Welcome to Wits University’s Tshimologong Precinct. Setswana for “new beginnings”, Tshimologong is one of Johannesburg’s newest high-tech addresses in the vibrant inner-city district of Braamfontein. Owned by the University of The Witwatersrand, Tshimologong is 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.
Tshimologong’s Enterprise Development Manager Khwezi Fudu Cenenda and IBM’s Executive for Equity Equivalent Investment Program, Bhavya Rama stopped by Channel Africa to chat to Asanda Beda about this year’s Tech Accel Programme. If you’re a Black – Owned and Managed Growth Stage Tech Startup, looking to earn up to R500 000 in services through the Tech […]
The future is innovation 27 September 2019 – Wits University “Wits and Tshimologong are the pioneers driving Gauteng to a modern economy in the new age of the digital revolution,” said Premier David Makhuru. The Gauteng Premier was leading a delegation of the provincial government who recently visited Wits University’s Tshimologong Digital Innovation Hub and the IBM Research […]
One of the challenges is that graduates are struggling to find jobs in software development. The reason is that the industry expects them to have at least 2 to 4 years’ experience. In reality, when interns work in industry under real-world pressure, they are at the mercy of those who have the time and willingness […]
Calling All Black-Owned & Managed Growth Stage Tech Startups! Earn your Startup an investment of up to R500 000 in services through the Techaccel programme, brought to you by IBM South Africa and Tshimolgong Digital Innovation Precinct If this is for you, apply here today: Techaccel Programme
We are looking for a talented and ambitious professional developer who is an extrovert, patient, kind and most of all shares our passion for mentoring, coaching and nurturing skills in others to lead the Microsoft AppFactory internship programme within the Tshimologong Software Development Unit (SDU).