The University of South Africa (Unisa) have embarked on entrepreneurship training for students and community members who would like to or who already have started a business.

The training is aimed at providing basic knowledge that pertains to a number of areas; 

  • Operations strategy
  • Sustaina...
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The Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia and South Africa (BELNASA) Youth Forum will host a virtual dialogue featuring key stakeholders and anchored by a youth-led intergenerational panel discussion. 

The webinar will also feature a keynote address on the importance of youth participation in...

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MIC Khulisani Ventures is Mineworkers Investment Company’s early-stage investment vehicle, providing capital for businesses that are ready to aggressively expand and increase their market footprint.

Our investment focus is innovative and highly disruptive black-owned South African businesses across diverse high-growth sectors.

Click here to apply. 

The applicants must meet the following criteria: 

  • A technology or process development must focus on supporting the implementation of the Hydrogen Society Roadmap.
  •  Demonstrate a viable, feasible and sustainable business case.
  • Demonstrate a positive socio-economic impact.
  • Have a proof of concept (an idea that has been proven, tested and validated that requires support for further development or scale up) i.e. TRL 4 or more.

Applicants will be assessed against: 

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Diamond Umbrella Devs is a hub for developers in tech, agriculture, infrastructure, entertainment and cleaning industries. 

The purpose of the corporation is to be an umbrella for any business model that it believes is very innovative, innovations can vary from software technology, cleaning industry tools, agricultural equipment etc.

In conclusion, Diamond Umbrella Devs finds young innovators and helps in finding platforms where they can present at a professional level.

Qualifying startups:

  • Waste Management
  • Generation of power
  • Water management (harvesting, filtering/treatment, and metering)
  • Farmer’s Market
  • Organic produce & retail
  • Green blogs
  • Eco-friendly fashion
  • Eco-friendly beauty or cleaning products
  • Upcycling furniture
  • Green app development
  • Used bookstore
  • Herbal remedy
  • Food plant nursery and such other industries. 
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The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) is a South African-based agency established primarily to address challenges faced by the nation’s youth. 

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