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Top startup web events in South Africa, Africa you should know about this week [11/05/2020]
Today at 9.30pm Saudi Arabian time, check out the demo day for Misk 500’s third cohort and engage directly with the founders of 16 innovative startups from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
On Wednesday, Stellenbosch Network will host a webinar where Jeremy Lang, the regional general manager of Business Partners, will talk on the various Covid-19 relief funding available to SMEs in South Africa.
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.
Misk500 Batch 3 Digital Demo Day
Watch the Misk 500 Batch 3 Digital Demo Day and engage directly with the founders of 16 innovative startups, and get first access to presentations demo videos, team bios, and more.
Batch 3 consists of a diverse group of startups from the Middle East and North African (MENA) region hailing from Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE.
Date: 11 May, 9.30pm (Saudi Arabian time)
This LifeQ webinar looks at how your prepare your career or business for what’s coming around the corner. How do you position your professional and entrepreneurial ventures to not only survive but thrive and help our economy bounce back?
This talk combines insightful analysis, model-based story-telling and scenario analysis to help you plan your career during the greatest crisis of our time.
Date: 12 May, 5.30pm
Covid-19 funding available for your business
In this webinar, hosted by Stellenbosch Network, Jeremy Lang, the regional general manager of Business Partners, will talk on the various Covid-19 relief funding available to SMEs in South Africa.
Date: 13 May, 1pm to 2pm
How to build trust with foreign investors
In this webinar Ampco looks at capturing convergence and building trust with international investors
Ampco is an advisory firm focused on companies in emerging markets. The organisation is currently exploring the needs of young companies and ventures seeking assistance with fundraising, operations, and market strategy.
Date: 13 May, 4pm to 5pm (Kenyan time)
Investors, financial advisors and financial professionals are encouraged to join this Section 12J training session presented by Jaltech’s Jonty Sacks. A number of slots will be available over the coming weeks, with the first one to start on 8 May.
Date: 15 May, 11am to 12pm
In this webinar, Outsourced CFO hosts a panel-style discussion with some of its top chartered accountant advisors.
The aim is to share learnings from advising a variety of Cape Town businesses on financial, leadership and communication issues.
Date: 14 May, 1pm
Location: Founders Events
Virtual Yoco Meets offers entrepreneurs a community to create connections, share experiences and trade insights.
Date: 15 May, 6pm
Nic Haralambous weekly business stream
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 talks to M&C Saatchi Abel managing director Faheem Chaudhry, about the agency world during a Covid-19 existence — what it means, how it’s changed the agency business and much more.
Date: 15 May, 2pm
Featured image: Startup founders from Misk 500 Accelerator’s second cohort (Supplied)