What started off as an informal gathering among friends has developed into a serious networking platform exposing entrepreneurs and start-ups to a world of new investment possibilities. Held on the first Friday of the month, The Hookup Dinner is about giving start-up entrepreneurs a voice by creating a platform from which they can network, learn
THUD is the cool and hippy networking platform right now in Johannesburg which has an unconventional mode of making returns. The Hookup Dinner started with Selebogo Molefe aka DrLifesgud and partner, building, selling and renting beam bags to events. After realizing these events lacked certain basic ingredients so relevant to young South African entrepreneurs, Lifesgud Global Investments begun THUD where
Johannesburg – The business concept of The Lazy Makoti, which means the lazy bride when translated, came to life last year when Mogau Seshoene (26) started getting requests to teach young brides-to-be how to cook traditional meals. Spotting a gap, Seshoene registered the business and currently has three employees that assist with cooking classes and administration.
Selebogo Molefe also known in his industry as ‘Dr Lifesgud’ is the Founder and CEO of Lifesgud Global Investments. He also founded The Hookup Dinner, a social networking movement that connects entrepreneurs across the country. He’s often described as a social activist who’s a marketer at heart. My background is about bringing people together. i
By Alison Job – Entrepreneur Magazine – Jun 18, 2013 The Hookup Dinner We’ve all attended a myriad of networking sessions where we’ve thought: “I could have stayed home, I don’t know anybody here. If we are honest with ourselves, it’s not that it was boring, it’s just that approaching total strangers and trying