These events offer entrepreneurs across Africa the opportunity to grow their prospects and their business acumen.
One of the things that should be on top of every entrepreneur's agenda are networking goals and the value of creating a broad network for every business.
We have put up a list from Daniel Mpala of Venture Burn with recommended startup events every entrepreneur should know this coming week.
These provide an opportunity for startups to hear from other founders, learn from the seasoned captain of industries and scout for new business.
Join Akro Capital founder Janine Basel at Startup Grind Cape Town’s sixth birthday party.
Date: 7 August, 5 pm to 9 pm
Location: Amazon Web Services, Wembley Square 2, 134 Solan Rd, Gardens, Cape Town
EasyEquities CEO Charles Savage will address how to start your own investment portfolio and where to begin when looking for startup investors.
Date: 8 August, from 12 pm to 2 pm and 1 pm to 1.45pm
Location: Stellenbosch University Library Auditorium, Stellenbosch
Join this Amazon Web Services (AWS) event to learn how to use AWS services effectively and interact with peers, AWS experts and APN Partner First Distribution.
The event is aimed at introducing you to its best practices, billing, cost consumption, and providing foundational knowledge on core AWS services.
Date: 6 August, 11 am to 2 pm
Location: Design Quarter Complex (Regus Office), Leslie Road, Johannesburg
Heavy Chef has teamed up with Discovery Business Insurance for the Inspire series of events which connect the Heavy Chef audience with the greatest technologists, leaders and creatives in the business world.
The first two speakers are Discovery co-founders Adrian Gore and Barry Swartzberg.
Date: 6 August, 6pm to 8.30pm
Location: 1 Discovery Place, Sandton, Johannesburg
The summit will bring together 250 great minds, captains of industries, executives, professional women and entrepreneurs, that will together advance a practical dialogue and way forward on the role of women co-creating a new leadership culture that is inclusive and progressive.
Date: 7 August, 8 am to 5 pm
Location: The Maslow Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg
Join serial entrepreneur Matt Brown as he launches his latest book Your Inner Game: 12 principles for high-impact entrepreneurs.
Date: 8 August, 6pm to 6.30pm
Location: Exclusive Books, Hyde Park, Johannesburg
Startup Grind Bloemfontein hosts Tafadzwa Kachara who is an intellectual property and technology transfer consultant lead at Kachara.
Date: 7 August, 6 pm to 9 pm
Location: @59 Plenty, 59 General Dan Pienaar Drive, Bloemfontein
Startup Grind Abomey hosts Ismat Group founder Ismene Ahamide.
Date: 8 August, 6 pm to 9 pm
Location: University of Abomey-Calavi, Faculty of Health Sciences, Boulevard of the Marina, Cotonou
Top startups from Ghana will pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup in the country.
Date: 8 August, 4pm to 7.30pm
Location: SB Incubator Accra, Silver Star Towers, Airport City, Mezzanine Floor, Accra
The Devimpact Institute will host a training course on grants management. The course will be taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group work and case studies. Participants will be issued a certificate on completion.
Date: 5 to 9 August, 8 am to 4.30pm
Location: Devimpact Institute, TRV Office Plaza, Muthitho Road, Wastelands, Nairobi
The Blockchain Association of Kenya invites interested parties to share thoughts on the most recent report by the Distributed Ledgers Technology and Artificial Intelligence Taskforce.
Date: 7 August, 5.30pm to 8pm
Location: Mettā Nairobi, 14 Riverside Drive, Suite 6A, Nairobi
Join Future Females for an evening of inspiration, wine and celebration, to connect with and hear from other successful and aspiring female entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, as well as to officially launch the Nairobi Chapter of Future Females.
Date: 10 August, 3 pm to 6 pm
Location: Workable, Sanlam Tower, Waiyaki Way, Nairobi
Startup Grind Ogbomoso hosts Qeola creative director Tommy Michael.
Date: 10 August, from 4 pm to 7 pm
Location: The Lab 50, Ilorin-Ogbomoso Road, Ogbomoso
Header Image Credits: Startup Grind Cape Town on Facebook
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