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Startup State of Nation Address 2019

Join us on the 21-22 November

The Startup State of the Nation Address (Startup SONA) event will be South Africa’s first platform for collaboration between Government, Private Enterprise and Startup community. This event seeks to understand the participation of each stakeholder within the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

An event first of its kind to bring forth true collaboration amongst the silos of Government, Private Enterprise and SME economy. We unpack as a nation what it means to actively participate and compete in the fourth industrial revolution.

Startup SONA will address the existing and upcoming agendas and challenges in the startup ecosystem, with the aim of a unified perspective and collaboration among all stakeholders.

The Startup State of the Nation Address, unpacks and voices existing and upcoming agenda’s and challenges with intention for the event to result in singular perspective and meaningful participation of all stakeholders involved goals internally, continentally and globally as a country.

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the full SSONA 2019

The Inaugural ‘Startup State of the Nation Address’ will be hosted at Impact Hub in Rosebank, Johannesburg on the 21-22 November. The Summit will be led and facilitated by the black-owned organization Legazy Group.
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Meet some of our speakers

Join our influential speakers at SSONA 2019

Mcebisi Jonas

Chairman Of MTN

Dr Judy Dlamini-Nxasana

Chairman of Mbekani

Sisa Ngebulana

CEO of Rebosis Property Fund

Mandisa Tshikwatamba


Sandile Zungu

Executive Chariman of Zungu Investments Company

Karidas Tshintsholo

CEO Khula

Marc Lubner

CEO of Afrika Tikkun

Brigit Evans

Executive Director of SAB Foundation

Bonang Mohale

Non-Executive Director Bidvest

Busi Mkhumbuzi-Pooe

Host and CEO of Tshimong

Mpho Dagada

Commission 4IR elect

Ziaad Sulerman


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Check the program for this year's conference and learn about the speakers and sessions in store for SSONA 2019

Welcome to SSONA 2019

Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) sector

Technology progress

4th Industrial Revolution (4IR)

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Pricing plans and options

Check out our booth pricing below to find the right package for your organisation.
Silver Package
R25 000
10 attendance tickets
Panel discussion x1
Vip dinner x 2
Hosting of cocktail session
Sponsor of Startup Indaba
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Platinum Package
R140 000
Promotional Media coverage interviews
Hosting of masterclass
Gift Bags
Promotional video during program inervals and interviews
Poster branding
VIP Dinner night 1 host x6 tickets
12 Attendance tickets
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Gold Package
R60 000
Hosting of masterclass
Custom Lanyards
Exhibition booth
Panel discussion
VIP attendance dinner X4
5 attendance tickets
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