- Business Model Development
- Feasibility Studies
- Financial Model Development
- IP (patents, copyright and trademark)
- Business plan writing skills
- Cutomer Care
- Business Strategic Management
- Productivity SA
- Soft skills (e.g. Time Management)
- SABS (Product design and QMS)
- Corporate identity
- Access to markets
- Access to technical support
Our Good Impact Highlighters
New SME's established
Total clients supported
Direct jobs created
%Youth owned clients supported
%Women owned clients supported
R 0 m
Total Clients Turnover
Thank you InvoTech for the funding, which has allowed the business to get its current stage.
InvoTech intervention in my business.
InvoTech provided me with a professional office environment to operate on daily basis & meet up with clients as well as advanced computers that are very important for the type of service that my company provide. My initial monthly business revenue was R10 000 per month which has now increased to R30 000 due to Invotech's intervention. We are currently working on a strategy to maintian the revenue R20 000 to R30 000.
-Syabonga Ndwalane -
Invotech is a great organisation that has assisted us in making our project a reality. The team at Invotech is extremely professional and helpful and guides successful projects from start to finish. I have been extremely impressed and enjoy working with Invotech.
-South African Cane Growers-
To be a leading Technology and Business Incubator, fostering economic development, innovation and industrialisation in KwaZulu Natal.
The InvoTech mission is to provide a nurturing business support environment to accelerate the development of technologically based start up enterprises.
Innovation Technology Business Incubator (InvoTech), a section 21 non-profit organisation, was established by Durban University of Technology and Small Enterprise Development Agency in 2011. InvoTech has created an 18-step dynamic technology and business incubation model that supports entrepreneurs to develop their innovative business ideas into thriving enterprises.
The targeted sectors are in green economy, digital creative industry, food technology and agricultural impacting technologies. The overall objectives of the InvoTech incubation programme is to contribute towards; creation of decent jobs, stimulating the culture of innovation, entrepreurship and growing the KZN economy.
Strategic relations with the KZN based Universities has positioned InvoTech as a regional centre of technology and business incubation, linking industry, entrepreneurs, universities and investors.
Facilitating education and awareness of Green, Creative and high-technology sectors.
Empowering entrepreneurs through targeted training and quality mentorship.
Developing the InvoTech business incubator into state of the art incubation park/hub.
Bridging the gap between SMME's and the incubators by bringing services to the communities.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ms Palesa Phili
Ms Kele Molopyane
Mr Brand Pretorius
Mr Surendra Thakor
Mr Lindani Percival Dhlomo
Mr Senzo Xulu
Business Development Manager: Creative Technologies
Business Development Manager: Mixed Innovations
Business Development Officer: Green Technologies
Business Support Officer
Human Resource Officer
General Office Assistant
Frequently Asked Question ?
A business incubator is a company that helps new and start-up companies to develop by providing services such as mentorship and management training.
Green, Creative and Digital technologies.
Green technologies refers to technologies whose use is intended to reverse the effects of human activity on the environment
- Business Mentorship
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3 years. However, depending on the stage in which a client comes in at.
We assist idea up to commercialisation.
Umgubho festival is a project conceptualised, organised and managed by Maphisa Brothers. The festival officially inaugurated on September 22 2012, as Freedom Route signature event on Inanda Heritage Route. The festival is re-positioning Inanda as Africa/World Heritage destination which attribute and respect to competitors (i.e. National Arts Festival of Grahams town in the Eastern Cape).
Harvest from Heaven
Harvest from Heaven foods is a manufacturer and distributor of fine foods products to food retail stores in the geographical area in Durban. The company propriety products are combined with modern culinary techniques and a more sophisticated atmosphere that will position Harvest from Heaven foods brand in the market place and allows for future grow. Our products have something for everyone and focus on flavours that consumers readily identify.
Provides free website to emerging and small businesses. In 2011 schools showed interest in their services and were invited by the department of education to partner and roll out smart school network. The smart schools Initiative delivered through a pilot project a programme that seeks to equip schools with a world class e-learning syatem that will allow to provide access to important content to all students.
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