GFA’s Must Attend Web Events For The Week June 6-June 12
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.
Serial entrepreneur and author Nic Haralambous is hosting a regular stream for startup founders and business owners called StartSomething.
This week Haralambous talks to Catherine Lückhoff, CEO of 20fifty.
Date: 9 June, 2pm
Throughout the month of June, Bitcoin peer-to-peer marketplace, Paxful, will be hosting a series of free, virtual sessions to teach viewers more about the cryptocurrency sector.
The first sessions will deal with the use of bitcoin as a philanthropic tool.
Date: 9 June, 5pm
In this webinar, LifeCheq speaks to founder and CEO of MFS Africa, Dare Okoudjou, on how to reimagine how our society works in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Date: 9 June, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
In this live stream, Heavy Chef will host former Nigerian president Olusegun Obansanjo. Together with author and analyst Greg Mills and Emmanuel Agbeko Gamor, host of the Unpacking Africa podcast, he will discuss how Africa can respond to the pandemic.
Date: 9 June, 6pm to 7.30pm
Location: Heavy Chef
LifeCheq will host former Springbok rugby player Brian Habana (pictured above). While continuing to be an expert rugby analyst for the UK’s Channel 4, Habana has launched a digital sports marketing agency called RetroActive.
Most notably, he is currently the co-founder of a fintech startup called Paymenow, which is a financial wellness and inclusion platform that promotes responsible financial behaviour and gives employees access to wages they have already earned.
Date: 10 June, 5.30pm
In this live, free webinar, LaunchLab CEO Josh Romisher will give an overview of the critical entrepreneurial lessons business owners can practice during a recession.
Date: 10 June, 8am
The Africa4Future Showcase 2020, powered by Airbus Bizlab, GIZ and UP42, and implemented by Nigeria’s CcHUB, will unveil the 10 companies selected for the third cohort the Africa4Future accelerator.
These companies, from seven African countries are using remote sensing technology (satellite imagery) to tackle the food insecurity and infrastructure deficit problems across the continent.
Date: 11 June, 12pm to 3pm (Nigerian time)
Investors, financial advisors and financial professionals are encouraged to join this Section 12J training session presented by Jaltech’s Jonty Sacks. A number of slots will be available over the coming weeks.
Date: 12 June, 11am to 12pm