25 June 2020
WorkInProgress (WIP), an Absa innovation lab, will be hosting a webinar series called ‘Wise-Up Wednesday’ sessions, featuring the real-life successes and lockdown challenges of South African small and medium enterprises.
Charmaine Lambert, head of WIP, says that, while there have been many casualties of the COVID-19 lockdown, there have also been inspiring stories of hope, persistence and innovation.
“It’s been a dark time for many small business owners. Our intention with this webinar series is to provide inspiration and guidance by providing a platform for SMEs to share their stories.”
The webinar series launches on Wednesday, 1 July with Abe Cambridge, CEO of The Sun Exchange, a South African-based renewable energy startup that recently closed a successful funding round, totaling $4 million. In the session, WIP general manager Freya Bell-Dreyer will talk to Abe about running a peer-to-peer, crypto-enabled business and the opportunities that come with solar infrastructure in Africa.
Wise-Up Wednesday sessions will run weekly on the WorkInProgress Facebook page: @WIPCapeTown.
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