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Unlock your business potential with the City-supported Cape Town Entrepreneurship Academy<p>First launched in November 2022, the academy is an online portal that hosts free learning material supplied by experts and experienced business owners. The courses cover subjects or fields relating to the growth of a start-up or small, micro and medium enterprise (SMME). </p><p>'Over the past year, hundreds of budding business owners have taken advantage of the wealth of knowledge available on the City-supported Cape Town Entrepreneurship Academy to learn more about starting a farming business, finding the first customers for a start-up, how to scale up one's enterprise, and much more. It's been exceptionally encouraging to see this thirst for learning and realising that we are helping young business leaders to take those first important steps to grow,' said Alderman James Vos, the Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Growth. <br></p><p>Among the new features are interviews with experienced local entrepreneurs in which they give their first-hand experiences and insights for others to learn from. <br></p><p>The academy is an example of the power of partnership as The StartUp Tribe, a global initiative that aims to help people around the world to start and grow their own businesses, administers the platform. <br></p><p>The project complements the City's other mechanisms aimed at making Cape Town the easiest place to do business. <br></p><p>The City's Business Hub also hosts a series of free workshops covering a range of topics, including tendering, costing and pricing, and business improvement strategies.<br></p><p>'Through projects and programmes such as the Cape Town Entrepreneurship Academy, it is my mission to help more Capetonians realise their business dreams while creating more job opportunities,' said Alderman Vos.<br></p><p>Find more information and courses at <a href="https://ddec1-0-en-ctp.trendmicro.com/wis/clicktime/v1/query?url=https://www.thestartuptribe.org/pages/capetown&umid=a299cc50-04ac-4680-b95b-248b4116ce08&auth=2ad3eefb43d42e4af99fdc07ba99e48e7318d45f-eee0cbf36b9734c2431db4b53c46028052b55a02">https://www.thestartuptribe.org/pages/capetown</a>. <br></p><p>To sign up for Business Hub workshops, go to <a href="https://www.investcapetown.com/news-events/business-events/">https://www.investcapetown.com/news-events/business-events/</a><br></p><p>Please see an updated link to CT Entrepreneurship Academy: <a href="https://ddec1-0-en-ctp.trendmicro.com/wis/clicktime/v1/query?url=http://capetown.thestartuptribe.org&umid=b23faa66-04c6-4954-91b6-0059ac541671&auth=2ad3eefb43d42e4af99fdc07ba99e48e7318d45f-d8914a3ea70265abcb3fced4744aef6cfda3e501">capetown.thestartuptribe.org</a><br></p><p> </p><p><strong>End</strong></p>2024-02-12T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#c0d99b9f-f5aa-458f-bdef-1685f35940c9;L0|#0c0d99b9f-f5aa-458f-bdef-1685f35940c9|skills development;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GPP|#e4c39f44-d1ff-4309-9847-312eaa00a0df1City of Cape Town, Media Office0

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