PRELIMINARY BIGFIVE SUMMIT
AGENDA

11th May 2022

Half-Day Small Business Workshop Workshop 17 V&A Waterfront

17:00-19:00 - BigFive Summit Pre-Event Reception

12th May 2022

Day 1 - Workshop 17 V&A Waterfront

07:30 - 09:00Coffee, Tea & Registration

09:00 - 09:15 - Welcome & Introduction + opening presentation: “The Africa SME Digital Ecosystem”

09:15 - 09:45 - Headline Address

09:45 - 10:00 - Startup Demo #1

10:00 - 10:30 - Networking break

10:30 - 11:00 - The Future of Africa’s Local Search Ecosystem

11:00 - 11:30 - Innovations in Small Business Financial Inclusion

11:30 - 11:45 - Executive Interview

11:45 - 12:15 - Buy Now, Pay Later and Other Payments Innovations

12:15 - 12:30 - Startup Demo #2

12:30 - 13:30 - Networking Lunch

13:30 - 14:00 - Investor Outlook -- The Future of Investing in African Innovation

14:00 - 14:30 - A Look at Earned Wage Access Platforms

14:30 - 15:00 - Dark Stores, Cloud Kitchens, and Virtual Restaurants

15:00 - 15:30 - Networking break

15:30 - 15:45 - Startup Demo #3

15:45 - 16:15 - Small Business Panel 1

16:15 - 16:30 - Startup Demo #4

16:30 - 17:00 - Judges Award Winner of Day’s Startup Competition

17:00 - 19:00 - Networking Reception

Delegates are encouraged to organize dinner groups to enjoy some of Cape Town’s many great
restaurants.

13th May 2022

Day 2 - Workshop 17 V&A Waterfront

07:30 - 08:30 - Coffee, Tea & Registration

08:30-08:45 - Day 1 Highlights

08:45-09:15 - Headline Address

09:15-09:45 - Building Africa’s Home Services Marketplaces

09:45-10:00 - Startup Demo #1

10:00-10:30 - Networking Break

10:30-11:00 - Unpacking Africa’s API Economy

11:00-11:30 - Understanding the Coming DeFi Revolution

11:30-12:00 - Evolving Africa’s Location-Intelligence Ecosystem

12:00-12:15 - Executive Interview

12:15-12:30 - Startup Demo #2

12:30-13:30 - Networking Lunch

13:30-14:00 - eCommerce for SMEs

14:00-14:15 - Startup Demo #3

14:15-14:45 - Delivering SEO to Africa’s SMEs

14:45-15:00 - Executive Interview

15:00-15:15 - Startup Demo #4

15:15-15:45 - Judges Award Winner of Day’s Startup Competition

15:45-16:00 - Final Thoughts

16:00-17:00 - Farewell Drink

- END OF CONFERENCE

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Block A, 2nd Floor
7 West Quay Road
V&A Waterfront
Western Cape 8001
Republic of South Africa

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