Get ready for South Africa’s largest conference aimed at entrepreneurs and startups: The Startup South Africa Conference to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on October 10, 2014.
The conference is organised by SiMODiSA, a collaboration between various startup stakeholders: entrepreneurs, VC firms, relevant branches of government, incubators and academia.
|9:00 – 9:10am #Getting Started|
|9:10 – 9:35am Do Start-ups, matter?|
|9:35 – 10:15am Founder Stories|
|10:15 – 10:40am Entrepreneurs & Start-ups: Facts & Figures|
|10:40 – 11:00am Morning KEYNOTE|
|11:00 – 11:30am Networking Tea Break|
|11:30 – 1:00pm ‘Get up, Start-up Stage’ – PART 1|
|1:00 – 2:00pm Networking LUNCH & ‘Meet the Entrepreneurs’|
|2:00 – 2:30pm Venture Capital & Private Equity, what/ who gets funded?|
|2:30 – 3:00pm Government as an enabler for Start-ups?|
|3:00 – 3:30pm Can SA Entrepreneurs & Start-ups compete Globally?|
|3:30 – 4:00pm Networking Tea Break|
|4:00 – 5:30pm ‘Get up, Start-up Stage’ – PART 2|
|5:30 – 6:10pm ‘Hang-out’ with leading South African’s in Silicon Valley|
|6:10 – 6:30pm Closing KEYNOTE|
|6:30 – 6:45pm Start-up Voting & Closing Remarks|
|6:45 – 8:00pm Networking Cocktail Function, Entertainment & Winners|
This is a great opportunity to connect with some of the most talented entrepreneurs from around the world and rub shoulders with successful business leaders and leading startup investors.
For a full list of attendees, more info on the organisation and to buy your tickets, visit: http://www.simodisa.com/startupsa/
We’re incredibly proud to be a sponsor of yet another event which aims at boosting entrepreneurship in the local startup space. Anyone interested in networking (or with payments questions), you can find us at the event @PayFast.