Botshabelo digital hub

There is a place called Botshabelo digital hub located in South A Africa,Free State,bloemfontein in a big Town called Botshabelo in Botshabelo industrial park 9781.

VISION,MISSION AND VALUES

Vision Statement
-To be the leader in providing technology business incubation services to ICT enterprise

Mission Statement
-To create innovative, locally relevant and globally competitive digital enterprises by tailor-made business development services

Values of the hub
Botshabelo Digital Hub supports the following values

-An Entrepreneurial spirit
-partnership and collaboration
-Integrity and transparency
Sustainable Development and empowerment

KEY FOCUS AREAS
-gaming
-blockchain
-coding
-robotics
-artificail Intelligence
-Machine Learning
-Cyber Security
-3D printing
-Big Data

PILLARS OF SUPPORT
client development value chain

1. COACHING AND MENTORSHIP
-In house coaching mentorship
-Use of pro bono coaches
-Use of industry experts

2. CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT
-Accounting and bookkeeping
-HR support

3. TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
-marketing
-legal & stature compliance
-financial modelling

4. NEW BUSINESS & SD OPPORTUNITIES
-procurement opportunities
-exhibitions,online profiling and other opportunities

5. NETWORKING AND LINKAGES
-funding opportunities
-linkage with some support organisation
-soft landing through partners in the continent and beyond

TRAINING PROGRAMES
-new venture creation
-small business financial management
-end user computing
-electronics
-systems development
-3d animation and visual effects
-software testing
-export administration

HIGH TECH EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE ON SITE
The hub boasts a multitude of the latest in high tech

-interactive whiteboards
-interactive touch screen projectors
-3d printing machines
-laser printers
-networking opportunities
-gaming station
-hot desk ,etc.

STAGES OF INCUBATION

1. SELECTION
-recruitment campaigns
-attract high calibre tech entrepreneurial
-application process/induction/word 50% tech start ups

2. PRE- INCUBATION
-3 to 6 months
-proof of concept
-ignition phase/pitching
-boot camp
-business elearning
-self mastery training
-growthwheel training
-business model % lean start up model

3. LAUNCH PHASE
-year 1
-virtual/full incubation
-capacity building
-product/service enhancement
-accrediation
-create at least one job
-milestone:R250 000 annual turn over

4. GROWTH PHASE
-year 2
-stable client base
-expand markets
-create at least 2 jobs
-milestone R500 000 annual turnover

5. GRADUATION
-year 3
-mature to be independent
-preparing the business to exist the program
-create more than 3 jobs
-milestone: R1m annual turnover