Overview of Organisation

The eKasiLabs is a micro innovation hub facility spread across the 5 economic corridors in Gauteng where we foster and cultivate a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in townships. The facilities are located in Mohlakeng, Sebokeng, Garankuwa, Soweto, Tembisa, Alexandra, Mamelodi, Kagiso, Kathorus and Mabopane.


  • Business Development support
  • Mentoring (both technical and non-technical)
  • Commercialisation and market development support
  • Value Added service such Intellectual property and other legal service advisory
  • Co-creation facilities that include hotdesking, training facilities and boardrooms with a professional appeal for the use of entrepreneurs
  • Access to financial support
  • Access to Fabrication laboratory that can be used for prototyping and development of various applicable products for entrepreneurs.

The programme is focused on entrepreneurs based in Gauteng townships with an emphasis on innovative solutions with the potential to impact different spheres of society such as business, government, and civil societies.

Assistance Areas Offered
Accelerators and Incubators
Business Planning/Modelling
Feasibility Studies
Business Planning
Business Plan Consulting
Marketing and Sales
Mentoring and Coaching
Networking and Associations
Specialization Sector/s
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
​Mining and quarrying
​Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
​Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
​Transportation and storage
Accommodation and food service activities
​Information and communication
Financial and insurance activities
​Real estate activities
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Administrative and support service activities
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
Human health and social work activities
​Arts, entertainment and recreation
Country/s of interest
South Africa