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We represent Sir Richard Branson’s core values to support like-minded, passionate entrepreneurs who aim to fulfil a larger purpose for their business.

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IGNITE

Are you an existing entrepreneur changing business for good?

Ignite is the Branson Centre’s world-renowned, 6-month pre-acceleration, go-to-market and investor readiness programme for businesses with purpose. 

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APPLICATIONS OPEN

01|06|2021

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

30|06|2021

PROGRAMME STARTS

01|08|2021

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Over 10 million tonnes of food goes to waste annually in South Africa. This challenge presents a significant opportunity for entrepreneurs to radically disrupt the food waste environment by finding ways to intercept or prevent food waste.

Food Waste Innovation Challenge Now Live

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THE IGNITE BUSINESS ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME

Ignite will help you challenge the rules of “business as usual” to change business for good - for people, planet and profit. Follow in the footsteps of a pioneer and a gamechanger who continues to transform entire industries.

Screw it, let's do it! 

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Are You Changing Business For Good?

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We strive to help entrepreneurs leave a legacy-leaving impact on society, the environment and the economy.

 

We are looking for companies that have impact and employment creation embedded into their very DNA, with a preference for those with an impact across four broad themes: Zero Waste, Create Local, Food Waste Innovation and Tech4Good.