Innovators, entrepreneurs and investors converged at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) for the third annual Entrepreneur and Investor Conference and Funding Expo. The two-day conference, hosted by UJ’s Centre for Small Business Development (CSBD), in collaboration with IBA Global, was held at UJ’s Soweto Campus from 26 – 27 March 2014.
The conference kicked off with a Liberation of Capital Gala Reception on the evening of Wednesday 26 March 2014. At the reception, innovators, entrepreneurs and investors who have “Liberated” and transformed their respective industries were honoured.
Attendees at the conference learned about innovative, entrepreneurial and investment ecosystems, while engaging, networking and collaborating with over 1,000 fellow entrepreneurs. More than 100 experts, mentors and accredited investors gave these budding entrepreneurs the tools they need to be business savvy.