innobiz DUT Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a Durban University of Technology private entity registered under the South African Companies Act as a Non-Profit Company (NPC). The entity serves as an umbrella body for all DUT entrepreneurial units offering both theoretical and technical entrepreneurial learning, business support, and related activities. The offerings of innobiz DUT Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation are biased towards students based in Midlands and Durban, neighboring communities, and local entrepreneurs. Our core business is to produce entrepreneurs with a

rise in partnership with the Innovation Bridge Portal and the Entrepreneurship Network will be hosting an information session on the IBP500 Program Information Session and a networking event for startups, aspiring entrepreneurs, and role players in the ecosystem.  

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Torphil Trading CC has developed into a diversified company that offers concessions, procurement, logistics, maintenance, and road building. In addition to creating public sculptures, this is done with the help of a resource-engaged, established, and expanding worldwide clientele. The positioning statement of the corporation captures its business strategy ( working in support of the optimal modern business environment). It depends on the need for services like cleaning, security, and plumbing. The business has a defined plan for creating a distinctive value proposition for customers by

The core business of the centre is to transform youth from job seekers into job creators. Centre area of specialisation is Renewable energy (focus) and Generic (sub focus). The centre was officially launched on 21st April 2017 by the Honourable Minister Lindiwe Zulu. Centre is the product of the partnership between the Department of Small Business Development and the Department of Higher Education and Training. CFE is administrated by SEDA and Goldfields TVET College. Goldfields TVET College CFE is supporting its incubatees in the form of equipped working space, coaching, mentoring and advice

The ORBIT TVET College Centre for Entrepreneurship was founded out of generous funding from the Department of Small Business Development and SEDA Technology programme. The purpose of the Centre for Entrepreneurship is to provide Generic Enterprise Development Services/Interventions and Incubation to ORBIT TVET College graduate students and members from its focused communities.

Key reasons for the establishment of the Centre are:

  • Contributing towards promotion of entrepreneurship through the current college curriculum.
  • Assisting college graduates who cannot be absorbed by the labour

Centre for Social Entrepreneurship (CSE) is a rapid business incubator that was established at the Durban University of Technology in 2015 at ML Sultan campus, funded by Small Enterprise Development Agency to develop and support small businesses within Durban surroundings. 

The purpose of the centre is to infuse creativity into the entrepreneurial mindset of students and external communities. By identifying problems that could be addressed using creative solutions for key socio-economic challenges such as high levels of unemployment, inequality and poverty.

Centre Offerings; 

  • Training

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Rapid Incubation is a tool for fostering an entrepreneurial culture and supporting up-and-coming business owners, which will eventually reduce youth unemployment.

While the Rapid Incubator concentrates on the college, it also provides services to all industries and small enterprises in the Katlehong catchment area in an effort to generate fresh ideas and support youth-owned and -operated firms.

The Esayidi Rapid Incubator and Centre for Entrepreneurship (CFERI) was launched on the 12th of August 2016.  The Incubator targets clients from historically disadvantaged communities within the Ugu District and more specifically the students/graduates of Esayidi TVET College.

The Esayidi CFERI is aimed at stimulating growth in cross-cutting (mixed) SMMEs and inculcating the culture of entrepreneurship among students and graduates.The Esayidi CFE focuses on the theoretical aspects of business development and assist with the practical aspects of businesses development which include product

False Bay Centre for Entrepreneurship provides innovative business incubation and development support services in the False Bay area of Cape Town.

The mission of the CFERI is to:

  • Inculcate entrepreneurial thinking in the delivery of College vocational and occupational programmes which will support and stimulate an entrepreneurial economy.
  • Inspire young college graduates to become entrepreneurs as an attractive career choice and train these graduates through formal training and practical business experience.
  • The CFERI will also support existing businesses in the Khayelitsha and

The West Coast College has established the CFERI through funding provided by the Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA) to promote youth entrepreneurship and mitigate the constraints associated with the failure of youth owned start- up and early stage enterprises within the first three years of establishment. We aim to support start-up and early stage previously disadvantaged entrepreneurs with resources and services to increase their success which is measured by profitable and self- sustaining growth- oriented ventures that will contribute to the creation of jobs and economic growth in