A premier Startup-Business ecosystem event
committed to making entrepreneurship fashionable
and attainable. 


Entrepreneurs face many common challenges as they work on transforming their ideas into high-impact businesses. We empower entrepreneurs with skills, tools, infrastructure, networks and resources in order to thrive.


Investors are looking for opportunities to drive sustainable value creation, stimulate job creation and local economic activity. We provide a ripe environment for investors to connect with high-impact startup businesses that are ready for investment.


Enablers support the creation and growth of small businesses. Their primary objective is to decrease the high failure rate among startup businesses. We create a community of practice for enablers to learn, connect, network and share best practice.

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What is Start Up
Business Festival?

Start up Business Festival – Overview

Startup Business Festival, a premier Startup-Business Ecosystem® event that seeks to make entrepreneurship fashionable and attainable.
This year’s event  will be Hybrid (virtual and in person) taking place from 1st to 30th November 2021.

Run from a studio in Gauteng where the MC will be broadcast to an event platform where 500+ guests will convene, view and participate in the event.

VIPs, sponsors, partners, speakers, entrepreneurs  and performers will be invited to the physical event throughout the month to deliver keynote addresses, masterclasses, panel discussions, pitching and participate in award ceremonies.
Finalists and winners of our various pitching competitions will mostly be dialled in virtually with live interactions with the MC and in-studio audience.

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