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The Innovator Trust was created to support the growth of small black-owned Information and Communications Technology (ICT) businesses in South Africa. Our programmes facilitate training that develops their skills as business owners.
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Aspiring young entrepreneurs graduate from Innovator Trust Yep programme
Local incubation facilitator, the Innovator Trust, announced 39 graduates from their 2021 Youth Entrepreneurship Programme (Yep). 29 Jul 2022 Read more

Innovator Trust announces incubation opportunity for tech-based small businesses
Call for applications to the Innovator Trust 2023/24 Enterprise Development (ED) incubation programme have officially opened! 27 Jul 2022 Read more

Young entrepreneurs succeed in keeping South Africans connected during loadshedding
Since 2008, the concept of loadshedding has been a reality that citizens have had to contend with as part of normal, day-to-day life. Despite numerous interventions to stabilise the country's electricity supply, little relief has been felt in the homes and workplaces of South Africans who remain in the dark and disconnected with no access to affordable, alternative solutions. For three young entrepreneurs, Brian Gadisi, Alan Gie and Themba Hadebe, the loadshedding crises presented an opportunity for innovation that is making a tangible difference in the lives of thousands of South Africans across the country by keeping the Wi-Fi on even when the power is off. 18 May 2022 Read more

Top 10 YEP business presentations beneficiaries pitch ideas for community empowerment
The Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP), the flagship youth incubation program facilitated by the Innovator Trust, held its fifth annual YEP business presentations from 28 February-2 March 2022 to an all-virtual panel of business executives from across South Africa. 22 Mar 2022 Read more

SA training college committed to developing youth and women in tech
In the last few years, we've seen great innovation across various industries, breakthroughs for marginalised communities and a digital revolution that has impacted every aspect of our lives. Although these are milestones to be celebrated, there is still so much more that needs to be done when it comes to developing the presence of women in the technology and innovation space. 28 Feb 2022 Read more

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