Tag Archives: Accelerators

Enter the Funnel – Viewpoint of Incubators and Accelerators in South Africa

At the heart of pressure felt in Preferential Procurement is the demand for ‘Black’ owned Empowering Suppliers to provide goods and/or services, in very specific or specialised procurement categories, compared to those currently supplying such goods and/or services. This imbalance is not unique per sector, but is widespread across all business sectors in South Africa. To-date many ‘host organisations’ investing

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Brookings Report – Startup Accelerator Programs in the United States

Richard Florida writing for CityLab.com asks, “How Do Startup Accelerators Help Cities?” and since accelerators are growing rapidly across the U.S., “But does that mean governments should get involved?” Cities have long sought to bolster their innovative and entrepreneurial capacities. In an effort to spur startup activity, many U.S. urban areas have developed tech centers and innovation districts, lured venture

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