You are invited! Fem-In-Tech Development Programme Regional Training Sessions


The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda), in collaboration with the SA Innovation Summit (SAIS), present the Fem-In-Tech Development Programme through Online Regional Training Days throughout the country during the month of August.

The programme is aimed at providing females who are founders and owners of technology enterprises including tech start-ups with pitching skills and tools to develop a compelling pitch to access funding and increased market share. This includes tech companies registered as clients at Seda branches and Seda-supported incubators.

The Fem-In-Tech programme will equip participants with skills required to grow a successful tech business as a female. It also aims to create opportunities for owners to connect with potential investors and business mentors.

The training programme will be as follows:

  • 11 August 2020 –           Free State & North West
  • 13 August 2020 –           Mpumalanga & Northern Cape
  • 14 August 2020 –           Eastern Cape & KwaZulu Natal
  • 18 August 2020 –           Limpopo & Western Cape
  • 20 August 2020 –           Gauteng


All participants of Fem-In-Tech will receive full access to the SA Innovation Summit Online Community for a year, where they will be profiled to further facilitate matching, networking and showcasing of their businesses and/or products.

Qualifying start-ups will receive the following:

  • Introduction to Angel and Venture Capital Investors
  • Get to pitch on Demo Day at the SA Innovation Summit on the 29th of September 2020
  • Go on the Anza Capital Digital Tour of Silicon Valley where they will pitch to top VC’s



To register for any of the above training sessions, interested participants can visit:




About the SA Innovation Summit: 

The SA Innovation Summit is the biggest start-up gathering in Africa that provides a platform for nurturing and showcasing African innovation, while facilitating access to funding, new markets and partnerships and business support. Created to support and promote innovation and facilitate collaboration, the event brings together entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, academia and policy makers from over 30 countries to accelerate innovation and inspire sustained economic growth across Africa. For information


About the Small Enterprise Development Agency: 

The Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA), an agency of the Department of Small Business, has a mandate to develop, support, and promote small enterprises throughout the country.  As part of their mission, SEDA ensures the growth and sustainability of SMEs by coordinating and partnering with various role players who make international best practices available to local entrepreneurs.


For more information: 

Martin Matshego: +27 (0) 78 630 1960 | [email protected]


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