Top startup web events in SA this week [07/06/2021]

This week’s events see an exciting mix of opportunities spanning across a range of sectors, from big business to ICT, digital pay solutions and advertising.

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.

Future of the Media discusses the power of mobile advertising

Out There Media brings you Future of Media, a series hosted by a panel of experts discussing mobile advertising and its current position in our African media ecosystem.

Panel members include:

Siya Sangweni (Moderator and brand manager)

Donald Mokgale – CEO Sub-Saharan Africa, Out There Media

Clare Trafankowska – MD, iProspect SA

Mbulelo Pahlana – media and digital manager, Reckitt Africa

Wandisile Nkabinde – senior manager: media and digital marketing, MultiChoice SA

Date: 9 June 2021, 10am
Location: Webinar

Digital Payments Online Conference

Digital PayExpo hosts an online conference in the digital payments space in Africa every year. Executive professionals, bankers, investors, startups, policy-makers, and development professionals come together to create solutions to emerging themes in the financial inclusion space. The conference will cover themes like accelerating innovative payments, e-commerce, payment gateways, tokens and real-time payments.

Date: 9-10 June 2021, 11am
Location: Online 

The Directors Event reimagines South Africa’s future

 ‘SA’s biggest board meeting,’ The Directors Event – featured by BCX and presented in association with the Institute of Directors South Africa (IoDSA) – will be held on 11 June 2021. The theme this year is Reimagining South Africa’s future

For the seventh time, three expertly moderated panels will bring together professionals from the business community. The panels will work through issues like building a leading digital economy to support SA’s economic revival, the necessity for investment in affordable, high-quality technology and skills development and solutions for a struggling healthcare system.

As part of the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies profile, The Directors Event will discuss the opportunities raised during the Covid-19 crisis.

Date: 11 June 2021, 9am – 12:30pm
Location: Online  

Featured image: Austin Distel via Unsplash



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