Case study: Building economic resilience through partnerships that support early-stage innovation
  Jan 6, 2021     Library, News, business, Case Study, event, GreenCape, South Africa, Cape Town, FNF, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom

GreenCape, supported by the City of Cape Town, has published a case study titled: "Green Economy Enterprise Development and Investment - Building economic resilience through partnerships that support early-stage innovation in the start-up eco-system ."

The case study describes the resilience based rationale and outcome of the GreenPitch Innovation Challenge, hosted by GreenCape and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF), in partnership with Invest Cape Town, an initiative of the City of Cape Town.

This case study discusses:

  • How continued investment into early stage green innovation strengthens the resilience of the local economy, hereby helping to survive and adapt during unexpected shocks;
  • The importance of collaboration and collaborative techniques in supporting green economy ecosystem innovation;
  •  How partnerships can be mobilised to stimulate green business growth though supporting early-stage innovation; and
  •  The circular economy potential embedded in early-stage innovation and  entrepreneurship support.

To access the free  case study, click here.