Yoco Co-founder & CEO Katlego Maphai shares the Yoco story and explains how Africa came to be the flagbearer for the digital payments revolution while helping South African small businesses accept card payments, often for the first time.
Mobile is one of the centerpieces of bringing small businesses into the digital age, and Gareth Murphy, GM of Online Channels, MTN South Africa, will share a vision for how SMMEs will use mobile to acquire and engage with customers, accept payments, and more effectively run their businesses.
Increasing numbers of businesses are recognising the growing importance of social messaging as a vehicle for customer engagement. Sifiso Mazibuko, Managing Director, Social Scope and a former Facebook executive, will share this roadmap for the future of social.
Praekelt.com CEO Gustav Praekelt addresses how AI, bots and machine learning are playing an increasingly critical role in local commerce and why enabling small businesses to engage in conversational commerce is a giant opportunity.
Across the world, a new generation of business owners and decision makers is emerging that work with a different set of tools and operate on a different set of values. Sandy Lohr, CEO of Matchcraft, has developed a playbook for marketing to millennials that she will share with the BigFive Summit audience.
Startupbootcamp CEO Philip Kiracofe will present findings of a brand new report produced by Startupbootcamp, InnoLeaps, and PwC based on data from 20,000 startups that applied to accelerators worldwide in 2018.
We invite up to five exciting local start-ups to present their disruptive business propositions. Startupbootcamp CEO Philip Kiracofe will challenge each participant to fully articulate their value proposition.
Entrepreneur Catherine Young explains the importance of planning for go-to-market for a business acting as the glue between marketing and sales functions. By planning the go-to-market approach upfront and executing on it both digitally and conventionally, participants will learn tricks to shortening pipelines and converting lead...