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This week’s web events will provide exciting opportunities for attendees to learn about business strategies through the International Virtual Edu Expo. In addition, attendees will have the chance to understand how to boost their businesses’ online presence at the WOW Web Speedy Networking Event.
This week’s events will focus on networking and building relationships with experts in the related industries.
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.
Women of Stature Webinar Series
Woman of Stature will be hosting their last Webinar Series of 2020 with special guest speaker Dr. Frans Cronje. The webinar will offer training and coaching by professional business leaders with the aim of educating attendees in scenario-based strategy.
Dr Frans Cronje who directs the Centre For Risk Analysis (CRA) will be discussing scenarios from his recent book titled, ‘The Risk or Fall of South Africa’.
Dr. Cronje successfully wrote two books about the future of SA and has advised hundreds of South African corporations, foreign investors, and policy shapers.
Date: 30 November, 7pm
International Virtual Edu Expo (IVEE)
The International Virtual Edu Expo (IVEE) will be sponsored by SMD Technologies. The expo will provide online students the opportunity to compare their current schooling situation with new ideas offered in the market by innovative providers.
Date: 1-3 December, 12am
Location: Virtual Expo
Online One-to-One MBA Event
AccessMBA will be hosting one-to-one online meetings this week with the world’s top Business Schools. The aim of the online event is to encourage business leaders to build a sustainable career path through MBA (Master of Business Administration) or EMBA (Executive Master of Business Administration) studies.
The event will focus on business development and growth. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with MBA admission directors through a 25-minute video call and guidance from the MBA consulting team.
Date: 3 December, 11pm
The WOW Web Speedy Networking Event
The WOW Web will be coming to Cape Town to ensure attendees are given the opportunity to network.
People who are seeking to gain attraction online and promote businesses are encouraged to join this event. It will however allow attendees to make new connections and build on business relationships by interacting with as many attendees.
The event will last an hour and aims to spark new connections with businesses that will be mutually beneficial
Date: 1 December, 10am
Location: Online event
Fintech trends in 2020
Rise, a global community of startups and corporates will be hosting an event looking back at fintech trends in 2020. Speakers will include Nigel Verdon, CEO, and Co-founder of Railsbank, and Jeremy Nicholds, CEO of Judopay.
Experts will discuss the success of fintechs that have launched in 2020 and the state of the investment landscape. The discussion will include looking at innovative solutions that assisted consumers, communities, SMEs, charities, the self-employed, and the underserved.
Attendees will be given the opportunity to ask experts questions after the 45-minute discussion and hear predictions for fintechs and the investment landscape in 2021.
Date: 3 December, 6pm
Location: Online event
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