Thank you to all the entrepreneurs who applied to be part of our SAB Entrepreneurship Programmes.
The application window is now closed and we will be announcing the successful entrepreneurs joining the SAB Foundation, SAB Kickstart, and the SAB Supplier Development programmes soon.


Entrepreneurship Programmes Application

Welcome to the SAB entrepreneurship world and congratulations for taking this bold step of applying for our great support programmes.
Please select one of the four options below; choosing the one that best meets your needs, and matches your stage of business growth. Making the right choice increases your chance of success, so take your time to understand what each programme offers before you apply. Our helpdesk team is available to guide you if necessary.
See T’s and C’s below

Tholoana Programme:
Are you an early stage entrepreneur with a business that has been operational between 6 months and 5 years? Does your business have potential for growth? Does your business solve a market demand and make a difference to the community through employment? Are you situated in the rural provinces?

Kickstart Boost:
Are you an established youth entrepreneur (between the ages of 18-35) with a business that has been operational for 2 years or more with a minimum annual turnover of  R200,000? Does your business have potential to become supply chain ready? Do you need coaching or funding to grow?

Kickstart Ignite:
Are you a new entrant into the business world? Are you a youth entrepreneur (between the ages of 18-35) with a strong business idea or prototype with potential to solve a business challenge?

SAB Thrive:
Are you an existing SAB supplier (with a valid vendor number) that wants to grow? Are you looking for private equity funding or technical expertise to help transform the success of your business?

Terms and Conditions

The application process is lengthy so be ready to upload the following documents:
A certified copy of the business owner/s' ID.
Your supplier number if you are an existing supplier (SAB Thrive).

* Please note that the maximum file size per upload is 10MB.
We will provide feedback on the status of your submission after applications close on 30 November 2017.
Feedback will be communicated by the 28th of February 2018. We wish you success with your application!

For further

Application Enquiries

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