    Marco Broccardo, CEO at Eurocom
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    Justinus Adriaanse

    Justinus Adriaanse, Ex Founder & CEO of PrivateProperty.co.za
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    Carl Wallace

    Carl Wallace, Founder and CEO of ViGO
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    Justin Spratt

    Justin Spratt, Managing Director - Quirk
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    Geoff Garrett

    Geoff Garrett, CEO at SalesRehab
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    Gavin Symanowitz

    Gavin Symanowitz, Passionate Innovator & Founder at FeedbackRocket.com
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    Keet Van Zyl

    Keet Van Zyl, High-growth Venture Investor

Founders

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    Keith Jones

    Sw7 Founder

    About Keith Jones

    Keith Jones launched and ran his own IT business for eleven years. He exited by reversing on the stock exchange in London (AIM), did two fund raises, 1.5m GBP and 5m GBP, six acquisitions, an MBO and a couple of disposals. The entity they created was the leading business intelligence business in it’s sector in Africa and is now worth over 1B Zar. His fifteen years experience of performance management, strategy execution and analytics assists Techstartups in accelerating their launch and growth into a highly competitive market.

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    Odette Jones

    Sw7 Founder

    About Odette Jones

    Odette Jones has international Board level experience with listed companies such as Experian, Symantec, L’Oreal and Timberland. London based for eighteen years, her focus was on emerging markets primarily in the HR space. Her background in organisational psychology and coaching at an executive level together with her strong focus on team and individual performance management leverages the BOSI profile to assist the Founders in understanding how to drive engagement and performance at an individual and team level.

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