This 20th June 2019, the National Computer Board operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation organised the SME TECH- INNOV Conference 2019 at the Palms Hotel, Quatre Bornes.
Some 110 participants registered to this first edition of the SME TECH-INNOV Conference. The audience comprised mainly of SME’s, MSME’s, Start-ups, Women Entrepreneurs Tech Start-ups and potential start-ups among others.
The one day SME TECH-INNOV Conference focussed on the core challenges and the various opportunities that technology and innovation can bring in the way SME’s do business. As in this modern era of digital technology, SME’s need to be aware of the various technologies that is rapidly changing the markets and the way traditional businesses are being disrupted by Companies using digital technologies.
The morning session of the SME TECH-INNOV Conference 2019 comprised of the following topics:
HOW ALTERNATIVE FINANCING SCHEMES CAN BE A KEY TO KICK START YOUR INNOVATION JOURNEY.
Mr Suryadev Beedasy, CEO, SME Equity Fund
Mr Michal Szymanski, CEO, Mauritius Africa Fintech Hub
E-COMMERCE FOR SMES: BOOSTING UP SALES, REDUCING COSTS AND AUTOMATING COMMERCE
Mr Sebastien Leblanc, Executive Director, MIPS
Whereas the afternoon session comprised of the following three topics:
Mr Avinash Meetoo, Senior Adviser on Technology, Communication and Innovation
DIGITAL MARKETING FOR INCREASING SME REACH AND ONLINE VISIBILITY
Mrs Ranjana Foogooa, Managing Director, Sphere Media Technologies
Mr Manish Lobin, Information Security Consultant, NCB