Top startup web events in South Africa, Africa you should know about this week [15/06/2020]

Today Startup Grind Pretoria will host a panel discussion on female founders who are inspiring, educating and connecting entrepreneurs.

This, while on Wednesday (17 June) business panellists will look at the future of the business relationship with your customer, in the first part of three in the Ecom2020 Webinar Series.

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.

Nic Haralambous StartSomething stream

Serial entrepreneur and author Nic Haralambous is hosting a regular stream for startup founders and business owners called StartSomething.

This week Haralambous talks to Heather Moore of SkinnyLaminx and discusses the ups and downs of starting a business, keeping it alive in a global pandemic and the ins and outs of being an entrepreneur.

Date: 15 June, 2pm
Location: Crowdcast

Celebrating female entrepreneurship

Startup Grind Pretoria will host a panel discussion on female founders who are inspiring, educating and connecting entrepreneurs.

The panellists are Glo Mo Solutions founders Gloria Phakathi, speaker and coach Sipho Mtakati and Heavenly Bliss SA founder Thato Nyathi (pictured above).

Date: 15 June, 6pm to 7.30pm
Location: Startup Grind

All about cryptocurrency

Throughout the month of June, Bitcoin peer-to-peer marketplace, Paxful, will be hosting a series of free, virtual sessions to teach viewers more about the cryptocurrency sector.

This week’s sessions are Back to basics (16 June) and Bitcoin and Paxful 101 (18 June).

Date: 16 June and 18 June, both 5pm 
Location: YouTube

Build your online platform

In this OnlineX Gathering webinar, Josh Jaffe, creative director at Brand Infusion, and Dylan Berger, project manager and copywriter at Brand Infusion look at how you can build your own website.

If you are one of the first 300 people to register, you will receive a free Chat Marshall voucher valued at R2000.

Date: 17 June, 1pm to 2pm
Location: Zoom

Your customer has been rocked, how should you react?

This interactive webinar, which forms part of the three-part Ecom2020 Webinar Series, looks at the future of your business relationship with your customer, exploring their needs and expectations of your business.

The webinar will feature C-Suite business advisor Julia Ahlfeldt, Wirecard’s Hannalie Marsh, RTB House’s Tomasz Wnuk, Neural Sense’s Dr David Rosenstein and Cape Union Mart Group’s Kia Abbott.

Date: 17 June, 2pm to 3.30pm
Location: Ecom2020

Business assessment training

The purpose of Rudi Kruger’s QuiCA – Quick Continuation Assessment is to help business executives and entrepreneurs to quickly assess the viability of their businesses and how it may threaten their continued existence.

QuiCA is a simple yet highly effective tool that will help the users to quickly determine their trading positions and solvency.

Date: 18 June, 10am to 11.30am
Location: Zoom

Section 12J training webinar

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.

Date: 19 June, 11am to 12pm
Location: Jaltech

Featured image: Heavenly Bliss SA founder Thato Nyathi (Facebook)



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