KwaZulu-Natal has been seen as a laggard province in the technology startup ecosystem in South Africa. How might KwaZulu Natal accelerate its technology entrepreneurship ecosystem and position itself well on Africa.
Scale is an important factor when building traction for small enterprises and business development services, the ability to support entrepreneurs and build a culture of success in accelerators make them work.
We were the signatory for the Startup Nations KwaZulu Natal region to scale efforts on Global Entrepreneurship Network. This network connected KZN based entrepreneurs to Startup Nations South Africa, a partnership with Wits University, IDC and The Innovation Hub.