Top startup web events in South Africa, Africa you should know about this week [29/06/2020]

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This Wednesday (1 July), Sun Exchange founder Abe Cambridge will talk about a peer-to-peer, crypto-enabled business and the opportunities that come with solar infrastructure in Africa.

On the same day, LaunchLab and Stellenbosch Network will host Anton Pretorius of Sologix as he talks on the business philosophy for growth, “Focus – Fuel – Fight”.

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.

Tapping into franchising

Startup Grind Johannesburg with be in conversation with Bathabile Moreki on how to make a franchising success – from getting started to growing your business to moving on to a new challenge.

Moreki runs Township Economic Transformation in Franchise Eco-System which offers mentorship and business support to township based businesses.

Date: 29 June, 1pm
Location: 
Startup Grind

Go-to-market strategies for startups

Join this virtual AWS Startup Garage webinar to hear from industry leaders who have successfully defined and acquired their target customers, deployed tactical launch plans, and adapted to challenging situations.

Date: 30 June, 2pm 
Location: 
AWS Activate

Product development and validation

LaunchLab and Stellenbosch Network will host Anton Pretorius of Sologix as he talks on the business philosophy for growth, “Focus – Fuel – Fight”.

Date: 1 July, 1pm to 2pm
Location: 
Quicket

The Sun Exchange’s Abe Cambridge

WorkInProgress (WIP), an Absa innovation lab, will be hosting a webinar series titled Wise-Up Wednesday Sessions, featuring the real-life successes and lockdown challenges of South African small and medium enterprises.

First up, this week is Abe Cambridge, CEO of The Sun Exchange – a South African-based renewable energy startup that recently closed a successful funding round, totaling $4-million. He will talk about a peer-to-peer, crypto-enabled business and the opportunities that come with solar infrastructure in Africa.

Date: 1 July, 1pm 
Location: 
Facebook

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: 3 July, 11am to 12pm
Location: Jaltech

Featured image: Sun Exchange founder Abe Cambridge (Supplied)

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