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The False Bay TVET College, Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE) applied for an innovative project of incubating 20 young entrepreneurs late in 2020 and were awarded this in January 2021.

To help educate and grow entrepreneurs, Engen Petroleum have partnered
with Raizcorp to bring the Pitch and Polish programme to cities and towns across
South Africa, for the fifth time.

New research shows high-growth ideas are going to waste as early-stage
organisations struggle to find suitable investors. As a result the majority of
early-stage, high-growth organisations on the continent are failing.

As emerging markets continue to struggle with the economic downturn, it has
become evident that South Africa cannot solely rely on private and public
enterprises to resolve the unemployment crisis.

Developing entrepreneurs has long been discussed as one possible solution
to the frightening rate of unemployment, particularly amongst the South
African youth and unemployed graduates.

Small businesses create employment for more than two thirds of workers in
South Africa, for this reason it is critical that greater support structures are
put in place to ensure their survival.

Entrepreneurship is an important tool in the quest to alleviate unemployment
and empower communities in South Africa and is being recommended by
both business and political leaders.

A social venture is bringing skills and learnings from businesses in all stages of
development and emergence to South Africa, with the goal of effecting very
real change for non-profit organisations.

A Centre for Entrepreneurship (CEF), which will help to develop local
entrepreneurs, has been launched at the King Hintsa FET College for
Agriculture in Butterworth, Eastern Cape.



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