Tag - Access to Markets

UK-SA Tech Hub partners with Future Females Business School for GreenTech Programme

UK-SA Tech Hub has partnered with the Future Females Business School to launch a GreenTech focused Programme. Applications have officially opened! Are you a South African based female entrepreneur looking to develop the next big green tech business? Are you passionate about technology and sustainability and looking to build a business that would create a positive social impact...

Google launches Digital Hub for SMEs

Google has announced new tools to help businesses, job seekers,  educational institutions and vulnerable populations to recover from the impact of the Covid-19 crisis, with the aim to address the need for funding, training and services across various sectors, including support for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and teachers. Among other initiatives, Google has set...

702 And Ninety-One Are Giving Small Businesses a Big Shout-Out And R20 000.

702 and Ninety One, previously Investec Asset Management, understand that the Covid-19 pandemic and recent lockdown has meant that the small businesses that rely on cash flow to stay afloat desperately need a lifeline. They also realise the need to show support for entrepreneurs, who are under massive pressure due to the lockdown but...

Applications open for TeXchange 2020: Healthcare Innovation

DCMS is building an International Tech Hub Network to support forward-thinking entrepreneurs around the globe; stimulate local digital economies, and facilitate innovation partnerships between local tech sectors and the UK and international businesses. We are now calling for applications from health-tech startups in India, Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria to participate in an exciting network-wide...

KINGSON CAPITAL PARTNERS WITH AKRO offer SA startups with a unique international boot camp opportunity

Kingson Capital, a South African Venture Capital Company committed to providing venture capital for High-Growth Tech and Black-Owned SME’s is passionate about clearing the financial hurdles for SME’s in order to sustain their startup momentum. Backed by corporates and international investors, who have shown particular interest in investing in the South African tech and...

Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa – March 2019 Cohort

Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa program starting late March 2019 and are looking for early and seed stage startups using technology to solve Africa's biggest challenges. Startups can apply using this link: Launchpad Accelerator Africa Application. Applications close midnight Sunday January 13th, 2019.   ')}

Female entrepreneurship: Is South Africa winning the gender inequality struggle?

South Africa still grapples with issues concerning gender inequality. On a global level, the facts show that even though women are prevalent in global workforce, education, employment and wealth indicators still favor their male counterparts - there are parallels to South African trends. A panel of South African panelists discuss this disparity and have highlighted a...

Four entrepreneurship archetypes

Research has identified four entrepreneurship archetypes in the South African SME market and identified the components that needs to be strengthened to ensure that these archetypes thrive: High-tech Entrepreneurship Model -  In this model intellectual property (IP) is developed by research universities or centers and commercialized with support from angel investors and venture capital. External...