CALL for APPLICATIONS: SAG-SEED Starter workshop in Cape Town
  Mar 27, 2018     News, general, business, training, opportunity, green economy

SEED, in cooperation with SWITCH-Africa Green, is hosting a SAG-SEED SEA Starter workshop in Cape Town for future Entrepreneurs with business ideas in Eco-inclusive field.

People or organisations that have come up with their own eco-inclusive business and need expert support in developing the business model around the idea are encouraged to apply for the upcoming SAG-SEED SEA Starter.

What is the SAG-SEED Starter?

The SAG-SEED Starter is a programme that supports young teams of entrepreneurs in developing and implementing their innovative ideas.

What will participants do?

Future eco-entrepreneurs begin by forming teams of 2-5, and coming up with business ideas to tackle one selected main challenge in South Africa. Under expert guidance, the teams will come together in a workshop to develop and refine their ideas. Next, the teams get to test the ideas with potential customers and partners. After that, the teams get together again to present and refine their findings. At the end of the SAG-SEED Starter, the teams will have developed a solid concept and be ready to engage partners and investors in the real world.

Who is eligible to apply?

Individuals who have a basic business idea or a problem they want to solve or are in the very early stages of setting up their enterprise. Selected participants will receive training free of charge but participants have to cover their own transport and accommodation costs.

Where: Cape Town, South Africa
When: First workshop: 2-4 May & second workshop: 29-30 May
Sectors: Sustainable Agriculture, Manufacturing & Waste Management
Application deadline: 12 April 2018

How: Download and complete the application form.