Ya Basadi launches to assist female-owned tech businessesSimodisaPortal
Wits University’s Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct with financial support from J.P. Morgan, have launched Ya Basadi, a 4IR programme targeted at primarily female-owned businesses, which are already trading and have a clear understanding of how tech can scale their businesses.
The programme is also aimed at underserved female entrepreneurs from low-income backgrounds. Tshimologong will facilitate the programme and provide the much-needed support for female-tech-owned businesses.
In line with the implementation of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the programme is made up of technology training, experiential learning through immersions in industry, and the development of a Minimum Viable Product (MVP).
Through this, the programme will enable participants to understand how to apply and utilise new technology within their business, equipping participants with the critical skill and understanding of how to apply Machine Learning, data analytics, robotics, and IoT in direct relation to rapid prototyping and understanding the basics of adaptive manufacturing principles.
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