TuksNovation Technology Business Incubator: Inviting Tech-Entrepreneurs to Apply and Receive Support

About the Opportunity:

  • TuksNovation is a technology business incubator that provides specialized product and business development support to startups. Through partnerships They provides an ecosystem for corporates to support new and upcoming start-ups. TuksNovation collaborates with student entrepreneurial challenges and events to give students the opportunity to engage with the start-up community.

  • Whether a start-up needs to refine and test a business model or requires guidance with product development, our specialised team is ready to assist. From access to mentorship and bespoke training by leading industry and academic experts to product prototyping facilities, we can help technology start-ups navigate the journey of starting, building and growing a business. TuksNovation initially provides technology development and entrepreneurship training support in order to ensure that the technology is fully developed and addresses a relevant market need.

Benefits of the Opportunity:

  • Mentorship & Training

  • Technical Support

  • Access to Markets

  • ... and other Business Development Support

Eligibility Criteria:

Entrants are not required to be formally registered as a legal business entity to enter the competition, but successful entrants must commit to register in a business form appropriate to an SMME to participate in incubation.

  • Should they be accepted into the programme, entrants must be willing able commit to participate in the TuksNovation Virtual Incubation or Acceleration Programmes and must sign an Incubation Agreement with TuksNovation.

  • Preference may be given to start-ups with demonstrated commercial feasibility.

  • Entries will be accepted for technologies from the following focus sectors:

– Artificial Intelligence – Smart Cities – FinTech & InsureTech – AgriTech & FoodTech – IoT – Blockchain – Additive & Advanced Manufacturing – CleanTech – EdTech – BioTech – Big Data – Analytics – Information Security – Connectivity – eCommerce – Other

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Contact Details:

Phindile Tshabangu email:

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3003


Floor 14, Humanities Building, Lynnwood Road, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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