Vollar is a FinTech focused social enterprise on a mission to help disadvantaged individuals regain access to basic income through social incentives. Founded in early 2018, Vollar has been making waves in the social impact space, recently winning an SAB Foundation Social Innovation Award for development and earlier this year being selected as 1 of 6 companies from the African continent to present at Stanford university.
If you are a student looking for affordable textbooks, quick and convenient for you, then Quillo is the app you need to achieve all of this. Quillo creates a seamless digital marketplace where sellers can advertise their old textbooks in seconds and buyers can pay online and get their books delivered to their door. If you are a student looking for affordable textbooks, quick and convenient for you, then Quillo is the app you need to achieve all of this. Quillo creates a seamless digital marketplace where sellers can advertise their old textbooks in seconds and buyers can pay online and get their books delivered to their door.
Tyrad is a biotechnology start-up in South Africa whose vision is to use biotechnology to build sustainable solutions for global challenges. The company aims to solve the problem of toxic and environmentally unfriendly chemical colourants used in the textile industry by producing better alternatives using microorganisms.
No. Land Farming was founded in 2017, out of our Post Graduate Entrepreneurship course at UCT, as part of the Genesis Project. For this project, students are tasked to start up a business and apply business fundamentals taught in lectures to their own live business with the intent that we get ‘hands-on’, experiential learning on how to start and run your own business.
Fitness Junction (Pty) Ltd is a provider of health and wellness solutions. Fitness centers, corporate gyms, residential estate gyms and home gyms are the key offerings of our business model.
Looks like the insurance industry is finally catching up with the rest of the financial services sector. The Ctrl app lets you do your car and household insurance without talking to anyone over the phone or making appointments! This is a first for South Africa.
SPLOO is kids flavored water with an educational puzzle, designed for little active minds. SPLOO fuses both the educational and health elements of early childhood development.
Medium and Large Energy Users require cost-effective, stable power and water supply. In an effort to achieve this, a Johannesburg based start-up, LiGE’s is developing innovative, accessible, “Cleantech” energy storage technology. The company develops innovative solutions to help address the energy supply and cost challenges that large energy users face in the world today.
Since leaving the corporate world several years ago, beauty futurologist and CEO of an award-winning luxury body care range, Sarinah Matema Morgans, took a leap of faith to start her own luxury body care range called Serenitii Luxury Body Care BY Sarinah. Since the inception of the company, despite challenges, and all forms of odds stacked against her, Sarinah was able to overcome all her challenges to sustain her business! Today, bearly out of adolescence, the 36-year old's beauty care company has grown significantly and continues to expand from strength to strength, it’s products stacking up the cosmetics shelves in various local and international supermarkets. Popular local supermarket Pick n Pay is one of the stores that are selling Serenitii products across 110 ten stores across the nation. The products can also be found in Zimbabwe , UK, and other countries through their brand ambassadors.
Beth Malatji is a frequent name that usually pops up when the subject of entrepreneurship and SME acceleration in SA pops up! There’s a good reason for this. Malatji who is the Founder of Rebeth Wines, Startup Grind JHB Director, and author of The Bootstrapper’s Lifesaving Hacks, is a force to reckon with, she is popular for connecting and assisting local entrepreneurs to become successful.