Bertha Centre for Social Innovation Profile

Bertha Centre for Social Innovation

Profile Status

ACTIVE

Contact Details

Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, 8 Portswood Road, Green Point, Cape Town

+27(0) 21 406 1524

berthacentre@gsb.ac.za

http://www.gsb.uct.ac.za

Description
The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship is the first academic centre in Africa dedicated to advancing social innovation and entrepreneurship.

Focus Areas


Target Client / Entrepreneur Profile
  • Black / Previously disadvantaged
  • Elderly
  • Entrepreneurs with disabilities
  • Existing businesses
  • Immigrants
  • Inventors
  • Low Income
  • Poor / Indigent
  • Refugees
  • Students
  • Unemployed
  • Woman
  • Youth
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
  • Maturity
Target Industry
  • Agriculture
  • Cleantech
  • Conservation
  • Creative
  • Education
  • Enterprise Development
  • Environmental Entrepreneurship
  • Fashion
  • Health Tech
  • Healthcare
  • Housing
  • Renewable energy
  • Social Innovation / Social Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability Driven Entrepreneurship
  • Tourism

Location / Demographic Area
Location: Cape Town

  • Urban
Services Offered
  • Business and entrepreneurship Training
  • Competitions/awards/ prices
  • Design
  • Facilitation
  • Funding and Financing Assistance
  • Intern placements
  • Interns
  • Networking
  • Office/Studio Space/ Co-working space
  • Product/Prototype Development
  • Scholarships and Bursaries
  • Secondary/Higher education entrepreneurial centre
  • Technical assistance

Funding Provided
  • Grant
Business Support Type
  • Co-working Space
  • Formal Education (Vocational / College / University)
  • Networking, Community & Start-up Events

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