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YouthStartCT 2018 entrepreneurial challenge

Do you have an innovative idea for creating employment in your community?

The #YouthStartCT Challenge serves as an accelerator programme for start-up entrepreneurs aged from 18 to 35. The main aim of the competition is to contribute to business skills development, innovation and the growth of entrepreneurs in Cape Town.

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Finlit Challenge

UWC & Metropolitan’s FINLIT Challenge Empowers SA’s Young Entrepreneurs with Financial Literacy

 

Financial literacy is an important skill – and one that isn’t as easily taught to the youth as it should be in South Africa. That’s why the University of the Western Cape’s Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) is empowering students to empower others with the relevant knowledge with the UWC/Metropolitan FINLIT Challenge.

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Training 150 SMMEs across the WC Province

CEI just concluded another Emerging Business Support Programme with 150 SMMEs. This was in partnership with the Western Cape Government’s Department of Economic Development and Tourism. We trained and supported business owners in the Cape Metropole, Saldanha Bay – West Coast Municipality, Mossel Bay – Eden Municipality and in Grabouw – Overberg Municipality.

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