Simon Ekin, Champion of Courage
The Courageous Entrepreneur
Laura Beaulier, South African Coordinator, GROUPE SOS (France)
Social Entrepreneurship in Europe: Insights for South African Entrepreneurs
Arifa Parker, Founder, AASHA Business Services
How to grow your business through communication and networking
Carl J Lotter, Stakeholder Relations Director at South African Small Medium Enterprise Federation
Linking Policy to Action
Ernest Boateng, Chief Operations Officer, South African Institute for Entrepreneurship
The Importance of Ideas and Soft Skills in Entrepreneurship
Elan Lohmann, Founder, SleekGeek
Healthy Mind, Healthy Body, Healthy Business


Billy Cobbinah, Senior Account Manager, IDC
Youth Funding (Access to funding from the IDC)
Melinda Du Preez, Independent Facilitator, Wesgro
The ABC of Exporting  – Export Snapshot (WESGRO)

Dante Botha, Strategy Director & Founder, Conversion Advantage
Conversion Advantage

Jonathan Smit, Founder of PayFast
Online payments. Insight from the founder of PayFast (PayFast)
Qondani Mamase, Department of Trade and Industry
The Department of Trade and Industry