FuckUp Nights is a global event hosted in cities around the world such as New York, London, Tel Aviv, Barcelona and Cape Town.
Events follow a standard format.
Each evening features three or four speakers who address the audience for about seven minutes, using 10 images to support the discussion.
Engagement is key.
After each speaker; questions are opened to the floor, followed by a final networking session and drinks.
The friendly get-together stems from the need for sharing the business failures that entrepreneurs overcame and that allowed them to achieve the hard-sought success that eventually followed.
Listen to the interviews in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
The name aptly describes when you hit a road bump in your business.— Lizelle van Rhyn, Cape Town Office
I did not understand the market. This was my confession on stage. I had never watched a soccer show until I started the business and I have never watched one since. It's embarrassing, but it's the truth.— Elodie Burls, Blink Tower
I learned there’s no use in trying solve someone’s problem if you’ve not experienced it yourself.— Elodie Burls, Blink Tower
Our next gathering is on the 19th of April, a Wednesday.— Lizelle van Rhyn, Cape Town Office
Tickets are available via Quicket.— Lizelle van Rhyn, Cape Town Office
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