Venture Lab at UCT Graduate School of Business Profile

Venture Lab at UCT Graduate School of Business

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Contact Details

8 Portswood Road in the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town.

Venture Lab, a 3 month program that assists entrepreneurs out of academia to fast track their business ideas into sustainable businesses.

Venture Lab build's a supportive environment for startups to test and validate new business models. We offer a venture incubation program, access to co-working space, mentors, professional and advisory services, a peer network, calendar of community events and introductions to investors.

Focus Areas

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

Entrepreuneurial Phase
  • Proof of Concept / seed
  • Start up
Target Industry
  • Agriculture
  • Bio-technology
  • Cleantech
  • Creative
  • Education
  • Environmental Entrepreneurship
  • Fashion
  • Fin Tech
  • Food and Beverage
  • Furniture
  • Furniture
  • Health Tech
  • Information and communications technologies
  • Infrastructure
  • Manufacturing
  • Mixed
  • Renewable energy
  • Social Innovation / Social Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability Driven Entrepreneurship

Location / Demographic Area
Location: Cape Town

  • Urban
Services Offered
  • Business and entrepreneurship Training
  • Funding and Financing Assistance
  • Mentorship
  • Networking
  • Office/Studio Space/ Co-working space

Funding Provided
  • None
Business Support Type
  • Co-working Space
  • Incubator
  • Mentorship
  • Networking, Community & Start-up Events

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