Top startup web events in South Africa this week [05/10/2020]

This week new entrepreneurs will have opportunities to learn how to grow their business and how to generate profit. In Cape Town, new tech entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to compete show their innovation by pitching to a panel of judges in AfricArena’s pitch event.

The events this week will surely be able to entrepreneurs new insight on not only how to begin their startup but also how to make their business grow from strength to strength.

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.

Learn how to increase your profits in Johannesburg Online Webinar

BizEntrepreneur will be hosting an online webinar to help entrepreneurs to boost sales and increase their profits. They will also learn how to get their business noticed in local and international media.

During the webinar, entrepreneurs will learn how to use social media to their advantage. They will be able to create a strategic success plan for their business.

Attendees will learn how to automate their businesses to create better responses and have more time for themselves. Entrepreneurs will also learn to adjust their sales pitch to their target market’s personality.

Date: 6 October, 7:50pm
Location: Webinar

Startup Grind hosting Daniel Mguye (in partnership with AWS)

Startup Grind in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) will be hosting a discussion with bestselling author and entrepreneur, Daniel Mguye at their local chapter in Startup Grind Mahikeng.

Mguye is the Founding CEO of PASA Global, a consulting firm that assists businesses and human resources. PASA Global also assists businesses with team-building exercises and talent management. He is the author of “Workplace Champions: Become extraordinary in the workplace.”

Tickets to the event start at R10.00 for the online event and go up to R25.00 for those who want to purchase their ticket at the door.

Date: 8 October, 3pm
LocationStartup Grind Mahikeng, Northwest Province

Cape Town Startup Pitch Event for AfricArena Tour 2020

AfricArena will be hosting an in-person pitch event in Cape Town to give tech startups to pitch their business model. The pitch event will include The Best of Ecosystem Challenge. Entrepreneurs with disruptive tech startups based in Cape Town are invited to apply here before the 2nd of October.

The judges will select the best entrepreneurs to represent South Africa at the AfrifArena Summit in Cape Town which will take place on the 24th and 25th November. The winners will VIP summit and a pitch slot at the Summit as well as a ticket to take part in their startup boot camp.

The programme for the Pitch Event will include:

– A welcome from the AfricArena team

– There will be a panel discussion from investors and startups CEOs

– The pitch competition will begin

– Time for networking

Date: 8 October, 3:30pm
Location: Workshop17 Watershed, 17 Dock Road, Cape Town, WC 8002

Featured image: Austin Distel via Unsplash 



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