Top startup web events in SA this week [25/01/2021]

Focusing on growth strategy and insight from industry experts in both business and eCommerce, this week’s line up of events caters to individuals across the startup industry.

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.

The Trade forum 

LifeCheq is hosting an innovative and collaborative forum event where like-minded business owners can share tid bits of advice on how to scale up their business and take their side hustle to the next level. It aims to facilitate a collaborative space and encourages participants to connect and pursue their ventures.

In addition, the aim is to drive an ongoing conversation about entrepreneurship thus helping you build networks and collaboratively find ways to grow and sustain your businesses.

Date: 25 Janaury, 5.30pm
Location: Webinar  

Value based leadership lessons from ane expert

Shirley Machaba is a renowned South African businesswoman, leader and CEO of PWc will be sharing invaluable lessons from her career and life journey in partnership with LifeCheq. 

With 27 years of internal and external audit, risk management, compliance and governance experience within the private and public sector, Machaba has made a name ofr herself in the business sector.

Date: 26 January, 5.30pm
Location:  Webinar  

The future of retail

 Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of OneCart, Ariel Navarro will be hosting a virtual event that focuses on the future of retail and eCommerce. Facilitated by the StartupGrind, Navarro has a proven track track record in developing an idea to a large scale, process-driven operation and will be able to share invaluable lessons with attendees in this sector. 

Date: 28 January, 6pm
Location: Webinar 

B2B startup demand strategy

Fung-Lin Wu is Director of Retention Marketing at MongoDB, a database technology company based in New York will be using her expertise and knowledge to help B2B startups establish a growth plan and demand generation strategy. 

Hosted by Stacklist, the webinar and discussion aims to provide the best advice on how to build awarness, identify the best prospects and create and effective demand generation strategy for B2B startups. 

To attend the webinar it costs $10 (roughly R150,81) per person.

Date: January 27, 5pm
Location: Crowdcast 

Featured image: Teemu Paananen via Unsplash 



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