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.

Bradley Freeman

Bradley Freeman, a TCB Repair Graduate, overcame drug addiction and is now self-employed, running an appliance repair and sales business. He has eradicated poverty from his life and is financially and socially independent. Most importantly, he has dignity. Now, he is paying it forward.

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