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Western Cape Funding Fair  

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

 

2019 Speaker Programme

Time

Speaker

Topic / Theme

Key Points Covered

08:30 - 08:35

Marius Alberts
Regional Leader - Deloitte Western Cape

Welcome

 

08:35 - 08:45

Sollie Fourie
Head of Department
Department of Economic Development & Tourism

Opening address

 

08:45 - 08:50

Mweli Ndaba
Independent Consultant

Event master of ceremonies

 

09:00 - 09:30

Paul Kim
PICSA

Fire proofing your business for 2019 & beyond.  

• Getting business Fundamentals right
• The Dangers of Fundraising
• Lessons Learnt
• Executing to see results

09:30 - 10:30

Panel Discussion
                                                   
Moderator:
Africa Melane (Cape Talk)

Panellists:
Diane Boorman (Brand Analytics)
Sanchia Fairweather (Fairwether Consulting)
Sandras Phiri (Startup Grind)

The blind side of the market: Entering the great abyss.

• Start-Up and Commercialization
• Market Readiness
• Enhancing Business performance
• Inducing growth
• Frog leaping
• Fire proofing yourself before market growth.

10:30 - 11:00

Sandras Phiri
Startup Grind

Start-up and commecialisation Readiness 

 

11:30 - 12:30

Panel Discussion

Moderator:
Ryan Ravens (Accelerate Cape Town)

Panellists:
Fezeka Stuurman (Cultiver Group)
Sanchia Fairweather (Fairweather Consulting)
Mary Faulks (CiTi)

Enterprise and Supplier development Readiness and opportunities

• ESD opportunities in context
• Mentorship lessons learnt

13:05 - 13:35

Master Class 1
Rashaad Bastra
Artopsy

Building and communicating your brand

1. “You’re a walking billboard. What are you advertising?, What are you advertising by not saying a word?”
2. Brand Perception
3. Is your brand hurting or helping your business
4. 5 branding disciplines that you can apply to business
5. Exercise: - work through  - WHO, WHAT, HOW, WHY

13:40 - 14:10

Masterclass 2
Peter-Jon Thebus

Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT)

Investment Readiness for technology backed businesses

• Understanding how to prepare yourself for fund raising
• Key considerations of the investment process 
• Success factors impacting on deal making

14:15 - 14:40

Masterclass 3
Leon Lategan

Lions Den

Brand and Sales optimisation via online channels

• Start-Up and Commercialization
• Market Readiness
• Enhancing Business performance
• Inducing growth
• Frog leaping
• Fire proofing yourself before market growth.

14:45 - 15:30

Masterclass 4
Thundafund

 The future of crowdfunding

 

 CLOSE

Contact us

Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism:

Peter-Jon Thebus
Email:
peter-jon.thebus@westerncape.gov.za
Tel: +27 21 483 9026

Deloitte contacts:

Lynn Mountford
Email: lmountford@deloitte.co.za

Tessa Philp
Email: tphilp@deloitte.co.za

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