Graduate Small Business Incubator

A business growth programme for small businesses that are ready to expand.  

Exclusive to our graduates.

The Graduate Incubator is a 1-year programme that assists Graduates to grow their already running, successful businesses in order to increase revenue and create jobs.

  • Next-level business and entrepreneurship training
  • Access to mentors and networks
  • Assistance with access to funding
  • Access to facilities and resources

Who is this for?

  • Successful graduates of The Clothing Bank, The Appliance Bank and TradeUp Programmes only.
  • You must already run a thriving business that they would like to expand.
  • You must be motivated, willing, ambitious, and have lots of self-discipline and grit.
  • You must be eager to learn, develop and grow.
  • Based within 50km from our Thornton (Cape Town) or Midrand (Gauteng) office.

What does the Graduate Incubator offer?

  • Business Development Training
  • Mentoring
  • Coaching
  • Access to partnerships, networks, business relationships
  • Assistance in overcoming finance gaps
  • Strategy advice
  • Assistance with business structure
  • Financial management and bookkeeping
  • Assistance with business support functions (Marketing, HR, Health and Safety, Market Research)
  • Procurement Assistance
  • Sales advise and support
  • Assistance with formalisation, registration and licencing (if required)

Apply before 2 May 2022

Online applications are open from 25 April to 2 May 2022

It should take about 10 minutes to complete.