ABOUT THE CENTRE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT

CEDigital WHO ARE WE?

CEDigital is the virtual Enterprise and Supplier Development Support platform of the Tshwane University of Technology Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (TUT CED), which provides a broad-based innovation solution focusing on Small Business Enterprises aiming to be more effective, efficient and sustainable.

CEDigital is an online visual business support, advisory, mentorship, coaching and investment for start-up to established businesses.

This platform removes geographical and economic barriers that keeps most entrepreneurs out of the economic mainstream.

CEDigital will facilitate an ecosystem of interaction, collaboration and access to information.

Our Vision

A fully functional centre that supports the development of an entrepreneurial mind-set and create high growth businesses on the Africa continent.

Our Mission

To promote entrepreneurship and innovation through capacity development and training for inclusive and equitable economic growth and sustainable development.

To help students, recent graduate and emerging enterprises, gain access to mentors, training, shared space, professional assistance, access to capital, and other services to ensure the successful development of their business ideas.

To contribute to entrepreneurial policy planning, formulation and implementation through academic and research activities and community engagement.

To contribute to job creation and enhanced economic health of Africa.

Centre’s Mandate

Essentially, it is expected to provide individual Business Solution with respect to:

  • Accelerating the formation of sustainable emerging businesses, leading to increased job creation and economic development.
  • Creating opportunities to cultivate innovative business ideas and develop entrepreneurial competence.
  • Practical instruction for starting and growing small businesses.
  • Cultivating a culture of peer-support and networking among the participants.
  • Facilitating business coaching & mentorship to increase the sustainable, success and scale-up of the ventures created.

Linkages between beneficiaries and potential impact funders, angel investors and other potential business partners.

Our Value Proposition

We facilitate support and access to start-up resources to accelerate the development and growth of student entrepreneurs, early-stage start-ups, co-operatives & SMEs

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