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As we kick off the new year, we have an exciting number of events for this week, from unpacking how to upskill oneself with technology to identifying new opportunities for entrepreneurs.
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.
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.
Tech and the Future of Work and Business Masterclass
Hosted by LifeCheq, the Tech and Future Work and Business Masterclass will be facilitated by S’onqoba Vuba, the co-founder and Managing Director of Perpetu8 which offers niche advisory, implementation consulting, and funding services to high potential SMMEs.
The masterclass will cover and unpack what the future of technology means for your work and how you can keep yourself ahead of the curve, from what skills one needs to leverage technology and grow one career to how to develop new skills and avoid being made redundant in the continuous evolution of tech.
Date: 16 January 2021, 10am
Startup Grind will be hosting an event that focuses on how to identify opportunities available in your local area. The event will be focusing specifically on topics that are tailored for the Shiselweni Region
Date: 16 January 2021, 2pm
Location: Nhlangano Youth Centre, Eswatini
Why continued technology investment is key
The Festival of Enterprise 365 will be hosting a webinar focusing on the future of workspace, financing options for funding tech solutions, and where to get one-on-one advice for all your tech requirements. As a UK based event, this will take place virtually and provide attendees with insight into everything tech-related.
Facilitated by Andy Bone and Jason Crawford – Solutions Specialists, Dell Technologies, this is a must-attend event for small business owners.
Date: 13 January 2021, 2pm
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