Resources

Resources Start-up Advice, Support Small Business Develop-ment Learning & Events Funding & Finance Incuba-tors, Hubs &
Mentors
Business Tools &
Infor-mation
Businesses
Allan Gray
Orbis Foundation
: Investing in Entrepreneurs
Angel Investment
Hub 
Angel
Investment Network
Aurik: Entrepreneurial & business incubator 
Awethu
Project
bizshift
Business
Partners
: Investing in Entrepreneurs
Cape Town Garage:
Co-working & shared services
DaddyO: Shared services and co-working space
DurbanHub: a community of techpreneurs
eKasi
Entrepreneurs
: in the townships
Fundi: Smartphone app for small businesses
GroFin: African SME & development finance
Do Better Business: Helping entrepreneurs do better business
Impact: Enterprise &
Supplier Development annual
JP Morgan: Catalyst 4
Growth
JustR1: Crowdfunding for creatives
Raizcorp: Business incubator 
Raymond
Ackerman Academy of Entrepreneurial Dev
MEDO: Enterprise Incubator & Development
MICROmega: enabling investment
opportunities
MTN Business: SME ProPack
Nedbank: SimplyBiz
Nedbank Small-Business Incubator Fund
Nedbank Small-Business Index
OPEN: Shared services and co-working space
PricewaterhouseCooper:
Vision to Reality Awards
Riversands SMME Incubation Hub
SBP: Business environment specialists
The Seed
(& desk) Engine Business Accelerator
Smart Startup:  Marketing support
SoftStart BTI: Business & Technology Incubator
SA Business
& Technology Incubation Assoc
SA
Innovation Summit 
South
African Investment Network
Standard
Bank: BizConnect
Standard Bank Innovation Lab
Startme.co.za: Crowdfunding for small business
Start-my-Biz: one-stop biz hub
SW7: Mentor Led Tech Innovation Accelerator
ValuationUp: Online financial analysis tool
NGOs
& non-profit organisations
Activate! Leadership
African
Innovation Foundation:
projects & events
Ampion: Amplifying pioneership (Venture bus)
Assoc of SA High School Entrepreneurs Societies
Business
and Arts SA
: Business tool kit
Branson Centre for Entrepreneurship
The Cape IT
Initiative (CITi)
: supporting WC ICT 
Enablis: Development, mentorship & finance
Endeavor SA: developing high-impact entrepreneurs
Fetola: Development programmes
Global
Forum for Innov & Tech Entrepreneurship
The Hope
Factory
: Enterprise & Supplier
Development
Impact Hub: Shared services, social entrepreneurs
jozihub: innovation in the tech and social spheres
Mara Foundation: for women entrepreneurs
National Small
Business Chamber
(nsbc)
The National
Business Initiative
OneCorporate OneEntrepreneur 
ORT JET: Mentor, empower,
grow businesses
Research
Institute for Innovation & Sustainability 
Shanduka
Black Umbrellas
: develop black businesses
SA Black Entrepreneurs
Forum
(SABEF)
SA Business
& Technology Incubation Assoc
SA Research
& Innovation Management Assoc
South
African Institute for Entrepreneurship
The HookUp
Dinner
(THUD): entrepreneurial network
Teen
Entrepreneur
: Big ideas start young
State
/ Para-statal / SOE
CoJEDI: Educating digital interns
finfind: one stop access to small business finance
Gauteng
Accelerator Programme
: Innovation awards
Gauteng Enterprise
Propeller
Innovation
Hub
: Science & Technology Park
Khula Enterprise Finance – see SEFA
Industrial Development Corporation – see SEFA
National
Empowerment Fund
(NEF)
National Youth
Development Agency
(NYDA)
Land Bank
Small Enterprise
Development Agency
(SEDA)
Small Enterprise
Finance Agency
(SEFA)
Technology Innovation
Agency
(TIA)
Township Enterprise Hubs
Transnet Enterprise Development Hub
People
Graeme Butchart: Coach, trainer & motivator
Jacques
deVilliers
: The ‘Fixer’ – sales &
marketing
Mike Said: Business strategist
Broadcast:
Radio & TV Programs
702 Business accelerator
BusinessDay
TV business
Classic FM Business show
CNBC
Africa Business tonight
CNN Money Small Business
Power FM
Business
RSG Geldsake
SAfm Market Update
SMME
education, training & courses
Academy of York
BizSchool
Business
Partners & IFC SME Toolkit
The Business School of South Africa
CBM Training
Entrepreneur Magazine
recommended courses
iGIBS
Growing Hands:
Entrepreneurship Training
Ignitor: Business accelerator
Innovate Biz
The Launch Lab at
Stellenbosch University 
Monash
Net
Prophet
: Innovative internet entrepreneurs
NMMU: SMME &
Entrepreneurship
Raizcorp
Entrepreneurship Academy
Raizcorp Pitch
& Polish
Regenesys
Business School 
Regent Business
School
Skills Plus Solutions
South
African Institute of Management
UCT Graduate
School of Business
UJ Centre for Small Business Development
Wits Business School, Centre for Entrepreneurship
Publications:
magazines, newspapers, online portals, websites, blogs
Adii Pienaar *
BizCommunity
Business Day
Business
Report
Entrepreneur
Magazine
Human IPO: Home to African Tech *
Ideate: Success stories, marketing, innovation 
Kick Start
Magazine *
MoneyWeb
MyBroadband: Business technology news
MyStartUp
Mzansipreneur
*
The Sable
Accelerator Network
: help from SA Ex-pats
The Silicon Cape
Initiative
: WC tech catalyst
Small
Business Connect *
SME
South Africa *
Succeed
Magazine
Small
Business Insight *
TechCentral: News about
ICT in South Africa *
Venture Burn: startup & tech news in emerging markets
Young
Entrepreneur
Your Business
Mag
Zapreneur (* Thanks to Zapreneur
for these links)
Publications:
Books (* South African)
10
Virtues of Outstanding Leaders – Gini & Green
101
Design Methods (Innovation) – Vijay Kumar
7
Habits of Highly Effective People – Steven Covey
Action Now – Mike Said *
And Then They Fired Me – Jannie Mouton
*
Breaking the Time
Barrier – Mike McDerment
eMarketing textbook – Quirk*
Freakonomics – Levitt & Dubner
From Corner Café to JSE Giant – Carié
Maas *
Games Foxes Play – Clem Sunter ,
Chantell Ilbury *
The Genius Programme – Graeme Butchart *
Good
to Great – Jim Collins
How to be
Creative – Hugh MacLeod
The Icarus Deception – Seth Godin
Lateral Thinking – Edward de
Bono 
Lose
the Business Plan – Allon Raize *
Risk & Reward – Thabani Zulu *
Your Small Business Nightmare – Bertie
du Plessis *
SA’s
Greatest Entrepreneurs – Moky Makura *
Tips from SA’s Best Young Entrep’s – Paseka
Kalaku *