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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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One of the most significant challenges facing South African youth today is unemployment. And with more and more youth finding it difficult to secure work, we believe that young entrepreneurs have an important role to play in creating employment opportunities for their peers.

 
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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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Today's complex challenges in the South African food waste sector require ambitious, collaborative solutions to drive collective action at scale. We believe entrepreneurs have a role to play in this transformation.

 

We'd like to invite you to join the Food Waste Innovation Community.

Food Waste Innovation Community

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NETWORK WITH OVER 100 ENTREPRENEURS

GAIN INSIGHTS
WITH INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

GET ACCESS TO BUSINESS SUPPORT

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LATEST INSPIRATION

We care more about significant interactions than transactions.

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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.