Virtual Business Incubation

Metseng Entrepreneurship Network NPC together with Digital South Academy has established a virtual business incubator for aspiring entrepreneurs.

We a hands-on virtual learning experience through online entrepreneurship training, coaching and business support accessible anywhere, anytime.

We support our aspiring entrepreneurs through our specially orchestrated ideation, incubation and growth acceleration programmes which acts as safety nets to catch our respective affiliated entrepreneurs when they fall in cracks

Our virtual business incubation has been structured into 3 programmes; Ideation/Preincubation, incubation and growth acceleration programmes which acts as safety nets to catch our respective affiliated entrepreneurs when they fall in cracks.

Preincubation/Ideation programme

-Ideation
-Online course( market research) from Digital South Academy.
-Live webinar
< Sales and marketing
< Operational management
Live webinar
<Financial Management ( Financial Literacy)
<Management ( Sustainability and growth)
< Corporate Leadership skills
< Business Management ( Governance)

Incubation

-Mentorship
-Prototyping
-Setting up a business
-Marketing(Branding)and sales of the business.
-Compliance- company registration and etc
-Live webinars on different topics.
-4th industrial revolution
-Access to tender portal and different opportunities.
-Digital marketing
-Business support

  • Market linkage
    -Innovation

Growth Acceleration

  • Bookkeeping
  • Coaching and mentorship.
  • Branding
  • Building an investable business.
  • Application of funding/loans/grant.
  • Live Webinar on growth.
  • Financial Management
  • Management ( Sustainability and growth)
  • Operational Management-Market linkage
  • Innovation
  • Access to tender portal and different opportunities.
  • Access to our entrepreneurship database.

Physical business incubation

Preincubation/Ideation programme

  • Ideation
  • Online course(Before you launch and market research) from Digital South Academy.
  • Seminars
    • Sales and marketing
    • Operational management
    • Financial Management ( Financial Literacy)
    • Management ( Sustainability and growth)
    • Corporate Leadership skills
    • Business Management ( Governance)
  • Digital marketing
  • Afternoon training
  • Limited usage of our hub facilities

Incubation

  • Mentorship
  • Prototyping
  • Setting up a business
  • Marketing(Branding)and sales of the business.
  • Compliances: company registration and etc
  • Seminars, training and workshops.
  • 4th industrial revolution
  • Access to tender portal and different opportunities.
  • Innovation
  • Business support
  • Market linkage
  • Limited access to usage of our hub facilities

Growth Acceleration

  • Access to our entrepreneurship infrastructure.
  • Bookkeeping
  • Coaching and mentorship.
  • Innovation
  • Branding
  • Building an investable business.
  • Application of funding/loans/grant.
  • Financial Management
  • Management ( Sustainability and growth)
    • Operational Management
    • Market linkage
    • Access to the tender portal and different opportunities.
  • Access to our entrepreneurship database.
  • Seminar, training and workshops.
  • Mentorship: Our qualified and highly experienced entrepreneurs, business coaches and business experts from various sectors, who took their precious commodity which is time, and decided to give back into the community.
  • Physical hub: renting of offices and boardroom.
  • Workshops and training: With our partners, different business development agencies, business experts and experienced growth entrepreneurs.
  • Business support: Site visits around SME across SA, advises, fund application and etc.

Business clinics.

  • Entrepreneurship outreach: visits at schools, colleges, churches, communities and etc encouraging society to join the culture of entrepreneurship.
  • Business warming: The non-mandatory and free business launching support initiative that only requires the minimum amount of R5.00 for admin purposes, this initiative is inclusive of anyone who posses our membership when our member launch a business anyone who has optionally affiliated for this initiative will buy the current launching business something that will contribute to that business.
  • Entrepreneurs support Support from our qualified counsellors and psychologists.
  • BizInABox- Ideas and selling of established businesses.