DURBAN – IBM South Africa has launched a startup accelerator in partnership with Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct.
The startup accelerator will take place from 8 October 2018 to 16 November 2018 and it is designed to allow for the development of growth stage tech and digital startups, using a bootcamp format that will run over a six-week period.
IBM spoke about the reasons that they partnered with Tshimologong Precinct for the bootcamp. The company said, "Tshimologong is not only our neighbours at the precinct but are also focused on the growth and development of technology entrepreneurs".
The company added that through programmes like the accelerator they aim to create an environment that cultivates of future tech SMME’s.
The bootcamp will focus on enablement and development through a series of short, intensive and rigorous modules.