Here’s a compilation of webinars and online events.
You’re stuck at home. Before diving in, let’s take a second and reflect on the fact that we’re the lucky ones who are safe at home. Now let’s put that to good use and learn something so we can go be the innovative people we are and make things better for everyone around us. Here are 25 webinars you can make time for during your day. Give it the time you would have given your commute to work and back on an ordinary Tuesday pre-corona.
List of Webinars by Category
We’ve broken it down into three categories to help you identify which ones right for you:
Founder (F), Aspiring Entrepreneur (AE) and Startup Employee (SE).
We can’t say that either : Pierre Cléroux and Alka Sood have been studying and designing strategies for optimizing profits during COVID-19, since they graduated with a degree in Pandemic Management… Nevertheless, Cleroux does have 25 years of experience as an economist and advises Bank’s senior management teams, while Sood is a senior consultant in financial management. In conclusion, if you’re going to seek guidance from someone, it should be them, and it should be this webinar.
This Webinar is hosted by Magnitt and held by Muhammad Chbib so we’re already sold. Many people have lost their jobs since the pandemic has begun. It’s a very sad situation and no one takes a decision like firing people in a time like this lightly. On the other hand, does the pandemic mean that you have to work twice as hard and higher more people to survive? Is there a secret option number 3?
You might have contemplated “What’s the one industry that isn’t suffering from this?”. Did you find one? We had that thought and thought of streaming platforms like Netflix or Anghami. Want to know if that’s true? Well this is a webinar by the Co-founder of Anghami himself, Elie Habib. What does the man behind The Sound of Freedom think of the whole situation?
History repeats itself, does it not? So why not take a lesson on what happened the last time people faced a crisis like this. Loannis Loannou, an Associate Professor is ready to share all the academics behind the 2008-10 global financial crisis that he’s been researching to help you from making mistakes that have already been made before.
Another academic lesson because you’re not alone in the world. It’s important to know what’s happening around you to be well rounded. Plus, you never know when inspiration will hit you. This webinar will help you understand how the world might reshape so you can see where you fit and your startup will fit in it.
Digital Transformation: Using Tech for Growth During a Pandemic
[Private for EPN Community]
The description of this event uses the words “lifeboat” and “safeguard” so yes, we’re there! We need some of those! Fady Younan, the GM of Extreme Solution has a lot of experience in digital transformation and boy do we need some transforming right now.
It can be hard to find people you trust. Often you know exactly what you want so you might as well do it yourself. Other times you find your employees running out the door as soon as their working hours are over, yet somehow you’re still too busy to leave. Didn’t you hire them to make your life easier? This webinar will help you with some key tips on leadership and management for this specific pickle.
We’ve all pitched ideas to influencers or large platforms, only to get their pricing list as a reply. Often we wonder if that last zero was a typo or if they genuinely meant it. Just like there’s hacks to everything else, there are hacks to this! This webinar will help you understand what stories people will want to cover and how you can fit your social media handles in there to get the attention pointed on you.
You have to sign up for this one in advance BUT let’s be real, chances are you’ve spent your last few team meetings brainstorming how you’re going to optimize your services online. People are stuck at home and the thing they consume the most is the world wide web. You’re going to want to get your foot in the door. Chris O’Shea will help you understand how you can develop or advance your metrics to understand your customers and increase sales.
If you’re wondering what the difference between content creation and content curation is: look it up before you sign up to this webinar. This session will help you place your strategy and measure what works vs what doesn’t. In a time where everyone is on their phones because they literally have no place to go, this might be one where you bring a notebook and three pens.
Who disrupts markets? Startups. Which market needs disrupting? Everyone’s. This huddle is for all the innovators to come together (virtually of course, because social distancing!) and find not only different ideas, but different solutions! How would we have dealt with this issue five years ago? How would we deal with it if it happened in ten years and we had private UFOs and the sky was the limit? You never know what ideas might inspire the next big thing.
“Be creative!” – It’s easier said than done, OKAY?! New York Times-bestselling author of the book Disciplined Dreaming and tech entrepreneur, Josh Linkner knows a thing or two about what you can do to spark the fire in your brain and get the ideas flowing. How many of the five core mindsets of innovation do you know? After this webinar, you’ll know them all and much more you didn’t before.
There’s so many articles with the words crisis, pandemic, recession. But there must be SOME good coming of this, isn’t there? There are always two sides of the coin. This is exactly what this webinar is about. What can philosophy teach us from this strange time we’re living in? “Institutions and leaders that help to satisfy that hunger for meaning will emerge from the crisis far stronger than those which do not” says the description. We’re interested…
It’s easier to spot someone else’s mistakes than your own. But what if we told you there are 7 specific ones you need to make sure you’re not doing? First, you need to understand them and why they’re destructive to make sure they don’t have an affect on the potential of your startup.
This one is a little different. Have you seen the Live-Instagrams that celeberities have been going on where you ask them question in hopes that they’ll see your message and respond? This is EXACTLY that. The Ministry of Testing Cairo one of the most supportive global software testing community across the world and they’re answering your questions related to performance and security testing.
Some people are natural at talking on the phone, small talking or making connections with people without even thinking about it twice. Extra skills never hurt. We’re also almost certain that the person who you think is so great at speaking, learned it somewhere too! This course will open your eyes to a few hacks you didn’t know where there when it comes to doing business.
Have you heard of Noon Academy? Amr El Selouki was the Egypt Market Launcher/Business Development Manager for that. Chances are that if you’ve heard of him, it’s because of something he worked on and it obviously succeeded! Noon Academy is one of the most well known platforms in any household with students. He’s worked on a lot of different projects and he’s ready to give you insider tips! All you have to do is open your laptop.
This already began on March 24th, but it’s still ongoing until April 14th. You can catch up on what you’ve missed but basically this is the type of binge you want to go on these days. If you want to get a little taste of all the different things you can indulge on, this tackles everything from employee success to reshaping existing programs.
This is basically Houseparty but Startup Style! Join Speakers from Ticketswap, Snaptravel, Tigerspike, Transferwise, NO BS and Loopio all come under one roof to talk about knowledge in UX, Product and Engineering. If you’re not available, don’t worry, there will be an aftermovie – it’s all going to be recorded and uploaded later, but you can send in your questions now to have them answered!
Everyone knows that ideas are the easiest part. It’s EVERYTHING after that that’s difficult. Chinedu Echeruo has spent the past two years researching and collecting insights from over 100 entrepreneurs and experts, together with his team. Attend this webinar to absorb all their knowledge because there’ll definitely be something you need to hear about how to get your product or service off the ground.
You have an idea that’s too big for just the local market, but opening up an office in another city isn’t quite the right move to make just yet. Eng. Ahmed Tolba, a member of the SECC Experts Network, shares what he has uncovered in his past 20+ years of experience helping you understand everything from what mindset you should have to how you can manage your sales.
Are you really in the ecosystem if you haven’t heard about RiseUp’s free online webinars yet? They’re bringing together the biggest players in our local field to give you the most relevant and realistic strategies and insights you could possibly need. Example? This one is by Cairo Angel‘s Ahmad Samir.
Yes, international webinars might look fancier but there’s nothing more valuable than relevance and reliability. This is why we highly encourage you to look for people around you and draw from their experiences. Here’s Hany O. Soliman from PayTabs and Ahmed El Sherif from Startupbootcamp laying the financial technology landscape in Egypt out for you, in relation to how you can help in the times of COVID-19.
What is financial inclusion’s role? Especially in startups? What about in emerging institutions? Mr Ahmed Mansour is not only a financial technology expert, but he’s also one of those people that knows a lot about Blockchain, banks and payment systems. If you’re in the Fintech scene, this is definitely one you should sign up for right now.
It’s stressful. For everyone. Everyone stressed. Either you were or you still are. It all has an immense load on your body. It’s important to remember to breathe and take a moment out of this messy situation and just relax. We promise it’s good for you. If you’re an employer, tell your employees to do it. If you’re an employee, tell your employer to tell your colleagues to do it. You’ll thank us later.