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From today until Thursday (28 May) tune in for presentations from worldwide ecommerce experts at the eCommerce Virtual Summit.
Among the speakers is Silvertree’s Paul Cook, Zulzi’s Vutlharhi Valoyi and representatives of various large ecommerce companies, such as Shopify and Takealot.
On Thursday, check out a webinar where e-commerce participants will discuss the opportunities and challenges for fintech in Mauritius post-Covid 19.
This, while Startup Grind Johannesburg talks to Craig McLeod, who was previously CEO of Grotech Venture Capital fund, on what investment trends startups can expect in 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.
Tune in for presentations from worldwide ecommerce experts. The event is hosted by the Insaka eCommerce Academy and sponsored by PayFast, uAfrica and Mobicred.
Date: 25 to 28 May, 10am to 11.30am
Location: Insaka eCommerce Academy
Covid-19 – a catalyst to move your business online?
Join Manuel Koser, Paul Cook, Peter Allerstorfer and Andrew Whale from investment company Silvertree as they discuss the Impact of Covid-19 on ecommerce, pertinent trends and tools worth paying attention to as well as key considerations to take into account when deciding to pivot from offline-to-online.
Register to join this free webinar by reaching out to the platform’s Virtual Assistant, “Admin Jess” via WhatsApp on +27 79 580 4916.
Date: 26 May, 2pm to 3pm
Location: Cartel Connect Online
Heavy Chef has invited three of the leading voices on the collaboration between business and government, namely Business Leadership SA CEO Busi Mavuso, Business Partners’ Jeremy Lang and Retail Capital CEO Karl Westvig.
Date: 26 May, 6pm to 7.30pm
Location: Heavy Chef
Prospects for Africa 2020
In this virtual discussion, Alexander Forbes invites you to a briefing where our experts will unpack how to manage complexity during these challenging yet exciting times.
The discussion will feature Butsi Tladi, executive head of Alexander Forbes Consulting; Isaah Mhlanga, chief economist, Alexander Forbes; Lesiba Mothata, ACMA CGMA and Craig Bentley, head of multinational consulting.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to register for this webinar
Date: 28 May, 10am to 11.30am
In this webinar on e-commerce, participants will discuss the opportunities and challenges for FinTech post-Covid in Mauritius.
The participants will include: Moris.Store founder Suyash Sumaroo, – Founder, Moris.Store, IBL’s Delphine Lagesse, Mycart.mu founder Vishal Anand and Priceguru.mu founder Yannick Ayacanou.
Date: 28 May, 3pm to 4pm Mauritius time
Startup Grind Johannesburg talks to Craig McLeod on what investment trends startups can expect in a post Covid-19 world. McLeod is the CEO and co-Founder of Get Build, a website builder company. He was previously CEO of Grotech Venture Capital fund.
Date: 29 May, 1pm
Location: Startup Grind
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: 29 May, 11am to 12pm
In this Masterclass fintech, specialist and entrepreneur Lebo Mokgabudi takes you through a step-by-step process for putting together a strategy that is tailored around what’s important to you, whether it’s pursuing executive leadership, becoming a specialist in your field or changing track completely to start your own thing.
Mokgabudi is the SA Country Manager for BFA Global’s Catalyst Fund.
Date: 30 May, 10am to 3pm
Featured image: Business Leadership SA CEO Busi Mavuso (Twitter)