. LeaderEx Programme – Simodisa's Events
Description Time
1. Young & Gifted 10:30 - 11:15
Age is nothing but a number. A robust discussion by South Africa's young entreprenuers that have started and succeeded in business
2.Youth Unleashed - Keynote Address - Local Young Entrepreneur 11:30 - 12:00
A keynote address by South Africa's young talent to talk about The New South African DNA! How young people of this country need to redefine their identity. One that does not see colour, creed or gender, but one that will foster innovation and a culture of entrepreneurship as a way to build our nation for future generations.
3.The Big 'F' Word 12:15 - 13:00
A candid convesation about funding available for Start-Ups in South Africa, why it is a challenges to access it, and how to go about funding your start-up business.
4. Fail Fast, Fail Often 13:15 -14:00
We often hear the success stories of the rich and famous, but hardly hear about their start-up failures. This will be a robust discussion with a panel of successful entrepreneurs that have failed and failed again to get to where they are.
5. The journey of an entrepreneur 14:15 - 15:00
From idea to execution, this panel will have discussions with entrepreneurs at different stages of their entrepreneurial journey. They will unpack the challenges and opportunities that exist along the way.
6. Starting Up in Africa - Keynote Address *African Speaker* 15:15 - 15:45
A successful Pan African entreprenuer who has mastered the African continent will give a keynote address on how they did it in Africa!
7. Mentorship Do's and Don'ts 16:00 - 16:45
Tapping into the mind and wisdom of those who have failed, have picked themselves up and have succeeded in starting up their business, is one way of learning vicariously through them. Come learn about the do's and don’t's of mentorship
8. Hacking Red Tape 17:00 - 17:30
When you are starting a business, you have rules and regulations to follow. This can be costly and time consuming. Learn about how you can hack the red tape problem in South Africa.