Nedbank Stellenbosch University LaunchLab Profile

Nedbank Stellenbosch University LaunchLab

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Contact Details

Johnathan Smit

Hammandshand Road, Stellenbosch, 7600

+27 (0)21 808 9494

The LaunchLab is a mixed-use business incubator based at Stellenbosch University in Stellenbosch, Western Cape that accelerates technology and innovation businesses in ICT (specifically Payments, Big Data, Analytics, Mobile, Paid Media), Cleantech, Agritech and Education, to a new level.

Focus Areas

Target Client / Entrepreneur Profile
  • Inventors
  • Students
Entrepreuneurial Motivation
  • Creation of a micro or small business
  • Growth and scaling

Entrepreuneurial Phase
  • Ideation / idea creation
  • Proof of Concept / seed
  • Start up
  • Early
  • Accelerate / Expansion
Target Industry
  • Agriculture
  • Cleantech
  • Education
  • Fin Tech
  • Information and communications technologies
  • Renewable energy

Location / Demographic Area
Location: Stellenbosch

  • Urban
Services Offered
  • Business Advisory Support
  • Business and entrepreneurship Training
  • Competitions/awards/ prices
  • Funding and Financing Assistance
  • Interns
  • Market Research
  • Mentorship
  • Networking
  • Office/Studio Space/ Co-working space
  • Research / Technology
  • Shared Industrial/Commercial Equipment
  • Technical assistance
  • Technology
  • Wet labs

Funding Provided
  • Investment network
  • None
Business Support Type
  • Co-working Space
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship Initiatives
  • Incubator
  • Mentorship
  • Networking, Community & Start-up Events
  • Pre-incubator

Upcoming Events

Success Stories

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Clockwork Acorn

Clockwork Acorn is a small independent game development studio, who develop a variety of applications, including desktop and mobile games, business applications, and exciting new experiments in UI and UX design.

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Freedom of Movement

FOM specialises in the design and manufacturing of bespoke leather products, clothing and accessories.

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Pimp My Book

“The Pimp” have removed the ‘dinginess’ of buying and selling second-hand textbooks.

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Qurio helps you get opinions from your audience, feedback from employees, measure customer satisfaction and evaluate your class or workshop – paperless and in real-time.

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Stuvia is a marketplace for study notes. Students earn money everyday, and buy notes to pass their exams.

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