Tag Archives | business incubation

Limpopo incubator helps local jewellers

Identified as a scarce skill in Limpopo, the jewellery design and manufacturing sector is receiving much-needed support from the Seda Limpopo Jewellery Incubator. We spoke to Tessa Ngobeni, the acting chief executive officer on how to access assistance and support from the incubator. What is the name of your incubator? The Seda Limpopo Jewellery Incubator,… [Continue Reading]

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Testing helps grow biz

After 20 years of running an informal business, a Port Elizabeth business owner finally registered her business thanks to assistance from the South African Chemical Technology Incubator (Chemin). Now she plans to reap the benefits of a more structured approach. What is your name and your business name? Helen Hoelson. The name of the business… [Continue Reading]

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Chemical startups get virtual support

Chemical technology businesses can expect a rise in support, as the South African Chemical Technology Incubator (Chemin) opens another centre. Small Business Connect spoke to incubation manager Pezisa Sobuza on what the incubator offers both on-site and through “virtual” programmes. What is the name of your incubator? What is the meaning behind the name? The… [Continue Reading]

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Networking, networking…

Business owner Kopano Ntsoane, co-founder of Modern Entertainment, credits the Micro Enterprise Development Organisation (Medo) Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Youth Incubator with the growth he has seen in his business in the last four months. Here’s what he had to say… How long have you participated in the incubator programme and when will you… [Continue Reading]

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Get into international trade with ICT incubator

In this month’s incubator focus, we travel to the technology incubator of Medo – short for the Micro Enterprise Development Organisation. We spoke to Noluthando Tutani, the project manager at Medo to learn more about the incubator’s services. What is the name of your incubator? The incubator is called the Micro Enterprise Development Organisation (Medo)… [Continue Reading]

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Birthplace of small furniture manufacturers

As part of our monthly focus on incubators, we spoke to the Furniture Technology Centre Trust, perhaps better known to some as Furntech. We spoke to Iegshaan Ariefdien, the business incubation manager, about how it is assisting entrepreneurs to grow their businesses. What does your incubator’s name mean? The Furniture Technology Centre Trust, trading as… [Continue Reading]

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Incubation benefits owner

Through its training and business incubator, the Furniture Technology Centre Trust (better known as Furntech) has assisted many business owners in the furniture and wood products sector. Hendrick Rankhododo is one of these business owners who being assisted. What is the name of your business? The name of my business is V&H Bono. How long… [Continue Reading]

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