Business Incubator

About us

About us

Business Incubator, Esayidi Rapid Incubator and Centre for Entrepreneurship (CFERI) was launched on the 12th August 2016. 

The Incubator targets clients from historically disadvantaged communities within the Ugu District and more specifically the students/graduates of Esayidi TVET College….

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ENTREPRENEURS
5000
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STUDENTS TRAINED
60
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GRADUATED BUSINESS
10
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ACCREDITED COURSES

Business incubator

Business incubator

Business incubator has an intense 18 month incubation programme where all SMMEs that have signed up to be involved in the ptogramme goes through a series of Business Development Services.

The Esayidi CFE/RI intends to be the most innovative incubator in the South Coast KZN Region and specialises in shifting the minds of young people and graduates to embrace New venture creation. To this extent an innovative, practical and holistic 360°GrowthWheel® development approach have been adopted. The 360°GrowthWheel includes practical based learning consisting of 360° screening tools, bespoke frameworks, decision sheets, worksheets, and action plans.

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COACHING/MENTORING

Leadership and personal development based on Growth Wheel Models

Learning

Learning linked to GrowthWheel

Support

Market & Financial Linkages; Business Administration; Compliance & Infrastructure

Business development training and workshops

such as Financial management, design thinking, marketing and business management

THE RAPID INCUBATION PROJECT

PRE-INCUBATION

Pre-incubation is the provision of services by an incubator that help an entrepreneur to transform ideas into a start-up and getting incubator ready.
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INCUBATION

Business Incubation is the provision of a variety of support services under controlled conditions, to create an environment favorable for developing and nurturing new businesses and accelerating the growth of existing businesses.
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POST-INCUBATION

Post-incubation is the provision of support services by an incubator to an entrepreneur or business that has already graduated from the incubator. Such services will be provided on a consultancy basis and at market related rates.
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Events

Events
14
October
Rapid Business Incubator Centre Introduction Tour
Rapid Business Incubator Centre Introduction Tour
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Esayidi TVET College - Umzimkhulu Campus -Rapid Incubator and Center for Entrepreneurship

Rapid Business incubator Centre tour to introduce Esayidi TVET College lecturers, municipal LED Department staff and related stakeholders to the Rapid Incubator Centre at...

14
November
GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK
GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Esayidi Rapid Incubator & Centre for Entrepreneurship

It has been a year since the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded and we now look ahead to the serious work of rebooting our communities and...