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Military Veterans called for business Incubation

Entrepreneurs are invited to participate in the City of Ekurhuleni’s business development initiative, which will be hosted at the Uhambo Innovation Hub facility in Kempton Park.

The City of Ekurhuleni is looking for high-potential small businesses owned by military veterans to participate in an incubation program aimed at helping the SMEs grow into sustainable businesses by providing business development support, access to business infrastructure, access to funding and marketing linkage opportunities

In order to be considered the SME must meet this following criteria:

  • Have a registered CIPC business.
  • Registered with Central Supplier Database.
  • Registered as a vendor with City of Ekurhuleni.
  • Business must have majority of its operations in City of Ekurhuleni.
  • The business must have 51% or more ownership by black military veterans.
  • The Veteran Shareholder must be a resident within the city of Ekurhuleni.

Military veterans status must be verifiable through the Military Veterans Database or Happy Letter.

Business must be aligned with City of Ekurhuleni procurement targets.

(Prefered areas of participation: Construction, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Logistics, Recycling and watse management, Renewable Energy, Property)

If your business meets the requirements and if you interested in applying for the programme go to the website: www.uhambohub.com.

No mmanual submissions will be accepted. For Enquiries, contact Thabang.Nxumalo@ekurhuleni.gov.za or khanyisa@uhambohub.com.

Closing date is on March 3.

Stephen Seakgwe

Stephen Seakgwe is the editor of Mapepeza. He is a working journalist covering general and investigative stories for the newspaper and online platforms. Stephen is an experienced and driven Media Specialist with over eight years of experience creating compelling content across multiple media platforms for a range of brands.

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