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Calling all Tshimologong Incubation Alumni to apply for funding from TIA

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Apply for one of the 10 spots available to pitch to TIA for funding for your innovation by sending your Pitch deck and a maximum two-page summary of your business to enterprisedevelopment@tshimologong.joburg  by 10 September 2021, 16:00.

Should you align with the below criteria, then you will be invited to pitch and one entrepreneur will be chosen for funding.

Criteria for applications is as follows:

  • All potential applicants must have completed their incubation/acceleration programmes, and are fully registered as companies in South Africa
  • Disruptive technologies/innovations in the ICT sector that are based on modern and/or emerging technologies
  • The technology must be locally developed and inbound IP is acceptable provided it’s managed according to regulations
  • The technology solution and/or product must be fully developed and ready for market testing, validation and demonstration
  • We require offtake agreements or clear customer commitment (e.g. intents) for solutions/products that are seeking market access support
  • The product/service must be attractive to the market and be commercially viable
  • The innovation must be solving a serious problem that is a barrier to the socio-economic development of SA, or a market opportunity with significant socio-economic impact. These could include, for example, improvement of service in the public sector and or operations in the delivery of services in various sectors such as water, water treatment, energy, safety, waste, ICT, health, education, sanitation etc.