TURNING YOUTH INTO SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS
The Centre for Entrepreneurship (CFE) was founded through a partnership between the Department of Higher Education and Training and the Department of Small Business Development. It was launched in March 2015, and currently operates from the False Bay College Westlake Campus.
In November 2015, the CFE was also awarded the rights to host a Rapid Incubator in partnership with the Small Enterprises Development Agency. (SEDA). In November 2016, the CFE/RI hub was launched which boasts 800 square metres of space and houses an innovation hub and two mini factories.
CENTRE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP METHODOLOGY
The CFE methodology comprises of 4 independent and interdependent elements:
ABOUT THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME
The CFE’s primary intent is to be the most innovative youth accelerator in the Western Cape and specialises in shifting the minds of young people and graduates to embrace venture creation.
Business Incubation is the provision of a variety of support services under controlled conditions, to create an environment favorable for developing and nurturing new businesses and accelerating the growth of existing businesses.
Post-incubation is the provision of support services by an incubator to an entrepreneur or business that has already graduated from the incubator. Such services will be provided on a consultancy basis and at market related rates.
Her company name is Angel Stimulate Entertainment, she focusses on learning and stimulation of children. In completion of the Venture Creation & Start-up Workshops with the Centre for Entrepreneurship she was awarded R3 000 by the Rotary Club - Newlands and has managed to acquire a Camera and Toys for her company. She was selected in the Top 100 of the #YouthStartCT competition by City of Cape Town.
Sello MocwalediFalse Bay College Educare Graduate
He is a co-founder and co-owner of Sakha Isizwe Renovations and Maintenance which offers a wide range of services like Brick Laying, Painting, Tiling, Flooring, and Electrical Services. Their focus is in townships and surroundings. In completion of the Venture Creation & Start-up Workshops he obtained R3 000 for Rotary Club - Newlands which was spent towards tools of the business. He made the Top 100 of the #YouthStartCT competition by the City of Cape Town.
Gcobani XegoFalse Bay College Furniture Making L2 student
Themba owns Memela’s Braai Place in the Westlake community which specialises in Shisa Nyama (braai meat) and sides like pap, salads and chakalaka. He completed the Venture Creation & Start-up Workshops, has started operating and going on to the Venture Acceleration & Growth Workshops. He was awarded a R3 000 by the Rotary club and that went towards a freezer for his business.