One of the toughest parts of being an entrepreneur is finding the next opportunity to make it big in business. . Imagine all the resources you need to grow your business at your fingertips. There are definitely ways to go about this that will set you ahead, and things that you can take advantage of to give you or your startup business an edge. The following are 5 Business Pitching Platforms for Start-Ups In South Africa.
1. The Innovation Hub
The Innovation Hub is sub-Saharan Africa’s first internationally accredited and leading science and technology park. It has created initiatives that support innovation; enterprise and skills development for over 14 years. The targeted sectors are in ICT, advanced manufacturing, green economy and biosciences in order to contribute towards the growth of the economy, creation of decent jobs and poverty reduction in Gauteng. If you would like support for your business, especially if you are located in any of the Gauteng townships, contact Ingrid on firstname.lastname@example.org or 012 844 0000
2. SME South Africa
SME South Africa is an online media news portal featuring SME news in South Africa as well as in the region and globally. The publication is dedicated solely to small and medium businesses. They cover startups, entrepreneurs, and all developments relevant to SMEs. SME South Africa is offering you the chance to pitch it and win a one-on-one mentoring session with a well-known local investor and businessman.
3. Simodisa Start-Up
SiMODiSA is a movement with 1 simple aim; to accelerate tech start–up success in South Africa and Africa! The association has been established as a powerful industry led initiative to specifically address and determine what can be done to overcome the barriers that SMEs and start-ups face. SiMODiSA aims to catalyse and amplify entrepreneurship in the South African Start up space.
4. Start-up Nations
Startup South Africa focuse on creating a national collaboration platform between the public sector, the private sector, academia and civil society that will contribute towards building a robust entrepreneurship ecosystem and vibrant entrepreneurship culture in South Africa.
5. Venture Capital For Capital
VC4Africa is an online community of venture capitalists, angels and entrepreneurs dedicated to building businesses in the African continent.