[email protected] is an intensive Mentorship Programme for cultural and social start-ups, which takes entrepreneurs on a journey of developing the foundation of their companies.
The Programme is set in an open, dynamic and creative space at the Goethe-Institut South Africa: the LIBRARY-GAMEBOX-HUB.
Please note the [email protected] does not provide direct funding.
> Orientation Week for the chosen Hubbers will commence from 12-16 April 2021.
> The fifth cycle of [email protected] will commence on 5 May 2021.
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This call is open to all creatives, innovators, space makers, game changers and developers of all nationalities with projects centered on cultural and social impact.
Candidates must be based in Johannesburg for the duration of the Programme.
1• Only entrepreneurs running start-up ventures that are cultural or have a strong social dimension can apply.
2• Your business should be between IDEATION and VALIDATION phase.
3• Should have a turnover of less than R120 000 annually.
4• Your business should be registered or formalised in some manner.
5• Entrepreneurs must be above the age of 18 and eligible to work in the Republic of South Africa, should they not be citizens of the country.
a) Applications are open from 8 February to 8 March 2021.
b) Shortlisted candidates will be notified on 15 March.
c) Interviews will take place from 23-26 March. The interview will include a maximum 5 minute pitch on the candidates’ start-ups.
The successful candidates will be notified between on 31 March 2021.
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