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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:

 

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2017 Speaker Programme

Time

Speaker

Topic/Theme

08h30 - 08h35

Marius Alberts
Regional Leader - Deloitte Western Cape

Welcome

08h35 - 08h45

Minister Alan Winde
Minister of Economic Opportunities -
Western Cape Government

Opening address

08h45 - 08h50

Mweli Ndaba
Independent Consultant

Event master of ceremonies

Speaker Programme Commences

09:00 - 09:20

Matsi Modise
Managing Director - SiMODiSA

Sketching the SMME landscape

09:20 - 10:30

Panel Discussion facilitated by Africa Melane, Cape Talk

FUNDERS
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Andrew Whitty - Rainfin
-
Roy Fine - Growth Grid Capital
- Arnold February - Business Partners
- Clive Butkow - Grotech

Alternative funding models and new approaches

10:30 - 10:40

TEA

10:45 - 11:15

Rapelang Rabana
Thought Leader and Entrepreneur

Inside of Innovation and Value Creation

11:20 - 12:10

Panel Discussion facilitated by Ryan Ravens - Accelerate Cape Town

CORPORATE ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

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Adam Ismail - Webber Wentzel
- Mishinga Kombo -  Pick n Pay
- Ntombi Nonxuban - Rise Uniforms
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Richard Qonto - Pendairies

Strategic sourcing, and the opportunity (or not) it presents; how business and parastatals buy and procure services, what support or technical training is available, access to finance and access to market.

12:15 - 13:00 

LUNCH

 

MASTERCLASS

13:00 - 13:55

Jason Goldberg
Founder of 10XE; Founding Director of Edge Growth; Co-Founder of Vumela Fund

Scaling up your business: managing growth in your business as you scale up (lessons learnt, findings and advice)

14:00 - 14:55

Dylan Kruger
Strategist – M&CSaatchi Abel

 

Target Market Segmentation in SA and driving sales through cost effective marketing strategies using social media

15:00 - 15:55

Arnold February
Business Partners

A finance Focus session, understanding the numbers, entrepreneurial mistakes and structuring forecasts

16:00  

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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