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On Thursday (30 April), Founders Factory Africa and AfricArena brings together fund managers and limited partners to discuss short-term measures that can be adopted to raise investment in Africa.
This, while on Friday (1 May), Serial entrepreneur and author Nic Haralambous and Pargo co-founder Lars Veul (pictured above) discuss the changing face of logistics, warehousing, distribution and delivery in lockdown, quarantine and a post Covid-19 world.
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.
As part of its In Times of Crisis theme, LifeCheq will host the Black Business Council’s Sandile Zungu. He will talk about what is needed and what it means to step up into the leadership roles that are now needed in our communities and in our professional lives.
Date: 28 April, 6.3opm to 8.30pm
The Western Cape’s Department of Economic Development and Tourism has launched its new Jump for entrepreneurs smartphone app to help business owners in the province to grow their business.
The Stellenbosch Network will host Angela Abbott, the department’s deputy director and Tim Parle, the department’s chief director of digital economy, will explain more about the app.
Date: 29 April, 2.30pm to 3.30pm
If you’ve ever thought about starting anything, be it a passion project or a full-time enterprise, or had an idea to do something unconventional and remarkable with your career, then this Q&A session is for you.
LifeCheq talks to serial entrepreneur Nic Haralambous.
Date: 29 April, 2.30pm to 3.30pm
HiiL Southern Africa will be hosting a special webinar looking at the impact on access to justice during the coronavirus lockdown in South Africa.
An expert panel will be discussing themes such how community advice officers have been able to do their jobs, what small businesses have been seeking help with and what women at risk of gender-based violence are talking about with an online chatbot.
Date: 30 April, 10am to 11am
Founders Factory Africa and AfricArena are holding a series of interactive webinars discussing tangible solutions that address the challenges facing the African startup economy.
This, the second of three events, brings together fund managers and limited partners to discuss short-term measures that can be adopted to raise investment in Africa, including examples from those who continue to execute deals in the current environment.
Date: 30 April, 3pm
As part of its mentorship month partnership between Startup Grind Pretoria and AWS, entrepreneur Dudu Mofokeng, Seda advisor Mighty Mabule and host Monde Zuma will talk about the in’s and out’s of mentoring.
Date: 30 April, 3pm to 4pm
Join Mitchan Adams, the co-founder of SA fintech Ozow as he talks to cryptotrader and “Cryptoman”, Ran Neu-Ner on the impact of the current pandemic on different markets and how businesses are innovating to adapt to the new normal.
Date: 30 April, 5pm
Location: Ozow Facebook page
Virtual Yoco Meets offers entrepreneurs a community to create connections, share experiences and trade insights.
Date: 30 April, 6pm
Serial entrepreneur and author Nic Haralambous is hosting a weekly business stream for startup founders and business owners every Friday at 2pm.
This week Haralambous and Pargo co-founder Lars Veul discuss the changing face of logistics, warehousing, distribution and delivery in lockdown, quarantine and a post Covid-19 world.
Date: 1 May, 2pm
Editor’s note (28 April 2020): The listing has been updated with Ozow’s interview with Ran Neu-Ner on 30 April. We also included HiiL Southern Africa’s webinar on the same day.
Featured image: Pargo co-founder Lars Veul (Supplied)