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On Friday (17 July), CEO of Transaction Capital, David Hurwitz alongside Head of Commercial Banking at Standard Bank, Craig Polkinghorne, and Divisional Executive for Venture Capital and Corporate Finance at the National Empowerment Fund, Hlengiwe Makhathini will present their strategies on how to finance your business beyond relief funding.
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 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. These events are free of charge unless otherwise indicated.
Professor Eugene Cloete, Vice-Rector for Research, Innovation, and Postgraduate Studies at the University of Stellenbosch will be presenting as part of the collaborations series in partnership with LaunchLab and the Stellenbosch Network Business Lecture Series. This series is titled ‘Creativity, Innovation, and Leadership’.
Tickets to the webinar cost R35.
Date: 15 July, 1pm – 2pm
Location: LaunchLab Webinar
WorkInProgress (WIP), an Absa innovation lab, will be hosting a webinar series titled Wise-Up Wednesday Sessions. These sessions will feature real-life successes and lockdown challenges faced by small and medium South African enterprises. This week, CEO of DORP, Nick Dreyer shares his lockdown pivot tales of Veldskoeno and the creation of the DORP agency to assist startups in getting online.
Date: 15 July, 1pm
Location: WorkInProgress Facebook Live
Allan Gray is hosting a ‘Survive and thrive’ webinar series that will allow various thought leaders and business experts to present their strategies which can assist business owners to boost their company’s longevity and reach its full potential.
CEO of Transaction Capital, David Hurwitz will be presenting on tools and tips to finance your business beyond relief funding. Other speakers who will provide more information on the topic include Head of Commercial Banking at Standard Bank, Craig Polkinghorne and Divisional Executive for Venture Capital and Corporate Finance at the National Empowerment Fund, Hlengiwe Makhathini.
Date: 17 July, 10am
Location: AllanGray Webinar
Join Founder of Rekindle Learning, a dynamic learning tech company that provides smart learning applications that improve learning outcomes for both corporates and academia, Rapelang Rabana and LifeCheq CEO, Abu Addae for a seminar that focuses on where to attain technical skills that one would need to succeed in the ever-growing world of tech.
With over 10 years of experience in building tech, Rabana has a wealth of knowledge to offer on how to upskill yourself in the world of tech in this mini-course. The talk will address what non-tech professionals can do and should do once they have identified the consumer issue their company is dealing with and more.
Date: 16 July, 6pm- 8pm
Location: Live stream
In partnership with Facebook as part of their ‘Boost with Facebook’ initiative for African SMEs, AfricaArena is hosting a series of webinars featuring heavyweights in the Venture Capital space in Africa. This week Kalon Venture Partners CEO, Clive Butkow, and Endevor South Africa’s Capital Lead, Juliar Price will provide insight into what tools can better facilitate investment between founders and investors.
Date: 15 July, 3pm -4pm
Featured image: Kalon Venture Partners CEO Clive Butkow (Supplied)