Our programme

Riversands works with a variety of stakeholders in the design and
execution of value-adding programming for entrepreneurs and businesses across Africa.

Our solutions

A focus on programming

Are you looking to develop and execute a unique programme for entrepreneurs and small businesses?

Riversand’s campus model is an entrepreneur-driven model. A non-prescriptive, semi-structured programme model that encourages on campus entrepreneurs to be in the driving seat when navigating the Hub’s services and resources.

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Premises applications are open

The Riversands Thrive Fund ™ is Riversands finance offering. The fund’s objective is to drive business growth, economic participation and impact by offering affordable alternative finance solutions for businesses from across S.A that find it difficult to access finance through traditional sources.

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This is Riversand’s tech and tech enablement programme that focuses on developing high potential tech founders. The programme brings together ideation, lean start-up, IP, design thinking, pitching, and prototyping. The objective of the programme is to build a flourishing ecosystem of tech founders or ventures that are investment ready. 

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Designed by women for women, SHIFT Tswelopele is tailored to support female township entrepreneurs on their journey to grow successful business ventures. The Setswana word “Tswelopele’’ means progress and ties the objective of assisting women owned township businesses to not only grow but to also integrate everyday technology into their business. 

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This is Riversand’s online CRM & LMS platform. Built and designed in-house Relay offers Riversands programming experience to small businesses and start-ups from across S.A and the rest of Africa. Relay compliments Riversands physical experiences on and off campus with customized global content structured with the entrepreneurs fast paced context in mind. 

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