Branson Center of Entrepreneurship presents: THE IGNITE BUSINESS ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME

About the Opportunity:

The Branson Centre in partnership with Naspers Labs, has launched the Young Entrepreneur Development Ignite programme, an intensive accelerator programme for businesses that are committed to youth job creation.

What to expect:

  • Six months of intense work broken into 8 Areas of Impact

  • Direct mentorship and access to expert opinion, insights and inputs

  • Third-party collaborations on Purpose, Brand Identity and Marketing campaigns

  • Discounts, preferential rates and special offers for accounting, IT, legal and other services

  • Regular progress workshops.

Who we are looking For:

  • Are you a South African company?

  • Are you making an impact by design?

  • Are you looking to raise R 2.5m+ in investment?

  • Do you have a proven concept that is already generating revenue with an existing customer base?

Eligibility Criteria:

When sourcing entrepreneurs to participate in this programme, we specifically focus on those that match our mandate and values to align with the National Demographics of South Africa:

  • 80% Black-owned enterprises

  • 50% Female-owned enterprises

  • 30% Designated Groups (Disabled, Rural or Youth)

We deliberately do not wish to exclude any enterprise by virtue of their geographic location. Therefore, we commit to a broad national focus in our search for the right social enterprises.

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