Entrepreneurship

24 Jan RLabs Innovation Incubator and Accelerator 2013

It was late 2011 when RLabs began engaging with Indigo Trust about the possibility of supporting the launch of our new Innovation Incubator and Accelerator (InnovIA) programme at our Cape Town Lab. With the support of $17,000 from Indigo Trust and some key partners RLabs...

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08 Jan RLabs mobile news project receives grant from ATTI

During 2012 RLabs incubated 7 projects that launched in its incubator. One of the social projects was miGOx where short government related stories are published by community authors have been awarded a $50,000 grant by the Africa Technology Transparency Initiative for expansion and further development....

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01 Dec Launch Pad: Apply for RLabs Innovation Incubator and Accelerator 2013

After an exciting launch last month RLabs is now accepting applications for the Innovation Incubator & Accelerator 2013 cycle. We are looking for 5 social innovators who would like to take their idea to market and change the world doing so. The venue for incubation...

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29 Nov Breaking News: RLabs and Bertha Foundation launches Kukua Fund for Social Entrepreneurs

RLabs have partnered with Bertha Foundation to launch an impact investment fund (Kukua Fund)to discover and invest in Africa’s high potential internet and mobile start-ups driving social change. The fund will provide micro investments to startups of up to US$25,000, human capital and mentorship, access...

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25 Oct Sierra Leone: RLabs partners with Plan International to focus on youth in technology and entrepreneurship

The annual population growth rate of Sierra Leone is estimated at 2.3%. In 2001 the mid-year population was estimated at 5.12 million. Sierra Leone has a predominantly youthful population, with persons less than 15 years of age accounting for about 45% of its total population....

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18 Oct South Africa: InnovIA startups on the move

Last week RLabs hosted its first official Innovation Incubator and Accelerator Launch event with 7 startups demoing their products and services to a capacity audience at the RLabs space in Cape Town, South Africa. The InnovIA event was an opportunity to not only showcase the...

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