Top startup web events in SA this week [15/02/21]

With this week’s line up of events focusing on how to overcome challenges faced by African startups, attendees will gain insightful knowledge to apply and implement at their startup or small business. 

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.

Challenges faced by African startups

Held by Africa Fintech Summit and in partnership with Ovamba,this webinar is a case study series that brings together stakeholders to discuss and address the real challenges faced by African-focused startups and small businesses. 

This part of the series will showcase a case study from Egypt insurtech startup, Amanleek and the startup provides its nuggets of wisdom. The webinar will focus on the startup scene in the insurtech space in Africa.

Date: 17 February 2021, 4pm
Location: Webinar  

How to scale a startup

Hosted by Birmingham Bound, this webinar will focus on how to scale a startup, create an inclusive culture and build a diverse team. With guest speaker, Anthony Onesto, Chief People Officer at Suzy.

Onesto has a wealth of experience in the startup sector and is able to offer valuable advice on how to grow a startup. 

Date: 17 February 2021, 7pm
Location: Webinar 

Change your habits

Lifecheq is hosting a book club webinar series that covers well-known and impactful books that are making a difference to the world. This week’s webinar will explore the works of James Clear as it unpacks Atomic Habits – An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad. The webinar will cover insightful tips shared by Clear in his novel and include the following; 

  • Avoiding the common mistakes most people make when changing habits
  • Designing your environment to make success easier
  • Overcoming lack of motivation and willpower
  • Putting the ideas explored in the book into practice 

Date: 15 February 2021, 5.30pm
Location: Webinar  

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