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Helping deep tech startups
prepare for launch

*Countdown is free for SU Technology Transfer projects and SU Alumni 

Ensuring Africa's most innovative technologies solve our continent's most pressing problems. 

Our 5 week programme takes founders through:

  • Designing a business model

  • Stakeholder mapping

  • Customer interviews

  • Defining Mission and Vision

  • Creating a business proposal overview

  • How to pitch for sales and investment

  • Demo Day with relevant industry players and potential investors

This program is free for Stellenbosch University researchers and alumni

It is also the lead-up programme for Lift-Off, which helps companies solidify their businesss structures and processes and become investor-ready.

Program Dates

February 2024

Start Date: 7 February 2024

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