SWITCH ANNUAL SEMINAR 2018

“Exploring the Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in a South African Context” 13 – 14 October 2018 at Workshop17 Maboneng

DAY ONE Saturday 13 October SE Ecosystems & Financing

Time Session Facilitator

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome!

  • Why Workshop17 Maboneng?
  • Why Switch?

Westleigh – OPEN Nhlanhla, Claire – SSEP

9:15 – 9:45 Plenary: “Exploring Social Entrepreneurship

Ecosystem in a South African Context”

Belisa – Belle & Co.

9:45 – 10:30 Play: “Switchers Build an Ecosystem” Belisa – Belle & Co.

10:30 – 11:30 Networking Tea Capacity Building

11:20 – 12:10 Breakaway Sessions:

  • Why Social ENTREPRENEURSHIP (MTN Foundation)
  • The Art of Failing (BBC)
  • How to get funder ready (Black Umbrellas)

Guest Facilitators

12:10 – 13:10 Lunch

13:10 – 14:10 Maximizing Opportunities Interactive Session BBC, NYDA, RED Bull

Amaphiko, Black Umbrellas

14:10 – 14:45 How To: “Financial Modelling for Social

Enterprises”

Asanda – ACTIVATE!

14:45 – 15:00 Working Tea

15:00 – 17:30 Digital Skills Training For Entrepreneurs Facebook

17:30 Closing and Thanks SSEP

DAY TWO Sunday 14 October Making an Impact

Time Session Facilitator

9:00 – 9:10 Welcome back! Nhlanhla – SSEP

9:10 – 9:40 Plenary: Inspirational SE story Greenpop CEO

BRICS Media Journal

9:40 – 10:30 Breakaway Sessions:

  • Building Your Narrative: “Power of storytelling & How to build your story”
  • Building M&E Indicators: “How To Plan For Impact”

Red Bull Amaphiko

Aliyah – ACTIVATE!

10:30 – 10:50 Networking Tea

10:50 – 11:50 Panel: “How ITC Plays a Role in the SE Ecosystem”

  • Q&A

Guest Panelists x 3 Switch Facilitator

11:50 – 12:15 Lessons from India: “A Startup Safari Experience” Penester & Vusi –

Switch

12:15 – 12:30 Insights: “Morning Lightbulb Moments”

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 13:45 How to: “Pitch Like A Pro” Activators

13:45 – 16:00 Pitching Den Panelists

16:00 – 16:15 Announce Winners & Prizes

16:00 – 16:30 Closing Remarks & Thanks SSEP

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