Scalable solutions for real-world problems.
We are ‘sector-agnostic’ and focus on smart business models that have the potential to improve the quality of life for millions. For example, business models that employ:
- Digital transformation
- Financial/economic inclusion
- Smart & sustainable value chains
- Food & water
- Smart cities & energy
- Education & skills
- Health technology
- Financial services
- Energy & climate
What we look for in our Entrepreneurs
A little bit crazy and willing to prove the world wrong.
Focused on the business: driven, own conviction, grit, willing to sacrifice.
Open to advice and feedback, wants to learn.
Can make money, business savvy.
Aligned values with E4E.
Personal connection (click, trust, 24-hour plane ride & good person rule).
Balanced team (personality and expertise).
Experimental / open to change.
Maturity, experience (preferably second time).
What we look for in your business
Potential to be SA industry leader and / or significant international potential.
Clear & ‘defendable’ proposition (e.g. IP).
Clear underlying business model.
Demonstrable ‘positive impact’ business model.
Focus on growth first.
Realistic exit potential.
Pre-revenue only if unique concept, and within core areas of focus / expertise of E4E.