LaunchLab Industry Engagement for Agritech and Fintech Startups

LaunchLab has an exciting industry engagement coming up in July for pilot-ready Agritech and Fintech startups that are post-revenue. LaunchLab stands for facilitating valuable connections between startups and strategic partners in order for startups to pilot and receive funding and for our clients to innovate. We do more than just have our startups pitch to our clients by offering mentorship…

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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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Vizibiliti

Vizibiliti Insight analyses R12 Billion in loan value using Alternative Credit Scoring data

Courtney Bentley started Vizibiliti Insight (VI) in 2016 and shortly thereafter participated in the LaunchLab’s Retail Innovation Challenge in partnership with ATTACQ. From participation in that challenge, the VI team gained exposure to the tenant opportunities and challenges in the commercial property market. They initially built an alternative credit scoring model for businesses renting from businesses.   With the learnings…

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