17 Dec Applications open for RLabs Innovation Accelerator 2016

Applications for the RLabs Innovation Incubator and Accelerator (InnovIA) 2016 programme are now open. Aspirant social innovators and entrepreneurs who are passionate about making a difference in the world and building scalable social enterprises are invited to apply here.

 

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We are thrilled to be partnering with, amongst others, Silicon Cape, The Bandwidth Barn, Accenture Skills to Succeed, and the MTN Solution Space (UCT Graduate School of Business) to ensure the successful development and implementation of youth lead innovations. The programme will harness the wealth in experience and resources of all its partners to deliver a programme that will see youth excel in entrepreneurship and social innovation.

 

Why should you join InnovIA?
  • You will have access to Silicon Cape network
  • Access to world-class mentors
  • Access to world class co-working spaces
  • Access to a supportive entrepreneurship ecosystem
  • Access to mentors with extensive experience in the startup space
  • Access to developers who are experienced in building mobile and web products/services
  • If you meet all program and business milestones during the program, your startup could access further seed funding from RLabs or other Angel investors within our network.

 

What do you need to apply for this opportunity?
  • Have a tested or proven idea (Validation needed)
  • Must be innovative (Approach that’s unique)
  • Can involve and exclude technology
  • Does your innovation or small business make a social impact

 

Through the InnovIA programme, we have been able to nurture the development of 47 social innovations and startups, helping them develop and grow during the start-up period.

 

Please note: applicants will be subjected to a selection process, and if successful, will be expected to commit themselves (or one team member) to the 12 week programme.

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11 Comments
  • Faldiela
    Posted at 23:30h, 21 December Reply

    This looks interesting i would like to be part of the Rlabs

  • Bulelani
    Posted at 06:20h, 22 December Reply

    Write your comment here…hi which courses do you offer?

    • admin
      Posted at 08:54h, 22 December Reply

      Hi Bulelani

      We offer a variety of courses and our application day is the 30th January between 7am and 1pm at 66 Tarentaal Road, Bridgetown, Athlone. Some of the courses include Introduction to Computers, Social Media, Photography, Entrepreneurship, Events Management, Community Development, Small Business Management, Marketing, Public Relations and Human Resources.

      Have a lovely day

  • Yolanda
    Posted at 09:38h, 28 December Reply

    Hi wrk. @ a deaf skul my post is senior housekeeping supervisor can u give me @vise wot is da best course for my field pls

    • admin
      Posted at 08:15h, 09 February Reply

      Hi Yolanda,

      Thanks for making contact with us. Contact our Innovation Lab for more courses that would assist you in your field of expertise: innovationlab@rlabs.org

      Kind regards

  • Charnelle Samuels
    Posted at 17:38h, 29 December Reply

    I did the GLA. In the 2nd semester 2014. I went as far as to attend both bootcamps, however Ignytte (the name of.the group I was in) didn’t make it to the incubation..

    I.would like to join Rlabs for the incubation for Ignytte.

    Can you please explain to me what you lean when the requirements are to have a proven or tests idea? and Rlabs validation.needed?

  • Charnelle Samuels
    Posted at 17:38h, 29 December Reply

    I did the GLA. In the 2nd semester 2014. I went as far as to attend both bootcamps, however Ignytte (the name of.the group I was in) didn’t make it to the incubation..

    I.would like to join Rlabs for the incubation for Ignytte.

    Can you please explain to me what you lean when the requirements are to have a proven or tests idea? and validation.needed?

    • admin
      Posted at 07:18h, 30 December Reply

      Hi Charnelle

      You are welcome to apply for the Incubation and a proven business idea is where you’ve already tested the idea in the market that there is a possibility of a product that meets the needs of clients. Looking forward to receiving your application. Best wishes

  • Applications open for RLabs Innovation Incubator and Accelerator 2016
    Posted at 08:49h, 20 January Reply

    […] “The programme will harness the wealth in experience and resources of all its partners to deliver a programme that will see youth excel in entrepreneurship and social innovation,” RLabs stated in a blogpost. […]

  • Linyando Andrew
    Posted at 06:36h, 17 February Reply

    The platform sounds interesting,is it open to Namibian

    • admin
      Posted at 10:24h, 17 February Reply

      Not yet but you welcome to also connect with our team at NBIC in Windhoek.

      Best wishes

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