Cell C Innovation Challenge is calling on Entrepreneurs who want to turn their Idea into a reality

About the Opportunity

Cell C, in partnership with Seda, is looking for participants to submit innovative business ideas relevant to the Information and Communications Technology Sector. The product and/or solution presented needs to be a digital, next generation, commercially viable, scalable product/service utilizing mobile technologies and fall within the ICT sector.

Submit your idea and you could be eligible for an interest-free loan and/or significant investment in your business.

The Innovation Challenge is a quest to find innovators/ entrepreneurs with the “next big technology ideas to invest in”

Who can apply?

1. The participant must be:

  • South African citizen who is 18 years or older and in possession of a valid South African Identity Document, or be a juristic person established in South Africa, and

  • Be of sound and sober mind with no criminal record or impending criminal cases.

  • Cell C employee who is affected by the restructure and operational requirements.

  • Has been informed accordingly by his/her manager that she qualifies for Reskillin

  • Cell C employee who is in D3 to B salary band and is NOT a senior manager.

2. EME/ QSE verification is deemed mandatory for purposes of this application process.

3. In order for the application to be considered the beneficiaries would need to be at least 51% black owned


1. Download and complete the Application Form, the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) and Declaration of Interest:

  • Application Form

  • Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)

  • Declaration of Interest

2. Include the following documents:

  • Copies of identity documents of all participants

  • CIPC documentation (if applicable)

  • BBBEE certificate or affidavit (if applicable)

  • Business Plan (please click on the link below to see Business Plan Guidelines)

3. Submit the above documents once completed to:

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