The Programme

Western Cape Funding Fair  

Should you wish to view the two previous Western Cape Funding Fair programmes, please peruse them here:


2018 Speaker Programme




08h30 - 08h35

Marius Alberts
Regional Leader - Deloitte Western Cape


08h35 - 08h45

Rashid Toefy
Deputy Director General DEDAT

Opening address

08h45 - 08h50

Mweli Ndaba
Independent Consultant

Event master of ceremonies

Move to Auditorium

09:00 - 09:45

Pavlo Phitidis
Aurik Business Accelerator

Building a relevant business into the future

09:50 - 10:30

Paul Kim
CEO of Picsa

Fireside chat on funding, the lessons learnt in fund raising

10:35 - 11:10

Panel Discussion featuring Pavlo Phitidis

Building a relevant business into the future

TEA 11:10 - 11:25

11:30 - 12:15

Panel Discussion featuring Kieno Kmmies, Eshana Manichand, Ryan Ravens and more

Enterprise and supplier development: Opportunities for emerging suppliers and small businesses, key considerations and requirements

LUNCH 12:15 - 12:45


12:50 - 13:25

Arnold February
Business Partners

A finance focus session: understanding the numbers, entrepeneurial mistakes and structuring forecasts

13:25 - 14:10

Hayley Walters
Seed Academy


Using Digital in business

14:15 - 15:00

Peter-Jon Thebus
Department of Economic Development & Tourism

Investment Readiness for SMMEs

 CLOSE 15:00

Contact us

Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism:

Peter-Jon Thebus
Tel: +27 21 483 9026

Deloitte contacts:

Lynn Mountford

Tessa Philp

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