Ideasmash-winners

Stellenbosch University IdeaSmash 2019 Winners Announced

Last week the inaugural Stellenbosch University (SU) IdeaSmash final pitching event took place. The SU IdeaSmash is an initiative in collaboration with the Office of Research and Innovation, and the Stellenbosch University Student Representative Council (SRC). We were looking for entries from innovative Stellenbosch University students who are creating businesses that contribute to research, development, and design of new products…

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Santam Safety Ideas Season 3 finalists announced

Stellenbosch, 16 April 2019: Santam, South Africa’s largest general insurer, has announced the finalists of the Santam Safety Ideas Challenge Season 3. This challenge was derived from the notion that “Simple, smart ideas have the power to improve the well-being of South Africans”.   LaunchLab together with Santam selected finalists based on their market-readiness at a Showcase Day, which took…

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From Stellenbosch to Cape Town, StellieTech Continues to Soar in Launching Their Second Branch

Edtech companies are revolutionising the education industry and StellieTech is at the forefront of transforming the learning experience. The demand for affordable, good quality education is increasing and has lead to the boom in StellieTech’s growth.   2019 Started off with a bang for StellieTech, one could argue that they have now flown further from their proverbial nest here at…

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Stellenbosch LaunchLab: Top Challenger from Africa Connecting Incubation Matured Startups with Corporates

Every month we get several requests from corporate innovation teams, international MBA groups, local post-grads looking for research interviews and many other groups of people that simply want to come experience the Nedbank Stellenbosch University LaunchLab. What is it that makes this community of entrepreneurs so interesting that visitors from Europe, North America and Southeast Asia make a point to…

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