Top startup web events in SA this week [27/07/2021]

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This week’s startup events are a mix: from a discussion hosted by Yoco to encourage small business collaboration, to an accelerator virtual demo day.

Ventureburn has updated its existing weekly series highlighting all the top startup events in Africa, focusing on web events broadcast from Africa.

If you have any event recommendations for us to add to the list, or next week’s, please 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.

All times below are set in South African time unless indicated. These events are free of charge unless otherwise indicated.

Yoco Meets: Supporting Small and Rebuilding in a Crisis

South African payment technology company Yoco will be hosting a discussion on the way forward for small businesses in South Africa in light of the pandemic.

The discussion will look at ways businesses can work together and support each other.

Special guests will include Fix Forward founder Joshua Cox and THUD founder Selebogo Molefe.

Date: 29 July, 6pm

Location: Crowdcast webinar

I’m In Accelerator Virtual Demo Day – Cohort 3

If you want to see what some early-stage tech startups are up to, the I’m In Accelerator is holding a virtual demo day for nine participants of their 10-month acceleration programme.

Venture capitalists, angel investors, corporates, and the business community are invited to view the virtual event.

Date: 30 July, 4pm

Location: Zoom event

Planning for Success: How to Take Full Control of Your Career

This workshop, hosted by Samex, aims to help potential entrepreneurs decide if starting a business is the right move for their career journey.

Participants will take part in a strategic planning session to outline the questions they need to ask themselves before making the leap into starting a business, so that they can start their journey in an informed way.

Date: 31 July, 11am

Location: Eventbrite webinar

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