Latest Past Events

Collaborative Solutions for SA’s Energy Crisis with Alwie Lester, Special Advisor on Energy

We are currently facing an unprecedented energy crisis in South Africa, one that demands attention and collaborative solutions. With energy being the greatest economic challenge nationally and regionally, Accelerate Cape Town will be hosting a Thought Leadership engagement with Alwie Lester, former Eskom Executive and Special Advisor on Energy to Premier Alan Winde, along with […]

Stemming the Talent Exodus, with Dr Shirley Zinn

According to data from the South African Statistics Office (Stats SA), the number of skilled professionals leaving South Africa has been steadily increasing over the years. In 2019, a total of 32,400 people with critical skills, including engineers, health professionals, and businesspeople, left South Africa. This was a significant increase from the 21,800 people who […]

Lunch with Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis & Deputy Mayor Eddie Andrews

At COP27, President Cyril Ramaphosa launched the new JET Investment Plan (JET-IP) which sets out in detail how South Africa proposes to use the $8.5bn the EU and several developed nations have pledged towards the country’s transition to a low carbon economy. Embracing new economic opportunities in green technologies can drive industrial development and innovation, […]