Vhembe Drone Accelerator Programme

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The Programme will be anchored at the Centre for Entrepreneurship & Rapid Incubator located at Vhembe TVET College. This Programme will have a cohort of 10 SMMEs and/or start-ups, which meet the following criteria:

  1. Existing Businesses: Qualifying enterprises must have been in business for at least 12 months and are registered with CIPC.
  2. Operational Involvement: All entrepreneurs and shareholders must be involved in the daily operations of the business.
  3. Black Shareholding: Enterprises must have at least 51% Black shareholding.
  4. Designated Groups: Preference will be given to enterprises that are owned and managed by women, youth, disabled persons who reside in townships or other marginalised areas.
  5. Technology: Entrepreneurs must display a strong passion for technology and be eager to learn in this high-tech and dynamicdrone industry.
  6. Key Sectors:Agriculture, Construction, Security, ICT, Aviation, Infrastructure, Insurance, Surveying, Filming & Photography, etc.
  7. Limpopo Focus:The start-ups must be from anywhere in Limpopo but must be commit to being in Vhembe College for 2 days per week or join by Zoom.

 

Call for Applications

  • Qualifying enterprises are now invited to submit their applications on this page along with all supporting documents. Closing Date will be at 16h00 on June 26, 2020. All applications will then be evaluated against the set criteria. A short-list of enterprises will be invited to pitch their value proposition to a panel of judges.
  • Please note that meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee acceptance to the programme. The decision of the evaluation and judging panel is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Applications and inquiries must be sent by the closing date of to Incubation@vhembecollege.edu.za or DroneAccelerator@mzansiaero.tech

If you would like to be part of this Drone Accelerator please fill in this application form.

Closing date is June 26, 2020

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Company Registered Address
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Directors

Director 1

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Director 3

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Incomplete information will result in your application being rejected.

Supporting Documents to be Submitted with this Application

Please email all supporting documents to incubation@vhembecollege.edu.za

  • 1-page personal resume of business owner with educational qualifications, work experiences, etc.
  • 2-page company profile detailing CIPC registration, BEE certificate, shareholding, completed/current projects, etc.
  • Certified ID copies of all directors.
  • Certified copies of qualifications of all directors.
  • Proof of address of all directors.

If you are successful for the next round, you will be expected to prepare a 15-minute pitch to present your company’s value proposition.