Business Investment Meeting - Pretoria

A shared platform for idea showcase, Connecting with the right audience to announce new products and build momentum for current ideas.

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Welcome to the Business Investment Meeting 2018!

BIM brings startups together to connect with the most amazing changemakers in emerging markets. We encourage startups to be part of the business investment meeting where they will present their startup ideas to investors every year.

The Audience will be a mix of investment-seeking businesses and Investors. The groundbreaking shift concept is a business auction model that allows idea presentations and opportunities for investors to invest in businesses they consider viable.

What we do

We connect stakeholders within key startup ecosystems across the country that are in route to creating the largest business community in emerging markets with the right net worth.

How we do it

Business experts from the financial, trade, and development space are invited to the event to share growth programs and ideas that can help attendees build a viable and investment ready businesses.


Ensuring viable ideas get access to finance, education, and mentorship to build a sustainable business that improves the lives of the people in the country is our priority.

Featured speakers

You’ll hear from renowned industry leaders and visionaries. Here are some of our selected speakers, they are professionals in their fields.

Marang Marekimane


Marang Marekimane, has recognised the challenge of startups and her company Business process mechanics is poised to help others to get their systems and processes in place to create solid, sustainable businesses that can go the distance.

Busi Raphekwane


She is an entrepreneur development expert, passionate about the development and growth of entrepreneurs and small businesses. Her work focuses on supporting the creation of sustainable Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMME’s) by emergent entrepreneurs to thrive and contribute optimally towards the socio-economic transformation of the country.

Ksenia Ermakova


A business coach with a style that is non-formal, easy-going, creative and clear. She brings a unique mix of coaching skills, corporate experience, entrepreneurial mindset, diverse multi-cultural background and mindfulness training. Her clients are executives, entrepreneurs and business owners who want to focus on the things that matter and to act on the change they want to bring into the world.

Refilwe Moloto


She is currently an Expert Member on Eskom Pension & Provident Fund’s Strategic Investment Committee, the second largest pension fund in Africa and Non Executive Director of Redemption Capital Holdings, a recently founded South African debt advisory firm of excellence.

Nomvuyo Bengane


Her company accelerates the personal power of entrepreneurs and leaders in business to start and/or grow a profitable business in order to attain financial freedom. An accredited Associate Certified Coach (ACC) by ICF with a Professional Business Coaching Certificate from GIBS, B Sc (Hons) Psychology degree, a Higher Diploma in Education and a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) certificate.

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The registration gives attendants access to the business network, a public business development forum for startups.

Event Venue

SammyMarks Conference Centre - 138 Church St, Pretoria Central, Pretoria, 0002(012)


Event Date 02nd July 2018 - Thursday