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Top 5 Accelerators and Incubators Investing in Johannesburg

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Accelerators and incubators are essential for helping new startups take flight.

New entrepreneurs looking to transform their great business idea into a successful and sustainable business sometimes don’t have the experience or connections to make that happen on their own.

The staff of an accelerator or incubator can help by providing support, space, mentorship, connections and more.

To help you out, we've compiled a list of 5 accelerators and incubators from Johannesburg.


5 Accelerators and Incubators in Johannesburg

1) Founders Factory Africa

1) Founders Factory Africa

The mission of Founders Factory Africa is to assist early-stage enterprises in becoming viable, long-term businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: South Africa
  • Started in: 2018
  • Industries: Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 17

You can find their website here.

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2) Aurik Business Accelerator

2) Aurik Business Accelerator

With approximately 1,672 SMBs from various sectors of the Sub-Saharan African economy, this is a growth company accelerator.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: South Africa
  • Started in: 2002
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 96

You can find their website here.

3) Seed Engine

3) Seed Engine

Seed Engine's mission is to teach and mentor entrepreneurs to help them become leaders and run their businesses more efficiently and productively.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: South Africa
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Marc Elias
  • Industries: Finance, Social Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 6

You can find their website here.

4) Awethu Project Capital

4) Awethu Project Capital

The mission of Awethu Project Capital is to create a global society in which everyone can realize their full entrepreneurial potential.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: South Africa
  • Founders: Yusuf Rees

You can find their website here.

5) Riversands Incubation Hub

5) Riversands Incubation Hub

A framework under which businesses, communities, and social organizations can cooperate together to develop large-scale infrastructure.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: South Africa
  • Started in: 2014
  • Industries: Incubators

You can find their website here.

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