Incubation Program

Business Growth





Business Modeling


The Esayidi CFERI 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.

Business Development Services

Business coaching and mentorship is a process used to take a business from where it is now to where the business owner wants it to be. A business development Officer (BDO) will assist and guide the business owner in growing their business by helping them clarify the vision of their business, develop business strategies and tackle challenges that arise in business.


The CFE/RI also provides support in the following ways:-

Links to market opportunities, Links to financing options, Infrastructural support-Like Access to the internet; use of the innovation meeting and board rooms and use of the MakerSpace.