Top startup web events in SA this week [15/03/21]

This week’s lineup of events will offer entrepreneurs valuable tips and insight into how to kickstart their career. 

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.

Social Entrepreneurship

Lifecheq is hosting a webinar discussion with South African-born entrepreneur Allegro Dinkwanyane. Dinkwanyane is the founder and CEO of Orgella Group and to date, she is hailed as one of the youngest owners of a 100% black-owned media company in South Africa.

Dinkwanyane will share golden nuggets of advice on what it takes to build a thriving career in the entrepreneurial sphere. In addition, she will share her entrepreneurial journey and how her leanings towards using her businesses as a vehicle to drive social change have shaped and propelled her career.

Date: 16 March 2021, 6pm
Location: Webinar 

Inclusive entrepreneurship and leadership

Future Females is hosting an event with guest speaker, Damaris Arias on the importance of inclusive entrepreneurship and leadership. The webinar will focus on entrepreneurship, the basics of sign language, and Arias will provide valuable insight from her personal experience as an entrepreneur. 

Date: 17 March 2021, 7pm
Location: Webinar 

How to find fulfilling work

Hosted by LifeCheq, How to Find Fulfilling Work is part of The School of Life’s practical philosophy series, edited by its founder and chairman, Alain de Botton. The webinar will centre around the teachings from this novel and provide insight into how this can be applied practically to one’s life. 

It offers insight into how one might find fulfilling work by exploring competing claims, like the tension between money and status vs doing something meaningful. How to Find Fulfilling Work draws on sociology, psychology, history, and philosophy.

Date: 15 March 2021, 5.30pm
Location: Webinar 

Featured image: Product School via Unsplash 



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