The e-commerce industry in South Africa has experienced a boom since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic — and Black Friday was no exception….
This week’s line up of events covers how to access startup financing, mentorship for fintech startups to accessing the power of Forex in order to increase one’s funding as a startup.
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.
Hosted by Waxdale Ecosystem Inc, the webinar focuses on their ventures initiative, FndrVestr. The new platform which has launched allows entrepreneurs to pitch their idea to investors through audio.
The webinar focuses on how to access financing for startups and will expand on how to use the new platform. The platform serves to create endless opportunities for those seeking financing for their startup.
Date: 3 August, 7pm
Startup launcher programme
Waxdale has created a Certified Launcher Programme and will be hosting a webinar at the necessary software tools with weekly online meet ups.
The launcher programme is free to join and aims to help startups launch their business within 60 days. The weekly online meetings will provide advisory services
Date: 4 August, 8pm – 9pm
Forex As A Source Of Funding
Startup grind is hosting a webinar that focuses on forex trading as a source of funding for startups. Darren Campher, CEO of DC Consulting will be hosting the webinar and has a wealth of experience in corporate environments, lecturing, event management and business development roles.
The foreign exchange or forex market is the largest financial market in the world – larger even than the stock market, with a daily volume of $5.1-trillion, versus $84-billion for equities worldwide, according to the 2016 Triennial Central Bank Survey of FX and OTC derivatives markets.
Campher provides his insights and experience to our audience to discuss how this can be utilised to fund your business initiatives.
Date: 5 August, 6pm
AWS Mentorship Day, Fintech Startups
AWS is hosting a group mentor session for Fintech startups with an expect to have all attendees questions answered. Attendees are able to submit their question topics before the session for the panel of six peers and an expert to help guide entrepreneurs in the fintech scene.
Group mentor sessions provide opportunities for startup leaders to discuss key challenges and FinTech best practices with experienced startup experts and their peers.
Date: 4 August, 9am – 5pm
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