Welcome to the Tshimologong Precinct. Setswana for “new beginnings”, Tshimologong is one of Johannesburg’s newest high-tech addresses in the vibrant inner-city district of Braamfontein, where the incubation of Digital entrepreneurs, commercialization of research and the development of high-level digital skills for students, working professionals and unemployed youth takes place.
We exist to fulfil our “Africa Rising” destiny by producing world class developers, entrepreneurs and innovators of digital technology. The Tshimologong Precinct is a digital innovation ecosystem in Braamfontein that propels entrepreneurship and grows the skills pipeline for the digital economy through collaboration with academia, corporates, government and entrepreneurs. Tshimologong provides an exemplar for similar University-based incubators across Africa.
Digital Lab Africa will integrate the Digital Content Hub launched on 9 July 2018, at the Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct.
A three-year EUR 950, 000 (R 14,500,000) grant from AFD will enable Tshimologong to expand its activities to incorporate audiovisual content creation (animation, virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, holograms, 360° video, web content, video games, applications, web series and music).
ABB, title partner to Formula E, forges close ties with Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct by providing seed funding for technology transfer projects and application of its own technologies in the African economic context.
JOHANNESBURG – Former US President Barack Obama’s foundation has elected the chief executive of Johannesburg digital innovation hub, Tshimologong Precinct as a member of the inaugural class of its Africa leadership programme. Tshimologong Precinct said Lesley Williams, was appointed as part of the Obama Foundation’s commitment to grow its global network of innovative and ethical change makers […]
Africa Rising 4.0, an incubation programme aimed at powering digital entrepreneurship and early stage startup growth in Johannesburg has been launched by JP Morgan, in collaboration with Tshimologong Precinct. This 12-week intensive incubation programme is designed to coach the disciplines of entrepreneurship, while also building innovative digital businesses. Shaun Randles, Enterprise Development Manager, Tshimologong Precinct, […]
By Staff Reporter on 23 March, 2018 UK-based SITA Air Transport Community Foundation has partnered with Wits University and the Tshimologong Precinct to launch a $10 000 travel innovation award. The challenge? What information, tools or technology will first-time air travellers in Africa need to make their journeys easy, successful and enjoyable? The team that comes up with […]