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This Wednesday (22 April) LifeQ will host Aisha Pandor, the co-founder and CEO of SweepSouth, Africa’s first online platform for home cleaning services.
Then, on Thursday (23 April) The UCT GSB Solution Space in partnership with the MTN Group, will host a virtual demo day to showcase entrepreneurs who were part of its more recent programme.
Ventureburn has updated its existing weekly series that highlights all the top startup events in Africa, by shifting to focus only on web events broadcast from Africa. This includes webinars as well.
If you have any event recommendations for us to add to the list, or next week’s, please let us know in the comments below or send us an email. Please notify us by the Friday of the week before the event.
Not all the events are free and some will require booking in advance. Please click on the event names to find out more information.
All times below are set in South African time, unless indicated.
Alexandria Angels which hosts Egypt’s Techne Summit, is running a series of free online interviews with worldwide experts every Sunday and Tuesday.
This Tuesday, Techne Bytes will interview Peter Cowley, the president of the European Business Angel Network (Eban). Cowley is also the former chair of the Cambridge Business Angels and was UK Angel of the Year 2014.
Date: 21 April, 8pm
In this webinar, Silicon Cape aims to advise entrepreneurs on the importance of well-being — including human resources, remote working and psychosocial support.
Speakers include Psychologist Barbara Bayne, Leigh Bowden from Workspace Synergy, ConsultUp’s Jackie Kennedy and HR consultant Fatima van Toorn.
Date: 21 April, 5.30pm to 7pm
In this webinar Hub 71’s vice president of operations and programmes, Tarek Fouad, will detail Hub71’s incentive programme and the Hub71 MENA Growth Competition 2.0.
Date: 22 April, 11am (Dubai time)
AfriLabs will be hosting a virtual panel discussion themed “A Candid Conversation: How can Hubs Surmount the Covid-19 Pandemic?”.
The panel will consist of a number of experienced hub managers across Africa.
Date: 22 April, 11am (GMT)
LifeQ will host Aisha Pandor, the co-founder and CEO of SweepSouth, Africa’s first online platform for home cleaning services.
Pandor will talk about how entrepreneurs can build up resilience in the face of adversity and what actions we all can take to help each other and our country bounce back from this crisis.
Date: 22 April, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
The UCT GSB Solution Space in partnership with the MTN Group will be hosting a virtual demo day event to showcase entrepreneurs who were part of its most recent programme.
The cohort features nine ventures working on a range of high-impact solutions, namely: Contego Protego, ZarGa, Prim-U, Lalela, AskCicero, Visar, GreenED, SameStart and Dream Factory Foundation.
Date: 23 April, 11am to 1pm
Heavy Chef’s popular evening events are now being livestreamed using the community event platform Crowdcast.
This event will feature Rob Paddock, CEO of Valenture Institute and co-founder of Getsmarter; Professor Rob Lue, founder of HarvardX; and Miles Kubheka, founder of Vuyo’s Restaurant.
Date: 23 April, 6pm to 8pm
Dazzle Angels, an angel investment group that invests in female founders, is hosting “Dazzle Den”. The forum offers entrepreneurs a chance to ask key business related questions during these uncharted times and connect with other entrepreneurs.
Date: 24 April, 11am to 12pm
Virtual Yoco Meets offers entrepreneurs a community to create connections, share experiences and trade insights.
Date: 24 April, 6pm
Editor’s note (13 April): We updated the listing with Knife Capital and Aurik’s webinars.
Featured image: SweepSouth co-founder and CEO Aisha Pandor (Supplied)