Startup Events in Africa You Should Know About This Week

For those in Johannesburg this week, Startup Grind Johannesburg will host MamelodiBiz and Kasi Hosting CEO and founder Monde Zuma for a business development workshop (he runs Startup Grind Pretoria ).

Also in Johannesburg at an Aurik Business Accelerator event, entrepreneur and investor, Pavlo Phitidis will discuss how to start the year with the right mindset for business.

In Nigeria, the Founder Institute will hold a Startup Legal event where attendees will have the opportunity to ask consult with legal experts on anything to do with their startups. Also be on the lookout for the several Startup Grind events that will be held around the continent.

This article is part of a weekly series that highlights all the top startup events, competitions, networking sessions, workshops and conferences in Africa.

If you have any event recommendations for us to add to the list, or next week’s, please let us know in the comments below or send us an email.

Not all the events are free and some will require booking in advance. Please click on the event names to find out more information.


Startup Grind Pretoria

Join MamelodiBiz and Kasi Hosting CEO and founder Monde Zuma for a business development workshop. He is former president Jacob Zuma’s great uncle.

Date: 21 January, 9am to 4pm
Location: American Corner – Es’kia Mphahlele Community Library, Sammy Marks Square, 347 Madiba Street, Pretoria Central, Pretoria

Start the year with the right mindset for business success

Join entrepreneur and investor, Pavlo Phitidis as he unpacks the drivers of change and talks to the early movers already positioning to own their markets in this Aurik Business Accelerator event.

Date: 22 January, 6pm to 9pm
Location: Workshop 17, 72 Katherine Street, Sandton


Startup Grind Limbe

Startup Grind Limbe will host a practical workshop on access to funding.

Date: 25 January, 12pm to 4pm
Location: Zixtech Hub, Old Road Sokolo, Limbe, Isokolo, Limbe


Accra Startup Office Hours

If you have a startup or startup idea and would like to get feedback and guidance from top local entrepreneurs, then join this event.

Date: 21 January, 6.30pm to 9pm
Location: Workshed, 47 Spintex Road, Accra


Startup Legal

Join this Founder Institute event where attendees will get the opportunity to ask experts questions on legal issues as they pertain to startups.

Date: 23 January, 5pm to 8.30pm
Location: NG Hub, 8 Montgomery Road, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos

Startup Grind Lagos

Nathan Leadgate principal consultant Olumuyiwa Oludayo will discuss how to set effective goals for successful entrepreneurship.

Date: 25 January, 3pm to 5pm
Location: Seedspace Lagos (Conference Room), 23 Agodogba Avenue, Parkview Estate, Lagos


Startup Grind Sousse

Startup Grind Sousse hosts Attila Telco co-founder and Jawhara FM’s Startup Story producer Marwen Dhemayed.

Date: 22 January, 5pm to 8pm
Location: Hive 12 Coworking Space, Résidence Bouhajeb, Avenue Yasser Arafat, Sahloul, Sousse

Drop the Mic pitching competition

Join Afktar Incubator’s Drop the Mic pitching competition.

Date: 24 January, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Location: Afkar Incubator, 5 Rue lac de Bizerte, les berges du lac, Tunis


Startup Grind Harare

Startup Grind Harare hosts a panel discussion with Brands-for-less founder Edith Maziofa-Tapfuma, Plan my Wedding’s Chelsea Evans, Ziht founder Zorodzai Maroveke and African Transmission Corporation director Victor Utedzi.

Date: 25 January, 8.30am to 11am
Location: Sabre Business World, 146 Enterprise Road, Highlands.




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