Meet the speakers

Nic Rossless
Nic Rosslee

Nic Rosslee is an intellectual property lawyer at Africa’s leading IP firm, Adams & Adams. He is passionate about the commercialisation of intellectual property. He has experience in protecting and enforcing the rights of some of the world’s leading brands in over a dozen African countries. You can follow his song of the day recommendations at @nicrosslee and if you tweet him, he will definitely reply.

Brent Shahim
Brent Shahim

Brent is the Founder of Aqua – one of the largest digital agencies on the continent. Aqua was founded 18 years ago and it grew to a staff of 400 people servicing clients in 20 countries. Aqua’s client base include blue chip brands such as MTN, Coca-Cola, Ford, ABSA, DSTV and Investec. Aqua was acquired in 2008 by WPP – the world’s largest advertising network.

The Workspace Building

1 Chadwick Avenue, Sandton

17h00 for 17h30, drinks and snacks provided.

Please consider using a carpool or uber as limited secure parking is available. We recommend arriving early for networking purposes.


Here’s why you need to register

Helping the South African startup scene flourish.

At GrowthHub, we are looking to create a community to help the South African startup scene flourish. This initiative will assist our community by leveraging off the skill sets, experience and networks our members bring.


Who should attend?

We welcome entrepreneurs in any form

Whether you are still in idea phase or a seasoned pro, come and join us to learn, nurture and contribute to our local ecosystem.