Monetizing GeoSpatial Tech with Willy Simons

Activity Description

he Geo-spatial technology is already becoming a darling of the business world. Think about more direct business models such as Uber, Sendy, OkHI , services led models such as Google Maps services or software based companies such as Esri. Businesses are fast adopting location-based services and monetizing them. Over the past 18 years, that Willy has worked in the industry, he has definitely learnt a thing or two about how best young innovators in this field can take advantage of the fast-moving wave.

Having started out close to 18 years ago, Willy has amassed experience in providing services and will be sharing his experience Founding 3 Geospatial Companies. Oakar Services, Esri Eastern Africa and now Spatiality.

This Fireside Chat is hosted by StartupGrind Nairobi. Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting 400,000 founders in over 200 cities. We nurture startup ecosystems in 85 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Entrepreneurs. The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies.

Join us for this Fireside Chat over a lot of coffee or beer as we learn from Willy's experience.

Programme for the evening

6.00 PM: Networking and Drinks

7.00 PM: The Fireside Chat

8.00 PM: More Networking