TechCrunch editor Mike Butcher to headline the Net Prophet Conference

Net Prophet 2013 returns on 23rd May 2013 for its 5th year in a row. Bringing together industry leaders, passionate entrepreneurs and innovative online professionals, this year Cape Town’s top Tech/Innovation Conference promises to be bigger and better than before, with 1 500 Net Prophet attendees packing out the Artscape Opera House for a day of inspiration and innovation.

News broke early this morning when Rob Gilmour from the RAMP Foundation announced that the first of the conference’s local and international speakers for this year’s Net Prophet is to be non-other than TechCrunch’s European editor, Mike Butcher. is the online voice of the Tech and Startup world. A daily read for most in the online industry.

About Mike

Mike Butcher is a leading tech journalist having written for media giants such as The Financial Times, The Guardian and the Daily Telegraph. Aside from writing and tweeting to over 54 000 followers, the former grunge rocker has also co-founded TechHub, a nurturing space aiding tech-startups with work space, guidance, collaboration and networking opportunities. As TechCrunch’s European editor Mike takes an interest in the emerging tech hubs in Europe and Africa. He also serve on the Mayor of London’s Smart London Board, advising on Smart Cities and Entrepreneurship. He has spoken at the prestigious Monaco Media Forum and Le Web, among many other conferences, and is a Davos / World Economic Forum “Media Leader”.

Get your tickets today before it’s too late.

Early bird tickets SOLD OUT!

Only 300 VIP Tickets to this year’s Net Prophet are still available!

Aside from the 1 000 free general entrance tickets (available from 8th April), this year conference attendees are able to purchase a select few VIP tickets which will gain them:

  • Golden Circle premium seats
  • Parking
  • Access to the VIP area
  • Mingle with speakers, media and like-minded people
  • Free lunch with the speakers
  • A pimped-out gift bag
  • Access to the after party
  • Free drinks at the after party

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TechCrunch editor Mike Butcher to headline the Net Prophet Conference