The 2015 Ventureburn Startup Survey: the true shape of SA's startup space revealed

Stuart Thomas (Senior Reporter), Memeburn

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The Ventureburn Startup Survey, in partnership with First National Bank (FNB), investment advisory firm Clifftop Colony and analytics company Qurio, polled just under 200 tech startups which with the aim of uncovering the “true picture of the South African startup landscape”. Each of the startups were asked 38 questions that covered (among other things) funding, the profile of their founders, revenues and everyday challenges.

Entrepreneurialism and Business / Dual / Impart wisdom / Engaging / Beginner

Event: Johannesburg

Hashtags: #startups, #survey, #entrepreneurship

Other speakers: Erin Murdoch

Best for: Entrepreneurs, VCs, Angel Investors

Speaker country: South Africa

Questions this session will answer:

What are the major challenges facing the country’s entrepreneurs?
What do South Africa’s startup founders look like?
What sectors are startups more prevalent in?
What types of funding are startups securing, and where are they getting their money from?
Why are people flocking to startups to work there?
Where is the most startup activity happening in South Africa?

Supporting material:

There will be a deck once the results go live.


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