Tag - Accelerate & Grow (Resources)

FSATlabs Incubator CALL FOR APPLICATIONS!!!!

Applications for the season 6 Incubation Program are now open! ⠀ ⠀ If you have an entrepreneur with an awesome startup or idea then you're exactly who we're looking. The program will offer you business support, networking, mentorship, workshops, and cool office space to work from at no cost to you. All applications are to be submitted...

Rainmaking Trade and Transport Impact programme applications close 8 Sept 2019

The program is focused on real engagement, designed to help you get traction in collaboration with industry leaders. Join us, for an opportunity to make an impact on maritime, transportation, logistics & supply chain industry. Trade & Transport Impact is a program designed to address real challenges within maritime, transportation, logistics & supply chain industry by helping the...

2019 SAB KickStart Urban Agri Programme

This is an opportunity for Youth-owned businesses in the Agriculture sector to participate in a growth centred business development programme. We are looking to advance Youth-owned farms with technology solutions, growing them into scaled, hydroponic farming based operations that can create jobs. General criteria 1.      Crop based agriculture enterprise 2.     The entrepreneur/business should have at least 1-year of...

Google opens applications for class four of Launchpad Africa

Google today opened applications for the fourth class of its Launchpad Africa accelerator to startups in 17 countries across the continent including Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda and Zimbabwe are able to apply to participate in the programme and is looking...

Applications open for Africa Power Access Accelerator

The “Africa Power Access Accelerator” program by the African Power Platform (APP) bridges the existing gap between project developers and consultants/technology providers/financiers. The APP brings in to this program the efforts of different stakeholders to partner for the successful implementation of power projects in Africa. Bringing together the expertise of a range of partners, the "Africa Power Access...

SEDA Pitch and Perfect Initiative

The Pitch and Perfect Initiative provides SEDA clients from branches and supported incubators with tools on how to present business cases effectively and efficiently in persuasive pitches to potential funders, improving access to market, technology, and finance. Please visit your nearest branch for more information. ')}

Startup School Entrepreneurship Course Applications Open

Startup School was founded by some of South Africa’s most successful entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. With the support of Investec, a leading private specialist bank with a true entrepreneurial spirit, Startup School strives to equip local startups with the entrepreneurship skills they need to achieve a life of success and significance. Our courses are supported by...

Sponsorship opportunity for entrepreneurs to the doing business in Southern Africa session

Are you a young South African entrepreneur in the infrastructure or energy sectors? • Have you been in business for more than 3yrs & are looking for opportunities to scale up your business? • Ever heard of the Doing Business In Southern Africa session launched by The Business Development Agency (Pty) Ltd at the Sasol headquarters...

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.   ')}

Does Venture Capital really close the unemployment gap?

It is widely known that startups and scale-ups create the vast majority of jobs in the formal economy, providing, on average, 66% of jobs worldwide and the greatest share of jobs in low-income countries like South Africa. Giving thanks to early stage business’ outstanding capacity to increase productivity through innovation, these SME enterprises are...