SARECO Webinar Series

Edition Nr. 1

Support for Swiss and African Science-based Start-Ups
in Times of COVID-19

Date and Time Tue, 16th June 2020, 14:00-14:30 CEST

The Swiss – African Business Development and Research Cooperation (SARECO) launchex its first webinar on Tue 16th of June. With the focus on COVID-19 Alfredo Cuanda from Idéario Hub and Jordi Montserrat from Venturelab addressed the challenges that science-based entrepreneurs are confronted with today and share their personal approaches to move forward one’s own business.  The SARECO program is supported by the Swiss State Secretariat for Research, Education and Innovation (SERI). Afrilabs is the partner in Africa for implementing and growing the Swiss – African business development program.

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Program and Speakers

Introduction Erich Thaler (Host) – Desk for Networks and Global Partnerships, University of Basel
14:00 – 14:10 Jordi Montserrat – Venturelab
Opportunities and challenges in the post COVID support and funding ecosystem for startups and early entrepreneurs, in particular in Switzerland
14:10 – 14:20 Alfredo Cuanda – Idéario Hub/Afrilabs
Rethinking about Asset-Light Business Models and Strategies for the “Business-as-Unusual” Economy in the post COVID, particularly in African markets.
14:20 – 14:30 Q&A-Session