Please note: If selected, this application will automatically become the 'Beneficiary Agreement'

By applying and getting selected, you allow the National Funders to have access to your business information.
  • If you are selected, you will be notified within FIVE working days.
  • The campaign and benefits for the selected candidates will only be activated once a National Funder is secured.

  • The Launch My Startup initiative is targeted at small businesses who are at least 51% Black-owned enterprises, exempt micro-enterprises or qualifying small enterprises in line with the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Codes of Good Practice.
  • The business must be operating for longer than 6 months.
Please complete all the fields and upload the docs as required:
Please upload the following documents:
Give a brief description of your business, products, services etc. and motivate why you will succeed as an entrepreneur? (max. one page)
B-BBEE affidavit (if applicable)
Motivation as to why do you believe that you will succeed as an entrepreneur? (max. one page) *
TWO exceptional photos of yourself and your team i.e. if you have a team, other than yourself (High quality .jpg or .png files)
TWO exceptional photos of your business (High quality .jpg, or .png files)
The 100% Sponsored Expo Package at The Business Show :: Africa (Enterprise and Supplier Development )
Pavilion includes:
  • A 3 sq m (3X1) expo package
    • Shell scheme
    • Carpeting
    • Company name on fascia
    • One spotlight
    • One plug point

  • VIP ticket to attend all the activities over the two-days. These activities include: The Expo, Build a Business LIVE Seminar and Masterclass Series, The Speed Networking Zone and much more!

  • VIP ticket to attend world class seminars at Build a Business LIVE and the VIP Networking Lounge hosted at The Business Show :: Africa
  • Access to 100s of FREE business how-to guides
  • VIP invites to attend world class networking and business events throughout the year
  • Invite to enter the South African Small Business Awards - "National Startup Champion" category *
Benefits funded by the NSBC for 1 year only. The offering can continue indefinitely at candidates own expense.